Extremism on the Internet; The Fight Against Online Radicalisation Starts Offline

Counter-narratives are often claimed to be the ingenuous solution for the prevention of extremism and radicalisation. They are intended to dismantle extremism’s propaganda or create positive alternatives to its communities. But the effect is dubious and may, at worst, lead to the opposite result. Therefore, education and critical thinking are the best form of prevention.

Tags: Counternarratives, CVE, Radicalisation