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October 8, 2020

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Awards Grants to Organizations Opposing Extremism

Last month, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded $10 million in federal grants to 29 organizations focused on countering the threat of extremism. The bulk of the awarded funding, which was made possible through DHS’s newly...

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October 8, 2020

CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "But what if the unthinkable happens? Terrorists who remain active in custody are avid consumers of their environment. They have all day to observe routines, personalities, obstacles and opportunities. Those...

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October 8, 2020

Side Event at GLOBSEC Bratislava Forum 2020: CEE Activities of the Muslim Brotherhood

During GLOBSEC's Bratislava Forum 2020, CEP and GLOBSEC researchers presented findings from the most recent report in an ongoing joint project on the Muslim Brotherhood's activities in Central and Eastern Europe. Today's side event focused on three...

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October 7, 2020

Tech & Terrorism: Germany’s NetzDG Content Moderation Law Undergoes Revamp

Germany’s pioneering online content moderation law, the Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG), will soon be upgraded . Amendments to the law, which include requiring tech companies to proactively report extremist content to law enforcement, simplifying...

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October 7, 2020

"In a statement to VICE News, Hans-Jakob Schindler, the senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, said that the finding that Golden Dawn was a crime group, rather than a legitimate political party, sent a message to the violent international...

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October 7, 2020

[Translated] "This was the best verdict I could expect from the Greek court. Golden Dawn is now officially a criminal group and not a political movement, says extremism researcher Hans-Jakob Schindler in an interview for Swedish Yle. Schindler is one...

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October 7, 2020

"Hans-Jakob Schindler, Director of the Counter Extremism Project think tank, said more extremist groups need to be listed as terrorist groups. 'There is clearly a problem with right-wing issues in the German security services,' he said."

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October 7, 2020

"Prof Ian Acheson, a former prison governor and a senior adviser at the Counter Extremism Project, said he feared the murder of a prison officer by a terrorist was 'creeping ever closer'. 'The system of risk management and intervention with terrorist...

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October 6, 2020

On October 6, 2020, Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler discussed the release of a report by Germany's domestic intelligence agency (BfV), which revealed that there were 377 cases of far-right extremism in the country's security forces between 2017 and 2020.

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October 6, 2020

CEP Senior Director Hans-Jakob Schindler on BBC World News

On October 6, 2020, Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler discussed the release of a report by Germany's domestic intelligence agency (BfV), which revealed that there were 377 cases of far-right extremism in the country's security forces between 2017-2020.

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On October 27, 2018, domestic terrorist Robert D. Bowers carried out an anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. He fired on congregants as they gathered for worship, killing 11 people and wounding six others.

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