Social isolation feeds into extremism and terrorism.
#FreeTommy protests depict the founder of the English Defence League as a hero. But his sentencing had nothing to do with the right to protest.
An Indonesian police officer secures the area following the May 14 bomb blast at police headquarters in Surabaya, East Java.
A tougher security approach to terrorism may be counterproductive and could even potentially undermine the supremacy of civilian government in Indonesia.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in orange headgear, greets members of Sikh community during his visit to Golden Temple, in Amritsar, India, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
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Recent reports of the presence of Sikh extremists in Canada have put both the prime minister and the federal leader of the NDP party on the defensive about their positions.
NRA TV’s content focuses on ideology rather than guns.
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Gun control advocates want to shut down the National Rifle Association's online video channel, NRA TV. A scholar looks at what its videos are actually about.
Videos serving up jihadi content are being targeted by the Home Office.
Machine learning isn't reliable enough yet – and it's short-sighted to only train this detection tech on jihadi content.
Saliha (left) and Alexia in 2012. Alexia no longer wears the veil.
Agnès De Feo
A number of women who once wore and defended the full Islamic veil known as the niqab later chose to renounce it. Here two of them tell their stories.
Is there an echo here?
More and more, news items, adverts and posts by friends are blurred in Facebook's interface. This all merges into a single stream of information.
‘Antifasc’ as portrayed in Romper Stomper.
Stan's remake of the 1992 film Romper Stomper swaps skinhead culture for the complexities of contemporary Australian extremist politics. In doing so, it highlights disillusion with mainstream politicians and media.
A man breaks down next to the caskets of three of the six victims of the Quebec City mosque shooting during funeral services in February 2017 in Montreal.
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As Canadians, we shouldn't blame U.S. President Donald Trump for the rise of hatred here. He may have emboldened the so-called alt-right in Canada, but it was flourishing long before his election.
Mubin Shaikh, a Toronto-born de-radicalization expert, speaks during a counter-terrorism event in Germany in May 2015.
No country is immune to terrorism, but de-radicalizing people who have been attracted to terrorist organizations like ISIS can work.
Britain First leader Paul Golding and deputy leader Jayda Fransen.
The US president has lent legitimacy to a small group of right-wing extremists by sharing its content.
Interreligious gathering of prayer for peace ceremony, October 2017.
There is a battle of Buddhisms taking place on the streets of Myanmar.
Passionate feelings can lead to extreme divisions.
The way people use social media – and the algorithms inside those systems – increases passions, and drives people to polarizing extremes.
It’s very hard to cut extremists off from the internet.
Efforts to kick extremists off the internet can't succeed and might even have the unintended side effect of bolstering support for radical groups.
Police intervene to protect members of National Action as it cancelled a rally in Liverpool in 2015 following counter-protests.
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Five serving members of the army have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to the group.
Assumptions, authoritarianism and errors are just a few of the ways in which the world could be confronted by a nuclear disaster, physicist and disarmament expert MV Ramana suggests in his book reviews.
A nuclear physicist and disarmament expert recommends reading on nuclear disasters, weapons, authoritarianism and climate change.
IS supporters are turning away from Twitter.
New research has tracked how quickly Twitter accounts linked to extremism are being suspended.
Police raided several Sydney properties over the weekend in relation to possible terror plots.
The government seems hell-bent on pre-crime arrest, prosecution, and punishment for terror offenders – while falling short in providing the necessary long-term support.
Mothers are revered in Southeast Asia. But, when it comes to extremism, might they also be part of the problem?
Socioeconomic support is essential to help families resist the temptation of extremism.