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ICCT in the Media: Eviane Leidig on the use of untraceable 'ghost guns' by far-right extremists

January 10, 2022

On 22 December 2021, ICCT Research Fellow Eviane Leidig spoke with the HuffPost regarding the right-wing movement to boost untraceable 'ghost guns'. In this interview, Eviane discusses crypto as a natural progression for far-right sympathisers and the reasonings behind this shift towards new technologies.

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