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EUROPEAN UNION | MEPs look for ways to defund far-right party

Saturday, 11 February 2017, 00:22 | Source: euobserver | Source: https://euobserver.com/institutional/13685

Members of the European Parliament's constitutional affairs committee (Afco) have said they are not obliged to fund parties that don't respect the founding principles of the EU, in a hearing with representatives of the Alliance for Peace and Freedom on Thursday (9 February). Hungarian MEP Gyorgy Schopflin said his centre-right EPP ...
FRANCE | Le Pen says French Jews will have to give up Israeli citizenship

Friday, 10 February 2017, 14:28 | Source: European Jewish Congress | Click here for original article

In a France ruled by the far-right Marine Le Pen, Jewish citizens would be forced to give up their Israeli citizenship, the far-right’s Front National party leader said on Thursday. Le Pen, a leading contender in the upcoming French presidential contest, told France 2 TV that if elected, she will not ...
GERMANY | Neo-Nazis snared by German police in multiple raids

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 15:15 | Source: Irish Times | Click here for original article

German police on Tuesday raided 15 locations where members of a far-right group that maintains the second World War German Reich still exists were engaged in forging documents such as identification cards and drivers’ licences. Police said the raids in three different states were ordered after an investigation into 16 people ...