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FBI's Anti-Extremism Website Should Be Scrapped, Groups Say
More than a dozen advocacy organizations are demanding the FBI dismantle a website it created to educate students about violent extremism, claiming it perpetuates profiling and negative stereotypes of Muslims and those perceived to be Muslim, and encourages the policing of ideas and beliefs.
The "Don't Be a Puppet" website allows users to explore how and why people become violent extremists through a game in which correct answers or actions cut down strings holding a puppet, which hangs suspended on the Web page.
Sprinkled throughout the game are images of propaganda, real photos of extremists like members of the Ku Klux Klan and Osama bin Laden, and victim testimonials.
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