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...
"Ian Acheson, Senior Advisor at the Counter Extremism Project, agreed Prevent needed to change.
He tweeted today: 'As the Home Secretary says and some of us have been saying for a while, Prevent has morphed into a strategy that awards a (convenient) completely false equivalence between Islamist and XRW threat and is swamped by mission creep. Time for a reset.'"
Today, U.K. Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that Hamas, a U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO), will be similarly banned in its entirety under the U.K.’s Terrorism Act. The new policy will supplant a ban on the Hamas’s military...
Internationally designated Islamist cleric and convicted ISIS supporter Anjem Choudary, whose ban on public speaking in the United Kingdom expired this July, is once again using social media to spread his extremist messages.
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...
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
In Their Own Words:
We are strict followers of the worldview established by our Führer, Adolf Hitler. While solely based in the United States, we support the overthrow of all Jew-controlled governments worldwide in order to liberate the Aryan race.National Socialist Order (NSO), NSO Website Jan. 2022
CEP on Twitter
🔎CEP located several pro-ISIS accounts on Instagram from the week of June 19 to June 25. Of the ten accounts report… https://t.co/1krwGZNlQr
Norway raised its terrorism threat assessment to its highest level after Saturday’s shooting rampage in Oslo, which… https://t.co/wb6GJWXjYq
Malian forces announced that they had killed more than 60 alleged terrorists in the country’s central region. This… https://t.co/lFsSJWUOFg
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