Online gaming platforms such as Roblox used as ‘Trojan horse’ for extremist recruitment of children, AFP warns

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Australian federal police says platforms allow players to act out an extremist ideological narrative, disseminate propaganda and recruit other users

Australian children as young as 12 are being targeted by extremists who are infiltrating online gaming platforms, with a rising number of children being investigated for radicalised ideologies, according to the Australian federal police.

The AFP says ideologically and religiously motivated extremists are seeking out new supporters online to coerce them into undertaking violent extremism for their cause.

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