Review on Countering Extremism and Hate Speech. December 2021 (I/II)

The 80 most popular LinkedIn posts on the topics of counter-extremism and of countering hate speech posted by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip, during the first half of December. In descending order.

Since mid-2017, we have filed many thousands of shares on LinkedIn. Almost all of them are posts of articles and documents about countering extremism and radicalization. Below, you will find a current selection of our posts.

Preventing Violent Extremism Through Media and Communications (RUSI)
https://lnkd.in/eKupq-Db

Substance use and violent extremism, November 2021 (EU RAN)
https://lnkd.in/dzMapjMX

TO COUNTER HATE SPEECH, PUSH FOR EMPATHY? (Futurity)
https://lnkd.in/dYFggKWX

IS BIG TECH READY TO TACKLE EXTREMISM? THE BERGEN PLAN OF ACTION (VOX Pol)
https://lnkd.in/dUvipiS4

EU policies for preventing violent extremism: a new paradigm for action? (Revista CIDOB d’Afers Internacionals):
https://lnkd.in/eKzyddMn

Empathy-based counterspeech can reduce racist hate speech in a social media field experiment (pnas.org)
https://lnkd.in/d_n4eekg

Trends in Terrorism: What’s on the Horizon in 2022 (Foreign Policy Research Institute)
https://lnkd.in/eDt_aAQz

Could you tell that she is experiencing violence? Violence against women and girls is a known phenomenon, but its digital form is often neglected or unrecognized (OSCE)
https://lnkd.in/dBg3dhkR

Collaborative Counter-Disinformation Initiatives (Disinfo Cloud)
https://lnkd.in/dHgR5c9Y

Artificial intelligence may not actually be the solution for stopping the spread of fake news (The Conversation)
https://lnkd.in/dyPPiS82

Who Is Likely to Support Terrorism? (Peace Research Institute Oslo/PRIO)
https://lnkd.in/eJVWVrf8

Expert Roundtable on Video Games and Violent Extremism (UN)
https://lnkd.in/deZaJkbS

European Commission looks to criminalize hate speech and violence (The Hill)
https://lnkd.in/dsEkeEqk

The Aspen Institute is willing to shell out for the best ideas to fight dis- and misinformation (Nextgov)
https://lnkd.in/d29TdKzB

Who Should Regulate Extremist Content Online? (Counter-Terrorism, Ethics and Technology):
https://lnkd.in/djkhnW-F

The Commission proposes to extend the list of ‘EU crimes’ to hate speech and hate crime (European Commission)
https://lnkd.in/dXK4Ghim

European regulation of online disinformation may be a “game changer” in 2022 (Columbia Journalism Review)
https://lnkd.in/deJ6qUjA

An interview with NATO on gender and counter-terrorism: Joana Cook, Vanessa Newby (ICCT)
https://lnkd.in/d92gHgJ

What big data reveals about online extremism (Penn Today)
https://lnkd.in/eZFXvgWr

You Are What You Tweet: Profiling Users by Past Tweets to Improve Hate Speech Detection (arXiv)
https://lnkd.in/dp-7hYG

PROTECTING WOMEN AND GIRLS FROM VIOLENCE IN THE DIGITAL AGE (Council of Europe)
https://lnkd.in/dK-QbRnF

Can an effective local body system counter violent extremism and terrorism in Pakistan? (Dawn):
https://lnkd.in/dKCbF3iC

National hubs supporting local actors in P/CVE – practitioners’ insights (EU RAN)
https://lnkd.in/dGnrCbCE

National hubs supporting local actors in P/CVE – practitioners’ insights (EU RAN)
https://lnkd.in/dGnrCbCE

Is it time to drop terrorism from the Canadian Criminal Code? (Borealis)
https://borealisthreatandrisk.com/is-it-time-to-drop-terrorism-from-the-canadian-criminal-code/

RISE OF THE REACTIONARIES: COMPARING THE IDEOLOGIES OF SALAFI-JIHADISM AND WHITE SUPREMACIST EXTREMISM (The George Washington University)
https://lnkd.in/eWpYTTKQ

A Taxonomy for the Classification of Post-Organisational Violent Extremist & Terrorist Content (ISD)
https://lnkd.in/gGTZN7aV

Linguistic Patterns for Code Word Resilient Hate Speech Identification (MDPI)
https://lnkd.in/d37GVirh

Global survey of the implementation of Security Council resolution 1373 (2001) and other relevant resolutions by Member States (UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee)
https://lnkd.in/d4a2ZiCS

Facebook misidentified thousands of political ads: study (TechXplore)
https://lnkd.in/deptfyWJ

Resolving the Stalemate: Foreign Fighters and Family Members in Syria (RUSI)
https://lnkd.in/d6du_Y9p

Cultural Variance in Reception and Interpretation of Social Media COVID-19 Disinformation in French-Speaking Regions (MDPI)
https://lnkd.in/dT7yywW5

REPORT: Disinformation and freedom of opinion and expression (SRFREEDEX)
https://lnkd.in/e-NYgvaE

Literature Review and Knowledge Distribution During an Outbreak: A Methodology for Managing Infodemics (Academic Medicine)
https://lnkd.in/dEkPwQfp

Online Propaganda Is Making Inroads in the Middle East and North Africa (CIGI)
https://lnkd.in/eK8ZKETq

THE ONLINE EXTREMIST ECOSYSTEM. Its Evolution and a Framework for Separating Extreme from Mainstream (RAND)
https://lnkd.in/eCTSY6tj

Exploratory Data Analysis and Classification of a New Arabic Online Extremism Dataset (IEEE)
https://lnkd.in/dFXcruhX

Facebook AI Hunts & Removes Harmful Content (SearchEngine Journal)
https://lnkd.in/d-i4akmt

Guidelines for U.S. Diplomatic Mission Support to Civil Society and Human Rights Defenders (U.S. Department of State)
https://lnkd.in/dx5RSEkh

THE LOGIC OF AI & DISINFORMATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS (mediatedspeech.com via OSCE)
https://lnkd.in/dDnbntzT

Counter-Terrorism After 9/11, Episode 7: Counter-Terrorism and Women’s Rights with Amb. Roya Rahmani (ICCT)
https://lnkd.in/eNWDRh9b

The Shadow Pandemic: Violence against women during COVID-19 (UN Women)
https://lnkd.in/eDGwFcam

Exploring Transformer Based Models to Identify Hate Speech and Offensive Content in English and Indo-Aryan Languages (arXiv)
https://lnkd.in/e-4jirUC

Annual Report (GIFCT)
https://lnkd.in/d7j8m9Mj

Code of Practice on Disinformation revision extended into 2022 (Euractiv)
https://lnkd.in/dw5qjq4d

The role of radicalism and extremism in political terrorism (Technium Social Sciences Journal)
https://lnkd.in/dws923ay

CHALLENGING NARRATIVES OF ‘FATE AND DIVINE WILL’ ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN IRAQ (LSE)
https://lnkd.in/dGYrwGUv

Organisationen gründen neues Netzwerk gegen Hass im Netz (DIE ZEIT)
https://lnkd.in/dseUTya8

Link recommendation algorithms and dynamics of polarization in online social networks (PNAS)
https://lnkd.in/duEwZdSr

This 24-Year Old Built An Anti-Hate-India Reddit Bot (aim, India)
https://lnkd.in/dwsJUtKA

THE ONLINE REGULATION SERIES 2021 | NIGERIA (Tech Against Terrorism)
https://lnkd.in/e_BBnXRD

THE ONLINE REGULATION SERIES | TANZANIA (Tech Against Terrorism)
https://lnkd.in/encEWA-j

Spotlight on Conspiracy Narratives & Disinformation (EU RAN)
https://buff.ly/33kcfSr

ICCT Live Briefing: Impact of Covid on Violent Non-State Actors (ICCT)
https://lnkd.in/daFSXfWq

A more inclusive and protective Europe: extending the list of EU crimes to hate speech and hate crime (European Commission)
https://lnkd.in/drKBG5Kt

Facebook is stopping a stupendous amount of religious hate speech, but there are dangers in knowing what should be off-limits (Baptist News Global)
https://lnkd.in/dSzNYRUz

Reducing Target Group Bias in Hate Speech Detectors (arXiv)
https://lnkd.in/dGk44Yuh

Multi-Annual Indicative Programming for the NDICI-Global Europe Thematic Programme on Human Rights and Democracy 2021-2027 (European Commission)
https://lnkd.in/e6uEVSa7

A Transitional Justice Approach to Foreign Fighters (ICTJ)
https://lnkd.in/ea7tBNBH

Prisons Strategy White Paper (UK Ministry of Justice)
https://lnkd.in/dDZXTry5

THE ONLINE REGULATION SERIES 2021 | NEW ZEALAND (Tech Against Terrorism)
https://lnkd.in/e6894XAt

Rashid stresses need for countering extremism through education (The Express Tribune, Pakistan)
https://lnkd.in/eXxX_Dez

Commission on Information Disorder Final Report (Aspen Institute)
https://lnkd.in/dm7fc9gA

Flow of damaging COVID-19 disinformation must end now (AMA)
https://lnkd.in/dEB3Mq5u

Investing in trust and community resilience: lessons from the early months of the first digital pandemic (BMJ)
https://lnkd.in/djtF3MDn

A Comparative Analysis of the Data on Western Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq: Who Went and Why? (ICCT)
https://lnkd.in/deFa2NT

ACCESS NOW ADDRESSES THE U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL ON COUNTERING HATE SPEECH ONLINE (VOX Pol)
https://lnkd.in/g3GfBmBP

Role of centres of government and ministries of health in countering misinformation and disinformation (OECD)
https://lnkd.in/difUfzAU

Combining Textual Features for the Detection of Hateful and Offensive Language (arXiv)
https://lnkd.in/d8bFw3yk

“Crime and Criminal Justice: The Role of Restorative Justice in Europe” (Venice, 13 and 14 December 2021) (Council of Europe):
https://lnkd.in/edCKqUAT

Twitter Spaces filled with hate speech, extremism, report says. The live audio chat feature has reportedly been tough for the social media site to police (CNET)
https://lnkd.in/dPBU-nvC

Hate speech on social media is fueled by users’ shared values and moral concerns (University of Southern California)
https://lnkd.in/dNXPgnWq

Trust No One: Inside the World of Deepfakes by Michael Grothaus review – disinformation’s superweapon (The Guardian)
https://lnkd.in/efwSXhkb

Artificial Intelligence and Disinformation as a Multilateral Policy Challenge (OSCE)
https://lnkd.in/ddUpG7b7

Report urges UK government to beef up online safety measure (AP via news4jacks)
https://lnkd.in/dazgrMYG

White Knights, Black Armour, Digital Worlds: Exploring the Efficacy of Analysing Online Manifestos of Terrorist Actors in the Counter Terrorism Landscape (Counter-Terrorism, Ethics and Technology)
https://lnkd.in/dzGzCaqc

Violence Prevention Network Schriftenreihe Heft 7: Erfolgreiche Distanzierungs- und Deradikalisierungsarbeit (VPN)
https://lnkd.in/eTFAK5Bg

How do you solve a problem like misinformation? (Science.org)
https://lnkd.in/dW8_ksXw

Gender-based cyberviolence: Parliament calls for EU law to tackle the problem (European Parliament)
https://lnkd.in/ds7NDfyZ

More on P/CVE and countering hate speech:
https://counter-terrorism.org

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