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June 10, 2022

CEP Impact: Spring Removes Second Extreme Right Storefront Following CEP Notice

For the second time in two months, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) alerted print-on-demand platform Spring to a neo-Nazi clothing shop being hosted on its platform, which Spring subsequently removed.

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June 10, 2022

Tech & Terrorism: CEP Welcomes The Arrival Of Terrorist Content Regulation In The EU

On Tuesday, the EU’s Regulation on the Dissemination of Terrorist Content Online (TCO) entered into force. European public authorities can now require online platforms or cloud services to remove specific posts, music, livestreams, photos and videos...

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June 9, 2022

U.S. Court Sentences Brooklyn Resident To 15 Years In Prison For Funding ISIS Foreign Fighter

Last week, Dilkhayot Kasimov was sentenced by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of conspiring to and attempting to provide material support to ISIS, a U.S.-designated Foreign...

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June 8, 2022

CEP Webinar: A Discussion with Dr. Simon Cottee

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to join CEP Advisors Lucinda Creighton and Liam Duffy for a discussion with Dr. Simon Cottee, author of the new book Watching Murder: Isis, Death Videos and Radicalization.

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June 6, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Extreme Right Storefront Removed Following CEP Report

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 web shop was found on the print-on-demand platform Spring...

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June 2, 2022

U.S. Treasury Designates Turkish Firm For Aiding Hamas

Last week, the U.S. Treasury Department designated numerous Hamas finance officials, financial facilitators, and companies including Turkey’s Trend Gayrimenkul Yatirim Ortakligi A.S. (Trend GYO) for providing financial aid to the U.S.-designated...

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June 1, 2022

Extremists Kill Dozens In Burkina Faso As Islamist Violence Increases

Violent attacks by Islamist extremists killed approximately 50 people in Burkina Faso last week as the country’s security continue to deteriorate. The attacks were staged between the rural communes of Madjoari and Pama, near Benin and Togo. No...

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May 31, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Pro-ISIS Content Found On Facebook

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. On Facebook, CEP researchers located ten accounts that posted pro-ISIS...

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May 26, 2022

Tech & Terrorism: Reuploads Of Extremist Content Online Is A Solvable Problem

Recently, Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Advisor and University of California, Berkeley professor Dr. Hany Farid spoke to the Guardian, in which he discussed the aftermath of the May 14, 2022 Buffalo, New York grocery store shooting. The...

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May 26, 2022

CEP Report: Western Extremists And The Russian Invasion Of Ukraine In 2022

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) is releasing its latest report Western Extremists and The Russian Invasion of Ukraine in 2022, authored by CEP affiliated researcher Dr. Kacper Rekawek, postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Research on Extremism...

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