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3 Dec 2023

Transnational Far-Right Threat Grows in Europe

European nations are facing an organized and sometimes violent far-right movement that transcends borders. Online platforms like Twitter have facilitated their cross-border connections, raising concerns amidst increased risks of Islamist extremism and antisemitism.[ Incidents in Britain, Spain](https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20231107-spain-far-right-protest-amnesty-for-catalan-separatists) highlight the tangible manifestations of this phenomenon. In France, the [stabbing of a young boy](https://www.lemonde.fr/en/france/article/2023/11/28/france-seeks-to-ban-three-right-wing-extremist-groups_6294835_7.html#:~:text=France's%20interior%20minister%20said%20on,names%20he%20did%20not%20give.) in a southeastern village sparked days of protest, many of which featured far right groups. [Source](https://www.euronews.com/2023/12/01/from-france-to-ireland-and-beyond-europe-confronts-an-increasingly-transnational-far-right)