In this podcast, young people from across Europe give their personal experience of the rise of neo-Nazism in the region.
Steven, a former member of a Dresden far right group, explains the appeal of extremism, whilst Afghan refugee Yonous and Lina, a veiled, 22 year old French Muslim woman, reveal how this ideology has affected their lives.
These young people are joined by Kristin, an anti-Fascist activist, Fabian, whose organisation Exit-Deutschland helps neo-Nazis wishing to turn their backs on former comrades and Erik, now campaigning for 22 July to become Europe’s day against hate speech.
The interviewees were brought together, as part of a living library during the autumn session of the Parliamentary Assembly.
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