Uptick In German-Language Pro-ISIS Channels On Telegram

June 19, 2017

Recently, numerous German-language pro-ISIS channels have become active on Telegram. Some of the channels were created in June 2017, and others were created during the preceding months but only became active in June. Several of these Telegram channels have also promoted a pro-ISIS group on Facebook and two German-language ISIS WordPress blogs that feature official ISIS publications.

A Sampling Of German Pro-ISIS Channels

On June 10, 2017, the channel “Fatarabbasu” published a list of 19 other German channels for followers to join.

Several of the channels already have backup channels in place.

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