We need a government that won't hesitate to fight far-right extremism

By Mehreen Faruqi
May 17 2022 - 7:25pm
A Buffalo police officer talks to children at the scene of a mass shooting at a Buffalo, New York supermarket on Sunday. Picture: AP

Over the weekend, an alleged white supremacist shooter killed 10 people - mostly Black - in a New York state supermarket in what authorities are labelling racially motivated violent extremism. This is yet another horrific act of right-wing extremist violence that has targeted minorities in white-majority Western countries over the past few years.