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August 31, 2022

Indonesia Considering Early Release Of Bombmaker In 2002 Bali Attacks

Indonesia’s government announced last week that Umar Patek—a former leading member of the Southeast Asia jihadist group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and the bombmaker in the 2002 Bali attacks—may be granted an early release from prison. Patek, who has...

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August 31, 2022

CEP Senior Research Analyst Sofia Koller and policy paper quoted: "Während die Männer für den IS in den Krieg zogen, bemühten sich die Frauen, dem Rollenbild der radikalen Islamisten gerecht zu werden: einen Kämpfer zu heiraten, ihm zu dienen und...

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August 30, 2022

CEP Senior Advisor Dr. Hany Farid quoted: "'We’re quickly entering a world where everything, even videos, can be manipulated by pretty much anyone who wants to,' said Hany Farid, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley and an expert...

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August 30, 2022

"For this group, however, the main reason for participating in the war would not be to help the Ukrainian army against the Russian offensive, but to gain military experience. 'Some right-wing extremists have seen the war in Ukraine as an opportunity...

Extremism News Roundup

August 30, 2022

Eye on Extremism: August 30, 2022

“An Indonesian militant has expressed regret for his role in the deadly 2002 Bali bombings, media reported on Monday, as news of his impending release sparks outrage in Australia. Umar Patek was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2012 for his...

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August 29, 2022

CEP Advisory Board Member Dr. August Hanning quoted: "'It was clear to all experts that [the withdrawal] meant the great danger of the Taliban taking power in Afghanistan,' Dr. August Hanning, former German state secretary of the Federal Interior...

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August 29, 2022

CEP Senior Advisor Dr. Hany Farid quoted: "Hany Farid, professor in digital forensics at the University of California, Berkeley, said of the fake Zelensky video: 'The next time the president goes on television, some people might think, ‘Wait a minute...

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August 29, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Telegram Remains An Active Site For The Spread Of White Supremacist Propaganda

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. Telegram removed a channel for the neo-Nazi group the Base, however, a...

Extremism News Roundup

August 29, 2022

Eye on Extremism: August 29, 2022

“A federal magistrate judge has recommended rejecting the effort by relatives of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to seize $3.5 billion in frozen Afghan central bank funds to pay off judgment debts owed by the Taliban — in part because doing so, she...

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August 26, 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...

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