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Online gaming is being used to recruit young people to far-right extremist groups. The news follows a report published by the Home Office concerning the Prevent anti-extremism programme.

Figures show the number of referrals of people vulnerable to a risk of radicalisation, of which the majority (46 percent) were regarding Extreme Right-Wing radicalisation. As reported by The Guardian, the use of online apps and platforms is appearing more and more in referrals of far-right extremism, according to Prevent coordinator Sean Arbuthnot.

In particular, that includes gaming platforms and chat apps like Discord. Click here for more information