Expanded CFP dataset

The expanded CFP dataset provides data on all protest events by the far right in 10 European countries.Compared to the original actor-centered approach of FARPE, CFP rests exclusively on newspaper coverage data.The data is retrieved using an expanded list of far-right actors, including political parties, social movement organizations, and movement parties.The coding covers the period 2008-2021.

Short Description
Protest Events by all far-right collective actors
Dataset name
Country selection
Austria, Belgium, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine
Selected far-right groups
Expanded list of relevant far-right political parties, movements and movement-parties (developed in consultation with country experts and integrated via snowball sampling)
Time span
National quality newspapers
All issues
Data collection completed
Release date
Expected: 2025

Interactive data visualization

Yearly number of far-right protest events (2008-2021)

Location of far-right protest events (2008-2021)

Quarterly rates of protest events (2008-2021)

Issue focus of far-right protests (2008-2021)


Data and codebook to be released

How to cite

The data is all freely available to download and use, as long as you cite the Observatory as follows.

Recommended reference
Castelli Gattinara Pietro, Froio Caterina, et Pirro Andrea LP. (2022) Far‐right protest mobilisation in Europe: Grievances, opportunities and resources. European Journal of Political Research, 61(4), 1019-1041. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-6765.12484.

Credit for media use
Castelli Gattinara Pietro, Caterina Froio, Andrea Pirro, Iris Beau Segers and Anders Ravik Jupskas, The Far-Right Protest Observatory, farpo.eu