How the far-right is exploiting coronavirus to peddle race hate

By Dr Rakib Ehsan

While most look on a crisis like this with worry, and view it as a challenge to be overcome, there are extremists who consider troubling times to be a gift.

Far-right extremists across the world – both abroad and closer to home – are exploiting Covid-19 to peddle unfounded conspiracies and intensify forms of hatred towards particular social groups. Looking to take advantage of the uncertainties and insecurities brought on by this deadly virus, which we still know relatively little about, far-right organisations of different shades feel they have been given a boost.

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