University of Exeter: Humour used in English-language terrorist propaganda magazines to reinforce identity, study shows

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Humour is used in English-language jihadi terrorist magazines to reinforce identity and help groups bond, research suggests. The study shows Al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and Tahrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) use humour in a similar way, using situational comedy, while humour in Islamic State (IS) magazines is dehumanising and mocking. Academics examined 82 jihadi magazines published in […]