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Posts tagged with ‘Australia’

  • Nov282023

    Online Gendered Narratives, LGBTQI+ Targeting, and the Far-Right in Australia and the UK

    This Insight is part of GNET’s Gender and Online Violent Extremism series in partnership with Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre. This series…

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  • Jul212023

    Extremist Violence Against the Trans and LGBTQI+ Community in Australia: A Review of Recent Events

    Introduction Members of the LGBTQI+ community have long been targeted by far-right actors. However, across the last 12 months, violence…

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  • May232023

    Online Incitement and Small-Scale Terrorism: Violent Rhetoric from the Freedom Movement on Facebook

    Introduction Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) Director-General Mike Burgess recently warned that the next terrorist attack in Australia is likely…

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  • Feb022023

    The Wieambilla Siege and Conspiracy-Fuelled Violent Extremism in Australia

    Introduction Gun violence is rare in Australia. In response to the Port Arthur massacre in 1996, Australia implemented strict gun…

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  • Jan312023

    Millenarianism in Australia’s ‘Freedom Movement’

    Introduction In December 2022, a six-hour siege in Wieambilla, Queensland, ended with six people dead. Police had attended a property…

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  • Jan302023

    More Than Just Pretty Pictures: A Comparison of Australian and Canadian Far-Right Extremist ‘Reaction’ Usage on Facebook 

    Introduction In recent years, a significant amount of research has paid attention to the widespread use of social media among…

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  • Dec192022

    Tracing the Evolution of Far-Right Movement Framing in Australia

    Introduction This Insight uses current and archived online content and social movement framing theory to trace the ideological progression of…

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  • Dec012022

    Gendered Narratives, the Online-Offline Nexus and the Far-Right in Australia

    This Insight is part of GNET’s Gender and Online Violent Extremism series in partnership with Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre. This series…

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  • Jun202022

    Nazis, Conspiracists, and the Australian Federal Election

    In April 2022, police opened fire at a car that was accelerating towards them in the middle of Paris, killing…

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  • Sep272021

    Using Text Analysis to Visualise a Neo-Nazi Leadership Change

    By 2019 and 2020, an upsurge of far-right populism that had grown from the earlier Reclaim Australia rallies was seemingly…

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