Zwei maskierte, bewaffnete Islamisten vor dem Schwarzen Banner zur Illustration des Arbeitsfelds „Islamismus“, Keyvisual Islamismus

Islamism and Islamist terrorism

  • What is Islamism?

    Islamism in Germany is no uniform phenomenon. One characteristic feature common to all of its forms is the abuse of the Islam religion for the Islamists' political objectives and purposes. Further information

  • Figures and facts

    Below you will find facts on Islamist organisations, the Islamist following, and on the EU list of terrorist organisations.... Further information

  • Gemeinsames Terrorismusabwehrzentrum (GTAZ – Joint Counter-Terrorism Centre)

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    The GTAZ (Joint Counter-Terrorism Centre) set up in Berlin in late 2004 is not an autonomous authority but a joint co-operation and communication platform used by 40 internal security agencies. Its founding did not require a new legal basis, because no agency was given additional competences or had... Further information

  • Gemeinsames Internetzentrum (GIZ – Joint Internet Centre)

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    The Internet has meanwhile become a key medium of communication worldwide. Extremists more and more use it as a propaganda platform and as a think tank. It also serves Islamist and Islamist terrorist networks as a means of communication. This is why in early 2007 the GIZ was set up in Berlin to... Further information

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Anti-terrorist Hotline: +49(0)221/ 792-3366

Anti-terrorist Hotline: +49(0)221/ 792-3366

Publications

2018 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

2018 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

DOI: June 2019
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Cyber attacks controlled by intelligence services

Cyber attacks controlled by intelligence services

DOI: May 2018
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2017 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

2017 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

DOI: July 2018
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How can I identify extremists and members of foreign secret services within my environment? - Important information for refugees in Germany

How can I identify extremists and members of foreign secret services within my environment? - Important information for refugees in Germany

DOI: March 2018
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Right-wing extremism - Signs, symbols and banned organisations

Right-wing extremism - Signs, symbols and banned organisations

DOI: October 2018
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2016 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

2016 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

DOI: July 2017
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