The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) published new reports today that chronicle the historic roots of anti-Semitism, its persistent themes, and its modern manifestations. CEP’s Anti-Semitism resource is comprised of two reports, which provide a basis...
Tech & Terrorism: Facebook Updates Hate Speech Policy To Ban Content Denying Or Distorting The Holocaust
On Monday, Facebook updated its hate speech policy to ban content that “denies or distorts” information about the Holocaust. The company claimed that its latest policy change “is supported by the well-documented rise in anti-Semitism globally and the...
The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Last week, CEP researchers located Facebook accounts used to spread ISIS...
- extremist content online
- Khayr province
- white supremacy
- Rise Above Movement
Extremist Content Online: ISIS Releases Propaganda Video Displaying Military Action And Executions From Self-Proclaimed Province In Syria
The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Last week, ISIS released a new propaganda video titled “The Epic Battles...
CEP Researcher Joshua Fisher-Birch quoted: "'They've received interest from other groups outside of the specific accelerationist neo-Nazi community,' said Fisher-Birch. 'So this has been reposted by others who otherwise might have some sort of argument with the accelerationist community. In this case, this is something that it's just something that has its own momentum with at least the broader extreme right because they can get behind this.'"
"'This action by several neo-Nazis was a stunt designed to get maximum exposure. An affiliated communications channel has been gloating over the event and mocking individuals who made social media posts condemning them,' Joshua Fisher-Birch, an analyst for the Counter Extremism Project, told VICE. 'At least one individual who was present has protested drag events and has a long history of in real life trolling in order to spread his antisemitic message and get media attention.'"
"'Palestine has become a cause du jour among many grassroots social justice groups, which has led to an infusion of antisemitism by those promoting anti-Israel narratives,' Josh Lipowsky, senior research analyst for the Counter Extremism Project, said to the DCNF. 'We’ve witnesse[d] a rising number of antisemites hijack social justice causes and spread anti-Jewish discrimination.'"
The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Last week, researchers found three Instagram accounts that posted...
Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., founder of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and former KKK Grand Dragon, died in a Kansas prison last week where he was serving a sentence for capital murder and assault and firearms convictions. Miller was...
Facebook executives have attempted to cultivate an image for the company centered on the appearance of high standards of responsibility, transparency, and consistency, but it consistently fails in all three areas. Facebook has failed to sufficiently...
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
On October 27, 2018, domestic terrorist Robert D. Bowers carried out an anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. He fired on congregants as they gathered for worship, killing 11 people and wounding six others.
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Today, Anjem Choudary & co-defendant Khaled Hussein appeared via video link for a preliminary hearing. Plea hearing… https://t.co/v424ivNqKh
"Controlling the risk of terrorism is a dynamic process but it has to survive off the page to be any use." A critiq… https://t.co/HadLKh39yG
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