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ICCT in the Media: Teun van Dongen about the role of the Knights Templar in right-wing extremism

December 08, 2022

Teun van Dongen was interviewed by DeMorgen on 08th December 2022. He discussed the role of Knights Templar in the right-wing extremist discourse and ideology. Several Knights Templar orders have emerged in recent years, including in the Flemish Region. They claim to carry on a fight against Islam and to keep the white, Christian civilization pure.

Read the full article (in Dutch) below:

Templar orders on the rise in Flanders: collecting for the poor, or the extreme right in white robes?, DeMorgen, December 2022