For local authorities, tackling far-right extremism (FRE) can be challenging: FRE differs from other forms of extremism, and there is a fine line between legal and illegal organisations. But it is crucial that EU countries and local authorities work to contain this phenomenon, in view of the ongoing and increasing violent and non-violent FRE and related hate speech and racism across Europe.
RAN LOCAL looked into how to deal with FRE on a local level during a meeting held in Rotterdam (Netherlands) on 23 and 24 January 2019. In this ex post paper a summary of the knowledge and information gained and recommendations of how to deal with FRE.
This paper is written for local and regional P/CVE coordinators. Read more