Our Moustafa Ayad wrote an op-ed for WIRED about Generation Z jihadists and the varying aspects that influence their outlooks as the post-September 11 generation. This group of young jihad supporters have access to the same social media platforms as the rest of the world, however they are drawing from white nationalist, authoritarians and fascists to frame their own jokes and religious references with similar memes and vocabulary. Ayad’s research in this field over the past year was released in our report series ‘Gen-Z & The Digital Salafi Ecosystem‘ and referenced in this piece.
September 13, 2023 | NDR
Huberta von Voss and Julia Ebner discuss freedom of the press, the far right and conspiracy theories
ISD Germany's Executive Director, Huberta von Voss, and extremism expert Julia Ebner feature in a special broadcast discussing freedom of the press, the far right and conspiracy theories.
September 12, 2023 | The Irish Examiner
ISD's Ciarán O'Connor writes an opinion piece for the Irish Examiner on the recent shift among anti-LGBTQ+ protestors towards schools and educators in light of a rollout of the updated relationship and sexuality education (RSE) curriculum.
September 8, 2023 | BBC Newsnight
Julia Ebner on UK counter-terrorism strategy: Prisons are in “dire” state, more to do in deradicalisation space
Julia joins BBC Newsnight to speak about the UK's prison system and counter-terrorism strategy in light of the Wandsworth prison escape of Daniel Khalife.