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February 20, 2020

Hans Jakob Schindler, a senior director at the Counter Extremism Project, talks to Al Jazeera following far-right terrorist attack in Hanau, Germany.

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February 19, 2020

Extremist Content Online: Amazon Continues To Profit From Sales Of Neo-Nazi, White Supremacist Content

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 finds that Amazon continues to sell notorious neo-Nazi...

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February 19, 2020

Zuckerberg In Europe: Tech Giants Should Not Dictate Europeans How To Keep Internet Safe

Following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s attempt to lobby and influence the European Union’s efforts to regulate tech companies, this week, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) warns that his call for online regulation is an obvious attempt to seize...

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February 19, 2020

"Organizations that monitor terrorist activity on the internet say they are still finding a lot of dangerous propaganda, more than two years after ISIS was defeated. On this week’s edition of The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J...

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February 17, 2020

Zuckerberg’s Lobbying Mission In Brussels: EU Should Not Succumb To Tech Giants’ Pressure Over Europeans’ Safety

Ahead of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s meeting with European decision-makers scheduled for Monday, 17 February, in Brussels, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) warns against Zuckerberg’s lobbying efforts to water down upcoming digital policies such...

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February 17, 2020

"'Zuckerberg failed to deliver on his numerous pledges to address extremism on his platform, especially in the wake of the Christchurch massacre being streamed live on Facebook,' David Ibsen, the executive director of the Counter Extremism Project...

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February 17, 2020

"Josh Lipowsky, a senior researcher for the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), concurred that while the LRA has 'weakened, it has not disappeared.'"

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February 14, 2020

Tech & Terrorism: London Attack Again Raises Questions About Abdullah Al-Faisal’s Online Influence

The terrorist attack in Streatham, London, carried out by Sudesh Amman has brought again to the forefront the radicalizing, violent teachings of Islamist propagandist Abdullah al-Faisal. Reports indicate that Amman possessed copies of Faisal’s...

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February 12, 2020

Violence In Mali Continues To Escalate As Jihadists Fuel Ethnic Tensions

Violence amongst ethnic groups in Mali has sparked concern from human rights campaigners. The country experienced its deadliest year for civilians in 2019 since Mali’s political and military crisis in 2012. Jihadists from al-Qaeda and ISIS have been...

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February 11, 2020

Extremist Content Online: AQAP Claims Florida Naval Base Shooting, Neo-Nazis Offer Tech Services For Extremist Groups

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, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed...

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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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