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Horn of Africa Still at Risk From Violent Extremism
Horn of Africa Still at Risk From Violent Extremism
by The Epoch Times Sept. 27, 2018

NAIROBI, Kenya: Countries in the Horn of Africa continue to face a growing threat from extremist Islamic groups, particularly the Somali militant group al-Shabab. In recent years, the problem has largely been compounded by rising levels of youth unemployment, according to security analysts. We cannot underestimate the nature of the problem; this is a major regional security challenge, said Mutuma Ruteere, director of the Center for Human Rights and Policy Studies, a Kenya-based regional security think tank.

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Dr. Ruteere's Interview on Voice of America (VOA) on the launch of the countering Violent Extremism Research Hub
Dr. Ruteere's Interview on Voice of America (VOA) on the launch of the countering Violent Extremism Research Hub
by VOA Sept. 7, 2018

This is an interview of Dr. Ruteere on the issue of countering violent extremism in kenya and how to counter it using the recently launched CVE Hub.

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New platform for fighting terror launched in Nairobi
New platform for fighting terror launched in Nairobi
by Ghetto Radio Sept. 5, 2018

An online hub for countering violent extremism in Kenya has been launched by the Center for Human Rights and Policy Studies. (CHRIPS) The hub is designed with a softer approach to terrorism which tries to counter cases of violence from the ground by methods like dialogue. The hub will also provide information on the terror attacks that have already happened.

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New online hub focuses on countering violent extremism in Kenya
New online hub focuses on countering violent extremism in Kenya
by ELDIS Sept. 5, 2018

Launched on 5th September in Nairobi, a new online hub focusing on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) in Kenya hopes to connect researchers, practitioners and policymakers. The Countering Violent Extremism Research Hub, a collaboration between the Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies (CHRIPS) and the Institute of Development Studies, will collect CVE resources in an online library to support high-quality research, exchange of ideas and a multi-sector network.

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ACTIVE SHOOTER INCIDENTS IN THE UNITED STATES IN 2016 AND 2017
ACTIVE SHOOTER INCIDENTS IN THE UNITED STATES IN 2016 AND 2017
by Nation Media May 6, 2018

The FBI has designated 50 shootings in 2016 and 2017 as active shooter incidents (20 incidents occurred in 2016, while 30 incidents occurred in 2017).

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AL-SHABAB KILLS 3 KENYAN QUARRY WORKERS
AL-SHABAB KILLS 3 KENYAN QUARRY WORKERS
by XINHUANET May 4, 2018

MANDERA, Kenya, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Three miners were killed and one injured by al-Shabab militants at a quarry in Mandera county in northeast Kenya on Thursday, an official confirmed on Friday.

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IGAD CENTRE A GUIDING LIGHT IN FIGHTING VIOLENT EXTREMISM
IGAD CENTRE A GUIDING LIGHT IN FIGHTING VIOLENT EXTREMISM
by IGAD April 29, 2018

Violent extremism is the greatest security threat of our time, and an existential threat to emerging democracies. In 2016, the world experienced a total of 11,072 terrorist attacks, resulting in 25,621 deaths and 33,814 injuries.

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IGAD INAUGURATES ITS CENTER FOR PREVENTING AND COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM
IGAD INAUGURATES ITS CENTER FOR PREVENTING AND COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM
by IGAD April 23, 2018

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will hold an official inauguration ceremony of its Center of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (ICEPCVE) in Djibouti in the afternoon of 25th April 2018.

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