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Canada designates Proud Boys as terrorist group: SFU experts available
The federal government today announced the addition of 13 groups to its Criminal Code list of terrorist entities. Notably, this includes four ideologically motivated violent extremist groups: Atomwaffen Division, the Base, the Proud Boys and Russian Imperial Movement.
The announcement comes less than a month after the attack on the U.S. Capitol. SFU experts are available to provide comment:
AVAILABLE SFU EXPERTS
GARTH DAVIES, associate professor, criminology
Expertise: terrorism, cyber-terrorism, radicalization and recruitment to terrorism, counter-terrorism, violent extremism, communities and crime
CANDYCE KELSHALL, adjunct professor, criminology
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Expertise: preventing the normalization of extremism space, terrorism, intelligence, radicalization, policing, disinformation
ANTHONY BURTON, PhD student, communication
Expertise: the role of misogyny/masculinity in these spaces, the alt-right in Canada and the U.S.
SAMIR GANDESHA, associate professor, humanities
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Expertise: The “flawed” nature of the legislation and the “false equation of left and right” under “extremism"
MELISSA SHAW, SFU Communications & Marketing
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