In majority of the cases, suspects were members of far-right chat groups and they also had ties to the right-wing extremist groups.
Emmanuel Macron was sworn in for his second term as France's president promising to act with "respect" and "consideration."
The surge of online gaming during the pandemic has allowed the far-right to exploit the industry.
The Netherland's intelligence service has reported a rise in the threat of right-wing extremism throughout the country, noting the risk posed to the democratic legal order.
Jean-Luc Melenchon, the French far-left presidential candidate, has become a kingmaker, coming third in the first round. If Macron is cold-shouldered by Melenchon's supporters, far-right Le Pen might have a chance to snatch a victory.
Critics say Macron’s policies since he faced Le Pen in 2017 have marginalised many voters and served to legitimise her ‘softened’ image, making Sunday’s outcome more difficult to predict.
The first round of polls is projected to produce a run-off rematch between incumbent Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen that could be far tighter than their duel five years ago.
Experts see Melenchon as the most powerful leftist with an outside chance of making it to the second round of voting — but only if the entire left joins him.
The vote bodes a grim future, not only for Muslims and minorities but also for French society as a whole.
The ultranationalist organisation has launched an online campaign to support Russia’s military offensive in Ukraine, posting anti-Semitic statements and calling for Ukraine’s leaders to be executed.
The once-dominant Socialist Party has polled a dismal two percent approval of voters in a recent survey, showing how far the left has lost its credibility ahead of upcoming April elections.
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