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September 13, 2022

Eye on Extremism: September 13, 2022

“CBS News has confirmed military prosecutors and defense attorneys are negotiating potential plea deals that could take the death penalty off the table for five defendants charged in connection with the 9/11 attack – and some families of victims are...

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September 12, 2022

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacist Raising Money On GiveSendGo To Support Campground To Be Used For Training

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. At the beginning of September, CEP researchers identified a fundraising...

Extremism News Roundup

September 12, 2022

Eye on Extremism: September 12, 2022

“Six years after Belgium's deadliest peacetime attack, a Brussels court will this week host a landmark trial that survivors hope will mark a step forward in their recovery and that of their nation. The case against alleged members of an Islamic State...

Press Release

September 9, 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...

Press Release

September 9, 2022

CEP Webinar: The Current Terrorism Threat Posed By ISIS And al-Qaeda

Despite a reduction of Islamist terror attacks in Europe, both ISIS and al-Qaeda networks continue to operate successfully in several regions: a suicide attack by the Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) against the Russian embassy in Kabul on...

Extremism News Roundup

September 9, 2022

Eye on Extremism: September 9, 2022

“Cuba’s deputy foreign minister accused the Biden administration of acting immorally, illegitimately and unfairly by keeping Cuba on the list of state sponsors of terrorism, claiming it has been a victim of state-sponsored terrorism by the United...

Press Release

September 8, 2022

Paris Terror Court Sees Eight Stand Accused Of Supporting Bastille Day Attacker

The trial of eight defendants accused of providing support to Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel began this week in Paris. Lahouaiej-Bouhlel was a Tunisian resident of France who killed 86 people and injured 450 others when he drove a semi-truck through a...

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September 8, 2022

"'Palestine has become a cause du jour among many grassroots social justice groups, which has led to an infusion of antisemitism by those promoting anti-Israel narratives,' Josh Lipowsky, senior research analyst for the Counter Extremism Project...

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September 8, 2022

CEP Webinar: 30 Years Of Western Jihad – A Discussion With Jytte Klausen

On September 8, 2022, ahead of the 21st anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, CEP hosted a webinar with Professor Jytte Klausen, curator of the Western Jihadism Project at Brandeis University and author of "Western Jihadism: A Thirty...

Extremism News Roundup

September 8, 2022

Eye on Extremism: September 8, 2022

“At least six people were beheaded and an Italian nun killed on Tuesday by Islamic State-linked insurgents in Mozambique's Nampula province, authorities said on Wednesday. Speaking in the resort town of Xai Xai north of the capital Maputo, President...

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On September 30, 2017, there was a small explosion at Myanmar’s embassy in Cairo, Egypt, though there were no casualties. Hasm later claimed responsibility for the attack, the militant group’s first on a civilian target, saying it was a warning in response to the Myanmar’s military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. 

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