A sign that reads “Fear causes racism” is seen on a boarded-up shopfront in Seattle, Washington, in March. Photo: Reuters
Abdul Basit
Opinion

Opinion

Abdul Basit

How terrorist and extremist groups are exploiting coronavirus cracks in society

  • Al-Qaeda and Isis are using Covid-19 to forge legitimacy and draw more people to their violent causes, while right-wing extremists and white supremacists step up racist violence. Governments need to start preparing their defence
A sign that reads “Fear causes racism” is seen on a boarded-up shopfront in Seattle, Washington, in March. Photo: Reuters
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