Extremism

What is an incel?
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What is an incel?

Jake Davison’s deadly shooting has prompted debate over whether it should be declared a terrorist attack
17 Aug 2021
Johnson appoints ex-Labour MP to probe ‘far-left infiltration’ of BLM and XR
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Johnson appoints ex-Labour MP to probe ‘far-left infiltration’ of BLM and XR

John Woodcock to investigate ‘progressive extremism’ that ministers fear is fuelling violence at political protests
8 Feb 2021
Why everybody’s talking about Macron and the Muslim world
Emmanuel Macron pays his respects by the coffin of Samuel Paty's inside Sorbonne University's, Paris.
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Why everybody’s talking about Macron and the Muslim world

Protests break out across the Middle East over French president’s ‘crackdown’ on Islam
28 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: is Trump’s re-election campaign ‘toast’?
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Instant Opinion: is Trump’s re-election campaign ‘toast’?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 1 July
1 Jul 2020
Tommy Robinson arrested at Center Parcs over assault
Stephen Yaxley-Lennon aka Tommy Robinson
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Tommy Robinson arrested at Center Parcs over assault

The Sun claims police were called to holiday resort in Bedfordshire on Sunday
3 Mar 2020
Why does the far-right pose such a threat in Europe?
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Why does the far-right pose such a threat in Europe?

Deadly gun attack in Germany described as a ‘wake-up call’ for continent
21 Feb 2020
Is Britain experiencing a rise in neo-Nazism?
Terrorism
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Is Britain experiencing a rise in neo-Nazism?

Durham teenager arrested for planning attacks on public sites including synagogues
8 Jan 2020

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German synagogue attack: shooter is ‘right-wing extremist’
Halle synagogue attack
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German synagogue attack: shooter is ‘right-wing extremist’

Lone wolf gunman streamed live video of the deadly shooting on Twitch, echoing the Christchurch massacre in March
10 Oct 2019
Far-right ‘swooping into towns to divide populations’
Tommy Robinson, EDL, rally, protest
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Far-right ‘swooping into towns to divide populations’

Commission for Countering Extremism report says activists spread lies about Muslims
8 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘How British degrees lost their value’
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Instant Opinion: ‘How British degrees lost their value’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 22 August
22 Aug 2019
Why everyone’s talking about 8chan
Shooter
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Why everyone’s talking about 8chan

No-holds-barred message board in the spotlight after El Paso shooter’s manifesto surfaces
5 Aug 2019
White Brits ‘more likely to hold extreme views’
The threat from far-right extremism has grown in recent years
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White Brits ‘more likely to hold extreme views’

New research also shows higher proportion of Muslims than Christians condemn extremist statements
15 Mar 2019
Does Britain need an anti-Nazi ‘resistance movement’?
Anti-Nazi League, Far right
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Does Britain need an anti-Nazi ‘resistance movement’?

Anti-Nazi League says need for campaign opposing racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism is ‘urgent’, but not everyone is convinced
16 Aug 2018
Vast majority of deradicalisation programmes ‘ineffective’
The threat from far-right extremism has grown in recent years
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Vast majority of deradicalisation programmes ‘ineffective’

Damning Home Office report raises serious questions about flagship Prevent
7 Jun 2018
Pakistan military shuts down main TV news channel
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Pakistan military shuts down main TV news channel

Concerns grow about increasing censorship by security forces
6 Apr 2018
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