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Extremism News Roundup

January 11, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 11, 2021

“At least 25 people are under investigation for terrorism related to Wednesday's siege at the Capitol, according to a Defense official and a member of Congress. Rep. Jason Crow, a Democrat of Colorado and a former Army Ranger, said he spoke with Army...

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January 8, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 8, 2021

“Wednesday’s mob insurrection at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., is unlikely to be the last violent action from far-right extremists, who may also be using the week’s extraordinary events to recruit members for a swelling coalition around...

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January 7, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 7, 2021

“The communications director of the Republican National Committee (RNC) condemned as “domestic terrorism” the violence perpetrated by a pro-Trump mob at the Capitol on Wednesday. “What happened today was domestic terrorism. Our soldiers have died...

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January 6, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 6, 2021

“At least 22 people were killed in an overnight raid on a village in a part of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo plagued by Islamist rebel attacks, local authorities said on Tuesday. The militants struck late on Monday, killing residents of Mwenda...

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January 5, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 5, 2021

“Belgian judges will decide on Tuesday whether to send a dozen suspected jihadist extremists to trial for their alleged roles in the March 2016 Brussels bombings. Several of the 13 defendants in the Belgian case are also alleged members of the...

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January 4, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 4, 2021

“At least 37 people in Syria have been killed in one of the biggest attacks carried out by Islamic State since the fall of the self-proclaimed caliphate last year. The assault on Wednesday reportedly targeted a convoy of Syrian regime soldiers and...

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December 29, 2020

Eye on Extremism: December 29, 2020

“Three French soldiers were killed in Mali on Monday when their vehicle hit a bomb during operations under France’s counterterrorism mission in the West African nation, the French government said. France has more than 5,000 soldiers deployed in an...

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December 28, 2020

Eye on Extremism: December 28, 2020

“At least seven people were killed in a Boko Haram attack on the majority-Christian village of Pemi in Nigeria's Borno state on Christmas Eve, a local official said. “Boko Haram attacked Pemi village, killed seven people and abducted another seven...

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December 23, 2020

Eye on Extremism: December 23, 2020

“United Nations investigators into violence in Mali have told the Security Council of evidence that security forces committed war crimes, and fighters and other armed groups perpetrated crimes against humanity. The allegations were made in a 338-page...

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December 22, 2020

Eye on Extremism: December 22, 2020

“Nigeria security on Sunday rescued 80 more students kidnapped by gunmen in northwest Katsina state. The kidnapping and rescue came just days after gunmen released more than 300 schoolboys from a week in captivity and underscores serious concerns...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

God forbid, if a time comes when we have no choice but to watch our citizens breathe their final breaths, and when there are no ventilators… we will make six million Israeli settlers unable to breathe.

Yahya Sinwar, Leader of Hamas in Gaza Apr. 2, 2020
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