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Democracy and the extreme right

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 15 September 2009

A storm has been brewing in the UK over a decision by the BBC to invite the British National Party onto its flagship political panel programme. The BNP - which bases its appeal on British ethnicity, won two seats in the European Parliament this year. How do democracies respond to the rise of the far right?

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