By continuing their efforts to combat propaganda activities of extremist organizations, the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (Etidal) and (Telegram) platform were able to remove 10,565,178 extremist content and close 2,069 channels used to spread and promote extremist content, during the third quarter of the current year (July) 2023.
The observed and removed extremist contents and channels belong to three terrorist organizations (ISIS – Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham – Al-Qaeda), as the third quarter recorded that the terrorist organization “ISIS” topped the list in publishing 4,621,916 extremist content through 997 channels, followed by the terrorist “Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham.” By publishing 3,888,863 contents in 503 channels, while the terrorist organization “Al-Qaeda” topped the list in the number of publications with 2,054,399 contents across 569 channels.
The terrorist organization “ISIS” was the most active among the three observed organizations, publishing 1,344,482 extremist content in one day, on Thursday, September 21, 2023. While the terrorist organization “Al-Qaeda” recorded the highest number in creating 43 channels in one day, and that was on August 16, 2023.
It is worth noting that since the start of joint collaboration between the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (Etidal) and (Telegram) platform from February 2022 until September 2023, the number of removed extremist content reached 38,799,157 and 12,287 extremist channels were closed.