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Far-right groups ‘are inciting hate on social media’

The Times | Monday, 20 June 2016

Police are being urged to investigate extreme right-wing groups and their incitement activities after a series of hateful messages were published on social media in the wake of Jo Cox’s murder. Nationalist groups have been accused of glorifying Thomas Mair, Mrs Cox’s accused killer, crowing about the attack and making excuses more...

Far right hijacks MP’s murder for Brexit

The Times by James Lyons | Monday, 20 June 2016

A far-right group has tried to hijack the killing of Jo Cox and link it to the campaign for Brexit. National Action posted a picture of murder suspect Thomas Mair with a caption reading: “#VoteLeave, don’t let this man’s sacrifice go in vain. Jo Cox would have filled Yorkshire with more more...

Cheers to Spanish civil war heroes

Sunday World by Steven Moore | Tuesday, 19 April 2016

A NEW beer to be launched dedicated to the memory of those who fought against fascism in the Spanish Civil War is hoping to be sold in Ulster pubs. Brigadista Ale is currently being brewed and is launching across the UK over the next couple of months. Profits from the beer will more...

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Anzac Day terror plot: Blackburn boy sentenced to life

BBC by . | Saturday, 3 October 2015

A 15-year-old British boy who plotted to behead police officers at an Anzac Day parade in Australia has been sentenced to life imprisonment. The Blackburn teenager will serve at least five years for inciting terrorism and will only be released once he is no longer considered to be dangerous. He sent thousands more...

Spain jails 11 jihadists for sending suicide bombers to Syria

Euro Weekly by . | Saturday, 3 October 2015

ON Friday October 2 Spanish judges convicted 11 jihadists who were gang related to Islamic State extremists who recruited fighters for suicide bombings in Syria. The men received sentences of between 10 and 12 years after the judges found them guilty of sending "numerous jihadists to Syria", many of whom died more...

Islamist militant group's kill-list targets nine UK-based writers

The Independent by Caroline Mortimer | Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Nine UK based bloggers have been named on a 'kill list' issued by a Bangladeshi Islamist militant group. A list of 20 secular bloggers, writers and activists around the world was published by the Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) group with a warning that they will be killed if they continue to more...

World news

Round-up of news from around the world.

GERMANY | What is behind the right-wing 'Reichsbürger' movement?

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 17:10 | Source: Deutsche Welle | | Click here for original article

They are radical and violent. In recent years more and more people identifying themselves as Reichsbürger have drawn the attention of authorities. Who are they, and what kind of danger do they pose? They think Germany is simply an administrative construct still occupied by the Western powers. For them, the 1937 more...

GERMANY | Reichsbürger theories debunked

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 17:07 | Source: Deutsche Welle | | Click here for original article

Following the fatal shooting of a German police officer by a member of the Reichsbürger group in Bavaria, the far-right movement is in the spotlight again. DW takes a closer look at some of their theories. 'The German Reich still exists' The legal transition from Nazi Germany to the Federal Republic was more...

GERMANY | Policeman dies after shooting by far-right gunman

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 08:48 | Source: the local.de | | Click here for original article

One of the police officers shot by a self-declared "Reichsbürger" extremist on Wednesday has since died due to his injuries, Bavarian officials confirmed on Thursday morning. During a police raid in Georgensgmünd, Bavaria on Wednesday morning, a member of a right-wing extremist movement immediately opened fire and injured four police officers, more...