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Generation Identity

Simon Cox investigates a far right youth organisation in Austria, Generation Identity. The group is at the heart of a new pan-European movement opposed to Muslims and immigration.

Simon Cox is in Austria where the authorities have launched an unprecedented operation against a new far right youth organisation, Generation Identity. They prosecuted members of the group including its leader, Martin Sellner, for being an alleged criminal organisation. They are currently appealing the judge's not guilty verdict. The Austrian group is at the heart of a new pan European movement that is vehemently opposed to Muslims and immigration. GI says it is not racist or violent. In Germany more than 100 offences have been committed by its members in just over a year. And the group's co leader in Britain stepped down after he was revealed to have a Neo Nazi past.

Simon Cox reporting. Anna Meisel producing.

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28 minutes


  • Thu 20 Sep 2018 11:00
  • Mon 24 Sep 2018 20:30