Activity shows terror groups and right-wing extremists were undeterred by COVID-19 pandemic

The 2020 Annex of Statistical Information has indicated that the number of terrorist attacks has increased 13% worldwide during the COVID-19 pandemic. Terrorist fatalities rose 12% during pandemic.

Jihadist groups claim that the pandemic is a punishment from God on the west, while right-wing extremists spread conspiracy theories. But both kinds of groups have continued to operate despite pandemic conditions, reports Mahmut Cengiz in an extensive article published by Homeland Security Today.

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