MEMRI Publishes Report On Network Of Jihad Supporters In Australia

WASHINGTON, DC / ACCESSWIRE / August 13, 2020 / On August 13, 2020, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor (JTTM) published a new study based on research conducted in 2019-2020 titled, Network Of Jihad Supporters In Australia Still Going Strong.

The study details how in 2013, MEMRI reported on a bookstore in Sydney, Australia, which also served as a community center for local Muslims. The report noted that the bookstore, located in the Bankstown area of West Sydney, was a hub for the dissemination of Islamist materials and for spreading extremist and militant Islamic views. Many individuals who operated and preached there later joined Al-Qaeda or the Islamic State (ISIS), and/or were involved in terror activity inside Australia. Owned by Australian preacher and community leader Wissam Haddad, the center closed in September 2014 after media reports about its activity sparked public outrage.

This new report shows that despite the media attention and the police crackdown several years ago, many members of this Sydney-based jihadi network are still very active, preaching extremist views both online and on the ground and possibly recruiting for terror organizations.

For full access to the Jihadi Terrorism Threat Monitor report on the network of jihadi supporters in Australia, contact [email protected]

ABOUT MEMRI

Exploring the Middle East and South Asia through their media, (MEMRI) bridges the language gap between the West and the Middle East and South Asia, providing timely translations of Arabic, Farsi, Urdu-Pashtu, Dari, Russian and Turkish media, as well as original analysis of political, ideological, intellectual, social, cultural, and religious trends.

Founded in February 1998 to inform the debate over U.S. policy in the Middle East (MEMRI) is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization. MEMRI’s main office is located in Washington, DC, with branch offices in various world capitals. MEMRI research is translated into English, French, Polish, Japanese, Spanish, and Hebrew.

Please support MEMRI today to help us continue to provide such timely translations and research. Your donation is 100% tax-deductible. You may donate online at www.memri.org/donate, mail a check to MEMRI, P.O. Box 27837, Washington, DC 20038-7837, or phone us at 202-955-9070.

MEMRI – Middle East Media Research Institute: www.memri.org

MEMRI TV – www.memri.org/tv

Jihad & Terrorism Threat Monitor (JTTM) – www.memri.org/jttm

Cyber & Jihad Lab (CJL) – www.memri.org/cjlab

MEMRI In the Media – Www.memriinthemedia.org

CONTACT:
MEMRI
[email protected]
202-955-9070
www.memri.org

SOURCE: Middle East Media Research Institute

View source version on accesswire.com:
https://www.accesswire.com/601661/MEMRI-Publishes-Report-On-Network-Of-Jihad-Supporters-In-Australia

error: Content is protected !!