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# extremism

This week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
European speakers of parliament urge for better protections against abuse towards politicians
Hate speech and violence towards politicians is posing a “serious challenge” to the functioning of democracy.
Last year
Gardaí take part in European operation targeting online content from far-right and terrorist groups
The operation took place on 15 December and involved 14 countries.
Democracy in the US is ‘under assault’ by MAGA Republicans, Joe Biden says
The leader called Donald Trump and his allies an extremist threat to America and its future.
All time
Promotion of extremism, racism and hatred 'widespread' on TikTok, report warns
Irish TikTok creators mocked George Nkencho and celebrated racist reactions to his death.
Proud Boys leader who burned Black Lives Matter banner sentenced to five months in jail
Enrique Tarrio told the court he was “profusely” sorry for his actions.
Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'
Five people are serving prison sentences in Ireland for convictions related to Islamist extremism offences, according to a new report.
Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'
Only three people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack.
Opinion: 'Our apathy is the single greatest tool that vicious political groups will seek to weaponise as we head into the European election'
So far Ireland has rejected the toxic political rhetoric of far-right nationalism and Euroscepticism – but elsewhere in Europe that populist dogma is spreading, writes Benjamin Moore.
Jacinda Ardern calls for global fight against racism and right-wing extremism
The main suspect in last week’s terror attack made a white power gesture as he appeared in court.
‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation
An expert has said better integration of asylum seekers and refugees must play a role in this process.
'I want to join ISIS': How big a problem is radicalisation in Ireland?
The number of people who have radical or extreme Islamic views here varies from a handful to over 100, depending on who you ask.
Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question
We speak to experts and a young man who wanted to travel to Syria.
Reported for simply speaking Arabic? How Manchester is recovering from a terror attack
What Ireland can learn from Manchester about radicalisation and Islamophobia.
How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation
Exploring integration and extremism in the context of the refugee crisis.
Theresa May says Trump's retweets of Britain First were 'wrong' - but he's still welcome to visit
A Trump spokesperson says that whether the videos are accurate or not is unimportant.
A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump
Analysts say theses groups may have members in the tens of thousands and tacit supporters in the hundreds of thousands.
Gardaí monitoring a number of people using Facebook who are attempting to radicalise people
A number of pages have been removed in the last two weeks.
Imam says extremists are targeting 'vulnerable' young Muslims in Ireland
The chair of the Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council has said people who have been radicalised “need professional help”.
'Drive them out of your community' - Trump delivers message to the Islamic world on extremism
Donald Trump was delivering a much anticipated speech in Saudi Arabia.
Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London
Lawrence Burns has been sentenced to four years in prison.
German hostage beheaded by Islamist militants in the Philippines
“Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces exhausted all efforts to save his life,” a spokesperson said.
'Integration means you are Syrian and now you're Irish as well'
A welcome reception for Syrian refugees is being held in Blanchardstown today.
Islamist guerillas behead hostage in the Philippines
The Abu Sayyaf, a small group of Islamic militants, killed the man.
'It is not enough to scoff at the rise of extremism, it needs to be stopped'
The rise of the extremist right is more insidious and worrying, writes Aaron McKenna.
Man suspected of arming Paris supermarket jihadist arrested in Spain
Antoine Denevi, a 27-year-old from a small town in northern France, was detained yesterday.
Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security
The U2 frontman said he understands the financial stress countries are under as they debate how much aid to give.
Radical Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary put back in jail for breaching his bail
He faces a trial in January.
Israel rounds up Jewish extremists after Palestinian baby is burned to death
The men are being held using detention laws usually reserved for Palestinians.
A fateful Paris shopping trip, and the death that rocked France
18-year-old anti-fascist college student Clément Meric was killed on the streets of Paris two years ago. The site set up by a Muslim cleric to counter the "facade" of ISIS
Between 25 and 30 Irish people have travelled to the areas where ISIS is now active in recent years.
Opinion: An alliance between secular and religious people would defeat extremism
Defeating religious extremism cannot be left one group alone – we’re in this together.
Opinion: Learning from the Paris bloodshed – the need for an intercultural Ireland
Irish sports clubs, and in particular the GAA, have been immeasurable helpful in warmly welcoming young people from diverse backgrounds.
New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed
The magazine’s front page will be released this evening.
Explainer: What is Boko Haram and why can't Nigeria stop them?
The group killed over 2,000 people last week.
Pope on Paris attacks: People become 'enslaved to deviant forms of religion'
Pope Francis’ comments come as France’s deploys up to 10,000 security services to prevent further attacks.
Brother of murdered French policeman: Do not confuse extremists with Muslims
Malek Merabet also chided the media for using footage of his brother’s killing.
'I'll Ride With You': A blueprint for how we should deal with terrorism
Yesterday’s gesture by a Sydney commuter was an extraordinary show of solidarity and humanity – showing what differentiates us is negligible in comparison to what unites us.
Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all
Worrying press arrests in Ferguson and the grisly murder of James Foley underlines it is in all of our interests to ensure journalists can report without fear.
Opinion: 'I ate leaves and grass to stay alive' – Iraqi families pushed from their homes by ISIS
Religious minorities who have been forcefully displaced by Islamic State extremists face an uncertain future.
Opinion: 'Our children wake up crying in the night... Isis has stolen our lives'
Christian families in Mosul are being given four stark choices: convert to Islam, pay a tax for non-Muslims, leave the city, or have their heads cut off.