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[Translated from German] "That's exactly what Hamas' calculations are, analyzes Hans-Jakob Schindler from the international organization Counter Extremism Project: 'Hamas is interested in producing terrible images of dead Palestinian civilians and thereby dragging Iran and its proxies into this conflict,' Schindler told Deutsche Welle."

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October 25, 2023
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"'Hamas has been very well prepared for this and has created professional systems to get their message out,' said Josh Lipowsky, a senior research analyst at the Counter Extremism Project, an advocacy group in Washington that tracks online extremism.

Hamas’ warning of execution broadcasts suggests the group is pushing for a more accelerated style of terror propaganda, Lipowsky said.

'The value is to demoralize,' he said. 'It is a form of emotional warfare. It is Hamas looking to break the spirits of Israelis and the global Jewish community.'"
 

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October 12, 2023
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"On this week’s episode of 'The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green,' Hans-Jacob Schindler, senior director at the Counter Extremism Project, discusses how propaganda from terror groups works."

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June 14, 2023
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CEP Senior Advisor Lucinda Creighton interviewed: "Europe’s terrorist content bill came into effect just two months ago and represents a positive step forward. The Counter Extremism Project, with whom I work, supported it.  The bill is not a vague catchall like hate speech legislation, which is subjective, open to misinterpretation, and raises legitimate freedom of expression concerns. This terrorist content law defines what type of videos and other content are considered to be terrorist. It is explicit. Bomb-making videos, for example, are forbidden. These videos are not a reasonable expression of speech – they are designed for malign purposes. Under the new European law, police notifications to remove such content are binding."

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August 4, 2022
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