2 Dec 2021Online

Salafism, Gen-Z and the convergence of online subcultures

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ISD’s Milo Comerford and Moustafa Ayad discussed emerging online Salafist communities and their link to wider online extremist trends. This virtual discussion formed part of the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism in partnership with the National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology and Education Center (NCITE) and ISD. Findings and recommendations from ISD’s recent research on Gen-Z & The Digital Salafi Ecosystem were presented during the event.

Milo Comerford is Head of Policy & Research, Counter Extremism at ISD.

Moustafa Ayad is the Executive Director for Africa, the Middle East and Asia at ISD.