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March 9, 2020

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacist Arrested For Threatening Al Noor Mosque In Christchurch

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, a suspect was arrested by New Zealand law enforcement for...

CounterPoint Blog

Reflections on the Anniversary of Christchurch and the Great Replacement

On March 15, 2019, alleged gunman Brenton Tarrant attacked the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, killing 51 and wounding dozens of others. It was the worst terrorist attack in New Zealand’s history. Tarrant is now facing life in prison...

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March 5, 2020

Tech & Terrorism: Dr. Hany Farid & UC Berkeley Researchers Release Report On YouTube’s Recommendation Algorithm

This week, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, including Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Advisor Dr. Hany Farid, released a new report analyzing YouTube’s policies and efforts towards curbing its recommendation algorithm’s...

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March 5, 2020

Pro-ISIS Media Outlet Publishes Magazine To Incite Violence In India

On February 24, 2020, pro-ISIS media outlet Al-Qitaal Media Center published a new online magazine titled “Voice of Hind” featuring Mahmood Paracha, a lawyer accused of inciting hatred and violence in India. The magazine also states that there is no...

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March 3, 2020

CEP Senior Advisor Dr. Hany Farid quoted: "'We are probably at the tip of the iceberg,' said Hany Farid, a digital forensics expert at the University of California, Berkeley. 'These things typically start on 4chan and other fringe sites, and by the...

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March 2, 2020

Extremist Content Online: Suspected Steam Account Belonging To Christchurch Shooter Located

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, CEP located a profile on the gaming distribution service and...

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March 2, 2020

“'It is a technological problem, but it is really at the end of the day also a policy problem,' said Hany Farid, a computer science professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and co-author of the study."

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March 2, 2020

"Die großen Internetplattformen löschen offenbar nur einen Teil der problematischen Inhalte, die bei ihnen publiziert werden. Das ist das Ergebnis einer stichprobenartigen Untersuchung des Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Berlin."

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February 27, 2020

"David Daoud, an analyst for the Counter Extremism Project, a non-profit NGO that works to combat extremist groups, told Al Arabiya English that while Hezbollah may have been hit by US sanctions, the group has five annual charity drives, and their...

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February 27, 2020

"Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, a senior director with the Counter Extremism Project, says there were likely different reasons for the similarities in attack tactics between Hanau and Christchurch."

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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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