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November 11, 2022

EU Should Adopt New Approach To Curbing Misuse Of Cryptocurrencies By Extremists

Cryptocurrencies are paving the way for extremists and terrorists to facilitate domestic and cross-border funding, while simultaneously working outside regulated channels. On November 3, Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Director and former...

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November 10, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Instagram Edition

In a sample of content located on Meta-owned Instagram on November 8, CEP located 10 accounts that posted a variety of pro-ISIS content including clips and photos from official ISIS videos and pro-ISIS posts. In addition, 10 extreme right accounts...

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November 7, 2022

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacists Use Telegram To Share Advice On Carrying Out Terrorist Attacks

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Last week, a white supremacist accelerationist Telegram channel posted a...

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November 4, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Facebook Edition

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit Meta-owned Facebook to spread propaganda, recruit followers, and incite violence in order to hold the popular social media platform accountable for its...

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November 3, 2022

Al-Shabaab Kills More Than 100 In Deadliest Bombings Since 2017

Somalia was struck by twin car bombings near Somalia’s education ministry in Mogadishu on Saturday. More than 100 casualties were reported, with 300 others wounded. Al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda’s formal affiliate in East Africa, claimed responsibility for...

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November 2, 2022

Register Now: CEP Webinar Launching The 4R Network

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to join us for a webinar launching the Radicalization, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, and Recidivism (4R) Network, a program designed to establish a national ecosystem of actors in the United States...

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October 31, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Bratislava Attacker’s Manifesto Removed From The Internet Archive

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. CEP researchers located the October 12 Bratislava shooter’s manifesto on...

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October 28, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Facebook Edition

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit Meta-owned Facebook to spread propaganda, recruit followers, and incite violence in order to hold the popular social media platform accountable for its...

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October 21, 2022

Tech & Terrorism: Germany Fines Telegram For Failing To Comply With Online Content Moderation Law

Last week, the German Federal Office for Justice announced that it had issued two fines totaling €5.125 million against Telegram for failing to comply with the country’s Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG), Germany’s online content moderation law. The...

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October 18, 2022

CEP Applauds U.S. Designations Of Al-Shabaab’s Senior Leadership And Weapons Network

Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Director and former Coordinator of the U.N. Security Council’s ISIL (Da’esh), al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Monitoring Team Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler released the following statement today applauding the U.S...

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