Countering terrorism through solidarity and shared values

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Mohi El-Din Afifi, Secretary-General of Al Azhar Islamic Research Academy, addresses the Security Council open debate on "Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts: Countering the narratives and ideologies of terrorism". UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Within weeks of the terrorist attacks in Paris last November there were more than one million views of videos praising the gunmen and suicide bombers, the Security Council heard on Wednesday.

The 15-member Council has been holding an open debate on ways to counter what it calls "the narratives and ideologies of terrorism."

Dianne Penn reports.

Duration: 2’36″

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