Rising Political Violence in Europe Threatens Democracy as Elected Leaders Become Targets

Copenhagen, Denmark – A surge in random assaults against politicians in Europe is causing concern as incidents of violence come from both the left and the right. The recent attack on Mette Frederiksen, Denmark’s center-left prime minister, highlights the dangers faced by elected officials in today’s society. Following the assault, Frederiksen expressed her shock and revealed that the experience had left her feeling intimidated. The trend of increasing violence towards politicians can be attributed to …

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