Facebook has made claims that it refers to international sanctions lists when working to remove terrorist content from their sites. However, researchers at the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) have discovered that U.N.-designated persons and...
Tumblr, the social media and blogging platform, is a haven for extremists, whether they support ISIS or violent neo-Nazi groups. The website, purchased by Yahoo for $1.1 billion in 2013 and now owned by Verizon subsidiary Oath, recently gained...
On 2 February 2016, representatives of tech giants Google, Facebook, and Twitter appeared in front of the U.K. Parliament’s Home Affairs Select Committee as part of its Countering Extremism Inquiry.
CEP Applauds White House Outreach to Tech Industry in Effort to Prevent Online Incitement and Radicalization
Clear need for tech companies to act to prevent extremists’ weaponization of online platforms (New York, NY) -- The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) today applauded the Obama Administration for reaching out to America’s leading technology companies...
The modern culture of the West tends to promote tolerance and respect for individuals, including those in immigrant or minority ethnic communities, no matter how illiberal their worldview, as long as they are not violent. Thus, while Western...
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- The “P2P (Peer to Peer): Challenging Extremism”
CEP CEO Ambassador Mark D. Wallace was one of the judges for the first "P2P (Peer to Peer): Challengng Extremism" competition, won by Missouri State University, which bested finalists Curtin University of Perth, Australia and Mount Royal University...
The Internet has been a game changer in many ways. A globalizing force, the Internet has helped to break down the barriers between people who would have otherwise never connected. But just as fire that warms can also burn, the Internet has been used...
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
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.
CEP on Twitter
Nigeria gets a boost in its fight against the Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgency. On Friday, the Nigerian air force said i… https://t.co/PX0Ps4QcDb
Meanwhile, thousands of Afghans have fled their homes in Helmand, Kandahar, Baghlan, and Laghman provinces out of f… https://t.co/7ctch3hnSJ
Biden admin should continue to prioritize protecting the people in Afghanistan who aided the U.S. Though it may be… https://t.co/wtyfWMA5XI
Islamist insurgents attacked an army outpost in northern Cameroon, killing at least six soldiers, the state broadca… https://t.co/heIl1z39bd
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