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FRANCE | French Court Reinstates Jean-Marie Le Pen in Far-Right Party

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 16:51 | Source: AP | | Click here for original article

A French court has reinstated Jean-Marie Le Pen as a member of the far-right National Front party he founded decades ago, delivering a biting blow to his daughter and party president Marine Le Pen, who had suspended him after a series of controversial and anti-Semitic statements. The family drama reflects the ...
CROATIA | Far-right surges in Croatia as EU disappointment spreads

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 00:58 | Source: Times of Israel | | Click here for original article

In this May 16, 2015 photo, a man from Croatia wearing WWII Croatian "Ustasha" insignia attends a memorial to the thousands of victims of the mass killings by Yugoslav communists, in Bleiburg, Austria. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic) In this Friday, June 12, 2015 file photo, a big Nazi Swastika symbol is ...
USA | Right-wing terrorism has killed 48 people in the US since 2001

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 00:45 | Source: vox.com | | Click here for original article

Dylann Roof, the suspect in the Charleston killings, wearing a jacket with flags from apartheid-era South Africa and from Rhodesia. A new study on domestic terrorism, conducted by New America's David Sterman and Peter Bergen, found that right-wing terrorism in the United States has killed 48 people since September ...
HUNGARY | Ousted head of trade union claims he was victim of coup

Saturday, 20 June 2015, 00:02 | Source: politics.hu | | Click here for original article

The former head of one of Hungary’s biggest employee groups, the rail workers’ union (VDSZSZ), has said “anti-Semites and racists” close to far-right Jobbik are to blame for his failure to be re-elected at its May congress. In an article on hirado.hu, István Gaskó, who has occupied the post since ...
DENMARK | Danish far right secures blue bloc win

Friday, 19 June 2015, 12:17 | Source: Nthelocal.dk | | Click here for original article

Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt conceded defeat in Thursday's general election after an anti-immigration party scored a record vote to become the second-largest party and lifted the opposition right-wing bloc to victory. The Danish People's Party (DF) became the largest right-wing party for the first time with 21.1 percent of the ...
USA | Center for New Community statement on the murders in Charleston, NC

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 20:51 | Source: Center for New Community/HOPE not Hate |

June 18, 2015 CHICAGO - Last night's shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, is a tragic reminder that America's legacy of violent racism continues to have deadly consequences. The staff of the Center for New Community extends its deepest condolences to the congregation of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal ...
USA | Charleston church shooting: Suspected gunman arrested

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 17:18 | Source: BBC | | Click here for original article

The suspected gunman in the killing of nine people at a historic African-American church in South Carolina has been arrested, Attorney General Loretta Lynch says. Officials earlier named 21-year-old Dylann Roof as the man they were looking for after the shooting in Charleston. The gunman sat in a bible study meeting for ...
FINLAND | Finnish MP poses with far-right extremists

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 09:39 | source: euobserver.com | | Click here for original article

Olli Immonen, an MP for the populist Finns Party in the ruling coalition, is at the centre of a media storm in Finland after a photo emerged of him posing with far-right extremists. The photo was posted by the MP himself on Facebook late on Tuesday (16 June) and shows Immonen ...
DENMARK | Anders Gravers and SIAD in new floperama

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 07:54 | Source: Demos/HOPE not hate |

On 16 June, Anders Gravers from Stop Islamisation of Denmark (SIAD) announced on the organisation’s website: “As the chairman of Stop Islamisation of Europe I am happy to tell you that we have found a good venue for our exhibition of the Muhammed cartoons from Texas. The place for the ...
MEXICO | The Reich Stuff: Mexican Cheerleaders Perform Nazi Routine in Competition

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 16:49 | Source: sputniknews.com | | Click here for original article

A recent dance competition in Guadalajara, Mexico featured one extremely shocking routine: two dozen school girls and one boy, dressed up like actual Nazis. The team, made up of kids aged 10 to 16, was dressed in Nazi military uniforms, complete with red arm bands, and was surrounded by Nazi imagery, ...