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Threat posed by terrorism in European Union “became more complex” during 2018

In 2018, terrorism continued to represent a major security threat in European Union (EU) Member States. Horrific attacks killed 13 people and injured many more. A stark increase in the number of arrests linked to right-wing extremism, although still relatively low, indicates that...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019
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Terrorist threat remains high in European Union despite decline of IS in Iraq and Syria

Europol’s 2018 EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report provides a concise overview of the nature of the terrorist threat the European Union (EU) faced in 2017. Last year, 68 innocent victims lost their lives as a result of terrorist attacks in the EU – reason enough for Europol...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
On 1 July, Europol launched the the European Union Internet Referral Unit to combat terrorist propaganda and related violent extremist activities on the Internet
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EU’s Internet Referral Unit set to combat terrorist and violent extremist propaganda

Europol has launched the European Union Internet Referral Unit, which is designed to combat terrorist propaganda and related violent extremist activities on the Internet. Terrorists’ use of the Internet and social media has increased significantly in recent years. Jihadist...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015