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Action Plan Against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

Through this action plan, the Norwegian government wants to improve the preventative efforts against radicalisation and violent extremism. There is a need for more information, more cooperation and better coordination of the efforts in this area ...

Published in 2014

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Living out our Ethnic Instincts: Ideological Beliefs among Right-Wing Activists in Norway

This study is based on data gathered through the author's participant observations of the rightist underground in 1993 and 1994 and on in-depth interviews with right-wing activists in the period 1993-1996.

Published in 1998

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Explaining Workers' Support for Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe: Evidence from Austria, Belgium, France, Norway, and Switzerland

During the 1990s, the working class has become the core clientele of right-wing populist parties in Western Europe. This article empirically examines the motives of workers for supporting a right-wing populist party. Based on data from the ...

Published in 2008

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Terror in the Norwegian Woods

Lethal political violence in Scandinavia has almost exclusively been perpetrated by far-Right groups or individuals. Yet, on 22 July 2011, when a homemade bomb exploded at the office of Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, head of the ...

Published in 2011

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Before & After the Norway Massacre - Symbiosis between anti-Muslim Extremists and Islamist Extremists

On 12th July 2011 Maajid Nawaz gave a talk at the TED Global 2011 conference in Edinburgh which explored the symbiotic relationship that exists between Islamists and anti-Muslim extremists. This talk highlighted the way in which these two camps ...

Published in 2011

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Norway’s terrorist attacks: Not the Usual Suspect

Anders Breivik terrorist attacks in Norway clearly demonstrated that radicalisation does not belong exclusively to one sector of the ideological spectrum. It reminds us of the danger of subscribing to generalisations and stereotypes.

Published in 2011

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Collective security – a shared responsibility: Action plan to prevent radicalization and violent extremism

Norway is one of the safest countries in the world and creating a safe and secure society is a fundamental aim of every government.Those who choose to use violence and terror cause anxiety and fear and must be fought against and prosecuted. We ...

Published in 2011

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Project Exit - Leaving Violent Groups

Project Exit was formally established in 1997, originating as a three-year development project by the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Children and Family, and the Directorate of Immigration. It was hosted by the NGO ‘Adults for ...

Published in 2014