OP-ED by Benjamin Ward "Europe’s Climate of Intolerance Political Leaders Across the Region Engage in Hateful and Divisive Rhetoric"

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Link 1 https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/03/06/europes-climate-intolerance

March 6, 2018 

Responding to a simple request from a Human Rights Watch colleague for examples of intolerant rhetoric by European leaders, led us to an unavoidable conclusion: racist, xenophobic, anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim speech is now a part of everyday politics in Europe.

In a short video released today, we include statements since 2015 from leaders in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia and the United Kingdom. Not all are from radical right populists – and we could have added many more.

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