Research and analysis

National Action: links between the far right, extremism and terrorism

Research by Dr Chris Allen, The Centre for Hate Studies, Department of Criminology, University of Leicester.

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National Action: links between the far right, extremism and terrorism

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In 2016, National Action made history for being the first far-right group to be proscribed in the UK. Investigating the group’s history, ideology and activities, this article considers how its commitment to a ‘pure’ form of nationalism helped it to transition from non-violent to violent extremism.

Published 19 July 2019