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June 21, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Amazon Allows Ecofascist To Sell Racist Content Extolling Violence

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 a new self-published novel on Amazon from an...

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June 16, 2021

U.S. Treasury Department Sanctions Financing Network Of Iran-Backed Houthis

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) recently announced terrorism-related sanctions imposed on a group of twelve individuals and entities reportedly affiliated with funding the Iran-backed Houthis—officially...

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June 14, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Cache Of Explosive Manuals Found On 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 discovered a large cache of explosive manuals on the...

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June 9, 2021

U.K. Court Hears Claim Against Qatar Alleging Support For Al-Nusra Front Terror Group

A lawsuit recently filed in London by nine Syrian nationals alleges that Qatar provided hundreds of millions of dollars in support to al-Nusra Front, a former al-Qaeda affiliate and one of the strongest insurgent groups in Syria. The Syrian nationals...

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June 7, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Neo-Nazi Telegram Channel Praises Alleged Potential Texas Mass Shooter

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 neo-Nazi group celebrated Coleman Thomas Blevins, who was...

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June 3, 2021

CEP Statement on the Anniversary of the 2017 London Bridge Attack

Four years ago, three Islamist terrorists drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and proceeded to stab people in the nearby area, taking the lives of eight and injuring almost 50 others. The suspected ringleader, Khuram Butt, was a member of...

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June 2, 2021

Tech & Terrorism: Organized Antisemitism And Neo-Nazism Remains On YouTube, Instagram, And Twitter

Over the past week, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) has identified neo-Nazi and antisemitic extremist content on major social media platforms, including YouTube, Facebook-owned Instagram, and Twitter, which corresponds to a reported 80 percent...

Press Release

June 1, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Facebook Pages Found Supporting Belgian Extremist Soldier Jürgen Conings

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 several groups and pages on...

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May 26, 2021

Violent Antisemitic Attacks Rising Globally

Coinciding with and immediately following the 11-day conflict between Israel and the U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), reports of antisemitic hate crimes, bigotry, and intolerance are spiking...

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May 24, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Facebook Pages Idolizing Christchurch Terrorist, Spreading Antisemitic Content Found

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 several antisemitic Facebook pages...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

The current stage demands that we exhaust the enemy until it whines and moans due to economic and military bleeding. It is in this context that the operations outside the theatre in which the enemy expects us to strike, operations on enemy soil and beyond enemy lines becomes evident.

Ayman al-Zawahiri, Leader of al-Qaeda Sept. 11, 2021
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