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Januar 28, 2020

"'It took us almost 10 years to get the major social media companies to take this issue seriously,' Hany Farid, a professor of computer science at Berkeley, who helped Microsoft create a program that removes exploitative photos of children, told TNW...

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Januar 27, 2020

Extremist Content Online: Anti-Semitic Instagram Account That Has Advocated for Violence Against Jews Not Removed

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. This week, an anti-Semitic Instagram account, that is a copy of a...

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Januar 27, 2020

CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "Can we ever be safe from people who believe they have divine permission to kill? Do secular psycho-social interventions make any difference or are they merely a means whereby sophisticated and determined...

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Januar 24, 2020

Iran-Backed Houthis Suspected Of Ballistic Missile Attack At Yemen

On January 18, 2020, ballistic missiles struck a mosque at the al-Estiqbal military camp in Marib, killing at least 116 people in what was reportedly one of the deadliest attacks in Yemen’s civil war. Although there was no immediate claim by the...

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Januar 24, 2020

ICYMI: The Four Terrorism Trends That Will Mark 2020

The safety of Europeans and the security of Europe in 2020 will be marked by four trends in terrorism: the resurgence of ISIS in the Middle East along with the increased risk of terrorist attacks, returning foreign fighters and jihadists facing...

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Januar 23, 2020

Officials Detail The Base’s Plans For Violence At Richmond Gun Rally

Neo-Nazi Group Planned On Ambushing Attendees; Denounces Arrest On Telegram (New York, N.Y.) – Last week’s arrest of Patrik Jordan Mathews and two other members of the neo-Nazi group the Base shifted to the courtroom Tuesday, as federal prosecutors...

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Januar 22, 2020

Tech and Terrorism: U.N.-Designated Individuals Maintain Social Media Presence

Facebook has made claims that it refers to international sanctions lists when working to remove terrorist content from their sites. However, researchers at the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) have discovered that U.N.-designated persons and...

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Januar 21, 2020

Extremist Content Online: Seven Suspected Members Of Neo-Nazi Group The Base Arrested For Charges Including Criminal Intent To Commit Murder

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. This week, seven suspected members of neo-Nazi group, the Base, were...

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Januar 20, 2020

“'If Mathews had… pledge[d] allegiance to a group like ISIS, there would have been a much more intent manhunt for him,' Joshua Fischer-Birch of the New York-based Counter Extremism Project told CBC."

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Januar 19, 2020

"Europe is fast becoming a poisonous pit of dehumanising prejudice. The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) identifies the far-right political parties, neo-Nazi movements and apolitical protest groups as sources of racism. Some groups, the CEP says...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

If you remove any nonwhite group from American history, the country still exists. It would probably be better. If America continues its present course and whites become a minority, ‘America’ becomes a name on a map.

Gregory Hood, American Renaissance blog post Mar. 19, 2021
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