This report takes a look ahead at Kenya’s upcoming elections and what measures and preparations should be put in place to prevent the spread of racially- and ethnically-motivated violence that have marred previous elections in the country.
This report provides fresh insight into the types of discourses, actors, platforms and strategies found in the Slovak online extremist sphere.
ISD’s pioneering new research maps the rapidly evolving online Salafi ecosystem, providing a cross-platform snapshot data of a broad landscape of English, German and Arabic content.
This report provides an ethnographic deep dive into an emerging online Salafi ecosystem, referred to by its members as ‘Islamogram’.
A digital snapshot of the rapidly shifting online Salafi ecosystem across social media and its intersection with Gen-Z identities.
This theoretical briefing seeks to contextualise ISD’s research into the online Salafi ecosystem within the key political debates and terminological considerations.
This methodology paper provides an overview of ISD’s research approach for our data-driven snapshot of the Salafi digital landscape.
Despite having been banned in 2020, pro-Russian propaganda outlet News Front has been able to return to Facebook for at least a third time without any significant innovation in its tactics or operation. This raises questions about how effectively Facebook enforces its own bans on known bad actors.
Diese Studie untersucht die populärsten Videos des russischen Staatssenders RT DE mit Fokus auf die Berichterstattung über die Covid-19-Pandemie sowie die Verbreitung dieser Inhalte in sozialen Netzwerken. Ziel der Analyse war, das Zusammenspiel zwischen der deutschen Corona-Leugner-Szene und RT DE zu erörtern.
For this research, ISD’s digital analysis unit have been monitoring a network of 208 channels distributing white supremacist content on the encrypted messaging platform Telegram. In an analysis of over a million posts, this briefing unpacks how the platform is being used to glorify terrorism, call for violence, spread extremist ideological material and demonise minority groups.