Tagged: right-wing extremists

GNET Report Examines Violent Conspiratorial Narratives

The Global Network on Extremism and Technology (GNET) recently published the report – The Role of Violent Conspiratorial Narratives in Violent and Non-Violent Extreme Right Manifestos Online, 2015-2020. While there now exists an academic consensus stressing the importance of extremist words that sharply delineate, reify and polarise in‑ and out‑group...

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The Conspiracy Consortium: COVID-19 and Right-Wing Extremism

The Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), founded in 2006, investigates and responds to the rise of polarization and extremism around the world. This paper focuses on the development of conspiracy theories, misinformation, and the resulting violent consequences of these threats, with concentrated focus on the role that right-wing extremism plays...

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Right-Wing Extremist Fundraising

As mainstream social media companies have increased their scrutiny and moderation of right-wing extremist (RWE) content and groups, there’s been a move to alternative online content platforms. There’s also growing concern about right-wing extremism in Australia, and about how this shift has diversified the mechanisms used to fundraise by RWE...

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Transnational Connections of Violent Right-Wing Extremism and Terrorism

The threat of the extreme right-wing (XRW) is rising and expanding globally, according to a new report released by the Counter Extremism Project. Titled Violent Right-Wing Extremism and Terrorism – Transnational Connectivity, Definitions, Incidents, Structures and Countermeasures, the study analyses the XRW threat and “its growing transnational connectivity (i.e., extending...