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July 23, 2021

CEP statement quoted: "...survivors of Breivik's attacks had voiced concern regarding his 'status as an inspirational figure among far-right extremists.' '[This status] underlines the need for greater action to target the dissemination of known...

Extremism News Roundup

July 23, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 23, 2021

“Thirteen civilians were killed in clashes north of Bangui, the capital of the perennially restive Central African Republic, the UN mission in the country said Thursday. Peacekeepers found “13 dead bodies in Bongboto”, about 300 kilometres (190 miles...

Extremism News Roundup

July 22, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 22, 2021

“A neo-Nazi student who created two extremist groups and promoted a “distorted and wicked cause” has been jailed. Andrew Dymock, 24, from Bath, led the outlawed groups System Resistance Network (SRN) and Sonnenkrieg Division. A judge said Dymock was...

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July 21, 2021

"On this week’s episode of “The Hunt, with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green,” Dr. Hans Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, says ISIS is slowly gaining strength."

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July 22, 2021

CEP Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the Norway Attacks

It has been 10 years since Anders Behring Breivik killed eight people by detonating a car bomb in central Oslo, before shooting dead 69 people attending a summer camp on the island of Utøya. The attacks represented the deadliest violence in Norway...

Extremism News Roundup

July 21, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 21, 2021

“A California man who opened fire at a synagogue two years ago, killing one person and wounding other people in an anti-Jewish attack, will spend the rest of his life in prison. The man, John T. Earnest, now 22, pleaded guilty to murder and other...

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July 20, 2021

U.K. Lifts Public Speaking Ban On Radical Islamic Cleric Anjem Choudary

Restrictions preventing radical British cleric Anjem Choudary from speaking in public were lifted on Monday following the expiration of government-imposed conditions on his release. Choudary, co-founder of the now-banned extremist network al...

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July 20, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Neo-Nazi Propaganda Promoting Violence Located On DeviantArt

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 over a dozen neo-Nazi propaganda accounts on...

Extremism News Roundup

July 20, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 20, 2021

“A suicide bomber killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens in a crowded market in the Sadr City neighbourhood of Baghdad on Monday, the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival, security and hospital sources said. More than 60 people were wounded, a...

Extremism News Roundup

July 19, 2021

Eye on Extremism: July 19, 2021

“Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui was killed on Friday while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters near a border crossing with Pakistan, an Afghan commander said. Afghan special forces had been fighting to retake the...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On July 23, 2016, two suicide bombers targeted members of Afghanistan’s Hazara ethnic minority who were demonstrating in Kabul. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed at least 97 people and injured 260 others. 

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