Financing patterns and networks of violence-oriented right-wing extremist actors in Germany

The financing of violence-oriented right-wing extremist organizations and actors in Germany is diverse and wide-ranging. However, current, well-founded analyses of financial strategies and sources of income are largely lacking. A "follow the money" approach to uncovering network structures, such as has been established in some cases in the prevention and countering of Islamist extremism and terrorism, does not yet seem to exist in the area of right-wing extremism. Large parts of the right-wing extremist scene, and especially the violence-oriented and transnational milieu, are highly interconnected. These distinctive network structures become visible in various ways. This is where this CEP study comes in, based on analyses by leading experts.

Authors: Alexander Ritzmann, Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, Dr. Thorsten Hindrichs and Maximilian Kreter


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