Hosted In Germany, Is Being Widely Used By Terrorist Organizations To Publish Jihadist Content

September 3, 2014

An India-specific group uses to convey jihadist messages

Jihadist organizations across the Middle East and elsewhere are using European content-publishing website on a large scale to publish and disseminate jihadist content, especially reports on suicide attacks and other jihad-related news stories, official statements by jihadist commanders and other such material that is intended to radicalize Muslim youths.

The recent spurt in the use of by terrorist organizations follows crackdown by Facebook and YouTube administrators against such content on their sites. is a free content-sharing website, and once a user posts content, the website generates a web address for to share with others. A domain search shows that is registered by Mariusz Żurawek and hosted in Germany, as shown below.

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