Eye on Extremism

Extremism News Roundup

June 11, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 11, 2021

“The United States on Thursday announced sanctions on what it called members of a smuggling network that generates tens millions of dollars for Yemen’s Houthis, pressuring the Iran-aligned movement to accept a ceasefire and peace talks. U.S...

Extremism News Roundup

June 10, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 10, 2021

“Canada will soon unveil measures to crack down on online extremism following the killing of a Muslim family, a crime that police said was inspired by hate, a government minister said on Wednesday. Four members of the family were killed on Sunday...

Extremism News Roundup

June 9, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 9, 2021

“At least 10 people were killed and 16 others injured in an armed attack on staff members of a British-American charity in Afghanistan that has been clearing land mines in the country for decades, officials said on Wednesday. Tariq Arian, a spokesman...

Extremism News Roundup

June 8, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 8, 2021

“Italian police announced on Monday they had broken up an online neo-Nazi group dedicated to antisemitic and racist propaganda that encouraged young people to carry out extreme acts of violence against Jews and foreigners. Italian postal police and...

Extremism News Roundup

June 7, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 7, 2021

“The Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) militant group said in an audio recording heard by Reuters on Sunday that Abubakar Shekau, leader of rival Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram, was dead. Shekau died around May 18 after...

Extremism News Roundup

June 4, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 4, 2021

“The Office for the Protection of the Constitution, the domestic intelligence agency for the German state of Lower Saxony, revealed on Thursday in its new report a dramatic increase of the number of members and supporters of the Lebanese terrorist...

Extremism News Roundup

June 3, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 3, 2021

“The US on Wednesday placed a bounty of up to $7 million on the leader of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, the organisation’s North African branch. The State Department’s Rewards for Justice programme announced that it would offer the money “for...

Extremism News Roundup

June 2, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 2, 2021

“Three bombs rattled the Afghan capital Kabul killing at least 10 people and plunging the city into darkness, an Afghan government spokesman has said. Two bombs exploded in quick succession in separate locations of a west Kabul neighborhood late on...

Extremism News Roundup

June 1, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 1, 2021

“Gunmen kidnapped more than 100 students from an Islamic school in Nigeria on Sunday, local officials said, the latest in a rising tide of high-school abductions across Africa’s most populous nation, where kidnapping schoolchildren for ransom has...

Extremism News Roundup

May 28, 2021

Eye on Extremism: May 28, 2021

“Three men have been jailed for between eight and 53 years after being found guilty of assisting the perpetrators of the 2017 terror attacks in Catalonia, which left 16 people dead and 140 wounded. The men who carried out the atrocities – Spain’s...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

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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