CEP in the News

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April 29, 2024

"The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) recently made a submission to the government's right-wing extremism inquiry in which it said extremists were increasingly turning towards under-regulated mainstream social media platforms."

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April 29, 2024

"Voice of America also cited a report by the Counter Extremism Project, a nonprofit that moinitors global terrorist activity, that concluded 'March was, by every metric, the most violent month of ISIS’s Badia [central Syrian desert] insurgency since...

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April 24, 2024

"Exit programs would generally work well in Germany, says Sofia Koller from the Counter Extremism Project (CEP). She has been researching how to deal with IS returnees for years. She warns that exit processes do not work linearly. Time and again...

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April 24, 2024

CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson wrote: "Tommy Robinson, a self-invented English ‘patriot’, was free to attend yesterday’s St George’s Day event in central London which descended into ugly clashes between participants and police. Earlier in the day, he...

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April 22, 2024

CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "Why did Gideon Falter cross the road? Or try to? That is a question that went viral this weekend. A video emerged of Falter, who leads the Campaign Against Antisemitism, being threatened by police for trying to...

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April 23, 2024

CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "Aldous Huxley’s dystopian best seller Brave New World, published back in 1934, envisaged a society where stability was enforced by a numbing drug called ‘soma’. Constant consumption of soma, mandated by the...

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April 23, 2024

"This relatively young branch is known for its extreme violence: assassinations, beheadings and torture are associated with it. Above all, it can still gain power, its members would be able to obtain “the funds they need”, assured the AFP Hans-Jakob...

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April 22, 2024

"Professor Ian Acheson, a former prison governor and author of Screwed: Britain's Prison Crisis and How To Escape It, was shocked when he came across the figures."

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April 22, 2024

CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson: "Every morning, men and women serving on the front line of His Majesty's Prison and Probation Service pull on a cheap uniform and go to work in what's been called the most hostile work environment in Europe. The...

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April 20, 2024

"'A successful individual, such as a celebrity or someone who stands out in their field, can help make extremist beliefs more appealing to regular people,' says Joshua Fisher-Birch, a researcher at the Counter Extremism Project."

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On May 8, 2019, Taliban insurgents detonated an explosive-laden vehicle and then broke into American NGO Counterpart International’s offices in Kabul. At least seven people were killed and 24 were injured.

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