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June 30, 2021

"The Counter Extremism Project, which monitors extremist activity online, said: 'CEP researchers identified a video posted on Streamable consisting of a recreation of the Christchurch terrorist attack video in the online video game Roblox, as well as...

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June 30, 2021

"Speaking to Express.co.uk, Liam Duffy, a strategic advisor to the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), argued against the 'celebritisation' of western ISIS volunteers. He contrasted 'the plight of the Yazidis and the situation they’re living in now'...

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June 29, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 29, 2021

“U.S. troops in northeast Syria came under rocket fire Monday night after Iran-backed militias vowed revenge for U.S. airstrikes earlier that day in Iraq and Syria, a sign that fighting may be evolving into sustained confrontation. A spokesman for...

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June 30, 2021

CEP Report Examines Threats From Extremism & Paramilitarism In Europe

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) published a new report, Looks Can Be Deceiving: Extremism Meets Paramilitarism In Central And Eastern Europe. The report, authored by CEP affiliated researcher Kacper Rekawek, examines case studies from the Czech...

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June 29, 2021

Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Discuss Terror Group’s Ongoing Threat to International Security

On Monday, Italy and the United States co-hosted a meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Rome. The Global Coalition Ministerial was the group’s first in-person meeting in more than two years, during which the 83...

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June 28, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Online Extremists Create Digital Version of Christchurch Terrorist Attack in Videogames

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. Last week, CEP researchers identified a video posted on Streamable...

Extremism News Roundup

June 28, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 28, 2021

“A Hezbollah-affiliated commander was assassinated in southern Syria on Saturday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the killing of Aref Al Jahmani, a prominent figure aligned with Hezbollah in the town of Saida, which is in Deraa...

Extremism News Roundup

June 25, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 25, 2021

“Northeast Nigeria's conflict with Islamist insurgencies had killed nearly 350,000 people as of the end of 2020, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said on Thursday. The toll, given by the U.N. agency in a new study on the war and its...

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June 24, 2021

CEP report on Jemaah Islamiyah referenced: "From there, all sides agree: Hambali became an operator within Jemaah Islamiyah or JI. It is a militant organization hoping to found an Islamic state in the Southeast Asian tropics."

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June 25, 2021

Boko Haram Confirms Death Of Terror Leader Abubakar Shekau

The Nigerian Islamist terror group Boko Haram has confirmed the death of its longtime leader, Abubakar Shekau. The announcement followed reports from the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP), a rival to Boko Haram, that Shekau had committed...

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On July 26, 2018, Boko Haram fighters attacked a Nigerian military base and a police station in Jakana, a village close to Maiduguri, leaving hundreds either dead, captured, or missing. 

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