How Extremists Use Video Games to Recruit Vulnerable Youth

The Conversation
Article Source: The Conversation

Article Source: The Conversation

A computer game created by Hezbollah called “Sacred Defense – Protecting the Homeland And Holy Sites” – JOSEPH EID/AFP via Getty Images
  • The Australian Federal Police (AFP) released a statement that they have seen evidence of extremist groups trying to recruit young people through online games. 
  • Extremist groups, including jihadists and neo-Nazis, have a history of using video games to spread messages of hate. 
  • AFP also details warning signs that might indicate someone is being drawn into extremist beliefs, including becoming distant from friends and family, and using violent, angry or abusive language toward minority groups. Read More

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