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USA | Willis Carto, Longtime Anti-Semite and Holocaust Denier, Dies Aged 89

Saturday, 31 October 2015, 14:54 | Source: SPLC | Source: https://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2015/10/30/willis-carto-longtime-anti-semite-and-holocaust-denier-dies-aged-89

Willis Carto, founder of several radical right publications and organizations and a major American promoter of Holocaust denial, has passed away according to white nationalist reports. Willis Carto According to reports from white nationalists, Willis Carto, a man active on the radical right for more than 60 years, has died, aged ...
POLAND | Polish election accompanied by anti-refugee hysteria

Friday, 30 October 2015, 22:17 | Source: Never Again/HOPE not hate |

By Rafal Pankowski for NEVER AGAIN Association in Warsaw In a shockingly xenophobic electoral campaign, several right-wing parties tried to outbid each other in anti-Muslim and anti-refugee statements. The parliamentary election, on 25 October, resulted in a resounding victory for the Polish right. The refugee crisis played a big role in the ...
UK | David Cesarani RIP

Monday, 26 October 2015, 22:54 | Guardian | Click here for original article

David Cesarani, who has died aged 58 following surgery to remove a tumour on the spine, was the leading British-based historian of his generation on the modern history of the Jews. He was also a notable commentator and broadcaster on the Jewish past and present, and took a prominent role ...
POLAND | Poland lurches to right with election of Law and Justice party

Monday, 26 October 2015, 13:15 | Source: Guardian | Click here for original article

Poland has consolidated its rightwing shift after exit polls showed voters had handed an absolute majority in its parliamentary election to Law and Justice, a Eurosceptic party that is against immigration, wants family-focused welfare spending and has threatened to ban abortion and in-vitro fertilisation. The current ruling party, Civic Platform, conceded ...
GERMANY | German police: neo-Nazis planned attack on refugee shelter

Friday, 23 October 2015, 13:17 | Source: Washington Post | Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/germany-arrests-3-extremists-in-asylum-seeker-attack-plot/2015/10/22/1279ac48-78c5-11e5-a5e2-40d6b2ad18dd_

German police have foiled a far-right plot to attack refugee shelters in Bavaria amid growing violence against migrants, authorities said Thursday. Prosecutors said 11 men and two women were detained during raids Wednesday in the town of Bamberg, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) north of Nuremberg. Police, who had been observing ...
SWEDEN | Sweden School Attack: Racist Motive Probed

Friday, 23 October 2015, 09:27 | Source: msn news | Click here for original article

Police investigating a stabbing at a school in Sweden involving a sword-wielding masked man say a racist motive is "part of the picture", amid reports the suspect had expressed far-right sympathies online. It comes as the 21-year-old assailant was named by Swedish media as Anton Lundin-Pettersson. The attacker, who was dressed ...
SWEDEN | School killer showed far-right sympathies on social media

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 21:30 | Source: Expo | Click here for original article

The 21-year-old man suspected of assaulting pupils and teachers at a school in Trollhättan, Sweden, today had expressed clear far-right sympathies on social media, Expo has revealed. The motive behind the attack is still unknown, but Expo's sources confirm the police are investigating a possible political motive. Expo can reveal that during ...
SWEDEN | Sweden sword attack: Two killed by masked attacker

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 16:38 | Source: BBC | Click here for original article

A masked man armed with a sword has killed a pupil and a teacher at a school in Sweden. The suspect, clad in black, apparently posed for photos with students ahead of the attack, in the western town of Trollhattan. Two further victims, a pupil and a teacher, are seriously injured. The ...
GERMANY | German politician stabbed on campaign trail is elected new mayor of Cologne

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 19:25 | Source: The Telegraph | Click here for original article

Pro-refugee politician Henriette Reker was elected mayor of Cologne on Sunday, a day after being stabbed in the neck while on the campaign trail in an attack that shocked Germany. Ms Reker, who is recovering in hospital after being seriously injured in what police labelled a "racist, political" attack, won 52.6 ...
SWITZERLAND | Swiss surge to the right in election

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 19:19 | Source: POLITICO | Click here for original article

The populist, anti-immigrant Swiss People’s Party (SVP) is on course for a record win in a parliamentary election held Sunday, with media reports suggesting it could win a third of the seats. Already the country’s largest party, the SVP won 28 percent of the vote, according to the broadcaster SRF, a ...
FRANCE | Marine Le Pen goes on trial over Muslim remarks

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 19:15 | Source: BBC | Click here for original article

French National Front leader Marine Le Pen has appeared in court in Lyon, to answer charges of inciting racial hatred, for comparing Muslims praying in the street to the Nazi occupation. She made the comments at a rally in the city in 2010 when she was fighting for the leadership of ...
GERMANY | Inside Pegida's bellowing and bitter Dresden rally

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 13:56 | Source:the local.de | Click here for original article

In Dresden on Monday thousands of people at a Pegida rally cheered after a speaker said, half in jest, “it's a shame the concentration camps aren't up and running”. It was a moment that showed how far the anti-Islam movement has slid over its year in existence. Arriving in Dresden, you ...
GERMANY | PEGIDA marches on 'first anniversary' in Dresden

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 12:26 | Source: Deutsche Welle | Click here for original article

Thousands of PEGIDA demonstrators descended upon the eastern German city of Dresden on Monday evening, to mark a year since their first march through the city. A local student statistics group, "Durchgezählt," estimated that between 15,000 and 20,000 PEGIDA supporters gathered on Dresden's Theaterplatz on Monday evening. In a tweet shortly before ...
GERMANY | German mayoral candidate Reker stabbed over refugee support

Saturday, 17 October 2015, 18:26 | Source: BBC | Click here for original article

A leading candidate in Cologne's mayoral race has been stabbed in the neck by a man claiming to be angry over the country's refugee policies. Henriette Reker - an independent candidate supported by Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party - was seriously injured along with an aide. Three others suffered minor injuries. ...
GERMANY | Racism, insomnia the new realities of Syrian refugee family in Germany but kindness abounds

Friday, 16 October 2015, 18:20 | Source: US News and World Report | Click here for original article

For the Syrian refugee family, one reprieve from crushing boredom in the asylum center is short walks to a lake. But in a town teeming with neo-Nazis, the excursions can bring more distress than relief: A man recently stormed out of a coffee shop and screamed at two women of ...
CZECH REPUBLIC/SLOVAKIA | Roma discriminated, segregated in Czech Republic and Slovakia

Friday, 16 October 2015, 18:14 | Source: New Europe | Click here for original article

The Council of Europe has called on the Czech Republic and Slovakia to take measures aimed at preventing the discrimination and combating segregation faced by Roma communities. The council’s European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) issued a report detailing the lack of steps taken to integrate Roma communities in the ...
HUNGARY | Hungary's anti-migrant steps show Orban's right-wing shift

Friday, 16 October 2015, 18:12 | Source:Mining Gazette | Click here for original article

Hungary's use of razor wire, tear gas and arrests in response to migrants seeking refuge in Europe has shocked many across the world. But the crackdown comes as little surprise to those who have been watching the country's political transformation since Prime Minister Viktor Orban won power in 2010 and ...
RUSSIA | Russian Neo-Nazis Jailed for Torturing Gay Teenagers

Friday, 16 October 2015, 18:10 | Source: Passport Magazine | Click here for original article

Russia is no bastion of equality for its LGBT citizens, but in an astonishing turn of events, justice has finally been served for some who were affected by the rampant homophobia brought on by anti-gay propaganda laws. Six members of Occupy Pedophilia, the Russian Neo-Nazi group responsible for torturing gay ...
ISRAEL | Israeli Public Security Minister Considers Outlawing Jewish Extremist organization Lehava

Monday, 12 October 2015, 09:39 | Source: Haaretz | Click here for original article

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Friday that he was considering outlawing the extremist, far-right organization Lehava. Erdan told Army Radio that organizations such as Lehava “incite to violence” and that “we’re examining every possible legal step [against it], including outlawing it.” Lehava leader Bentzi Gopstein was arrested at a demonstration ...
GERMANY | Protesters, police clash at refugee homes in Germany

Monday, 12 October 2015, 09:10 | Source: Deutsche Welle | Click here for original article

Police have been attacked by protesters at asylum seeker shelters in the German states of Saxony and Brandenburg. The overnight unrest comes after reports of a massive increase in attacks on refugee homes. A small group of protesters massed outside a planned refugee home in the eastern city ...
AUSTRIA | Social Democrats hold off far-right in Vienna elections

Monday, 12 October 2015, 08:55 | Source: BBC | Click here for original article

Austria's Social Democrats have held onto power in the capital Vienna, withstanding a challenge by the far-right Freedom Party in municipal polls. Preliminary results show the centre-left party secured about 39% of the vote - down nearly 5% from the last election in 2010. The Freedom Party, who campaigned on concerns of ...
FRANCE | Right-wing 'new reactionaries' stir up trouble among French intellectuals

Friday, 9 October 2015, 19:26 | Source: Guardian | Click here for original article

From Emile Zola’s J’accuse to Jean-Paul Sartre’s Left Bank politics, France is credited with inventing the figure of the public intellectual: the writer as a spiritual guide for society. But the nation whose vast scope of thinkers has ranged from Enlightenment heroes to Bernard-Henri Lévy, in his white shirt unbuttoned ...
ISRAEL | Right-wing Protesters March in Jerusalem, Chant 'Death to Arabs'

Friday, 9 October 2015, 19:23 | Source: Haaretz | Click here for original article

Hundreds of people, including right-wing extremists, rallied in Jerusalem Thursday evening against what they called government inaction and capitulation in Israel's capital, chanting "death to Arabs" and "police state." Four were arrested during the demonstration, including Bentzi Gopstein, head of the far-right Lehava organization. A group of demonstrators entered the ...
GREECE | Supreme Court asks parliament to lift immunity of Golden Dawn leader for new charge

Friday, 9 October 2015, 19:18 | Source: ANA-MPA | Click here for original article

A Supreme Court prosecutor sent to parliament on Friday a case file on Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos, requesting the lifting of his immunity, so that he can be charged with incitement to commit crimes. The case file concerns recorded conversations between Michaloliakos and members of his office from 2011, ...
FRANCE | Former French minister causes storm with ‘white race’ remark

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 12:30 | Source: Irish Times | Click here for original article

Nicolas Sarkozy’s Les Républicains (LR) was to bar Nadine Morano, member of the European Parliament, former cabinet minister and long one of Sarkozy’s most loyal servants, from standing in December’s regional elections last night, after she failed to write a letter of apology demanded by Sarkozy. Morano is from the far ...
MALTA | Imperium Europa leader Norman Lowell loses libel case against newspaper

Monday, 5 October 2015, 13:55 | Source: Malta Independent | Click here for original article

A court of magistrates today threw out a libel case filed by Imperium Europa leader Norman Lowell against MaltaToday over three articles which implied that Lowell or his followers had been behind a spate of arson attacks on pro-immigration journalists and charities. MaltaToday had also implied that the attack on columnist ...
GREECE | Greece’s Fascists Are Gaining

Monday, 5 October 2015, 10:12 | Source: New York Times | Click here for original article

Just hours after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s new cabinet was sworn into office on Sept. 23, Twitter users began protesting the appointment of one of his junior ministers, Dimitri Kamenos, from the right-wing anti-austerity party Independent Greeks. Mr. Kamenos had published homophobic, anti-Semitic and racist comments on Twitter. Within hours, ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn trial saga goes on

Monday, 5 October 2015, 10:07 | Source: Kathimerini | Click here for original article

The father of murdered anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas has told a court at Athens' Korydallos Prison that Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos was ultimately responsible for his son's death. Panayiotis Fyssas is the first witness to take the stand in the trial of Golden Dawn's leadership, MPs and members, as the ...
GERMANY | PEGIDA head Lutz Bachmann charged for anti-migrant rhetoric

Monday, 5 October 2015, 00:33 | Source: Deutsche Welle | Click here for original article

German prosecutors have accused Lutz Bachmann, leader of the controversial anti-immigrant group, with inciting hatred. It is the culmination of an investigation that began months ago. The 42-year-old Bachmann, who came under fire a year ago after referring to migrants as "filth" and "cattle" on his Facebook page, was charged with ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Slovak far-right politician Kotleba blocks anti-extremist project

Friday, 2 October 2015, 09:57 | Source: Prague Post | Click here for original article

Banská Bystrica Region's Governor Marian Kotleba, leader of the small far-right People's Party Our Slovakia (ĽSNS), has rejected to sign an approved subsidy of about €7,000 granted to a cultural project against extremism in Slovak society. Kotleba, who surprisingly won the regional governor's post in 2013, is a supporter of the ...