How Young People

are Engaged by Radicals


HYPER wishes to develop resources and tools to understand and address radicalization and its effect on young people across Europe.


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#HappeningNow We are participating in a round-table discussion on the 'Prevention of Radicalization that leads to Terrorism' along with representatives of the Cyprus Police, the prison department, civil society organizations and academics. Through our participation in the deliberations of the meeting, we share our findings and work through our projects YEIP and HYPER ... See MoreSee Less

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Terrorists and extremists aren't all naturally violent sociopaths -- they're deliberately recruited and radicalized in a process that doesn't fit into a neat pattern. Erin Marie Saltman discusses the push and pull factors that cause people to join extremist groups and explains innovative ways of preventing and countering radicalization.
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What happened when @MoSalah joined @LFC?

Hate crimes in the surrounding area declined by 19%.

The # of anti-Muslim tweets sent by Liverpool fans was cut in half.

Evidence (by: @wpmarble @a_alrababah @salma_mousa_ @aasiegel ): "Can Exposure to Celebrities Reduce Prejudice?"


German Interior Ministry: there are 12,700 violent far-right extremists in Germany 🇩🇪

- More than half are prepared to used violence
- Using Internet to communicate with each other
- A "new approach to tackle radicalisation on the Internet" is necessary


"This mutually reinforcing cycle suggests that more attacks from both sides will come, as each incident radicalizes a new cohort of believers" #radicalization #extremism

Recent terrorism attacks found that at least a third of white extremist killers since 2011 were inspired by others who perpetrated similar attacks, professed a reverence for them or showed an interest in their tactics.

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