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May 04, 2021 Ian Acheson

Fishmongers Hall Inquest: Week 3

Last week was the third week of the inquest into the deaths of two young people murdered at Fishmongers Hall, London by convicted terrorist Usman Khan. Khan was under state supervision after release from prison at the time of the attack on 29...

April 26, 2021 Ian Acheson

Fishmongers Hall Inquest: Week 2

Week two of the inquest into the terrorist attack carried out by Usman Khan at Fishmongers Hall in London in November 2019 ended last Friday. This is an update by CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson of the main events as reported by the U.K. media and...

April 19, 2021 Ian Acheson

Fishmongers Hall Inquest: Week 1

This weekly report summarises some of the main themes emerging from the inquest into the murder of Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt by an Islamist Terrorist in central London on 29th November 2019. It is significant because it will include an...

April 14, 2021 Kacper Rekawek, PhD

Don’t Designate Azov.

Last year, I was involved in Counter Extremism Project’s research effort on the transnational connectivity of violent right wing extremism and terrorism. One of the recommendations the work produced was the need for terrorism designations of violent...

April 08, 2021 Josh Lipowsky

Reflections on Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 8 is Yom HaShoah, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is observed by Jewish communities around the world. It is a day to specifically remember and honor the six million Jews systematically targeted for extermination by the Nazis. There is...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On May 8, 2019, Taliban insurgents detonated an explosive-laden vehicle and then broke into American NGO Counterpart International’s offices in Kabul. At least seven people were killed and 24 were injured.

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