The Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (Etidal), in cooperation with the Telegram platform, removed 7,207,810 extremist content and closed 1,554 extremist channels during the second quarter of this year.
The “Etidal” team monitored the digital propaganda activity published in Arabic on the “Telegram” platform, belonging to three terrorist organizations (Al-Qaeda, Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham, ISIS), where the extremist content removed from the terrorist Al-Qaeda organization topped with 3,511,979 extremist content in 535 extremist channels, followed by Tahrir al-Sham broadcasted 1,951,527 extremist content on 403 channels, while the terrorist organization ISIS broadcasted 1,744,304 extremist content on 616 extremist channels.
April 18, 2023, which coincided with the 27th of Ramadan, witnessed the highest activity in broadcasting extremist content with 615,506 extremist content, and the establishment of 81 extremist channels. The monitoring team in “Etidal” noticed the intensity of the activity of the terrorist organization Al-Qaeda in broadcasting its extremist content for the first time since February 2022 until now. , by broadcasting 3,511,979 extremist content, and spreading it through 535 channels.
The Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology “Etidal” and the “Telegram” platform continue their joint cooperation for the second year in a row, bringing the number of extremist content removed to 28,233,979, and closing 10,218 channels, since the start of cooperation in February 2022 until June 2023.