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Vidhya Ramalingam @vidhya_ra London, England

On anti-minority violence & terrorism. Particular interest in the far right. Founder @MoonshotCVE. Our mission is to disrupt & ultimately end violent extremism.

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Joined Twitter 11/13/11


Excited to announce 🥁.....our Founder @RossFrenett has been appointed by the EU Commission to lead the Communicatio… https://t.co/1jK5xTNAvl
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6/4
2020
If you can't distinguish the difference between "antifa" and white supremacists, I would recommend not weighing in… https://t.co/zwxVYsmUye
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6/2
2020
@MaggieCaroline1 @MoonshotCVE Yes, totally up for that
5/27
2020
Are violent Incels terrorists or not? 🤷‍♂️ That's a debate that's been raging on here between many folks I respect… https://t.co/oeP397xDdX
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamImportant report out today by our team @MoonshotCVE on incels (involuntary celibates). It's a guide to their termin… https://t.co/YRimkYz9nX
5/26
2020
1. With the debate about Incels and terrorism getting going in Canada, I thought I would bring all the cases we hav… https://t.co/hymtIntAkq
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5/23
2020
Re-upping our @MoonshotCVE piece in incels from last year. Much, much more from us on this subject very soon. https://t.co/kt9nwylqqj
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamWhy I love our team. Greatest way to spend a Friday meeting while we're all WFH. 🐐 https://t.co/ARUxnjBweV
5/22
2020
‘A threat to health is being weaponised’: inside the fight against online hate crime - ⁦@RossFrenett⁩ & ⁦… https://t.co/zIGCsPLcwk
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5/5
2020
“In France, for example, there were posters telling people their sons might be at risk of violent extremism if they… https://t.co/WPP0Xi4zbo
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam @RossFrenett @BenQuinn75 https://t.co/nR6lTKVXTlProud to be featured alongside our friends @HanifQadir and @hate_lab in @guardianweekend! 🙌🏾 Thanks @SimonParkin fo… https://t.co/gYEH0ZI8dbThe fascinating work of our friends and colleagues @HanifQadir, @MattLWilliams, and @hate_lab is also covered 💪🤝👐… https://t.co/Tx3tOcQdNq
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamA few weeks ago @SimonParkin from the @guardian swung by our offices to chat about what we do. The piece is finall… https://t.co/qmZyfyNtZe
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam‘A threat to health is being weaponised’: inside the fight against online hate crime & dangerous conspiracy theory.… https://t.co/xTGoTa7uHQ
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5/2
2020
We need CT people. We also need tech people. And human rights people. And lawyers. And civil liberties people. Then… https://t.co/qkG9CTqyXT
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4/30
2020
This thread worth a read from our team @MoonshotCVE on the rise in anti-Chinese and anti-Semitic #HateSpeech relat… https://t.co/UbyTLh0DlY
4/29
2020
Extreme right instrumentalisation of #Corona crisis on a new level. 4 days ago German #neonazi musicians from diffe… https://t.co/SUuxW5y1pU
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4/24
2020
Interestingly, Manhattan has seen a 44% decline in white supremacist search traffic, while all other parts of New Y… https://t.co/yzpn16Qgtt
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamHere's the increase in white supremacist search traffic in states which have been most affected by COVID-19 cases a… https://t.co/zGPdrv8kHi
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamStates experiencing greatest increase or decrease in white supremacist search traffic as a result of COVID-19 measu… https://t.co/QgsJwXjEs7
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamThere is a significant shift in white supremacist search traffic w/c 30th March. This aligns w/implementation of lo… https://t.co/DoH9fDGI43
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamAre neo-Nazis under lockdown more active online? We released new data on the impact of social distancing on violen… https://t.co/lf2IkQyw89
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4/15
2020
Although the symbolism is vital, this designation has real world impacts. It will allow money earmarked for counte… https://t.co/FMNlHj3MyQ
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamA year ago our co-founder @vidhya_ra added our voice to the chorus. In testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Commi… https://t.co/Ig9VIyRjQ9
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamThe State Department have just designated a White Supremacist group as a terrorist organisation for the first time.… https://t.co/NQ5zOoihRl
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamThis is actually a historic moment, and a major achievement, as the US State Department designates its *first* whit… https://t.co/anxc7YxrgV
4/6
2020
@RossFrenett https://t.co/VJaMQxePBt @orensegal @jo_mendelson @ADL Huge congrats @jo_mendelson!!
4/3
2020
@PayzeeMalika @SofieHagen Thank you @PayzeeMalika
3/29
2020
This may be interesting for CT folks. The vast majority of FB's Dangerous Orgs specialists (~350 people) are workin… https://t.co/lV7XZUUmkz
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3/26
2020
Loved talking to you @SofieHagen! It inspired all sorts of new questions I'm asking myself and will now mull over u… https://t.co/YkvH7av31wI was definitely a bit starstruck by @SofieHagen, & she has a way of making you spill your guts! This ended up bein… https://t.co/pJuq23sRWw @MaggieCaroline1 @MoonshotCVE I'm in!🤝
3/25
2020
@AmarAmarasingam Lol. This just made my day Amar
3/23
2020
Live from social distancing, I took part in a new @ADL webinar series called #FightingHateFromHome. I focused on h… https://t.co/AkEb8sUpIR
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamI'm actually really excited for this. This was basically me during every "first-day-of-school" puja forced on me as… https://t.co/SmvbQHiI9cCoronavirus is affecting us all, so we're putting together a list of vetted "Resource Hubs" that serve as trusted l… https://t.co/2ARBzVQvEI
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3/22
2020
Our welfare team have put together a live resource guide covering #covid19 updates and advice, food options, and ti… https://t.co/Qo8T8wks67
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3/19
2020
I second @RossFrenett on this one! 👇🏾💪🏾 https://t.co/g0K2KbsY9t
3/17
2020
This. 👌🏾 https://t.co/YURoqwh1cg @Sheridansmith1 It's you and me @Ryan_B_Greer! This is great, was certain I'd be stuck with @RossFrenett 🎉🎉 https://t.co/wqQy5TROPC
3/15
2020
Hi all- New docs detailing the GIFCT's Independent Advisory Cmte. If you're civil society, broadly defined, please… https://t.co/mfin26CeLc
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3/14
2020
Day two of our @abcnews Christchurch coverage. The shootings were supposed to mark the end of far-right extremism o… https://t.co/GZb0Yj105u
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamIn the “non-coronavirus news” category, those with kids staying at home in the near future may want to catch this h… https://t.co/lldRjOWQwo
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3/13
2020
HSBC's pay gap hits 47 per cent. But do tell us ladies again about how to fix it if we better lean in/ask more nice… https://t.co/ea8DjLdOzw
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3/11
2020
NEWS: State is pushing to designate at least one white supremacist group as a foreign terrorist org, an unprecedent… https://t.co/iuyOCxuZrI
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3/10
2020
It's critical for businesses to be honest about their gender pay gap, & work hard to achieve parity. Since we last… https://t.co/EQaL7TBkKmHappy #WomensDay! Luckily many of the greatest minds in #CVE & #CT are women, make sure you're following them ALL,… https://t.co/wzC0ep6q4b
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamJust in time for International Women's Day, our team has just released new data on online misogyny in South Korea.… https://t.co/Bw3yBywAUBHappy International Women's Day! It takes *work* to create business environments which are welcoming to women & enc… https://t.co/ba4ybCM0EzHappy #IWD2020! I often get asked why women’s consideration and participation in all aspects of peace and security… https://t.co/GD4Bup2RP6
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam @owasow Hi Omar, I'm Founder of Moonshot CVE and work on prevention of white supremacy. I just wanted to follow up… https://t.co/ge1TL85P3c
3/8
2020
Yup! Although we provide private healthcare, 30 days leave and a wealth of other benefits, this… https://t.co/LyAJkthbGR
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamHappy #WorldBookDay2020! 📚 Although we spend a lot of time behind screens, the team here love books 🤓 Moonshot ha… https://t.co/SSLkG9aScr
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3/6
2020
@WTFake_ @tedxlondon Thank you so much Aude! We have done some work in France and hope to expand on it this year, p… https://t.co/lDbkyzHct2Aujourd'hui, son organisation @MoonshotCVE envoie des "social workers" sur le Net pour discuter avec des personnes… https://t.co/xiQwwkV8CH
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3/5
2020
There's simply no excuse for sending emails or correspondence addressed "Dear Sirs" in 2020. It's stunningly common. #Everydaysexism
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3/4
2020
.@ADL’s partnership with @MoonshotCVE advertised alternative content to over 17k white supremacist keywords using o… https://t.co/LnFZ4uAUOr
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamOnly a brief pilot project managed to redirect many people searching for extremism online. It was an honor to partn… https://t.co/hZtvMHHwre
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamResults from terrorism prevention project @MoonshotCVE @ADL in US show how targeted online advertising tools can un… https://t.co/sdxD2MkX9O
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2/29
2020
@MiaMBloom So sorry to hear this Mia, thinking of you and your family.
2/19
2020
@WendyZhou502 Thanks @WendyZhou502!
2/18
2020
@MiaMBloom @WendyZhou502 Thank you @MiaMBloom! @PlebEnforcement @RossFrenett Actually no. If we wanted to look at disinformation related to coronavirus, we find p… https://t.co/B7tbftPjQsAnyone have recommendations for Mandarin speakers up for some freelance consultancy work?? Involves some research &… https://t.co/aG4odYVL9F
2/17
2020
Sixty-four individuals with ties to various white supremacist gangs have been convicted and sentenced to a combined… https://t.co/ItmA24d9oM
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2/16
2020
Check out this piece on our very own @tbarrosbailey, featured in this piece on why Buddhist extremist ideologies we… https://t.co/K8b7zGNTpX
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2/13
2020
Our Founder @RossFrenett featured in this piece today on using commercial tools to fight extremism: "This can be do… https://t.co/ZUwru3w2qn
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamOur Founder @RossFrenett gave an interview today in Islamabad to Samaa TV on ways to ensure efforts to counter viol… https://t.co/1dDqHpcK9g
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamIf you’re at #ICMCPK come listen to me speak about Buddhist violent extremism in Myanmar tomorrow at 9:15 in the Ma… https://t.co/D7REbzYFTU
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2/11
2020
@davidcaygill Hi Dave! We're still deciding on who from my team will head out! Let's stay in touch. Will DM you my… https://t.co/EyX0RFnqkY @LockheedMartini @MoonshotCVE Thanks! Have DMed you! @k_ramali @MoonshotCVE Have DMed you! @folanski Hello Fola, apologies for the late response! I've DMed you! @PayzeeMalika That is awful Payzee. Hope you're ok and have gotten any support you needed after this ❤
2/6
2020
BIG NEWS: The FBI has arrested Patrik Mathews, a former Canadian soldier who was last seen on 24 August 2019. He… https://t.co/9Ddb74H6vx
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1/17
2020
@cwaegemann @MoonshotCVE You should be able to now! @GIRD_S @ToreBjorgo @Matthias_Quent Congrats! Can't wait to read it.So happy to finally see this bad boy in print! Edited by .@ToreBjorgo and Miroslav Mares for Routledge Studies in F… https://t.co/Y9ycXUKYPC
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam @marghescalisi @MoonshotCVE I've DMed you on LinkedIn with my contact details. Thanks! @FairerSociety @MoonshotCVE Unfortunately we do need people in London for this, but stay in touch!How does the daughter of Indian immigrants end up attending white nationalist rallies in Sweden? And why? Watch… https://t.co/O5dw1VPVRn
Retweeted by Vidhya Ramalingam @mayvnne @MoonshotCVE Happy to! Couldnt DM you, can you try me? @SKundu89 @MoonshotCVE I've DMed you! @jonische @MoonshotCVE Thanks Jonatan!! @jo_lancashire @MoonshotCVE Thanks Jo! Just DMed you the details
1/15
2020
@simonp_92 @MoonshotCVE Just DMed you details! @jovana_perovska @MoonshotCVE Have just DMed you details! @wasiasuhail @MoonshotCVE Just DMed you with details. Thanks! @Wevyn @MoonshotCVE We need people in London for this particular one, but there are likely to be opportunities for… https://t.co/WXWHVTcMo8We're looking for consultants open to full time work for 1-6 months, ideally based in London with us @MoonshotCVE!… https://t.co/keKZTn5ilW
1/14
2020
Phase 2 of GIFCTs global research arm has officially launched! The Global Network on Extremism & Terrorism… https://t.co/mNHkEgZBr0
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1/10
2020
@matthew_feldman Thanks Matthew! Would you be able to connect me with them? Would be great to learn more!TikTok says it will explicitly ban Holocaust denial and other conspiracy theories denying violent events https://t.co/77GQQWJL9S
Retweeted by Vidhya RamalingamAnyone have recommendations for Ukrainian speakers up for some freelance consultancy work?? Would love to be connected!
1/9
2020
@NatSecMicah Very few words Micah! Privileged to be in a position to have someone like you on the team. If you reme… https://t.co/ajNxKES3VULast month, I had the privilege of doing a @tedxlondon talk on how the internet can be used to find violent extremi… https://t.co/uj1TSIKfaiHow do we find violent extremists online? "Individuals at risk of violent extremism leave behind a trail of clues i… https://t.co/4neJvvjUyD
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1/7
2020

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