10 Jul 2020

Mother talks about her son’s rapid descent into far-right extremism

Yesterday a report by the government’s advisers on counter terrorism highlighted how political and religious extremists have been using the lockdown to spread hate online and recruit new followers.

With the biggest terror threat in the UK now coming from the far-right, we’ve been speaking to the mother of one young man about the horrors of watching her child’s rapid descent into extremism.