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From TheJournal.ie Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack' Prison

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.

From TheJournal.ie Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror' Oslo

Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'

Only three people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Our apathy is the single greatest tool that vicious political groups will seek to weaponise as we head into the European election' Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Jacinda Ardern calls for global fight against racism and right-wing extremism New Zealand

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.

From TheJournal.ie ‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation Integration

‘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.

From TheJournal.ie 'I want to join ISIS': How big a problem is radicalisation in Ireland? Extremism

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question Terrorism

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.

From TheJournal.ie Reported for simply speaking Arabic? How Manchester is recovering from a terror attack Prevent

Reported for simply speaking Arabic? How Manchester is recovering from a terror attack

What Ireland can learn from Manchester about radicalisation and Islamophobia.

From TheJournal.ie How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation Radical Pathways

How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation

Exploring integration and extremism in the context of the refugee crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May says Trump's retweets of Britain First were 'wrong' - but he's still welcome to visit Britain First

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.

From TheJournal.ie A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump Extremism

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.

From TheJournal.ie Imam says extremists are targeting 'vulnerable' young Muslims in Ireland Radicalistion

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”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Drive them out of your community' - Trump delivers message to the Islamic world on extremism Saudi Speech This post contains videos

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London Hate Crime

Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London

Lawrence Burns has been sentenced to four years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie German hostage beheaded by Islamist militants in the Philippines Jurgen Kantner

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Integration means you are Syrian and now you're Irish as well' Integration

'Integration means you are Syrian and now you're Irish as well'

A welcome reception for Syrian refugees is being held in Blanchardstown today.

From TheJournal.ie Islamist guerillas behead hostage in the Philippines Extremism

Islamist guerillas behead hostage in the Philippines

The Abu Sayyaf, a small group of Islamic militants, killed the man.

From TheJournal.ie 'It is not enough to scoff at the rise of extremism, it needs to be stopped' Opinion

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Man suspected of arming Paris supermarket jihadist arrested in Spain Fake Papers

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.

From TheJournal.ie Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security Violent Extremism

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.

From TheJournal.ie Radical Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary put back in jail for breaching his bail Islamic Extremism
From TheJournal.ie Israel rounds up Jewish extremists after Palestinian baby is burned to death West Bank This post contains videos

Israel rounds up Jewish extremists after Palestinian baby is burned to death

The men are being held using detention laws usually reserved for Palestinians.

From TheJournal.ie A fateful Paris shopping trip, and the death that rocked France Clement Meric

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.

From TheJournal.ie Jihad.info: The site set up by a Muslim cleric to counter the "facade" of ISIS Dublin

Jihad.info: 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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: An alliance between secular and religious people would defeat extremism BALANCING ACT

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Learning from the Paris bloodshed – the need for an intercultural Ireland Understanding Our World

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.

From TheJournal.ie New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed Act Of Defiance

New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed

The magazine’s front page will be released this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is Boko Haram and why can't Nigeria stop them? Explainer

Explainer: What is Boko Haram and why can't Nigeria stop them?

The group killed over 2,000 people last week.

From TheJournal.ie Pope on Paris attacks: People become 'enslaved to deviant forms of religion' Extremism

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.

From TheJournal.ie Brother of murdered French policeman: Do not confuse extremists with Muslims Je Suis Ahmed

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'll Ride With You': A blueprint for how we should deal with terrorism Australia

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'I ate leaves and grass to stay alive' – Iraqi families pushed from their homes by ISIS Iraq

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Our children wake up crying in the night... Isis has stolen our lives' Iraq This post contains images

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.

From TheJournal.ie Attacks on foreigners in Germany rise by 20% Xenophobia

Attacks on foreigners in Germany rise by 20%

New figures show that there were 473 xenophobic attacks in 2013 – up from 393 the previous year.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale convicted of Lee Rigby murder Lee Rigby

Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale convicted of Lee Rigby murder

Rigby’s family said justice had been done, but “no amount of justice will bring Lee back”.

From TheJournal.ie 139 arrested in China for 'spreading jihad' China

139 arrested in China for 'spreading jihad'

Beijing has warned of growing religious extremism in the western region of Xinjiang.

From TheJournal.ie Neo-Nazi linked to Breivik arrested amid fears of 'major terrorist act' France

Neo-Nazi linked to Breivik arrested amid fears of 'major terrorist act'

Kristian Vikernes, who is said to have been linked with Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, was arrested by intelligence officers in France earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa McInerney: The loudest voices in pro-life camp discredit the civil ones Opinion

Lisa McInerney: The loudest voices in pro-life camp discredit the civil ones

There is common ground to be found between pro-life and pro-choice people, writes Lisa McInerney, but plastic foetuses and death threats are eroding it.

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