Extremism


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Extremism

See also Fanaticism.
drys
advocates of Prohibition in America. [Am. Hist.: Allen, 41]
Jacobins
rabidly radical faction; principal perpetrators of Reign of Terror. [Fr. Hist.: EB, V: 494]
John Birch Society
rabid right-wing group ideologically similar to the Ku Klux Klan. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 576]
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
group espousing white supremacy takes law into its own hands. [Am. Hist.: EB, V: 935]
McCarthy, Senator Joseph
(1909–1957) anti-Communist zeal frequently resulted in injustice. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 522]
Mikado of Japan, the
demands Ko-Ko execute one person a month. [Br. Opera: The Mikado, Magill I, 591–592]
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In response to demand among Member States, and in coordination with the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism and UN Country Teams, UNDP has supported national efforts to prevent violent extremism through evidence-based research, policy support and programme delivery.
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, was delivering the keynote speech at the global conference to discuss latest security measures and ways to counter extremism and terrorism through tolerance and dialogue on Monday.
One interesting thing about extremism, regardless of where it lies on the political or religious spectrum, is that individuals subscribing to its ideologies have been found to lack empathy.
Bilawal further added that terrorism and extremism aren't limited to the Muslim world only.
The conference will provide a platform for leaders, decision makers, politicians, academics, experts, governmental and non-governmental organisations to discuss concepts, challenges and strategies related to combating extremism.
The military's success story is evident from the fact there has been a 80 % decrease in instances of violent extremism in Pakistan.
Special department set up to crack down on extremist crimesIn response to the rise of crimes related to extremism, the Extremist Crimes Department was set up within the Special Prosecutor's Office in December 2017 based on the cabinet's decision.
secretary-general launched the Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism on Dec.
The consensus underscores the universal recognition of the need to act on the pressing global challenges of violence and violent extremism.
Extremism in the context of Kashmir, Yamen and other regions as well as racism in Germany and other European countries were also discussed during the one-day discourse title, 'Do Not Give More Chance to Hate'.
Jeenbekov said terrorism and extremism remain the most urgent threats for the country.
The declaration also discussed that university community will ensure that no outlawed organisations be allowed to use their facilities, including online platforms, for promoting agendas of hate and extremism.