Farid Hafez

Political Scientist, Visiting Professor of International Studies at Williams College, Senior Fellow at Bridge Initiative/Georgetown University

Why Is the Far Right Obsessed With Burning the Koran?

Drawing on a dark history of public book burning, an anti-Muslim far right provocateur has (once again) publicly set fire to the Koran in Stockholm. So why won’t Sweden’s government call it a hate crime? Read full op-ed here.