After a series of terror attacks earlier this year in Austria and France, the European Union, its member states, and the United Kingdom are taking new steps to reduce online extremism and stem the dissemination of terrorist propaganda.
According to a new report by the United Kingdom’s Commission for Countering Extremism (CCE), extremists of all spectrums, including neo-Nazis and the far right, have been exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to launch broad misinformation campaigns...
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...
- Abdullah al-Faisal
- online propagandists
- extremist content online
- online radicalization
- United Kingdom
The terrorist attack in Streatham, London, carried out by Sudesh Amman has brought again to the forefront the radicalizing, violent teachings of Islamist propagandist Abdullah al-Faisal. Reports indicate that Amman possessed copies of Faisal’s...
The suicide attack that claimed the lives of at least 22 people outside the Manchester Arena on May 22 fits a pattern of terrorists targeting crowded areas to maximize civilian casualties, CEP said, in releasing updated reports on terror targets and...
Last Friday, Conservative British MP David Amess was stabbed to death while meeting with constituents. The suspect, Ali Harbi Ali, is a British citizen. Ali had previously been referred to the government program Prevent, which works to divert...
Terror on a Shopping Street: The Inquest into the Streatham High Road Incident – Final Week and Analysis
This is the third in a series of briefings on events at the Inquest into the death of convicted terrorist Sudesh Amman. Full details of the circumstances of the Inquest and the highlights of weeks one and two are here. The Inquest jury delivered its...
This is the second in a series of briefings on events at the Inquest into the death of convicted terrorist Sudesh Amman. Full details of the circumstances of the Inquest and the highlights of week one are here. This week’s evidence focused on the...
Last Monday in London’s Royal Courts of Justice (commonly referred to as the Old Bailey), the Inquest began into the death of convicted terrorist Sudesh Amman in Streatham, a London suburb, on 2nd February 2020. Amman had been released from prison 10...
Restrictions preventing radical British cleric Anjem Choudary from speaking in public were lifted on Monday following the expiration of government-imposed conditions on his release. Choudary, co-founder of the now-banned extremist network al...
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
On October 21, 2017, a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Marshal Fahim military academy in Kabul, killing at least 15 military cadets and wounding four others. The Taliban claimed responsibility.
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New: Former Chicago college student, Thomas Osadzinski, convicted Monday for designing computer code to help ISIS b… https://t.co/3qec4wUjzB
In Kongsberg, Norway, ‘a town rattled by bow-and-arrow killings ponders terrorism and mental illness’ https://t.co/zbf2M9VFTQ
“Ministers have failed to act on any of the official recommendations for tackling the rise of extremism in Britain.… https://t.co/WSziONC3vC
Ali Habi Ali, the London-born suspect in the stabbing death of British parliamentarian David Amess, had allegedly s… https://t.co/YvioaQPekl
Amess is the second British lawmaker to be killed in the past five years. Labour MP Jo Cox was killed by a white su… https://t.co/sT2PB2QCV2
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