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Jelle van Buuren in Trouw: Selective perception around right-wing and jihadist violence US

Research has shown that terrorist attacks in the US are more often committed by right-wing extremists than by islamitic extremists. However, news about attacks by right-wing extremists hardly ever reach the media. Jelle van Buuren tells the Dutch newspaper Trouw that right-wing extremists are at least as big a threat as jihadistic terrorism.

There is a lack of attention for right-wing terrorism by the government, media and research institutes. Jelle van Buuren explains that this stems from the lack of attention it receives on the political agenda. The subject disappeared from the agenda and has not been re-tabled to date.

Read the full article here [Dutch].

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