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GERMANY | Germany sees sharp rise in cases of extremist right-wing violence

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 11:34 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

Preliminary figures have shown that right-wing violence in Germany almost doubled in 2015, compared to the previous year. The total number of recorded right-wing motivated offences rose by more than 30 percent. The statistics were collected by the German Interior Ministry and then published by Left party politician Petra Pau, who ...
HUNGARY | Hungary: Day of Dishonour

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 17:32 | Source: HOPE not hate |

By Bernard Rorke On Saturday last, Nazi sympathizers from abroad joined Hungarian fascists in the city of Székesfehérvár to commemorate the failed attempt by German and Hungarian troops to break the Soviet siege of Budapest in February 1945. Since the 1990s far-right groups across Hungary have commemorated February 14 as a ...
GERMANY | German far-right's language is close to that of Nazis, Gabriel says

Friday, 5 February 2016, 16:18 | Source: Reuters | Click here for original article

Germany's far-right, led by the rising anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, is using language similar to that deployed by Hitler's Nazis, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said on Friday. Support for the AfD has jumped amid deepening public unease over Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door policy for refugees from Syria and elsewhere ...
GERMANY | German police should shoot refugees, says leader of AfD party

Sunday, 31 January 2016, 16:24 | Source: Independent | Click here for original article

German border police should shoot at refugees entering the country illegally, the head of far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD) has said. Frauke Petry’s remarks have been condemned by politicians and a police union chief, who said firing at refugees would be a suspension of the rule of law. German border police ...
SWEDEN | Suspected neo-Nazi gangs attack migrants in Sweden

Saturday, 30 January 2016, 15:52 | Source: Times of Israel | Click here for original article

Dozens of masked men believed to belong to neo-Nazi gangs carried out a number of assaults on migrants in Stockholm overnight amid rising tension over immigration, Swedish police said Saturday. Police had beefed up their presence in the city center, deploying anti-riot and helicopter units after learning that extremists were ...
SWEDEN | Masked 'Neo-Nazis' Assault Migrants In Sweden

Saturday, 30 January 2016, 15:47 | Source:Sky News | Click here for original article

Footage shows dozens of men dressed in black rampaging in and around Stockholm's main train station followed by police. Video footage showed a number of men dressed in black rampaging in and around the city's main train station, followed by officers. Anti-riot police and helicopters were deployed around the centre after hearing ...
HUNGARY | Orbán and Visegrad: Hungary repurposes an old alliance

Saturday, 30 January 2016, 00:09 | Source: Hungarian Free Press | Click here for original article

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán certainly found his groove in the last few months, since the refugee crisis and the election in Poland of the populist Law and Justice Party, headed by Jaroslaw Kaczynski and his ally, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło. The ruling Fidesz party went from an increasingly tired clique ...
GERMANY | Suspected neo-Nazi website operators arrested in Germany

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 18:59 | Source: Deutsche Welle | Click here for original article

Scores of federal police officers launched raids across several states as part of an investigation into right-wing Internet activity. The suspected ringleaders of an international Internet portal - 47-year-old Jutta V. and 27-year-old Ralph Thomas K. - were arrested on suspicion of forming a criminal organization. Police took them into custody ...
USA | Oregon protest leader Ammon Bundy seized in deadly clash

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 08:50 | Source: BBC | Click here for original article

US police say they have arrested the leader of an armed militia which has occupied a wildlife refuge in Oregon, with one person killed in a shoot-out. Police arrested Ammon Bundy and five members of his group on Highway 395 The militia occupied the refuge this month to support two ranchers jailed ...
DENMARK | Denmark backs seizing migrants' assets

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 17:13 | Source: BBC | Click here for original article

The Danish parliament has backed a controversial proposal to confiscate asylum seekers' valuables to pay for their upkeep. Denmark says the policy brings migrants in line with jobless Danes, who must sell assets above a certain level to claim benefits. MPs also approved plans to delay family reunions for asylum seekers.The bill ...