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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 31, 2022

"About 1,150 individuals left Germany and traveled to the Middle East to join ISIS and other terrorist groups. Germany has conducted various repatriation operations bringing back ISIS-affiliated women and minors though many male fighters remain in...

Press Release

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...

Videos

October 28, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler Remarks at a Special Meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee

On October 28, 2022, CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler participated in the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee's (CTC) Special Meeting on “countering the use of new and emerging technologies for terrorist purposes.” The CTC convened...

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October 27, 2022

"Pohlhaus published video to Telegram of himself at the flash mob in Lewiston and another after, which were both obtained by VICE News through the Counter Extremism Project—a not-for-profit terrorism watchdog based in New York City. In the first...

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October 27, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed: "Unfortunately, this is just the latest incident in a region that is really now a belt of insecurity stretching from the West African coast all the way to the East African coast. And Burkina...

CounterPoint Blog

Ye Shall Remember the Tree of Life Tragedy

Thursday marks the fourth anniversary of the Tree of Life massacre, when alleged gunman Robert Bowers burst into the Pittsburgh synagogue during Shabbat morning services on October 27, 2018, killing 11 people and wounding six others. As the Jewish...

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October 26, 2022

"The Counter Extremism Project, for example, reported that on 6th August 2022, the Nigerian Air Force carried out a series of bombings in Katsina State killing 8 militants including the arrowhead, Abdulkarim Faca-Faca, who reportedly led attacks in...

CounterPoint Blog

Mali’s Deepening Extremist Crisis: Stability in the Sahel Falters as Russian Influence Increases

Almost a decade after the onset of Mali’s Islamist insurgency, Bamako has yet to see a cessation of the conflict. According to the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED), Mali has witnessed some of its highest casualty figures in the...

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October 24, 2022

CEP Tweet linking to "Syria: Extremism and Terrorism" report quoted: "With Wagner Group’s presence in #Mali, #Russia has continued to make inroads across the Sahel, particularly in Mali’s southwestern neighbor Burkina Faso. The Wagner Group has been...

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On May 8, 2019, Taliban insurgents detonated an explosive-laden vehicle and then broke into American NGO Counterpart International’s offices in Kabul. At least seven people were killed and 24 were injured.

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