The violent right-wing extremist milieu in the United States and Europe has developed a distinctly transnational character in its activities and therefore presents an increasing security threat on both sides of the Atlantic.
Three Years After Finsbury Park Mosque Attack: CEP Welcomes Commission For Countering Extremism’s Efforts To Combat Hate Crimes and Hate Speech
Three years ago, Darren Osbourne drove a van into a crowd of worshippers outside The Finsbury Park Mosque, killing one and wounding ten people. Osbourne was not a devout ideologue. He had become radicalized in less than a month through the rapid...
Following the shooting in Hanau, Germany, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) warns against underestimating the threat posed by right-wing extremism.
CEP is providing resources on extremism and counter-extremism in Canada on the anniversary of the January 29 attack at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center in Quebec City. Right-wing extremist Alexandre Bissonnette is accused of carrying out the attack...
The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) and the European Eye on Radicalization (EER) are inviting you to a webinar focusing on combating the financing of violent extremism.
CEP Researcher Joshua Fisher-Birch interviewed on podcast: "The myth of stolen elections has the potential to be used in the future to sow discord and distrust, promote violence, and delegitimize future elections. Denying the results of an election when they are unfavorable to you goes against democratic principles and can empower right-wing extremist groups and future authoritarians."
"The Christchurch Call currently has 54 government signatories as well as the European commission, the Council of Europe, UNESCO, and multiple tech companies, including the largest social media and video streaming sites in the U.S. and Europe."
"Awareness is key. It's important to educate yourself about the threat posed by the extreme right to individuals and society as a whole. Learning about the white supremacist movements and then also learning about what people have done in the past to expose them, to create resilient communities, it's very important to do that as well, and to see how people have fought back against it."
CEP Briefing Paper: Misuse Of Online Services By Transnational Right-Wing Extremist And Terrorist Networks
The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) has published a new briefing paper entitled, The Misuse of Online Platforms by Violent Right-Wing Extremists and Terrorists. The paper follows an in-depth study in 2020 in which CEP, commissioned by the Federal...
In the late Summer of 2014, as I sat in the canteen of the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) in Warsaw, a report on RT (Russia Today) caught my eye. It zoomed in on four Frenchmen who traveled to Donetsk to fight in the Ukraine war on...
- Right-wing Extremism
- National Front
- Golden Dawn
- Forza Nuova
- Charlie Hebdo
- Political Party
It’s no secret that right-wing groups in Europe are gaining momentum. Organizations and political parties such as France’s National Front, Hungary’s Jobbik, Greek's Golden Dawn and Italy’s Forza Nuova are gaining popularity as the people of Europe...
Right-wing extremist groups have traditionally rejected democratic values, particularly equality. They have, however, used the democratic process to gain strength across Europe in recent years. Last year, right-wing extremist political parties...
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
In Their Own Words:
So you go to India, and if you see a Hindu walking down the road you are allowed to kill him and take his money, is that clear? Jews should be killed ... as by Hitler. People with British passports, if you fly into Israel, it is easy. Fly into Israel and do whatever you can. If you die, you are up in paradise. How do you fight a Jew? You kill a Jew. In the case of Hindus, by bombing their businesses.Abdullah Faisal, ISIS Propagandist Undated
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Pakistani troops raided a militant hideout in North Waziristan, a former stronghold of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, t… https://t.co/pKQvnyqpUs
Taliban authorities in Afghanistan have “beaten and detained” an academic who voiced outrage on live television aga… https://t.co/fRxcbBvcyf
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