Incel Movement

Tackling the Incel threat: A Twin Pillars Approach Needed

Tackling the war on terror led to the development of strict binary categories to better organize counter-extremism and counterterrorism activities and differentiate what is radical versus what is not, what is threatening versus what is not, and...

February 28, 2022 Olivia Russo

Incel Inspiration in a Leaderless Movement

The involuntary celibacy (Incel) movement has gained significant attention since 2014 when it burst onto the extremist scene with the killing of six people in Isla Vista, California, at the hands of a self-proclaimed Incel. The man responsible for...

February 02, 2022 Olivia Russo

The Roots of the Incel Movement in Canada

It began as a discussion group for men and women struggling to establish lasting relationships. Over time, the Incel movement morphed into a sophisticated and lethal organized terrorist group that launched one of the deadliest attacks aimed at women...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On June 24, 2017, Tehrik-i Taliban Pakistan (TTP) launched back-to-back explosions at a market in Kurram Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in northwest Pakistan. The attack killed 67 people who were shopping in preparation for a religious holiday and wounded 200 others. 

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