terrorism

terrorism

Woman Says Twitter Did Nothing After Suspected Mail Bomber Threatened Her

Twitter found "no violation" in threats to Rochelle Ritchie less than two weeks before Cesar Sayoc was taken into custody on suspicion of mailing bombs to politicians and prominent figures.
Leila Ettachfini
10.26.18
Photos

The Photographer Documenting Schoolgirls In Northern Nigeria

Rahima Gambo wanted to depict Nigerian schoolgirls in a more realistic and nuanced way than Western presentations of the Chibok schoolgirls, who were kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014. Now she's been nominated for a prestigious photography prize.
Sirin Kale
10.1.18
terrorism

After Escape, Former ISIS Sex Slaves Find Hope in 'Rebaptism' Ceremony

Before the terror group enslaved its women, a Yazidi who had sex with someone outside the faith would be cast out—or worse. Survivors are now finding hope in a new ritual.
Corine Redfern
11.1.17
terrorism

How Terrorist Groups Like ISIS Use Sexual Violence to Lure Recruits

Researchers behind a new report argue that recruits are drawn to terror groups like ISIS and Boko Haram specifically because they offer opportunities to commit sexual violence.
Sirin Kale
10.9.17
ISIS

The Teenage Girl Who Ran Away to Join ISIS Could Face the Death Penalty

Iraq's prime minister said that young ISIS recruits like 16-year-old German schoolgirl Linda Wenzel "are accountable for their actions".
Sirin Kale
9.19.17
terrorism

Boko Haram Used 55 Girls As 'Human Bombs' This Year

Most of the girls in Nigeria were under 15 years of age; one even had a baby strapped to her.
Zing Tsjeng
8.23.17
extremism

What Happens When You Run Away to Join ISIS, Then Want to Come Home

After fleeing to join ISIS in 2016, 16-year-old German Linda Wenzel has been found in Mosul with a baby boy. She says she wants to leave ISIS and come home. But what will happen to her now?
Sirin Kale
7.24.17
grief

How to Cope with Grief in Wake of Attack at Ariana Grande Show

Following the Manchester bombing that killed 22 and injured 50—many of whom were women and girls—many are struggling to cope. We spoke to psychiatrists about the grief process for such a tragedy.
Kimberly Lawson
5.25.17
running

New Novel Explores Queer Life and Terrorism in 1990s Greece

When Cara Hoffman started writing 'Running,' she couldn't predict its parallels to politics today.
Mitchell Sunderland
3.2.17
Trump

Muslim Americans Plan to Fight Back Against Proposed Registry

Last year, Trump announced his plans to register all American Muslims onto a database. For many Muslims, being a surveillance target is nothing new.
Sarah Hagi
11.22.16
Internet

The Campaign Recruiting Former Extremists to Stop Girls from Joining ISIS

As the Islamic State loses ground in a US-backed offensive on Mosul, one anti-extremism campaign is trying to hit them where it hurts: the internet.
Lara Whyte
11.16.16
politics

What Hillary Clinton Still Gets Wrong About Muslim Voters

Echoing statements from her previous debates, Hillary Clinton continues to defend Muslim-Americans while also making many feel as though their status as good Americans depends on how much information they can provide to counter extremism.
Sarah Hagi
10.21.16
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