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Februar 6, 2023

Extremist Content Online: Pro-ISIS Propaganda Videos Encourage Attacks In Egypt And Europe

(New York, N.Y.) — The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Last week, CEP researchers located a pro-ISIS...

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Februar 2, 2023

Peshawar Suicide Bombing Kills 100, TTP Members Praise Attack

On Monday, a suicide bombing at a Peshawar mosque killed 100 and wounded over 225 others. Initially claimed by al-Qaeda affiliate group Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), also known as the Pakistani Taliban, the attack is now being credited to a...

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Februar 2, 2023

CEP Statement On EU Countries’ Failure To Comply With Terrorist Content Online Regulation

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) urges EU countries to comply with Terror Content Online Regulation.

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Januar 31, 2023

CEP Report: Central Syria’s ISIS Insurgency In 2022

(New York, N.Y.) — The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) released a report today detailing ISIS activity last year in central Syria including media activity, number of attacks, impact of attacks, and geographical locations. The report finds that ISIS...

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Januar 30, 2023

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacist Propaganda Video Amasses Nearly Quarter Million Views On Twitter

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Last week, CEP researchers located multiple Twitter accounts spreading...

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Januar 30, 2023

CEP Webinar: The Satanic Verses To Charlie Hebdo – The Fatwa’s Legacy

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to the webinar The Satanic Verses to Charlie Hebdo: The Fatwa’s Legacy with journalist Graeme Wood and CEP advisor Liam Duffy.

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Januar 26, 2023

Burkina Faso Orders French Troops To Evacuate As Junta Allegedly Pursues Mercenary Force To Combat Jihadist Violence

French influence in its one-time colony of Burkina Faso has deteriorated since armed soldiers deposed the government in a coup last September and coup supporters attacked the French embassy, believing it was harboring the deposed president. Given...

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Januar 25, 2023

CEP-KAS Webinar: The Taliban’s Takeover in Afghanistan – Effects on Global Terrorism

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) are inviting you to a webinar focusing on the reemerging security risks emanating from Afghanistan.

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Januar 24, 2023

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacist Accounts Found On YouTube And Instagram

(New York, N.Y.) — The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Last week, CEP researchers discovered regional white...

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Januar 17, 2023

CEP-EER Webinar: Combating The Financing Of Violent Extremism – Challenges And Opportunities

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) and the European Eye on Radicalization (EER) are inviting you to a webinar focusing on combating the financing of violent extremism.

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On February 4, 2020, the People’s Protection Units (YPG) militants launched a missile attack in Afrin, northwestern Syria. The missiles targeted two schools and a mosque, killing one and wounding seven others.   

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