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Rappler's latest stories on violent extremism

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‘Madrasah is not a breeding ground for extremism’

Sep 10, 2018 - 11:17 AM

'I studied Madrasah and I grew up in a Madrasah, but I am not a terrorist, I am not an extremist,' says Ustadz Alzad Sattar

IN PRAYER. Muslims inside the Masjid Ibnu Abbas mosque in Caloocan hold prayers in preparation for the Eid Al Adha celebration tomorrow. August 20, 2018 Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Creation of PH homeland security department eyed as key vs terrorism

Sep 09, 2018 - 10:10 PM

The department is seen to consolidate security agencies like the Philippine National Police to focus on internal security

SECURITY CRISIS. A Philippine Marine walks past graffiti during a patrol along a deserted street at the frontline in Marawi, on the southern island of Mindanao on July 22, 2017. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

681 barangays to undergo anti-violent extremism training

Sep 08, 2018 - 9:11 PM

'Preventing and countering violent extremism does not primarily call for a military or police response,' says Interior Assistant Secretary Manuel Felix

PEACE. Children with Down syndrome in super hero costumes talk with members of the Philippine Army who fought in the Marawi Siege while viewing some artworks by artist Nemesio “Nemi” Miranda Jr. in the Marawi: The Homecoming exhibit to mark the National Heroes Day celebration of the Sm City Masinag dubbed "HEROiSM" in Antipolo City, Rizal on August 27, 2018. The paintings depict the 5 months battles between the government forces against Islamic State Maute group and the affected people of Marawi. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Duterte, Mahathir discuss violent extremism, sea piracy in meeting

Jul 16, 2018 - 5:40 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Malaysia's longest-serving leader Mahathir Mohamad spend a bulk of their meeting discussing security concerns

A region in panic: ASEAN doubles down against ISIS threat

Nov 17, 2017 - 11:05 AM

World leaders understand that the ISIS threat is not over and a war could erupt again – in their countries, if not in the Philippines – as they expect the return of Asian fighters from the Middle East

URBAN WARFARE. The war in Marawi City challenged Filipino troops used to fighting in the jungles. Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

ASEAN highlights need to reintegrate radicals to counter terrorism

Nov 14, 2017 - 5:52 PM

There will be an ad-hoc experts working group under the Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime (SOMTC) to carry out the plans

COUNTER-TERRORISM. Commitments to fight radicalization as counterinsurgency measures are one of the outputs of the 31st ASEAN Summit. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

UN vows to help ASEAN in counter-terrorism efforts

Nov 14, 2017 - 7:15 AM

Security is a major issue in the region with the rising threat brought by extremism and ISIS

FIGHTING TERRORISM. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres vows to help ASEAN countries in fighting terrorism. Screengrab by Rappler

Ketika mantan teroris dan korban bom bersahabat dan jadi agen perdamaian

Aug 11, 2016 - 9:02 PM

Dengan badannya yang besar Mas Ali mengangkat saya sambil mengatakan hari ini saya nambah satu saudara lagi dan itu kamu Feb

Train gunman: Islamic extremist or homeless misfit?

Aug 24, 2015 - 10:30 PM

Is he an Islamic extremist who wanted to wage a jihadi attack? Or is he just a homeless man who found a stash of weapons and decided to rob the train as he claims?

Police officers patrolling on the Thalys train station platforms at Brussels Midi Station, in Brussels, Belgium, 22 August 2015. Photo by Stephani Lecocq/EPA

How to fight ISIS on social media

Mar 09, 2015 - 10:31 PM

In nearly every language and with startling sophistication ISIS is reaching out to young kids around the world and enticing them to see the world in new ways

How to fight ISIS? Build communities

Feb 23, 2015 - 8:30 PM

The White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism mobilizes community partners religious groups academic institutions and the private sector to create a counter terrorist environment

Mamasapano viral video, Obama on extremism, Orton on Pacquiao | The wRap

Feb 19, 2015 - 11:55 PM

The NBI says the BIFF might have killed a SAF trooper in a viral video US President Obama urges leaders to unite against extremism A PBA import says Pacquiao playing basketball is “a joke”

HIGHLIGHTS: Obama speaks at the Summit to Counter Violent Extremism

Feb 19, 2015 - 8:52 PM

US President Barack Obama speaks at the Summit to Counter Violent Extremism

More than force needed to fight extremism – US

Feb 18, 2015 - 2:46 PM

US Vice President Joe Biden opens a high profile meeting on global extremism by facing down critics who say the White House should focus on defeating it militarily

US Vice President Joseph Biden delivers remarks to the Countering Violent Extremism Roundtable at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, February 17, 2015. Shawn Thew/EPA