In continuation to strengthen joint cooperation between the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (Etidal) and Telegram in combating terrorism and violent extremism, more than 1,203,966 extremist content was removed on Telegram during (from 8 June to 12 July) 2022. This brings the total number of extremist content removed to 1,876,938 since the beginning of the cooperation in February 2022.
Etidal and Telegram continue their joint efforts in cooperation and coordination in accordance with the terms and conditions of the platform, to remove extremist content published in Arabic, which include media files in PDF formats, video clips and audio recordings. To protect the platform’s users from their dangers, ideological influences, and attempts to exploit the platform in trading those contents.
It is noteworthy that the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (Etidal) and (Telegram) announced on February 21, 2022 an agreement to enhance joint cooperation and expand coordination between them regarding Prevention and Combating Terrorism and Violent Extremism (PCVE).