domestic terrorism

NORWAY ATTACKS PUT SPOTLIGHT ON RISE OF RIGHT-WING SENTIMENT IN EUROPE

The attacks in Oslo on Friday have riveted new attention on right-wing extremists not just in Norway but across Europe, where opposition to Muslim immigrants, globalization, the power of the European Union and the drive toward multiculturalism has proven a potent political force and, in a few cases, a spur to violence. The success of populist parties appealing to a sense of lost national identity has brought criticism of minorities, immigrants and in particular Muslims out of the beer halls and Internet chat rooms and into mainstream politics.

Domestic terrorism profile: Norway massacre suspect calls deeds 'necessary,' lawyer says

Norway massacre suspect calls deeds 'necessary,' lawyer says
Accused shooter belonged to anti-immigration party, opposed multiculturalism, Islam

Image: Anders Behring Breivik

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