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Extremist Content Online: Pro-ISIS Propaganda Group Releases Video

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, the pro- ISIS propaganda group War and Media Agency released a video titled “We Have Not Forgotten You and Will Not Forget You” on Telegram and multiple other websites that called for the freeing of ISIS prisoners. Additionally, the twelfth issue of the pro-ISIS web magazine “Voice of Hind” was released on numerous websites, which featured articles that encourage violence against the Pakistani Shia population and accused the Taliban of being mercenaries for the West in Afghanistan .
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