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Russian soldiers in Efrin, Syria, 1 May 2017 (source: https://goo.gl/CQAeFh)
December 14, 2016

National Action is a neo-Nazi hate group. Will banning it work?

by
Rupert Sutton

Originally published in Left Foot Forward

Dealing effectively with the threat posed by groups that encourage and promote hatred without being seen to suppress freedom of expression is one of the great challenges facing democracies as they attempt to challenge extremists.

However, when such groups can be shown to have promoted or glorified terrorism, it is vital society has the power to challenge their actions.

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Rupert Sutton

About Rupert Sutton

Rupert Sutton is a Researcher at Student Rights and the co-author of 'Challenging extremists: Practical frameworks for our universities'. He is originally from Maidstone and holds a BA in War Studies from the University of Kent, and an MA in Terrorism and Security from King’s College London where he wrote his thesis on Loyalist paramilitarism. He previously interned at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation as well as spending two years with the NHS.

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