Eye on Extremism

Extremism News Roundup

April 18, 2022

Eye on Extremism: April 18, 2022

“Hate preacher Anjem Choudary has blamed Britain's foreign policy in Syria and Iraq for radicalising David Amess' killer. Ali Harbi Ali, 26, was handed a rare whole life tariff after being convicted of murder and preparing terrorist acts on Monday by...

Extremism News Roundup

April 14, 2022

Eye on Extremism: April 14, 2022

“The man arrested in connection with Tuesday’s rush-hour subway shooting in Brooklyn faces a federal terrorism charge that could send him to prison for life. Frank James, 62, intended “to cause death and serious bodily injury to one or more persons”...

Extremism News Roundup

April 13, 2022

Eye on Extremism: April 13, 2022

“Syria’s civil war was raging in March 2013 when black vehicles cut off an Italian aid worker’s car in the north of the country. Masked gunmen forced Federico Motka and a colleague into the trunk of a car and sped off. “Welcome to Syria, you mutt,”...

Extremism News Roundup

April 12, 2022

Eye on Extremism: April 12, 2022

“A jury deliberated for just 18 minutes Monday before finding a fervent Islamic State supporter guilty of stabbing lawmaker David Amess to death a slaying that shocked the nation and sparked calls for increased police protection for politicians. Ali...

Extremism News Roundup

April 11, 2022

Eye on Extremism: April 11, 2022

“A Pakistani court has jailed Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, founder of the militant group blamed by the United States and India for a deadly 2008 attack in India, for 31 years in connection with terrorism financing, court documents showed. Saeed was...

Extremism News Roundup

April 8, 2022

Eye on Extremism: April 8, 2022

“Two people were shot dead and several others were injured in a terror attack in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Thursday night, according to authorities. At least nine people were shot in the attack, with victims being taken to Ichilov, Sheba Tel Hashomer and...

Extremism News Roundup

April 7, 2022

Eye on Extremism: April 7, 2022

“A rare video has appeared of al-Qaida's chief praising an Indian Muslim woman who in February defied a ban on wearing the traditional headscarf, or hijab. The footage is the first proof in months that the man who was once Osama bin Laden's No. 2 is...

Extremism News Roundup

April 6, 2022

Eye on Extremism: April 6, 2022

“Germany's Foreign Ministry urged Mali to hold an independent investigation into reports that its armed forces killed large numbers of civilians there with Russian military assistance over the past week. “Mali's General Staff mentioned no civilian...

Extremism News Roundup

April 5, 2022

Eye on Extremism: April 5, 2022

“The United States is following “extremely disturbing accounts” of large numbers of people killed in a village in central Mali, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Sunday. Mali’s military said on Saturday that it had killed more than 200...

Extremism News Roundup

April 4, 2022

Eye on Extremism: April 4, 2022

“The Taliban on Sunday officially banned the cultivation of poppy, which provides the raw material for heroin and other opiates, as the group strives to be recognized as Afghanistan’s legitimate government by an international community dismayed by...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On November 29, 2020, an assailant detonated an explosives-filled military vehicle on an Afghan army base, killing at least 31 and wounding 24. 

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