Tags : extremist

Horrific pro-Trump ‘coup’ at US Capitol spurs Twitter, FB to

Social media giants rose as one Wednesday to collectively bar U.S President Donald Trump’s incendiary speech on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in the wake of the armed ‘supporter’ riots that stunned the country as lawmakers moved ahead to affirm President-elect Biden’s electoral win at the country’s Capitol. Hundreds of pro-Trump protesters pushed through barriers set […]...Read More

Arkansas police chief given pink slip over vitriolic ‘Death to

Arkansas police chief Lang Holland has resigned after it came to light that he frequently took to several social media platforms to advocate for violence against “Marxist Democrats.” Holland, who had been the chief of police in Marshall, resigned over the past weekend after his admission to the vitriolic and derogatory calls. He was confronted by […]...Read More

Horrific Kabul attack shakes nation to its core, US envoy

Afghanistan declared a national day of mourning Tuesday to honor the 22 people killed in a horrific attack a day earlier on Kabul University, which was claimed by the Islamic State group. Most of those killed were students and another 22 people were injured, some of them critically. Monday’s brutal, hours-long assault was the second […]...Read More

Vienna mourns fanatic gun attack victims, citizens warned to stay

At least one Islamic extremist — a 20-year-old armed with an automatic rifle and a fake explosive vest — rampaged through a crowded Vienna nightlife district hours ahead of a coronavirus lockdown, leaving four people dead before being killed by police, Austrian authorities said Tuesday. The suspect in Monday night’s attack was identified as a […]...Read More

Tens of thousands in Bangladesh take to streets to call

Streets thronged with thousands in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka on Monday decrying French President Emmanuel Macron, for his defense of the criticism of Islam as a right to freedom of speech.  The demonstrators called for a boycott of French products and made attempts to march to the French embassy but were halted in their tracks by the police.   France is an important trading partner and a major aid provider for Bangladesh. The Bangladesh government foregoing […]...Read More

Against the tide // What should Muslims do about insults

Terror attacks in France have sent shock waves across the world. That young men seething in rage over their “hurt sentiments” can go about beheading people in public places is an unimaginable act in any civilised society. And over what? Some cartoons of Prophet Mohammed? This is not the first time that the self-appointed defenders […]...Read More

Thousands of ‘QAnon-ists’ pulled off Facebook, Instagram

In an update to a blog post discussing Facebook’s Dangerous Individuals and Organisations policy, the platform this week dropped the figures associated with QAnon, a far right, extremist conspiracy network, and the removal of all accounts linked with the ideology. According to policy, the company has removed 1,700 Pages, 5,600 Groups and around 18,700 Instagram […]...Read More

Three killed in grisly knife attack in Nice, France

An attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church Thursday in the Mediterranean city of Nice, authorities said. It was the third attack in two months in France. The assailant was wounded by police and hospitalised after the killings at the Notre Dame Church, less than a kilometre from the site in […]...Read More

Pak PM warns Facebook of ‘hate against Islam’, calls for

Pakistan’s prime minister has written a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seeking a ban on Islamophobic content on the site, warning of an increase in radicalisation amongst Muslims, the government said on Sunday. In the letter, shared by the Pakistani government on Twitter, Imran Khan said that “growing Islamophobia” is encouraging extremism and violence […]...Read More