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Dispute over a Study on Racism Within the German Police | GermanPolicy.com

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Human Rights and the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy

From 29 June to 3 July 2020, the 2nd Counter-Terrorism Week was to be held at the UN Headquarters in New York. At the heart of the week: the 7th…

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Using the Full Expression Instead of the Word Incel

There is the relatively new phenomenon of so-called incels. Caution is of the order as to the use of the word, short for “involuntary celibates,” for lingistic reasons. Incil, which…

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The Trend Towards Censorship and the Need for Standards

Undeniably, there has been a trend to instore measures of, bluntly put, censorship, against extremist Internet content, in the past few years. Worldwide, this trend, which could be understood as…

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Avoiding Physical Harm in Counter-Terrorism (CT)

In December 2018, I advocated against the unlawful use of kinetic weapons, as well as against the use of unconventional weapons, in counter-terrorism efforts worldwide. I would hereby like to…

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Hate Speech Laws and Social Media Companies

The German government cabinet has passed a tougher stance against hate speech. What makes sense about the legal project, in Germany and elswhere, is to hold social media companies responsible…

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How a Former Cadre Tries to Entrench his Post-9/11 Hold-Up

After the terrible attacks of September 11, 2001, a former German political cadre thwarted a potentially critical part of the September 11 investigation in Germany by deploying massive pressure and…

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Appreciative Communication

The summary introduction of the Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict states that aggression can be realized through language. While I agree, I have made the observation that through binaries…

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Countering Radicalization Softly

Measures and tools of counter radicalization are more reliable now than they were a few years back, thanks to RAN and other organizations. However, the application depends on the individuals…

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Negative Traits in Counter-Terrorism

Here are a number of unhelpful traits which may surface in counter-terrorism (German terms in some cases added): actionism instead of careful consideration anticipatory justice or vorauseilende Gerechtigkeit exaggeration leading…

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