Free Resources on Countering Extremism and Hate Speech, November 2023 (II/II)

Browse and read from a list of the 150 most popular LinkedIn resources that deal with counter-extremism and countering hate speech, as posted by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip, during the second half of November 2023…

The Top 5 posts, as part of this issue:

  1. Countering Violent Extremism with a Non-Militarised Model (E-International Relations):
  2. UN Joint appeal for counter-terrorism efforts in Africa launched — with direct link to priority technical assistance needs identified by the CTC and CTED (UN CTC & CTED): (News) (Website)
  3. Why I Post Against Extremism and Hate (
  4. Men, Masculinities and Memes: The Case of Incels (GNET Research):
  5. Free eBook…
    RESISTING RADICALISATION. Understanding Young People’s Journeys through Radicalising Milieus (Berghahn):

Background: since 2017, we have filed more than 12,000 of shares on LinkedIn to a network of – now – more than 6,200 followers and connections – shares of articles and documents about countering extremism, radicalization, and on countering hate. This is one of the bi-weekly reviews of our posts, hosted on the website

Mapping of primary prevention approaches in Central & Eastern EU Member States, November 2023 (EU RAN):

Spotting the warning signs of tech-based coercive control (eSafetyCommissioner, Australian Government):


Addressing online extremism effectively (Nexus Horizon):

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

eSafety welcomes feedback on draft industry standards to tackle online child sexual abuse and pro-terror material (eSafetyCommissioner, Australian Government):

Unveiling the Implicit Toxicity in Large Language Models (arXiv):


Roblox used by extremists to recruit children, police warn (The Sydney Morning Herald):

The Great Replacement in the Manosphere: Implications for Terrorism (GNET Research):

Counter-Terrorism Committee conducts assessment visit to Jordan (United Nations Security Council CTC):

Terrorists face losing dual citizenship in new law (The Sydney Morning Herald):

Misogynistic Pathways to Radicalisation: Recommended Measures for Platforms to Assess and Mitigate Online Gender-Based Violence (ISD):

Online content moderation – Current challenges in detecting hate speech (EU FRA):

Morocco, EU: Continued Commitment Against Terrorism & Violent Extremism Through Education (FANA):

From disinformation to hate speech: Platform Governance Archive reveals how social platforms regulate our communication (Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society):

Enhancing collaboration between law enforcement and other stakeholders in P/CVE, October 2023 (EU RAN):

Criminal justice interventions for preventing radicalisation, violent extremism and terrorism: An evidence and gap map (Campbell Collaboration & Wiley):

Comparative analysis of the current legal frameworks in Latin America to fight online gender violence and support women’s* leadership in public life (Heinrich Böll Stiftung):

How to Foster Constructive Dialogue as Part of Media Development? Lessons from a Case Study on Interactive Radio Formats in Niger (The News Media (and) Development Network):

The Continued (In)visibility of Cyber Gender Abuse (The Yale Law Journal):

Journalism and the Politics of Hate: Charting Ethical Responses to Religious Intolerance (SSRN):

By the Book: Appropriate Measures of Policing (

Respondents with more extreme views show moderation of opinions in multi-year surveys in the USA and the Netherlands (communications psychology):

EU Counter-Terrorism Strategy and Its Impact on European Security (SSRN):

US State Department Lauds Morocco’s Role in Global Counter-Terrorism (Morocco World News):

Polarisation, radicalisation and discrimination. Focus on Central and Eastern Europe (Demokratie gegen Menschenfeindlichkeit):

Preventing Domestic Violent Extremism: Insights from RAND Research (RAND Corporation):

Cause or Amplification? Digital Radicalization and Analog Bias (

Let’s pool resources to combat violent terrorism—KAIPTC (Ghana News Agency):

Morocco and EU Launch Alliance to Tackle Extremism through Education (Morocco Worldnews):

The Gangster and the Bride: The Framing of Femininity and Masculinity in News Coverage of Jihadist Terrorism (GNET Research):


Gender-based violence: Teaching about its root causes is necessary to address it (The Conversation):

The Gangster and the Bride: The Framing of Femininity and Masculinity in News Coverage of Jihadist Terrorism (GNET Research):

Social Media Laws to Tackle Online Hate (RTÉ):

Revisiting the Definition of Bullying in the Context of Higher Education (International Journal of Bullying Prevention):

The Compendium of Promising Practices in the Rehabilitation and Reintegration of ISIS-Linked Women and Children (Bulan Institute):

Students in Albania gain insights on media information literacy and challenges in the digital age (UNESCO):

United Nations and African Union Youth Forum in Ghana Spotlights the Contributions of Young People in the 13th African Games (United Nations):

Anti-Bullying and Online Safety Programme for Schools (UNESCO):

CyberBullying Detection using SVM and Naive Bayes (GitHub):

Security Forces and Civil Society trained to combat rising extremism and arms proliferation in West Africa (UNDP Ghana):

Behind the Instagram Posts: The Role of Female Influencers on the Far-Right (GNET Research):

Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (CETS No. 210):

Understanding Lone Wolves: Analyzing the Motives and Prevention of Acts of Violence (CTG’s Threat Intelligence Podcast):

Social media algorithms to blame for antisemitic, Islamophobic content online, Waterloo expert says (CBC News):

Hate Speech in the Marketplace: An Economic Analysis of the Efficacy of Hate Speech Restrictions (The University of Texas at Austin):

Moving to prevent youth radicalism, extremism (The Star, Malaysia):

Five essential facts to know about femicide (UN Women):

Radicalisation & Extremism- Bjørn Ihler- A korero/discussion (Tiaki Akoako):

Terrorism Index in the Arab Region – Third Quarter 2023 (Maat for Peace, Development, and Human Rights):

Bill to tackle online hate ‘absolute priority’ for feds, but advocate decries delays (CP24, Canada):

The repercussions of digital bullying on social media users (Frontiers in Psychology):

UNESCO celebrates the 13th anniversary of media information literacy in Albania (digwatch):

Lessons Learned from Student-led Initiatives to Prevent Violent Extremism in Kenyan Universities (RUSI):

How Harmful Content in Social Media Can Hinder Peacebuilding (Green Network):

Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence in an Era of Generative AI (UNESCO):

RAN LOCAL Working Group meeting – How can arts, civic pride and culture contribute to boosting local resilience and democracy against extremism, hate crimes and other threats to democracy?, Milan 28-29 September 2023 (EU RAN):

Moral disengagement and cyberbullying perpetration among adolescents: The moderating role of empathy (Children and Youth Services Review):

Police officers in the Republic of Moldova trained on addressing hate speech and bias-motivated offences (Council of Europe):

KRMG In-Depth: New studies show economic consequences of forcing social media to carry hate speech (102.3 KRMG):

Spotlight on Gender. November 2023 (EU RAN):

Gendered Extremism (The Nation, Pakistan):

Deep Learning Approach for Classifying the Aggressive Comments on Social Media: Machine Translated Data Vs Real Life Data (arXiv):

Working Paper 2: Examination of technology – Large Language Models (Digital Platform Regulators Forum, Australian Government):

Meta, TikTok, X face tougher rules in hate speech, deep fake crackdown (The Sydney Morning Herald):

UNESCO supports Training to Empower Youth to Combat Online Hate Speech, Misinformation & Disinformation (UNESCO Dakar):

Harnessing Artificial Intelligence to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism (Ruanggoprol, Indonesia):

Maat: Terrorist operations escalated in Africa during Q3 2023 and victims were more than 9 thousand people (Maat for Peace, Development, and Human Rights):

Addressing hate speech issues for youngsters in Armenia (Council of Europe):

Rise in online hate speech underscores need for reform (Australian Associated Press):

Malaysia’s PM Anwar pledges to fight religious extremism, poverty in speech at party congress (The Straits Times):

Placing education at the heart of preventing and countering violent extremism conducive to terrorism efforts (GCTF):

Meaningful Transparency for CVE: Process not Policy (GNET Research):

How to Recognize Adult Bullying (Psychology Today):

Regional report on meso approaches to the study of radicalisation and violent extremism in MENA and the Balkans (CONNEKT):

Security Forces and Civil Society trained to combat rising extremism and arms proliferation in West Africa (Modern Ghana):

The Global Response To Religious Extremism (Insider Reporter):

Case Study: Integrity or Influence? Facebook’s Governance Trade-offs in India and the Power of the Press (Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy):


Strategic Intelligence Analysis Of Religion-based Hate Speech In Social Media: A Case Study Of The Directorate Intelligence And Security At Polda Metro Jaya (International Review of Humanities Studies):

Why are bullies so mean? A youth psychology expert explains what’s behind their harmful behavior (The Conversation):

Linguistic Features of Multilingual Hate Speech in the Online “Bardagulan” (International Journal of English Language Studies):

Statement of the Advisory Council on Youth on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (CCJ, Council of Europe):

Prison Management and Rehabilitation of Terrorism-Related Offenders in France | Sofia Koller (CEP):

UNESCO and INSYDE lead a pilot programme in Baja California for journalists’ strategies against digital violence (UNESCO):

Most online hate targets women, says EU report (Reuters):

Experts warn of extremism in online gaming, share tips for parents (ABC News):

The Ethics of Content Moderation: Who Should Decide What We Say Online? (The Tech Against Terrorism Podcast):

Media & Information Literacy: An Avenue for Youth to Combat Hate Speech, Misinformation & Disinformation (UNESCO):

Hochul announces attempt to address hate online amid rise in antisemitism and Islamophobia (City & State New York):

How to talk to your children about hate speech. How to help your child recognize hate speech and know what to do when they encounter it (UNICEF):

Working Paper 1: Literature summary – Harms and risks of algorithms (Digital Platform Regulators Forum, Australian Government):

Violent Extremism in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Potential Drivers and Preventative Measures (United Nations Iraq):

Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation in the CT and P/CVE field (ICCT):

Integrating Gender Across OSINT Cycles: Good Practices for Practitioners (GNET Research):

Amending the Online Safety (Basic Online Safety Expectations) Determination 2022—Consultation paper (Australian Government):

Peace Initiatives by Young Peacebuilders Showcased at UNAOC Symposium in Córdoba, Spain (UNAOC):

The effectiveness of restorative justice programs: A meta-analysis of recidivism and other relevant outcomes (Criminology & Criminal Justice):

Speech that Isn’t Mine: Obligations Under the European Court of Human Rights (International Journal of Semiotic Law):

How Big Tech platforms are neglecting their non-English language users (Globalwitness):

CDPC and CDADI jointly approved a new comprehensive draft Recommendation on preventing and combating hate crime (CDADI, Council of Europe):

RAN Mental Health Working Group meeting – Enhancing the cooperation between mental health practitioners and security forces in P/CVE, the Hague 28-29 March 2023 (EU RAN):

Women in sports: Council approves conclusions to combat gender-based discrimination (European Council):

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. 25 November (United Nations):

Comparing Machine Learning and Deep Learning Techniques for Text Analytics: Detecting the Severity of Hate Comments Online (Information Systems Frontiers):

Bullying and hate speech: Q&A with Alex Holmes (Yubo):

Australia to force social media companies to crack down on ‘emerging harms’ of AI deep fakes and hate speech (The Guardian, UK):

RISE Action Guide Launch Symposium: Local Reflections and Closing (YouTube Channel of USIP):

Folge 6: Hass im Kopf: Täterarbeit als wertvolles Instrument – ein Gedankenaustausch mit Peter Anhalt und Steven Avanzato-Driesner (Tatmotiv Hass – Ein Infopodcast der Polizei Berlin):

Development NGO responses to countering violent extremism and hate (Conflict, Security & Development):

Children’s Experiences of Bullying Victimization and the Influence on Their Subjective Well-Being: a Population-Based Study (Child Indicators Research):

Hate Speech, Historical Oppressions, and European Human Rights (Race, Racism and the Law):

Lassen sich ehemalige IS-Anhänger wieder integrieren? (DW Nachrichten):

From Envy to Radicalization (Evolutionary Psychological Science):

Online Content Moderation – Current challenges in detecting hate speech (INACH):

Trainings and Publications (icommit, Violence Prevention Network):

ChatGPT And Potential For Deleterious Exploitation – Analysis (eurasiareview):

The fight for gender equality more urgent than ever (UNDP Montenegro):

Sorting Fact from Fiction: Kenyan Coalition trained to fact-check disinformation and hate speech online (UNESCO):

Bibliometric Analysis of Deep Learning for Social Media Hate Speech Detection (Journal of Information Systems and Informatics):

DSWD presents peace, dev’t programs at UN-sponsored dialogue on extremism (Inquirer, Philippines):

Passion-Net: a robust precise and explainable predictor for hate speech detection in Roman Urdu text (Neural Computing and Applications):

The role of education in combating cyberbullying in Indonesia (Global Partnership):

The devil is in the detail: reconceptualising bystander reactions to online political hostility (Behaviour & Information Technology):

International Conference. The Abuse of Livestreaming, Gaming and Virtual Reality Services and Platforms by Terrorist Actors (Council of Europe):

Exposure to social bots amplifies perceptual biases and regulation propensity (Scientific Reports):

Visual constituent analysis: a novel approach to annotating, constructing, and analysing large-scale visual and text-visual corpora (Loughborough University):

Folge #19 | Subkulturelle Online-Sphären: Wie islamistischer Content in den analogen Raum gerät (KN:IX talks):

Weaponization of Identity in MENA: How It Manifests Online and the Responsibilities of Tech Platforms (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace):

Virtualism, Cyberviolence and Hate Speech in the Metaverse (Academy of European Law):

Launch event of UNICRI’s research report Voices of Resilience: A Gender Needs Analysis on Preventing Violent Extremism in the Sahel (UNICRI):

The relationship between internet gaming disorder and psychotic experiences: cyberbullying and insomnia severity as mediators (BMC Psychiatry):

Positive Internet use and online civic engagement versus active involvement in selected online risks – how are both connected in adolescents from six European countries? (Psychology, Society, & Education):

A Guide For Cities: Preventing Hate, Extremism & Polarisation (The Strong Cities Network):

Influence Of International Digital Platforms. Chapter 6 – Algorithmic transparency (Parliament of Australia):

Moderating borderline content while respecting fundamental values (Wiley):

Walk a Mile. A practice-routed guide to P/CVE collaboration and casework (icommit):

‘We Don’t Co-parent with the Government’: Gender Ideology as a Global Culture War (GNET Research):

Keeping women and their children safe from tech-based abuse (eSafetyCommissioner, Australian Government):

RAN Practitioners Plenary 2023 (EU RAN):

Defining school bullying and its implications on education, teachers and learners (UNESCO):

OSCE Mission Persists in Engaging Youth Against Extremism (Mirage News): |

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