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UK to introduce tougher jail terms for convicted #Terrorists after London Bridge attack

UK to introduce tougher jail terms for convicted #Terrorists after London Bridge attack

| January 22, 2020

Britain will introduce tougher jail sentences for convicted terrorists and will end early release as part of a series of measures to strengthen its response to terrorism, the government said on Tuesday (21 January), writes Kylie MacLellan. Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged to make changes after an attack near London Bridge in November in which Usman […]

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Fighting #Terrorism online: EU Internet Forum committed to an EU-wide Crisis Protocol

Fighting #Terrorism online: EU Internet Forum committed to an EU-wide Crisis Protocol

| October 8, 2019

Yesterday (7 October), the participants of the 5th EU Internet Forum, hosted by Commissioners Avramopoulos and King, have committed to an EU Crisis Protocol – a rapid response to contain the viral spread of terrorist and violent extremist content online. The European Commission, member states and online service providers, including Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, Dropbox, JustPaste.it and […]

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#TerroristContentOnline – MEPs agree to start negotiations with EU countries

#TerroristContentOnline – MEPs agree to start negotiations with EU countries

| September 25, 2019

Civil Liberties MEPs agreed on Tuesday (24 September) to begin discussions with EU ministers on new EU rules to tackle the dissemination of terrorist content on the internet. According to the draft legislation, internet companies hosting content uploaded by users (like Facebook or YouTube) that offer their services in the EU will have to remove […]

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EU steps up support to prevent violent extremism and #Radicalization in #CentralAsia

EU steps up support to prevent violent extremism and #Radicalization in #CentralAsia

| September 12, 2019

The European Commission has mobilized an additional €4 million to support the media, civil society organizations, and active citizens in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan to prevent violent extremism and counter radicalization. The new projects will support trainings and professionalization of local journalists, activists and press officers to produce high-quality content, while fact-checking platforms […]

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European Commission steps up support to counter-terrorism, the prevention of #ViolentExtremism and peacebuilding in #SriLanka

European Commission steps up support to counter-terrorism, the prevention of #ViolentExtremism and peacebuilding in #SriLanka

| August 15, 2019

The European Commission, through its Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace, has allocated €8.5 million to support Sri Lankan efforts to prevent violent extremism, build community resilience, and promote peace and tolerance. It will also contribute to the ongoing peacebuilding process through internally displaced persons and refugees being able to return to their land. This allocation […]

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#Kazakhstan welcomes women back from #IslamicState, warily

#Kazakhstan welcomes women back from #IslamicState, warily

| August 15, 2019

“Everybody has a right to make a mistake,” said Gulpari Farziyeva, 31, who is in a treatment center in Kazakhstan for former members of the Islamic State. Credit Tara Todras-Whitehill for The New York Times The young woman said she thought she was going on vacation in Turkey, but instead found herself in Syria, tricked, […]

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#SecurityUnion – Entry into force of more stringent rules for explosives and fight against financing of #Terrorism

#SecurityUnion – Entry into force of more stringent rules for explosives and fight against financing of #Terrorism

| August 2, 2019

More stringent European rules on explosive precursors have come into force. They will help to prevent terrorist acts by limiting access to hazardous substances while strengthening safeguards and controls for the sale of hazardous chemicals that can be diverted for the manufacture of improvised explosives. The new measures will ban new substances, harmonize the rules […]

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