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Februar 23, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 23, 2024

“Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis claimed responsibility for an attack on a UK-owned cargo ship and a drone assault on an American destroyer on Thursday, and they targeted Israel's port and resort city of Eilat with ballistic missiles and drones. The...

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Februar 23, 2024

New CEP Policy Paper: Six Years Later: A Status Update On The Prosecution Of Female Returnees In Germany

(New York, N.Y.) – This week, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) released a new policy paper by researcher Sofia Koller, Six Years Later: A Status Update On The Prosecution Of Female Returnees In Germany, examining the prosecution of women who...

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Februar 22, 2024

Counter Extremism Project Condemns X’s Sale Of Subscription Service To Terrorist Groups

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) today called on X to take more substantial steps to safeguard against the future sale of subscriptions to designated terrorist groups, including Hezbollah and the Houthis. Reports emerged last week that X, formerly...

Extremism News Roundup

Februar 22, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 22, 2024

“The Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel on Wednesday said it has found evidence of “systematic and intentional” rape and sexual abuse during the Hamas attack on Oct. 7 that ignited the war in Gaza. The report said the attacks were more...

Extremism News Roundup

Februar 21, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 21, 2024

“The United States on Tuesday vetoed an Arab-backed and widely supported U.N. resolution demanding an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war in the embattled Gaza Strip, saying it would interfere with negotiations on a deal to free...

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Februar 20, 2024

"In the latest episode of the “Sanctions Space” podcast, Justine Walker is joined by Edmund Fitton-Brown, senior advisor at the Counter Extremism Project and former U.K. ambassador to Yemen. They discuss the ongoing tensions in the Red Sea, the...

Press Release

Februar 20, 2024

Extremist Content Online: Antisemitic Propaganda Video Widely Promoted On Telegram And Twitter/X

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists and terrorist groups on the Internet to spread propaganda and incite violence. Last week, CEP researchers identified a Telegram channel with over 7,500 subscribers...

Extremism News Roundup

Februar 20, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 20, 2024

“The State Department on Friday designated the Houthis as a terrorist organization, following through on a mid-January warning to crack down on the Yemen-based militant group. The action officially labels the Houthis as a Specially Designated Global...

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Februar 16, 2024

CEP Webinar: Violent Extremism And Terrorism In The Sahel

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to a webinar on February 28 that will highlight the decade-long insurgency across the Sahel and the factors that have contributed to the resiliency of violent extremism across the region.

Extremism News Roundup

Februar 16, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 16, 2024

“Terrorism charges have been filed against a man accused of killing and beheading his father inside a Levittown, Pennsylvania, home and then posting a 14-minute video to YouTube threatening federal employees last month. Justin Mohn, 32, was charged...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On January 23, 2019, two car bombs exploded outside of a mosque in Benghazi, Libya, killing 41 people and injuring 80 others. No group claimed responsibility for the blast, but remnants suggested an ISIS affiliate was responsible.  

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