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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...

Accounts for White Supremacist Active Clubs Allowed to Remain on Instagram

Meta-owned Instagram has failed to remove accounts promoting white supremacy, including those affiliated with Rise Above Movement -inspired active clubs in Europe. The continued existence of these accounts is concerning, especially because the...


"Joshua Fisher-Birch, an analyst for the Counter Extremism Project, told VICE News that Rundo’s arrest is a 'positive development' but it likely won’t deeply impact the 'active clubs.'  

'“Even though Rundo has been the public face of the movement, it is unlikely that his arrest will blunt its growth, mainly because active clubs are local entities with their own local structure,” said Fisher-Birch. “Rundo’s potential detention will likely be a specific rallying call going forward for the movement and allied groups as they seek to create new narratives and expand.'"

March 31, 2023
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"'Rundo is a model for his brand of white supremacism that seeks to normalize fascism and focus on a clean lifestyle and appearance, and fitness and combat sports,' Joshua Fisher-Birch, a researcher at the Counter Extremism Project, told Raw Story."

January 9, 2023
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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On September 26, 2018, an improvised explosive device planted at the foot of a bridge exploded, killing eight soldiers in the lead vehicle of a Burkinabe military convoy traveling in northern Burkina Faso. 

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