terror Archive

Fatal explosions at hotel in southern Thailand: multiple deaths, dozens wounded

Late Tuesday in Thailand, two explosions are reported to have killed two people and wounded dozens at a hotel popular with tourists. The car bombs went off minutes apart in Pattani, in Thailand’s deep South. “It was unclear whether the bombs were set off by timers or electrical signal,” the Bangkok Post reported. Photo: @sataporn_pptv, Sataporn P. Watana. Google Maps เกิดเหตุระเบิดบริเวณเซาท์เทิร์นผับ ในเมืองปัตตานี เบื้องต้นบาดเจ็บ …

Twitter targets extremism, suspends an additional 235,000 terror accounts

Over the last year, Twitter has been suspending accounts for promoting terrorism. The social network had already made it public that 125,000 accounts were suspended between mid-2015 and early 2016. Today we learned that Twitter has added an additional 235,000 suspensions, brining their two year total to 360,000 accounts. By Twitter’s own admission, quickly identifying accounts promoting terrorism can be a challenge, but the company reports …

Hijab-wearing Muslim woman racially profiled as 'terrorist' sues Chicago police

Itemad “Angel” Al Matar A young Muslim woman is suing Chicago police who decided she was a “lone wolf” terrorist because she wore a hijab, or headscarf, and was walking briskly out of a city subway station on the Fourth of July last year while wearing a backpack. Here is the surveillance video of what happened to her that day in 2015. Warning: Video may …