The F Word Podcast

The F Word Podcast


Episode 2: Bjørn Ihler on the power of personal storytelling, violent extremism and why it’s important not to dehumanize terrorists

September 29, 2020

Marina Cantacuzino talks to 29-year-old Bjørn Ihler, a writer, filmmaker and ‘peace activist’ from Norway. Bjørn is a survivor of the attack on Utøya Island in July 2011 when far-right extremist Anders Breivik killed 69 people and injured many more. Bjørn’s expertise lies in countering extremist narratives, as well as deconstructing their propaganda.