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Web and social media platforms now toolkits of terror teams: EAM Jaishankar 

Give attention to on-line recruitment, drones, crypto foreign money as CTC highlights terrorists use of recent applied sciences.

Give attention to on-line recruitment, drones, crypto foreign money as CTC highlights terrorists use of recent applied sciences.

Terrorism continues to be one of many “gravest threats” to humanity mentioned Exterior Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, highlighting terror threats from the usage of rising applied sciences on the second day of the UN Safety Council’s Counter Terrorism Committee (CTC) held in Delhi on Saturday, October 29, 2022.

The meet started, like the primary day in Mumbai with a second of silence for victims of terrorism, and officers and Ministers from numerous international locations, made interventions on the usage of the web, Unmanned Aerial Automobiles (UAVs) together with drones, crypto foreign money and different on-line technique of financing terrorism. 

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“Lately, terrorist teams, their ideological fellow-travelers, notably in open and liberal societies and ‘lone wolf’ attackers have considerably enhanced their capabilities by having access to these applied sciences,” mentioned Mr. Jaishankar. 


“Web and social media platforms have changed into potent devices within the toolkit of terrorist and militant teams for spreading propaganda, radicalization and conspiracy theories geared toward destabilising societies,” he added. 

Drawing parallels between 26/11 and seven/7

Drawing parallels between the 2008 26/11 Mumbai assaults and the 2005 7/7 London suicide bombings, British International Secretary, James Cleverly mentioned the phobia strikes had claimed victims from internationally, and referred to as on the worldwide group to “starve” terror teams of financing. He mentioned the appearance of know-how had dramatically modified the character of assaults and of recruitment by terror teams. 

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“Inside the house of 20 years, terrorists have gone from circulating crackly voice recordings from the depths of Tora Bora, to international on-line recruitment and incitement campaigns, to live-streaming assaults” Mr. Cleverly mentioned on the convention. 

The convention will finish with the announcement of the Delhi Declaration on countering terrorism on Saturday night. In a written assertion, UN Secretary Basic mentioned that the CTC assembly, that was attended by diplomats from all UNSC member international locations and ministers from Albania, Gabon, Ghana, UAE and UK to “undertake concrete measures to scale back these vulnerablites whereas committing to guard all human rights within the digital sphere.”

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