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Dec 13, 2017
Social media companies should face prosecution for failing to remove racist and extremist content: UK ethics watchdogSocial media companies currently do not have liability for the content on their sites, even when it is illegal, the report said.
Dec 07, 2017
EU urges internet companies to do more to stop the proliferation of extremist content on their platformsThe EU said it will come forward with legislation next year if it is not satisfied with the progress made by tech companies in removing extremist content.
Dec 01, 2017
White House says recent protests in Pakistan emboldened extremists, calls govt 'pretty weak'The Trump administration is concerned that the manner in which recent protests ended in Pakistan have emboldened extremists
Nov 29, 2017
Egypt mosque attack: President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi gives forces 3 months to restore stability in SinaiJust days after the worst terrorist attack in Egypt's modern history, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on Wednesday gave his security forces a three-month deadline to restore "security and stability" in the troubled Sinai, the epicentre of an increasingly brutal Islamic insurgency.
Nov 20, 2017
Engineering students from AMU win Facebook hackathon to curb extremist content on social mediaDubbed the 'Digital Masala Challenge', the hackathon was organized to find ideas to combat violent extremism and polarisation in the social media.
Nov 14, 2017
YouTube is removing videos of hate speech and non-violent content featuring extremist leaders or groupsYouTube has resisted imposing more editorial control because it fears making it harder for important videos to get a wide audience, Juniper Downs, YouTube’s global director of public policy, told a San Francisco conference sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League on Monday.
Nov 11, 2017
Gauri Lankesh's killers will be nabbed within a few weeks, says Karnataka minister Ramalinga ReddyThe killers of Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead in an audacious attack here over two months ago, would "100 percent" be nabbed in a few weeks, Ramalinga Reddy said
Oct 30, 2017
French president Emmanuel Macron signs controversial anti-terror law; new rule will allow authorities to search homes, shut places of worshipFrench president Emmanuel Macron signed a controversial anti-terror law on Monday that gives authorities permanent powers to search homes and shut places of worship.
Oct 29, 2017
Bangladesh arrests three Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen militants from Chapai Nawabganj district; weapons, explosives recoveredBangladesh Police Sunday arrested three suspected Islamist extremists and seized weapons and explosives in a raid targeting a homegrown group accused of orchestrating a string of deadly attacks.
Oct 26, 2017
Vladimir Putin urges law agencies to take tough action against internet extremism"We must fight against those using the information space to spread extremist ideas,” Vladimir Putin told a meeting of Russia’s Security Council.