Tags : extremist

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

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

France set to ban Turkey’s ‘militant’ Grey Wolves after group graffiti name on Armenian memorial

France plans to ban a Turkish ultra-nationalist group known as the Grey Wolves, the interior minister said Monday, in a move that risks further straining of already tense relations with Ankara. The dissolution was announced after a memorial centre to mass killings of Armenians during World War I was defaced with graffiti including the name […]...Read More

Horrific Kabul attack shakes nation to its core, US envoy warns govt, Taliban must unite against “common enemy”

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 on guard amid state-wide manhunts

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 for France boycotts

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

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 ban on Islamophobic content

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