Topic 2 Sources of threat to security of places of worship

‘Threat appears when individual or small-group violent extremists use simple opportunistic attacks against places of worship’

 (JCAT, 2019)

Two major threats to security in the EU are Islamic extremism and right-wing fundamentalism

In 2020 in the EU, 21 people lost their lives by terrorist attacks. Ten of them were by Jihadist terrorists in Austria, France and Germany and 12 were killed. One attack by right-wing terrorists killed nine people in Germany. (European Council, 2022)