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April 29, 2021

CEP Virtual Roundtable with Lord Walney: Disinformation, Conspiracy Theories, and Solutions Without Censorship

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to our upcoming webinar with Lord Walney entitled, Disinformation, Conspiracy Theories, and Solutions Without Censorship.

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April 28, 2021

U.K. Cracks Down On White Supremacist Extremism, Bans Atomwaffen Division And Successor Movement

Last week, the British government designated the neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen Division (AWD) and its successor group, the National Socialist Order (NSO), as terrorist organizations. Under the ban, membership or invitation of support into the group will...

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April 27, 2021

Tech & Terrorism: U.S. Senate Subcommittee Examines Role Algorithmic Amplification Plays In Driving Extremist Content

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law held a hearing today on algorithmic amplification and its role in spreading extremist content on social media platforms. Among those testifying were Facebook’s Vice President...

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April 26, 2021

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Propaganda 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. Last week, CEP researchers found links on multiple platforms, including...

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April 19, 2021

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacists On Telegram Continue To Encourage Violence Against Asian-Americans

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, CEP researchers identified numerous examples of extremist...

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April 19, 2021

CEP Webinar with Gilles Kepel: Atmospheric Jihadism And The New Middle East Fault Lines – The Next Generation Of Terror

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to join our upcoming webinar Atmospheric Jihadism And The New Middle East Fault Lines – The Next Generation Of Terror with Dr. Gilles Kepel.

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April 14, 2021

U.S. Lawmaker Urges State Department To Consider Foreign Terrorist Designations For Overseas White Supremacist Groups

Last week, Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) urged U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to combat the rise of domestic extremist activity by designating more than a dozen white supremacist groups abroad as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs)...

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April 12, 2021

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Propaganda Continues Proliferation On The Internet

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, CEP researchers located a pro-ISIS propaganda video on...

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April 6, 2021

CEP Book Discussion: Black Flags of the Caribbean – How Trinidad Became an ISIS Hotspot

On Wednesday, March 31, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) hosted a webinar and book discussion with Dr. Simon Cottee, senior lecturer in criminology at the University of Kent. Dr. Cottee discussed his recent publication Black Flags of the Caribbean...

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April 1, 2021

CEP Webinar: Extremism Meets Paramilitarism in Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe

In 2020, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) conducted an extensive project, commissioned by the German Federal Foreign Office, on the transnational connectivity of the violent right-wing extremist and terrorist scene(s) in Western Europe and the...

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