30/08/22

Man convicted of sharing terrorist material

Sabbir Miah of east London has been convicted of posting a Daesh propaganda video on social media. Miah posted the video to hundreds of people on a private group on 14 June 2021. The video reportedly glorified people who were members of, and fought for Daesh. The conviction follows an investigation by the Met’s .....

30/08/22

Man jailed in Australia for advocating terrorism on YouTube

Abdussalam Adina-Zada, a former University of Western Australia researcher, has been jailed for three-and-a-half years for advocating terrorism via YouTube videos where he praised the virtues of violence and martyrdom. A self-styled future political leader of Tajikistan, Adina-Zada has been in prison since his .....

26/07/22

Met Police warn parents about kids becoming radicalised

The Metropolitan Police has sent letters to London schools warning parents about their children becoming radicalised over the summer holidays. The letters warn parents to look out for signs of radicalisation, with children spending more time online over the summer holidays. Detective Jane Corrigan, from the Met’s .....

21/07/22

EU Council renews terrorist list

The EU Council has renewed the so-called EU terrorist list, which lists persons, groups and entities subject to restrictive measures with an aim to fight terrorism. No changes were made. Those on the list - 13 people and 21 groups and entities - are subject to the freezing of their funds and other financial assets in .....

21/07/22

Police could get new stop and search powers to tackle terrorism

The government has published a new paper setting out plans to give police officers extra stop and search powers to tackle the threat of terrorism. The draft revised code of practice covers the exercise of stop and search powers by police officers under the Terrorism Act 2000. The update comes in response to .....

19/07/22

German soldier jailed for planning far-right attack

A German soldier has been jailed for plotting a right-wing attack on senior politicians whilst posing as a Syrian refugee. Franco Albrecht has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison. The presiding judge said he planned "a serious act of violence endangering the state". The defendant had been in the dock .....

19/07/22

Terrorist leader goes on trial in Sydney

Hamdi Alqudsi, who is accused of leading a "terrorist group" called the Shura, has gone on trial in Sydney, Australia. Alqudsi is accused of leading a "terrorist group" called the Shura, which allegedly planned to attack Sydney's naval base, a courthouse, the Mardi Gras parade and the Israeli embassy. He is also .....

05/07/22

Australia changes UK travel advice due to "terrorism threat"

Australia has updated its travel advice for Australians travelling to the UK due to the threat of terrorism. On the SmartTraveller website, Australians are advised to "exercise a high degree of caution in the UK". It has changed the warning level from green to yellow, saying: "The UK Government's threat level is .....

05/07/22

Highland Park Shooting

US police have arrested a suspect after six people were killed in a mass shooting at an Independence Day parade in Highland Park, Illinois. Robert E Crimo III, 22, was detained after a brief chase, police said. The gunman climbed on to a roof, shooting randomly at spectators using a high-powered rifle. It is the .....

25/06/22

Norway shooting: Man charged with terrorism after deadly Oslo attack

A 42-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder, attempted murder and terrorist acts after a shooting in the centre of Norway's capital, Oslo. Two people were killed and 21 injured in the overnight attack on a busy nightlife district. There was gunfire at about 01:00 local time (23:00 GMT) on Saturday, in .....