How Many Islamists Are There in Europe?

How Many Islamists Are There in Europe?

More than 150 suspected jihadis and other criminals have had their British citizenship revoked and will not be allowed to return to the UK, according to The Sunday Times. More than 850 British citizens traveled to Syria to join jihadi groups, of which around half returned, according to government sources.

The Clarion Project - Europe Terror Infographic

Ministers used “deprivation orders” to remove the rights of 40 people to a passport this year alone, including 30 since March.

Given it is against international law to leave someone stateless, all those whose passports have been revoked are also citizens of other countries.

So how many extremists are there in the rest of Europe? Clarion investigated a cross-spectrum of countries to find out. This chart includes official estimates of numbers who hold to the Islamist political ideology, but are rough estimates since charting such numbers accurately is very difficult. Furthermore each country’s government’s may use different criteria to determine who is considered an extremist.

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About the Author:

Professor Ryan Mauro Shillman Fellow National Security Analyst for the Clarion Project, a nonprofit organization that educates the public about the threat of Islamic extremism and provides a platform for voices of moderation and tolerance within the Muslim community. Mauro also consults for various government agencies, political campaigns and policy-makers. He is a professor of homeland security, counter-terrorism and political science. Mauro has made over 1,000 appearances on international radio and TV programs from both the left of the right, including frequent segments on FOX News Channel, Al-Hurra, CCTV, Voice of America, Wall Street Journal Live, etc. He's been widely published and quoted in outlets like the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, The Hill, Roll Call and the Daily Caller.