Corpus ID: 210846568

Political Violence from the Extreme Right in Contemporary Portugal

  title={Political Violence from the Extreme Right in Contemporary Portugal},
  author={Raquel da Silva},
In Portugal, extreme right political violence can be found in two different periods: in the period of transition from authoritarianism to democracy (between 25 April 1974 and the mid-1980s) and from the second half of the 1980s to the present. In the first period, militants who had been radicalised by the Colonial War (1961-1974), the anti-imperialist mobilisation of the extreme left student movement in the academic crises of the 1960s, but also by the actions of the revolutionary leadership of… Expand


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