Liberal Roots of Far-Right Activism, by Lars Erik Berntzen, discusses the nature and implications of the anti-Islamic turn of the contemporary far right in Western Europe, North America and beyond.
This Working paper intends to give a thorough introduction of the Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) and Generation Identity (GI) to inform future research, policy-making, and preventive work.
In the aftermath of the episodes of mass political violence that have occurred across Europe over the past decade, scholars and commentators are regularly confronted with the question of ‘how can we prevent this from happening again?’. Håvard Haugstvedt, PhD at the University of Stavanger and visiting researcher at C-REX, explains why answering is more complex than usually assumed.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 – when the Jewish community all over the world was celebrating the holiest day in the year, Yom Kippur – 27-year-old German Stephan B. was mounting a helmet in a rented car and prepared for what he hoped would be a mass shooting attack against the nearby synagogue in Halle an der Saale.
In the wake of Sunday´s general election in Austria, the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) has faced a sharp decline in votes. FPÖ´s major loss is due to a recent corruption scandal, but it is also most likely caused by the declining salience of the immigration issue
Petter Nesser's key note lecture on Society for Terrorism Research annual conference, Oslo, 21 June 2019
Her finner du en oversikt over C-REX-forskere som kan kommentere ulike aspekter knyttet til moskéskytingen i Bærum. Vi har også lagt ut en foreløpig vurdering av hvordan angrepet passer inn i eksisterende trender hva gjelder høyreekstrem vold mer generelt.
Professorene Cas Mudde og Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser forklarer positive og negative trekk ved populismen, skriver Aftenpostens anmelder.
Last month saw more than 900 million eligible voters at the ballot box in the world’s largest democracy. India’s national election once again resulted in the landslide victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Flere tusen menn, kvinner og barn sitter i fangenskap i Syria og Irak etter IS' fall. Hva kan bli skjebnen til disse? Og hvem skal ta ansvaret for dem?
The established radical right party in Denmark experienced a significant setback in the general election. The main reasons are a combination of mainstream cooptation, radical competitors and an unfavorable political agenda.
This is a party that embraces Mussolini and Che Guevara — and cartoons and pop culture
The contribution from the Scandinavian far right – the Danish People’s Party (DF) and the Sweden Democrats (SD) – to Salvini's alliance, the European Alliance of People and Nations, is likely to be very small. In short, because DF is losing support and because SD is uninterested in joining.
Here’s why the way it’s measured matters.
Why do some ‘extremists’ or ‘extremist groups’ choose not to engage in violence, or only in particular forms of low-level violence? Why, even in deeply violent groups, are there often thresholds of violence that members rarely if ever cross?
The Christchurch mass murderer acted alone, but the core ideas in his manifesto are widely shared by Islamophobic actors in Europe and beyond, writes Cathrine Thorleifsson on OpenDemocracy.
Right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe: the RTV dataset documents right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe between 1990 and 2015.
The attack in New Zealand was inspired in part by the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, but the real threat is lone wolves lurking in the far corners of the Internet, writes Jacob Aasland Ravndal in Foreign Policy.
This Special Issue on Terrorism from the Extreme Right has been guest-edited by Jacob Aasland Ravndal and Tore Bjørgo, Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo.
Britiske myndigheter er avhengig av at internettselskaper overholder egne regler for at den ulovlige gruppen National Action skal slutte å spre propaganda.
Terrorismeforskere fra ulike fagfelt bør i større grad lese hverandres forskning.
Indere i USA og Storbritannia støtter Trump og Brexit
Høyreekstreme i Russland har tatt over syv ganger flere liv enn i Vest-Europa. Likevel fins det lite forskning på høyreekstrem vold i Russland.
As a researcher, I have followed various extreme right groups and movements in Norway and Scandinavia during the last 30 years. There have been some significant changes during this time – changes that have an impact on how our society should relate to such milieus, and what kinds of preventive measures might be relevant and effective.