BEATRIZ BUARQUE: 32-year-old Brazilian journalist with more than ten years of experience in the newsroom and a Distinction Degree – MA in International Relations and Security (University of Westminster). Beatriz researched the impact of the internet on the 5th wave of terrorism and is currently the Brazilian ambassador of the Latin American Youth Network for Peace.
STUDENTS FROM UFRJ (BRAZIL): group of students that has been writing stories based on academic reports about extremism/radicalisation, making videos, producing short-documentaries and developing social media campaigns to challenge hate in Brazil. Although the country has not been directly affected by jihadism, it has faced problems with the rise of far-right and the spread of narratives inciting hate towards refugees, Jews, African-Brazilian religions, black people and homosexuals.
STUDENTS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER (UK): group of students from the University of Westminster from different backgrounds that has been writing stories, making videos to deconstruct extremist messages, producing short-documentaries and developing social media campaigns to challenge hate on the internet.