Athena Institute


An application of the Steven-stage Hate Model in Hungary - The case of the ‘Death Squad’

On March 25, 2011 the criminal trial of the ’Death Squad’ extremist group opened. The precedent case is followed by intense national and international media attention. According to the indictment presented by the Prosecution Service, the radicalization process of the ‘Death Squad’ had exactly followed the Seven-stage Hate Model developed by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and introduced by the Athena Institute in Hungary.

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