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July 23, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 23, 2021

“Thirteen civilians were killed in clashes north of Bangui, the capital of the perennially restive Central African Republic, the UN mission in the country said Thursday. Peacekeepers found “13 dead bodies in Bongboto”, about 300 kilometres (190 miles...

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July 22, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 22, 2021

“A neo-Nazi student who created two extremist groups and promoted a “distorted and wicked cause” has been jailed. Andrew Dymock, 24, from Bath, led the outlawed groups System Resistance Network (SRN) and Sonnenkrieg Division. A judge said Dymock was...

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July 21, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 21, 2021

“A California man who opened fire at a synagogue two years ago, killing one person and wounding other people in an anti-Jewish attack, will spend the rest of his life in prison. The man, John T. Earnest, now 22, pleaded guilty to murder and other...

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July 20, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 20, 2021

“A suicide bomber killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens in a crowded market in the Sadr City neighbourhood of Baghdad on Monday, the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival, security and hospital sources said. More than 60 people were wounded, a...

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July 19, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 19, 2021

“Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui was killed on Friday while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters near a border crossing with Pakistan, an Afghan commander said. Afghan special forces had been fighting to retake the...

Extremism News Roundup

July 16, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 16, 2021

“The Taliban have proposed a three-month ceasefire in Afghanistan in return for the release of 7,000 captured fighters, a government official said. Nader Nadery, an Afghan government negotiator, described the proposal as a "big demand". The...

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July 15, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 15, 2021

“The head of the U.K.’s domestic intelligence service, MI5, said the agency is doubling the resources it devotes to tackling threats from Russia, China and Iran—and faces a growing challenge from right-wing extremists, many of whom are teenagers. The...

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July 14, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 14, 2021

“A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander urged Iraqi Shi'ite militias to step up attacks on U.S. targets during a meeting in Baghdad last week, three militia sources and two Iraqi security sources familiar with the gathering said. American...

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July 13, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 13, 2021

“The British government is to ban US-based white supremacist group The Base as a terrorist organisation. The neo-Nazi group, which was formed in 2018, has been attempting to recruit armed militants to launch terror attacks and prepare for a “race war...

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July 12, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 12, 2021

“Militants killed at least 45 people in an attack on the town of Faru in northwest Nigeria, residents and a hospital worker said on Friday. Such violence has increasingly become a part of everyday life in the region, with the Nigerian government and...

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On July 23, 2016, two suicide bombers targeted members of Afghanistan’s Hazara ethnic minority who were demonstrating in Kabul. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed at least 97 people and injured 260 others. 

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