Left-wing extremists carried out 27 attacks in Europe in 2016. Right-wing extremists carried out one.
In Germany, police recently raided the homes of 36 people accused of posting hate speech on social media. Thirty-three of the 36 raids concerned right-wing speech.
Muslims committed 135 out of the 142 terror-related deaths in Europe in 2016.
In England, supporters of Hezbollah publicly called for the annihilation of Israel without suffering any repercussions, while a man who posted anti-Muslim comments on Facebook was sentenced to prison.
Why do victims stay in abusive relationships?
- Victims feel they deserve the abuse. They believe things will get better if they just behave better.
- Some abusive relationships are life threatening. Victims fear that standing up for themselves will get them killed.
- Society pressures people to be in a perfect relationship. Victims fear being judged, blamed, marginalized, or pitied if they say they are being abused.