In the first part, “The threat”, the Group provides an overview of the situation and of the prejudices made against certain groups of people, in particular migrants and minority groups. They identify eight risks and phenomenon that threaten the "values of the Council of Europe", such as the growing intolerance, the increase in power of xenophobic and populist political parties, the loss of democratic liberties and the conflict between freedom of religion and freedom of speech; all this set in a context of crisis and insecurity.
The network thought it would be interesting to share this report, in relation to the European Year of Citizens 2013, in order to stimulate consequent thoughts and debates.
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