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From Digital Hate to Analog Violence The Dark World of Extremist Misogyny

Hatred against women is fostered online, but increasingly often, it erupts into real-world violence. The problem extends all the way into German parliament. Some experts describe it as a new form of terrorism.
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Sixty-nine percent of those who took part in the survey said they have experienced "misogynist hate as a member of parliament.”
"The extent and impact of domestic violence is completely underestimated because it is never considered in this context."

Christina Clemm, lawyer in Berlin