Exclusive: Children as young as 13 being drawn into ideologies ‘harder, darker and more committed than ever before’
Neo-Nazis are getting younger and more violent in the UK as teenagers are drawn into “disturbing” movements, a report has warned.
Research by counterextremism group Hope Not Hate found that children as young as 13 were becoming involved in a new wave of organisations that are gathering support online.
“The trend towards younger, more violent Nazis is a real concern and needs to be monitored closely,” researchers said.
Researcher Duncan Cahill said young teenagers were among those involved in emerging neo-Nazi networks, but have no clear aim