Review on Countering Extremism and Hate Speech. February 2022 (I/II) |

The 60 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 February 2022. 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. In the following, you will find a current selection of our posts…

Homegrown Violent Extremism – A Term Misleading in Denotation? (

Do prisons cause radicalization? Order, leadership, political charge and violence in two maximum security prisons
(The British Journal of Criminology)

Everyday Prevention of Radicalization: The Impacts of Family, Peer, and Police Intervention
(Studies in Conflict & Terrorism)

Hate speech, fake news and other things children see in online games
(The Star, Malaysia)

The life cycle of conspiracy theories: evidence from a long-term panel survey on conspiracy beliefs in Italy
(Italian Political Science Review)

Disinformation, Radicalization, and Algorithmic Amplification: What Steps Can Congress Take?
(Just Security)

Launch of the United Nations Network of Experts on the Protection of Vulnerable Targets Against Terrorist Attacks

Responding to Authoritarian Cults and Extreme Exploitations: A New Framework to Evaluate Undue Influence
(Psychiatric Times)

Scientific Disinformation in Times of Epistemic Crisis: Circulation of Conspiracy Theories on Social Media Platforms (Online Media Global Communication)

Handbook on the Management of Violent Extremist Prisoners and the Prevention of Radicalization to Violence in Prisons

Homeland Security hearing on role of digital media on radicalization and extremism

What big data reveals about online extremism

Why Some Groups Are More Susceptible to Believing Misinformation (Psychology Today)

How to spot U.S.-based violent extremists: U.S. officials release 42 indicators
(CBS News)

The impact of disinformation on democratic processes and human rights in the world
(European Parliament)

RAN LOCAL The changing landscape of polarisation, radicalisation and extremism, online meeting 25-26 November 2021

Hobbes against hate speech
(British Journal for the History of Philosophy):

Islamic State evolves ’emoji’ tactics to peddle propaganda online (Politico)

Antifeminismus – Warum sexistische Ideologien eine Aufgabe für die Extremismusprävention sind
(Violence Prevention Network)

Bridging Education and Law Enforcement for Countering Violent Extremism
(The Journal of Intelligence, Conflict, and Warfare)

DHS enlists community leaders to fight violent extremism, but experts fear it could further political divide

Written Evidence by Federica D’Alessandra and Gwendolyn Whidden, Oxford Programme on International Peace and Security, Institute for Ethics Law and Armed Conflict, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford

Spotify to link virus content to Covid facts after disinformation row

Impact of Social Media on the Relationship between Journalism and Politics

Inoculating Against The Spread Of Islamophobic And Radical-Islamist Disinformation
(Crest Research)

RAN C&N Conspiracy Narratives: Current State and Future Expectations for P/CVE in the EU, online meeting 16-17 November 2021 (EU RAN)

(The Journal of Intelligence, Conflict,and Warfare)

Big tech opposes Germany’s enhanced hate speech law

Highly Generalizable Models for Multilingual Hate Speech Detection

Assembly polls: Meta vows to combat misinformation, hate speech on platform (Press Trust of India via Business Standard)

Mitigating Online Radicalization and Hate-Speech. FINAL NARRATIVE REPORT
(Humanity in Action)

Europol coordinates action against bomb manuals available online (Europol)

Rationalising Extremism
(C-REX – Center for Research on Extremism)

Root Causes of Violent Extremism in Africa: Understanding Multi-Disciplinary Factors
(The Street)

Handling Bias in Toxic Speech Detection: A Survey

(Igbinedion University Okada)

Preventing radicalization in the UK
(Fighting Terror)

Tactical Mistakes: Women’s Role in Terrorism (The Journal of Statesmanship & Public Policy)

Open briefing of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on the work of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) with the Member States of South and South-East Asia pursuant to Security Council resolution 2395 (2017)

Conclusion (‘Islam and Security in the West,’ Springer)

Regulating online harms (House of Commons Library)

Germany’s battle against online hate speech

Rationalising Extremism (C-REX – Center for Research on Extremism)

Challenge of Recidivism to Counter-Radicalisation Programmes

Women And Preventing And Countering Violent Extremism Interventions
(Crest Research)

Hate speech has dropped by almost 50%, claims Facebook
(National Herald, India)

Hate Speech und Fake News
(Landeszentrale für politische Bildung MV)

Counter-radicalization, Islam and Laïcité: policed multiculturalism in France’s Banlieues
(Ethnic and Racial Studies)

Combating Disinformation on Social Media (Thomas Bryer and Sarah Stoeckel via Calcities)

The Eliciting Information Framework: A Vehicle For Research Into Practice
(Crest Research)

Facebook launches UK tool to redirect users away from extremist searches (Independent)

Homeland Security hearing on role of digital media on radicalization and extremism
(PBS Newshour)

Truth. Beyond the Pandemic. Preventing the Spread of Disinformation
(American Nurse Journal)

Opinion of the European Committee of the Regions — A Counter-Terrorism Agenda for the EU: anticipate, prevent, protect, respond
(Official Journal of the European Union)

Joint Submission to the International Development Committee of the Parliament of the United Kingdom On Promoting Dialogue and Preventing Atrocities
(Justice Call and WRNP)

Stop Hate Speech – was gegen Hass im Netz getan wird und womit wir noch besser werden müssen
(Bayerischer Rundfunk)

Rules of engagement for handling disinformation

Haben Räume einen Effekt auf die Anfälligkeit für Radikalisierung von Personen? (RADIS)

Quelles valeurs pour notre République aujourd’hui ?#
(Canopé, France)

Creating Digital Narrative Worlds: The Promises of Transmedia Storytelling for P/CVE Narrative Campaigns

EU, tech giants boost cooperation on fighting online hate

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