Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, December 2020 (I/II)

The 25 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on the topic of counter-extremism by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip, first half of December. In descending order.

Since mid-2017, we have filed thousands of shares, comments, and reactions on LinkedIn. Almost all of them regard posts of articles and documents on counter-extremism. This is a current selection of our posts:





New global hub to study factors driving radicalization and violent extremism
(UN News)
https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/12/1079432

Countering extremism: Time to reboot
(Police Professional)
https://www.policeprofessional.com/feature/countering-extremism-time-to-reboot/

Fighting terrorism and radicalisation: deal on budget, priorities for 2021-2027
(European Parliament)
https://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20201210IPR93504/fighting-terrorism-and-radicalisation-deal-on-budget-priorities-for-2021-2027

Who are these “Islamists” everyone talks about?! Why academic struggles over words matter
(PRIF)
https://blog.prif.org/2020/12/03/who-are-these-islamists-everyone-talks-about-why-academic-struggles-over-words-matter/

Female extremists in QAnon and ISIS are on the rise. We need a new strategy to combat them
(NBC News)
https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/female-extremists-qanon-isis-are-rise-we-need-new-strategy-ncna1250619

Risk assessment and management in violent extremism: a primer for mental health practitioners
(The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology)
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14789949.2020.1859591

Counter-Daesh Dictionary
(Global Coalition)
https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6743860967316197376-NtrL

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Deradicalisation doesn’t work, says terror watchdog
(The Times)
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/lie-detector-essential-for-freed-jihadists-says-terrorism-watchdog-g3737cbr3

Extremists infiltrate gatherings to recruit vulnerable youth
(2GB)
https://www.2gb.com/extremists-infiltrate-gatherings-to-recruit-vulnerable-youth/

Rethinking lone-wolf extremism
(Times of Malta)
https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/rethinking-lone-wolf-extremism-samuel-bezzina.835424

A Neglected Approach in CT Research: Studies Along the Time Axis
(A.R.C. Europe)
https://arc-europe.org/2020/12/08/a-neglected-approach-in-ct-research-studies-along-the-time-axis/

CAN SOCIAL NETWORKING PLATFORMS PREVENT POLARISATION AND VIOLENT EXTREMISM?
(Vox Pol)
https://www.voxpol.eu/can-social-networking-platforms-prevent-polarisation-and-violent-extremism/

Preventing violent extremism in Uganda – The role of resilience and dialogue
(ISS)
http://issafrica.s3.amazonaws.com/site/uploads/ear-34.pdf

Pursuing Clear Goals in Behaviorist Treatment
(A.R.C. Europe)
https://arc-europe.org/2020/11/30/pursuing-clear-goals-in-behaviorist-treatment/

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What the Facebook antitrust lawsuits might mean for hate speech
(Forward)
https://forward.com/news/460102/facebook-antitrust-lawsuits-hate-speech-disinformation-consequences/

YEARBOOK OF EUROPEAN SECURITY 2020
(EUISS)
https://www.iss.europa.eu/content/yearbook-european-security-2020

Macron Plows Ahead in Fight Against Extremism With Key Law: Q&A
(Bloomberg)
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-12-09/macron-plows-ahead-in-fight-against-extremism-with-key-law-q-a

Why women adopt Jihadi ideology
(Policyforum.net)
https://www.policyforum.net/why-women-adopt-jihadi-ideology/

Christchurch shooter was radicalized on YouTube, New Zealand report says
(The Verge)
https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/8/22162779/christchurch-shooter-youtube-mosque-radicalized

Detection of Hate Speech using Text Mining and Natural Language Processing
(IJERT)
https://www.ijert.org/research/detection-of-hate-speech-using-text-mining-and-natural-language-processing-IJERTV9IS110257.pdf

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TECH AGAINST TERRORISM’S RESPONSE TO THE EU DIGITAL SERVICES ACT CONSULTATION PROCESS
(Tech Against Terrorism)
https://www.voxpol.eu/tech-against-terrorisms-response-to-the-eu-digital-services-act-consultation-process/

How Europe should fight violent Islamist extremism
(ECFR)
https://ecfr.eu/article/how-europe-should-fight-violent-islamist-extremism/

Deradicalisation programmes not working on jailed jihadists, watchdog warns
(The Week)
https://www.theweek.co.uk/terrorism/951460/deradicalisation-programmes-not-working-jailed-jihadists

From passive search to active conversation: An evaluation of the Facebook Redirect Programme
(Moonshot)
https://counterspeech.fb.com/en/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/11/Facebook-Redirect-Evaluation_Final-Report_Moonshot-1.pdf

Countermeasures in Practice
(Jigsaw)
https://jigsaw.google.com/the-current/white-supremacy/countermeasures/





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