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April 13, 2021

"'Visually, [these] groups use neo-Nazi imagery, including swastikas, black sun (sonnenrad) symbols, and skull masks which neo-Nazi accelerationist groups have adopted,' Joshua Fisher-Birch, a researcher and content review specialist at the Counter...

Extremism News Roundup

April 13, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 13, 2021

“A man has been charged in Norway for his alleged role in plans to carry out three extremist attacks in Denmark and in London, and for purportedly spreading Islamic State group propaganda on the internet. Authorities believe the 24-year-old man, who...

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April 12, 2021

CEP Senior Advisor Sir Ivor Roberts writes: "East Africa is being picked apart by extremist groups, organised crime syndicates and urban gangs, all of whom are routinely assisted by some corrupt members of the region’s political, civil and business...

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April 12, 2021

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Propaganda Continues Proliferation On The Internet

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 located a pro-ISIS propaganda video on...

Extremism News Roundup

April 12, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 12, 2021

“A federal judge on Friday sentenced a Zion man to 13 and a half years in prison for taking part in a conspiracy to support the Islamic State, in part by collecting cellphones he thought could be used as detonators overseas. Edward Schimenti, 39, was...

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April 11, 2021

CEP Senior Research Analyst Josh Lipowsky quoted: "'Terrorist groups like al-Qaeda, Isis and Hamas have long called for – and claimed responsibility for – vehicular terrorist attacks,' Lipowsky explained. 'In Europe and the Middle East, we’ve seen...

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April 10, 2021

"East Africa region a key security partner in the global war on terrorism and a principal engine of economic development on the African continent is being critically undermined by illicit trade, according to the new report dubbed Unholy Alliance...

Extremism News Roundup

April 9, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 9, 2021

“An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced 76-year-old Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahmoud Ezzat to life in prison on terrorism charges, according to the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper. Ezzat was convicted on terrorism charges related to violence after the...

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April 9, 2021

"Kacper Rekawek, a researcher at the nonprofit Counter Extremism Project and the author of a 2020 report on right-wing foreign fighters in Ukraine, told me that European intelligence agencies began taking notice years ago of extremists going to the...

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April 8, 2021

CEP Senior Advisor Sir Ivor Roberts on CNBC Africa

CEP Senior Advisor Sir Ivor Roberts spoke on CNBC Africa about the new report "An Unholy Alliance: Links Between Extremism and Illicit Trade in East Africa" and the region as a key security partner.

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On May 8, 2019, Taliban insurgents detonated an explosive-laden vehicle and then broke into American NGO Counterpart International’s offices in Kabul. At least seven people were killed and 24 were injured.

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