Chart of the month
Religion in Terrorism in the 21st Century -- Religion often plays a crucial role in the ideology or struggle of subnational armed entities. 56 per cent of the 132 currently active terrorist groups have some kind of religious doctrine in their ideology. These ideologies range from Hindu nationalism through Christian fundamentalism to radical Islamism.
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.