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#CounterExtremismProject congratulates Commission on #TerroristContent legislation

#CounterExtremismProject congratulates Commission on #TerroristContent legislation

| September 18, 2018

The European Commission has released its regulation on terrorist content online. The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) congratulates President Juncker and the Commission staff who have managed to carry this legislation over the line. CEP has worked hard to highlight the lack of accountability and responsibility that tech companies take for extremist content, and is delighted […]

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New rules to tackle #Terrorism and #CriminalFinancing

New rules to tackle #Terrorism and #CriminalFinancing

| September 13, 2018

The EU is working on new rules to tackle money laundering ©AP Images/European Union-EP MEPs are set to step up the fight against terrorism and crime by approving rules to prevent money laundering as well as tougher checks on cash flows. New rules to tackle money laundering According to estimates, €110 billion is generated each year […]

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European Commission’s proposal on #TerroristContentOnline ‘needs to protect EU citizens’

European Commission’s proposal on #TerroristContentOnline ‘needs to protect EU citizens’

| September 12, 2018

The European Commission has today (12 September) released its regulation on terrorist content online. This legislation is badly needed in the fight against terrorist propaganda and recruitment online, and today marks a step forward in how Europe fights extremism online.  While the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) welcomes the legislation and the European Commission stepping in […]

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Man held after incident at #UKParliament arrested for attempted murder

Man held after incident at #UKParliament arrested for attempted murder

| August 16, 2018

A 29-year-old man detained over a suspected terrorist attack outside parliament has been further arrested for attempted murder, police said on Wednesday (15 August), writes Sarah Young. He had initially been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after he appeared deliberately to drive his car at cyclists and pedestrians before ramming it into barriers outside […]

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#IslamicState – UK Muslim convert admits plotting carnage with Oxford Street attack

#IslamicState – UK Muslim convert admits plotting carnage with Oxford Street attack

| August 14, 2018

A Muslim convert has admitted plotting to kill more than 100 people by driving a truck into pedestrians on London’s Oxford Street, the capital’s major shopping thoroughfare, writes Michael Holden. Lewis Ludlow, 26, (pictured) had planned to rent the vehicle and plough it into shoppers in the bustling retail district, which attracts large numbers of tourists, […]

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#SecurityUnion – Commission increases support for Spain to fight #Terrorism with an additional €4.2 million

#SecurityUnion – Commission increases support for Spain to fight #Terrorism with an additional €4.2 million

| August 7, 2018

The Commission has awarded an extra €4.2 million in emergency assistance under the Internal Security Fund (ISF – Police) to support Spain’s efforts to fight terrorism and organised crime. The additional funding will contribute to the purchase of equipment and technology to protect public spaces as well as to fight online crime. With this extra […]

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The EU’s fight against #Terrorism

The EU’s fight against #Terrorism

| August 3, 2018

Security patrol activity to prevent terrorism. Photo by Manu Sanchez on Unsplash The fight against terrorism is one of the EU’s priorities. Discover the key facts on terrorism in Europe and find out what the EU is doing to fight it. Terrorism in Europe In recent years, there has been an increase in the number […]

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