Commentary: Redpilling, rabbit holes and how far-right ideology spreads in online spaces

Commentary: Redpilling, rabbit holes and how far-right ideology spreads in online spaces

Article published by CNA (13 February 2021)

SINGAPORE: The Internal Security Department (ISD) recently announced the detention of a 16-year old Protestant Christian of Indian descent for planning to attack two mosques, after being radicalised through exposure to far-right extremist ideology on the Internet.

This shocking event is a chilling demonstration that Singapore is not immune to the allure of such movements, despite seeming so distant from its places of origin in Europe and North America…

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