Dutch Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders speaks during a press conference in The Hague, The Netherlands, 22 March 2014. Wilders led his followers into an anti-Moroccan chant during a party rally, after the Dutch municipal council elections held on 19 March.  Photo: Scanpix/EPA/BART MAAT

Wilders into the wilderness

PROFILE: Controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders steers his party on an increasingly radical course. Øyvind Strømmen “Thus, I ask you, do you want more or fewer Moroccans in this country, in this city?” […]

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Syrian jihad, from Antwerp

IN DEPTH: At least 100 people have left the Netherlands to fight in Syria. In neighbouring Belgium, the number is even higher. Family members and researchers point to the Belgian group Shariah4Belgium as […]

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Fuelling extremism on the left

ANALYSIS: The far-left Turkish terrorist group DHKP/C has found some support in Europe, helping bolster its claim to be at the vanguard of anti-capitalist struggle. Lars Akerhaug On 1 February 2013, at 1:15 […]

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“Dutch Breivik” arrested

A 23-year-old Dutchman was arrested in the Belgian town of Sint-Niklaas on Nov. 13 on suspicion of plotting terror attacks on Flemish state television and political targets. Øyvind Strømmen The man, whose name […]

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Police and anti-terrorism units have raided 11 homes, offices and prison cells in Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland in a joint operation targeting a suspected international neo-Nazi cell identified as the "Werewolf Squad".

“Werewolf” lair raided

German prosecutors have been investigating six neo-Nazis suspected of forming a terrorist group, Der Spiegel reports. This Wednesday, police and anti-terrorism units raided 11 homes, offices and prison cells in Germany, the Netherlands […]

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