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Atomwaffen Division Claims to Have Disbanded

In an approximately three-minute audio recording released on Soundcloud on March 14, James Mason, a long-term member of the American neo-Nazi scene and author of Siege, announced that the neo-Nazi extremist group Atomwaffen Division (AWD) was...

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March 16, 2020

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacists Blame Jews, Israel & China For COVID-19

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. This week, white supremacists on Telegram channels and chan-style...

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March 16, 2020

CEP Senior Advisor Dr. Hany Farid on his work in image forensics and deepfakes: "After all, says Farid, 'if we did not have a delivery mechanism for deepfakes in the form of social media, this would not be a threat that we are concerned about.'"

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March 15, 2020

"The Christchurch attack was live-streamed on Facebook for 17 minutes, and copies of the footage were later shared on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Instagram. Millions of copies of the footage were later taken down but many remain...

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March 14, 2020

"Researchers at the Counter Extremism Project have identified at least 14 different websites where footage of the Christchurch terror attack can be accessed, a year after the shootings took place, Marc Daalder reports."

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March 13, 2020

"Millions of copies of the footage were later taken down but despite that videos of the attack still remain online, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) said in a statement on Saturday. CEP, a private group that monitors and reports extremist content...

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March 13, 2020

"'I think what he’s doing is very realistic, and it makes sense for the American context,' said Lara Pham, the deputy director of the Counter Extremism Project, which helped advise Rose’s office on the bill."

Press Release

March 13, 2020

Christchurch Terrorist Video Remains Online

The tragic murder of 51 people at the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic Center in Christchurch, New Zealand one year ago shocked the world. The gunman livestreamed his attack on Facebook—the video of which continues to be re-uploaded across the...

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March 11, 2020

U.S. Considering Foreign Terrorist Organization Designation Of White Supremacist Group

On Monday, POLITICO reported that the U.S. State Department is considering a foreign terrorist organization (FTO) designation of at least one white supremacist group. Former government officials and counterterrorism analysts have suggested...

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March 11, 2020

Madrid Train Bombings Anniversary: A Terror Attack That Changed Europe

Today, Europe remembers the 16th anniversary of the Madrid train bombings, which marked the beginning of a wave of terror attacks that have been plaguing the continent ever since.

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On December 6, 2021, alleged ISIS fighters from Syria attacked Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq in Nineveh province’s Makhmour district.   

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