The Europe-wide study rests on a detailed database containing all major domestic extremism incidents occurred between 1990 and 2010.During this twenty years, almost 2000 European citizens died, were taken hostage or suffered serious injuries as a direct result of major attacks carried out by domestic extremist groups.
The Initial Report is a first step in broader, continent-wide effort of the Athena Institute.
EXPERT COMMENTARY FROM THE INSTITUTE
The Labour Party secretary Raymond Johansen quoted our Institute's director in the Norwegian national media to describe the situation in his country. As Kristóf Domina said: "Hatespeech has become so accepted here in Hungary that it has created a culture of hate, which provides fertile ground for violent extremism."
(The article is in Norwegian)
The Athena Institute in the Canadian media.
Less racist discourse, more smiles: Jobbik, the Hungarian far-right party, pushed by the ultra-conservative policy of Viktor Orban, has had to adapt to the parliamentary elections on Sunday.
(The article is in French)
The Athena Institute in the French media.
Known for its anti-Semitic and anti-Roma rhetoric, Hungary's Jobbik party is trying to shed its far-right image and appeal to a younger audience as it heads into Sunday's general election.