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Social media can't get away with murder

YouTube and Telegram must face more pressure to stop them giving a platform to jihad, says Ivor Roberts

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Governments have belatedly become sensitive to the threat and the need to combat it by pressurising the social media outlets to interdict the use of their sites for murderous purposes. Stock image

Governments have belatedly become sensitive to the threat and the need to combat it by pressurising the social media outlets to interdict the use of their sites for murderous purposes. Stock image

Governments have belatedly become sensitive to the threat and the need to combat it by pressurising the social media outlets to interdict the use of their sites for murderous purposes. Stock image

The sickening events in Catalonia in the last few days are the latest iteration of a pattern of low-tech jihadist terrorist activity involving the use of vehicles to kill and maim the maximum number of 'infidels'.

According to international NGO the Counter-Extremism Project (CEP), there have been more than a dozen attacks in the last three years, killing some 200 people and maiming hundreds more.


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