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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# extremism

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# lee rigby
Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale convicted of Lee Rigby murder
Rigby’s family said justice had been done, but “no amount of justice will bring Lee back”.
# China
139 arrested in China for 'spreading jihad'
Beijing has warned of growing religious extremism in the western region of Xinjiang.
# France
Neo-Nazi linked to Breivik arrested amid fears of 'major terrorist act'
Kristian Vikernes, who is said to have been linked with Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, was arrested by intelligence officers in France earlier today.
Lisa McInerney: The loudest voices in pro-life camp discredit the civil ones
There is common ground to be found between pro-life and pro-choice people, writes Lisa McInerney, but plastic foetuses and death threats are eroding it.
# Taliban
Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist
14-year-old Malala Yosafzai is intensive care after being shot in the head by the Taliban on her school bus.
# Holocaust
Belgian premier apologises for WWII deportation of 25,000 Jews
The Belgian Prime Minister said the country has been “complicit in the most abominable crime” by deporting tens of thousands of Jewish people to Nazi concentration camps during the war.
# Research
DCU gets €5m to investigate violent political extremism online
The research will look at the activities of violent jihadists, nationalist-separatists and extreme right-wing groups on the internet.
# France
French police detain 19 suspected extremists
Nicolas Sarkozy gave no details about what the detainees are suspected of – only that the arrests were “in connection with a form of Islamist radicalism”.
Column: Let the extremists speak - if only so we can fight back
This week, regular columnist Lisa McInerney argues that everyone is entitled to their opinion – because it gives us a chance to stand up against odious claptrap.