The death of Darya Dugina in a suspected car bombing has brought the Kremlin’s deep ties with the far-right into sharp focus once more.
The Christchurch terrorist, and a string of white supremacists who followed him, were motivated by a racist conspiracy theory about white “replacement.” Yet it continues to be pushed by mainstream politicians and media pundits.
Elliot Rodger, a sexually frustrated 22-year-old, unleashed a new form of violent extremism when he killed 6 people in California in 2014. A wave of misogynistic incel attacks had begun.
Ecofascism – an ideology that mixes environmentalism with racism – is undergoing a worrying revival. It’s already been linked to two recent white supremacist terror attacks.
A string of high-profile embarrassments have highlighted the threat of far-right infiltration faced by military and police forces around the world.
Right-wing extremists are harnessing the popularity of mixed martial arts to draw angry young men into their ideology, and train them for political violence.
Far-right music festivals where thousands of neo-Nazis gather to listen to racist rock music have become an important hub for extremists to network, raise funds, and plot violent action.
Hardcore football fans have proven a potent weapon for far-right political forces around the world, acting as muscle for ultranationalist and xenophobic movements.
Generation Identity gained global influence by repackaging an old, hateful ideology for a new young audience, before being banned and de-platformed as dangerous extremists.
Matteo Salvini’s anti-immigrant political campaign coincided with a surge of racist abuse and attacks. Black Italians fear another oncoming wave.