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Extremism News Roundup

June 25, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 25, 2021

“Northeast Nigeria's conflict with Islamist insurgencies had killed nearly 350,000 people as of the end of 2020, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said on Thursday. The toll, given by the U.N. agency in a new study on the war and its...

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June 24, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 24, 2021

“Southern African nations approved on Wednesday the deployment of troops to Mozambique to help it combat an escalating Islamic State-linked insurgency that threatens stability in the relatively peaceful region. The 16-member Southern African...

Extremism News Roundup

June 23, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 23, 2021

“At least 48% of the Palestinians killed during the May 10-21 Gaza conflict were associated with terrorist groups, the Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center reported Tuesday. In a copy of the report first obtained by The Jerusalem...

Extremism News Roundup

June 22, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 22, 2021

“Taliban fighters took control of a key district in Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz province Monday and encircled the provincial capital, police said, as the insurgent group added to its recent battlefield victories while peace talks have stalemated...

Extremism News Roundup

June 21, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 21, 2021

“The German government banned the flag of Hamas this week following a spat of antisemitic incidents that took place during the pro-Palestinian protests that took place in the country during the most recent escalation between Israel and allied terror...

Extremism News Roundup

June 18, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 18, 2021

“Gunmen killed a police officer and kidnapped at least 80 students and five teachers from a school in the Nigerian state of Kebbi, police, residents and a teacher said. The attack is the third mass kidnapping in three weeks in northwest Nigeria...

Extremism News Roundup

June 17, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 17, 2021

“Palestinian militants in Gaza launched more flaming balloons into Israel on Wednesday, as a new round of violence between Israel and Hamas entered a second day and threatened to trigger another conflict. Little-known militant groups in Gaza claimed...

Extremism News Roundup

June 16, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 16, 2021

“The Biden administration on Tuesday unveiled a national strategy to combat domestic extremism, calling for aggressive steps such as hiring more intelligence analysts and screening government employees for ties to hate groups. The 32-page plan...

Extremism News Roundup

June 15, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 15, 2021

“A Canadian man who is accused of deliberately running over five members of a Muslim family with his truck, killing four of them, now faces terrorism charges in addition to counts of first-degree murderand attempted murder, prosecutors said on Monday...

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June 14, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 14, 2021

“At least 90 people were killed by armed men in northwestern Nigeria, local media reported on Friday citing the region's police. “An attack took place at Kadawa village of Zurmi local government where bandits took advantage of the night to strike on...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On July 26, 2018, Boko Haram fighters attacked a Nigerian military base and a police station in Jakana, a village close to Maiduguri, leaving hundreds either dead, captured, or missing. 

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