Wiesenthal Center Statement on Terror Attacks in Brussels

March 22, 2016

Center urges social media companies to take all necessary steps to block terrorist activities from using their services

“We express our condolences to the latest group of innocent victims of Islamist terrorism. Such horrific, coordinated mass murders will only end when, the is a sustained global strategy in place to destroy ISIS’ leadership and infrastructure in the Middle East and to root out their terrorist support systems and cells wherever they are found.

The Simon Wiesenthal Center also urges all social media companies, including encryption firms, to take all necessary steps to block terrorists from using their services,”
said Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center

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