The recent terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka have left the world in shock. How common is terrorism in Sri Lanka? Global Terrorism Database Maintained by The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) enables you to trace and compare past incidents by country, type of attack and perpetuator. It covers 1970-2017 SATP […]
What are countries doing to combat terrorism? Find out in the latest Counterterrorism Yearbook annual report now available free on the Internet from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. The Yearbook is arranged by policy and operations.
Find out which is the world’s most peaceful country using the latest annual index from Visions of Humanity. It also summaries worldwide and regional trends. Topics covered include terrorism, war, violent crime.
Free access to this resource made available by the Internet Archive. It contains an online archive of TV programmes from September 2001 covering a week after the aftermath of events. Programmes have hourly updates and include materials from CNN, Beijing and the BBC as well as other international broadcasters. It also has materials from a […]
The total number of terrorist attacks and total deaths due to terrorist attacks worldwide decreased by 12% in 2015, according to the latest annual update of the Global Terrorism Database (GTD) from The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START). The database is the largest open-access database including information on […]
Just released by the US state Department, these annual reports have regional and country reports as well as essays reviewing global trends, terrorism safe havens and terrorist organisations. The website has an archive of similar reports from 2000 onwards allowing tracing of long term trends. The Global Terrorism report from The Institute for Economics and […]
With the shocking news from Belgium this week, we see the media using eye witness and social media resources. First Draft News is created by a coalition of organisations to offer journalists advice and resources on using and verifying social media and citizen journalism sources.
Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill has just published a report with 86 recommendations on improving the clarity of the bill. The website has access to written and oral evidence presented. View the full text of the Bill and associated documents on the Home Office website Also released this week the Intelligence and […]
Twitter coverage of the anniversary The University of Oxford has translated and made free on the Internet a book on tolerance. With extracts from key French philosophers and writers. The original text was La Société Française d’Etude du Dix-Huitième Siècle (ed.), Tolerance: le combat des Lumières (Paris: SFEDS, 2015). Contents include: The Declaration of the […]
News reports Two useful sites which aggregate reports from other sources 24/7 News Now covers more than 40,000 sources. Country indicated by national flag next to the headline. EMM lists top stories has lists of sources in the left For a broader picture on trends see the Global Terrorism Database (GTD) University of Maryland containing […]