On the list below, you will find the first part of the 120 most popular LinkedIn posts on the topics of counter-extremism and countering hate speech by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip, during the first half of January 2023. Part a and b of this issue contain 60 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.
The Top 3 posts, as part of this issue, are as follows:
- Researchers warn of rise in extremism online after Covid (BBC News):
- Masculinity and Violent Extremism (Palgrave via XYonline):
- Preventing Violent Extremism – A Technical Guide For Democracy, Human Rights And Governance Implementers (Summary) (International Republican Institute via ConnexUs):
Researchers warn of rise in extremism online after Covid (BBC News): https://lnkd.in/eBBXvCG7 Masculinity and Violent Extremism (Palgrave via XYonline): https://lnkd.in/e8yuaw3m Preventing Violent Extremism – A Technical Guide For Democracy, Human Rights And Governance Implementers (Summary) (International Republican Institute via ConnexUs): https://lnkd.in/e6MEWu-x Twitter Cuts More Staff Overseeing Global Content Moderation (Bloomberg): https://lnkd.in/eDmP3vjK Deconstructing Counterterrorism: What Has Worked and What More Needs To Be Done (European Eye on Radicalization): https://lnkd.in/eZbB-j7U Islamist-connected groups and organisations that support Taliban 'given taxpayers' money', damning report finds (LBC): https://lnkd.in/ecV2kHq6 Deradicalization and Reintegration as Strategies for Counterterrorism in Somalia (The Yale Review of International Studies): https://lnkd.in/eEN8GSsW Examining the Effects of News Frames as a Risk Factor of Radicalisation (Intellectual Discourse): https://lnkd.in/e7444Dfz Ministers studying plans for UK child-specific terrorism orders (The Guardian): https://lnkd.in/expT9fY3 Prevention is better than cure: How Malaysian experts are moving to nip extremism in the bud (malaymail): https://lnkd.in/e6PuGqhg Freedom of speech is not freedom to spread racial hatred on social media: UN experts (United Nations Human Rights): https://lnkd.in/esxc-rhn Africa’s approach to countering terrorism still misses the mark (ISS): https://lnkd.in/edNin_rZ Germany: Telegram becoming a ‘medium for radicalization’ (Arab News): https://lnkd.in/efJH8CXN A Survey of the 2023 Terrorism Threat Landscape (The Washington Institute): https://lnkd.in/g-8zrQ4x “That shit doesn’t fly”: Subcultural constraints on prison radicalization (Wiley Criminology): https://lnkd.in/eWeB3smD ‘Hate speech’ should be censored online: NYU media professor (The College Fix): https://lnkd.in/etm7VYTe UPDATE: “Prosecution of German Women Returning from Syria and Iraq” (Counter Extremism Project): https://lnkd.in/e7xSjX65 Google Joins Meta in Providing Free Terrorism Moderation Software for Smaller Websites (Gizmodo): https://lnkd.in/eHJWU8rN Carleton panel discusses how to combat cyberbullying of female journalists (Capital Current, Canada): https://lnkd.in/e9fxjMXR Journal for Deradicalization No. 33: Winter 2022/23: https://lnkd.in/egYP5ifz A theoretical, empirical and methodologically based instrument to assess the risk of violent jihadist radicalization in prisons: The DRAVY-3 (Terrorism and Political Violence via Ángel Gómez Research): https://lnkd.in/dxZcbY_V Online Extremism, AI, and (Human) Content Moderation (Feminist Philosophy Quarterly): https://lnkd.in/eGZdN3P6 Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (PCVE) in Malaysia: Handbook for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) (UNDP): https://lnkd.in/eaK5wPaB Offline and Online Gender-Based Violence: Extremism Risk Assessment Tools and the Rise of the Incel Rebellion (Homeland Security Today): https://lnkd.in/edkyUZBe Offline and Online Gender-Based Violence: Extremism Risk Assessment Tools and the Rise of the Incel Rebellion (GNET Research): https://lnkd.in/eRxKpjkw Training of trainers and pilot units on classification and evaluation of detainees in prisons (UNODC West and Central Africa): https://lnkd.in/egUbsruv A new set of global principles is advancing digital safety and tackling harmful content (World Economic Forum): https://lnkd.in/e-qkHkvz ‘Urgent need’ for more accountability from social media giants to curb hate speech: UN experts (United Nations): https://lnkd.in/euKU9i9c Social Media, The Paradoxical Freedom Of Speech, And Our Increasingly Defenseless Identities (Forbes): https://lnkd.in/eSCy45Ep Anti-Feminism – Why sexist ideologies are a task for extremism prevention (Violence Prevention Network): https://lnkd.in/eVSyX3Ya Why Extremist Insurgencies Spread: Insights from the Sahel (Georgetown Journal of International Affairs): https://lnkd.in/erdREViH Is the terrorism threat over? (The Conversation): https://lnkd.in/ev3Xc_D6 Hate in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic: dehumanisation as a side effect; re-humanisation as a remedy (Crime, Law and Social Change): https://lnkd.in/e_k3vsHK FINAL REPORT. Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol (U.S. House of Representatives): https://lnkd.in/e3vupRvc A Climate of Terror? Climate Change as a Potential Ideological Driver of Terrorism (START): https://lnkd.in/e2YrCnqu The Facts about Online Hate and Cyberviolence Against Women and Girls in Canada (Canadian's Women Association): https://lnkd.in/efTxXbFk Trends in Terrorism: What’s on the Horizon in 2023? (Foreign Policy Research Institute): https://lnkd.in/eySaKwfx Harnessing the power of sports to counter hate speech and prevent genocide (Modern Ghana): https://lnkd.in/eGUFxhi6 UN rights chief wants online hate safeguards in 2023 (Politiko, Philippines): https://lnkd.in/esV6QeZ6 Nigerian Military Speaks on Fresh Plans for Over 600 Repentant Terrorists Read (Legit, Nigeria): https://lnkd.in/ejjBVvjC Community Action Strategy. Countering Violent Extremism In Kenya (USAID): https://lnkd.in/ePgAcrZh Saudi counter-extremism center, Telegram collaborate to remove extremist content (Arab News): https://lnkd.in/erhrU-yt Freedom of speech is not freedom to spread racial hatred on social media: UN experts (United Nations Human Rights): https://lnkd.in/eiGWZwtT Professor Greg Barton - Understanding radicalisation, extremism and terrorism (The Voices of War): https://lnkd.in/eqbXzk9r The Facts about Online Hate and Cyberviolence Against Women and Girls in Canada (Canadian Women's Foundation): https://lnkd.in/efTxXbFk La prévention de l’extrémisme violent dans les revues scientifiques (UNESCO-PREV & CPRMV): https://t.co/LcbDJlKzkJ Regulating Artificial Intelligence Requires Balancing Rights, Innovation (Just Security): https://lnkd.in/eWvXSPAk ADL reports increase in hate and extremism in online games, gaming industry responds (Fox 13 Memphis): https://lnkd.in/eAdkuNie Hate speech in the Internet context: Unpacking the roles of Internet penetration, online legal regulation, and online opinion polarization from a transnational perspective (Sage): https://lnkd.in/eZWyMT6z The Bird Has Been Freed, and So Has a New Era of Online Extremism (Small Wars Journal): https://lnkd.in/eu_z8NCn Hate Speech: Govt considering comprehensive amendments to criminal laws, MHA tells SC [Read Affidavit] (Law Street Journal, India): https://lnkd.in/eaGwy_Rx Soft power and its role in implementing the Iraqi counter-terrorism strategy (Al-Bayan Center for Planning and Studies): https://lnkd.in/er_FEhSZ UNiting Against Hate episode 6: Is hate speech on the rise? (United Nations): https://lnkd.in/exwxX-YN Is Resilience a Good Concept in Terrorism Research? A Conceptual Adequacy Analysis of Terrorism Resilience (Studies in Conflict & Terrorism): https://lnkd.in/ewYPKshP Combating Online Youth Radicalization (Learning for Justice): https://lnkd.in/eMRVGS-4 The Internet and Radicalisation Pathways: Technological Advances, Mental Health and the Role of Attackers (GNET Research): https://lnkd.in/etvrve9g Social Media Executives Testify on Reducing Hate Online (C-Span): https://lnkd.in/ek7NBV6h The Growing Threat of Misogyny and Gender-based Abuse Online (Tech Against Terrorism): https://lnkd.in/eur5iK69 UNiting Against Hate episode 5: Tools to combat hate (United Nations): https://lnkd.in/edeu6QWV Hate speech in video games: A social media problem (Hertie School): https://lnkd.in/eBCsMB5z Peace In Ghana: A look at strategic and contextual approach to preventing violent extremism -AM Talk (JoyNews, Ghana): https://lnkd.in/esgJ5AgQ --- Free articles and analyses on soft counter-extremism and on countering hate speech: counter-terrorism.org Preventhate.org