Debunking extremist narratives online

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Security Council Chamber. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

The fight to win back the youth from the clutches of radical Islamists is being waged in cyberspace and on social media, the head of a regional organization promoting Muslim solidarity has said.

Hameed Opeleyeru of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation or OIC spoke at a UN Security Council debate on "combating extremist ideology".

The organization has set up a Centre for Dialogue, Peace and Understanding whose primary mission is to counter incitement to all forms of terrorism, violence and extremism.

Jocelyne Sambira has more.

Duration: 3’09″

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