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.
Extremist Content Online: Online ISIS Supporters Celebrate Vienna Attack, Encourage Additonal Violence
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 supporters on Telegram, RocketChat and Hoop celebrated...
Major European cities are experiencing a wave of devastating terrorist attacks, highlighting the continuing threat extremists pose to Europe and the rest of the international community.
On March 15, 2020, a Hezbollah commander was arraigned in Carinthia, Austria, on the charge of financing terrorism. The commander, having lived in Carinthia for 13 years, stands accused of working for Hezbollah in Lebanon and financing operations for...
Last week, Austria banned Hezbollah in its entirety, going a step further than European Union (EU) policy, which abides by a false distinction between the terrorist group’s so-called political and military wings. Vienna’s decision is the latest in a...
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
In Their Own Words:
Many people do [believe] that it is a terrorist state, and who would possibly be a friend of Israel after you see the carnage that they carried out against Muslims in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and continue to do with the appropriation of properties? No one in their right and rational mind would support such a state [Israel].Anjem Choudary, Internationally designated Islamist cleric and convicted ISIS supporter Oct. 16, 2021
CEP on Twitter
“The situation is so bad now that young men are fleeing the region en masse, risking the deadly smuggling routes to… https://t.co/HnVlmUDpMf
RT @Reuters: The U.S. intelligence community has assessed that Islamic State in Afghanistan could have the capability to attack the United…
Kidnapped by Boko Haram and married to one of the group’s commanders. Why did Aisha Yerima return to the terror gro… https://t.co/v5Fe8xHYhs
In Edinburgh, a man accused of planning an attack on a Glenrothes mosque stands trial. The court heard that he alle… https://t.co/TvxpTFht3s
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