Review on Countering Extremism and Hate Speech. November 2022 (II/II, Part a) |

On the list below, you will find the first part of the 190 most popular LinkedIn posts on the topics of counter-extremism and countering hate speech by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip, during the second half of November 2022. Part a and b of this issue contain 95 URLs each.

Since mid-2017, we have filed many thousands of shares on LinkedIn. Almost all of these are posts of articles and documents about countering extremism and radicalization. The following is a current selection of our posts:

  1. Gender-Based Violence Reflects Extremism In The Public Sphere: Study (eurasiareview):
  2. ICYMI: CEP Launches The 4R Network (Counter Extremism Project):
  3. Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Female Returnees, Working Paper (Bulan Institute):

Endorse The Hague Mayoral Declaration on Preventing Hate, Extremism and Polarisation, and Safeguarding Local Democracy (Strong Cities Network):

Trauma Informed Care And Violent Extremism Prevention (CREST Research):

The Radicalisation Pendulum: Introducing A Trauma-Based Model Of Violent Extremist Radicalisation (CREST Research):

The Problem With Prevent (PoliticsHome, UK):

Morocco Wages “Soft” War Against Islamic Extremism In Prisons (Worldcrunch):

Counter speech as a strategy to prevent hate speech in Uganda (Monitor, Uganda):

YouTube, Meta will expand policies, research to fight online extremism (Arab News):

Why outsourcing counter-terrorism online won’t work in future (the interpreter):

Women’s Perceptions of Violent Extremism and Strategies to Counter It (Journal of Social Science and Humanities):

Desistance, recovery, and justice capital: Putting it all together (Russell Webster):

Counter-extremism project empowers vulnerable young Kenyans (UNODC):

“I Have Never Hurt Anybody” (CREST Research):

Twitter moves to automated moderation as hate speech surges since Musk takeover (The Sydney Morning Herald):

ICCT Live Webinar: Masculinity and Violent Extremism (International Centre for Counter-Terrorism):

Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Female Returnees, Working Paper (Bulan Institute):

Developmental and Biographical Issues in Radicalization Pathways: A Comparative Case Analysis of Homegrown German Convicts of Islamist Terrorism-Related Offenses (Terrorism and Political Violence):

Course… Fundamentals of Preventing Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to Terrorism (OSCE e-learning platform):

The future of terrorism in Africa.. as one of the manifestations of new wars in the world (

National Security Minister calls for collaboration to address terrorism, violent extremism threat (GNA via BusinessGhana):

Developmental and Biographical Issues in Radicalization Pathways: A Comparative Case Analysis of Homegrown German Convicts of Islamist Terrorism-Related Offenses (Terrorism and Political Violence):

Influential Moms: Examining Extremist Influencer Mothers (GNET Research):

Gendered radicalisation and ‘everyday practices’: An analysis of extreme right and Islamic State women-only forums (European Journal of International Security):

Guterres: Morocco, champion of inter-faith dialogue & leader in fight against extremism (The North Africa Post):

Facebook-owner Meta releases first human rights report (Arab News):

Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorist Narratives (Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate, UN Security Council):

Countering terrorism and violent extremism beyond the sandpit (ASPI):

Countering the misuse of gaming-related content & spaces: Inspiring practices and opportunities for cooperation with tech companies, November 2022 (EU Radicalisation Awareness Network):

Gender Biases in Preventing Violent Extremism Policies (International Affairs Forum, Center for International Relations):

Online Activities and Extremist Attitudes in Adolescence: An Empirical Analysis with a Gender Differentiation (Monatsschrift für Kriminologie und Strafrechtsreform):

Extremism: Dilemmas on Measuring the Efficacy of Deradicalisation and Disengagement Programmes (Royal Holloway, University of London):

OSINT: How our Analysts are Disrupting Terrorism Online (Tech Against Terrorism): (Recording) (Transcript)

Composite Violent Extremism: A Radicalization Pattern Changing the Face of Terrorism (Lawfare):

The Role of Mental Health in Countering Violent Extremism: Practical Recommendations for Risk Assessment and Prevention (SSRN):

20 online hate crime statistics and facts for 2022 (ProPrivacy):

Challenging the Gatekeepers: the Experiences of Women of Colour Researchers in the Terrorism Studies Field (GNET Research):

“Hate speech and fake news damage the very fabric and processes of local and regional democracy”, says Wilma Delissen Van Tongerlo (Council of Europe): (News) (Report)

Sympathy-Empathy and the Radicalization of Young People (MDPI):

German police raid, question online hate speech suspects (AP via The Hill):

Practitioners’ perspectives on the challenges of dealing with the interaction between mental illness and violent extremism in Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) (Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression ):

Violence on TV: the effects can stretch from age 3 into the teens (Science Daily):

Civil society is key to addressing hate crime, says OSCE’s human rights office (OSCE):

The Evolving Terror Threat to the UK (Raffaello Pantucci via RUSI):

Hate offences law must be enacted as priority (Irish Examiner):

UNODC Supports South-East Asian Practitioners to Develop Effective Communication Campaigns to Prevent Violent Extremism (UNODC):

‘Strengthen Fight Against Terrorism’ (Daily Guide Network, Ghana):

Terrorist Participation Despite Social Influences Opposing Violent Extremism: A Qualitative Study among Young Jihadists in Spain (Studies in Conflict & Terrorism):

EU Code of Conduct against online hate speech: latest evaluation shows slowdown in progress (European Commission):

As fear of local extremism grows, Germany approves first-ever government plan to combat antisemitism (Jewish Journal):

Coordination and Cooperation between the United Nations and the Global Counterterrorism Forum (Global Center on Cooperative Security):

Mapping online hate: A scientometric analysis on research trends and hotspots in research on online hate (PLOS ONE):

Identifying risk factors for Jihadist terrorist offenders committing homicide: An explorative analysis using the European Database of Terrorist offenders (Frontiers in Psychology):

Rethinking Social Media and Extremism (ANU Press):

Disinformation on social media spreading beyond our grasp (LSJ Online, Australia):

Counterterrorism yearbook 2022: the road from 9/11 (Australian Strategic Policy Institute):

UNODC Partners with the Victims Voices Initiative to Support Victims of Terrorism in Belgium (UNODC):

Internet ‘increasingly prominent’ in radicalisation of extremists – research (Independent):

Safeguarding the Metaverse: Countering Terrorism and Preventing Violent Extremism in Digital Space – Expert Panel (United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism):

Homophobic Hate Speech On The Rise In Europe, Says New Report (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty):

Lessons Learned from Countering Violent Extremism in Coastal West Africa (Africa Center for Strategic Studies):

Companies’ fighting of online hate speech slowing down (moonshot):

Commonwealth Secretariat holds webinar series on preventing terrorist use of the Internet in Asia and the Pacific (The Commonwealth):

Call for inputs: Global Study on the Impact of Counter-Terrorism Measures on Civil Society and Civic Space (United Nations Human Rights):

How Cyberbullying Affects Your Teen’s Academic Performance (Psychology Today):

Trauma And Violent Extremism: Implications For Interventions (CREST Research):

Macron has ‘clear and honest’ talk with Musk on Twitter hate speech, user policies (The Times of Israel):

Individual, intergroup and nation-level influences on belief in conspiracy theories (Nature Reviews Psychology):

Hate speech change: What it means and why it matters (Stuff, NZ):

The effect of content moderation on online and offline hate (CEPR):

Twitter confirms 140 jobs to go from Irish operation (Irish Examiner):

Terrorist attacks on the basis of xenophobia, racism and other forms of intolerance, or in the name of religion or belief. Report of the Secretary-General (United Nations General Assembly):

Preventing radicalisation in the European Union: How EU policy has evolved (Think Tank, European Parliament):

The UK Could Finally Make Social Media a Safer Place (Bloomberg via The Washington Post):

Would I Lie to You? The Weaponisation of Social Media (UNDP Oslo Governance Centre): (Blog Post) (Podcast)

Web giants to submit user data as EU law comes into effect (Arab News):

Masculinities in Peace and Security (International Peace Institute):

RAN HEALTH Violent individuals with personalised ideologies and mental health issues, Rome 26-27 September 2022 (EU RAN):

Books Matter. Children’s & Young Adult Literature (ADL):

EU–Nigeria–UNODC–CTED Partnership Project to Counter Terrorism and Violent Extremism Closes (via UNODC):

“Extremism, Terrorism Against Very Meaning Of Islam”: NSA Ajit Doval (NDTV):

Colorado Springs Attack Was A ‘Kind Of Inevitable Development’: Extremism Researcher (NBC News):

Anti-terror agency launches app to tackle hate content (Gulf Times, Qatar):

Radicalisation and extremism: Prevent self-assessment tool (SecEd, UK):

The Decentralised Web (The Tech Against Terrorism Podcast):

NEW RESEARCH: Defining and identifying hate motives: bias indicators for the Australian context (CRIS Consortium):

Video… Safeguarding the Metaverse: Countering Terrorism and Preventing Violent Extremism in Digital Space (UN Media):

Academia is lagging behind when it comes to online extremism and terrorism researcher welfare (Royal Holloway, University of London):

Perceptions of climate change and violent extremism (unicri):

More on countering extremism and hate speech:

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