Prince Charles worries about rising populism

Prince Charles worries about rising populism

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Prince Charles has warned of “the rising populism”. The British heir to the throne spoke about the “extremely worrying echoes of the dark days in the thirties”.

He said Thursday in a pre-recorded message on BBC radio and added that “malicious” religious persecution worldwide.

“We see the increased popularity of populist movements in the world which is aggressive exhausts against people who minderheidsgeloof cleave.”

Charles was referring to the generation of his parents, who “fought and died in a battle against intolerance, monstrous extremism and inhuman attempts of the Jewish population of Europe to eradicate”.

United Nations

The British prince pointed to figures from the United Nations, showing that a “staggering” 65.3 million people last year, their house had to leave, 5.8 million more than in 2014.

It was the third time that Charles such a radio message kept. The first time was at the fiftieth anniversary of the liberation in 1995 and five years later, at the beginning of the new millennium.

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