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NETHERLANDS | Dutch populist Geert Wilders talks of Moroccan 'scum'

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 22:56 | Source: BBC | Click here for original article

Dutch populist leader Geert Wilders has launched his election campaign by calling some Moroccans "scum". Mr Wilders tops opinion polls ahead of the 15 March parliamentary vote, but has seen his lead reduced in recent weeks. He has vowed to ban Muslim immigration and shut mosques if he wins. His latest comments come ...
SPAIN | Barcelona protest to support refugees draws thousands

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 22:54 | Source: BBC | Click here for original article

Image copyrightAPImage captionProtesters denounced the government for its response to the refugee crisis Migrant crisis What next after the Jungle? The desperate children of the Calais Jungle How are the ages of child migrants verified? Migrant crisis: A Syrian's struggle to become German Some 160,000 people have demonstrated in Barcelona to demand the government allow more ...
SWEDEN/USA | Sweden to Trump: What happened last night?

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 22:49 | Source: BBC | Click here for original article

During another ferocious attack on the media on Saturday evening, US President Donald Trump cited a non-existent incident in Sweden, baffling many - not least Swedes. "You look at what's happening in Germany, you look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this. Sweden. They took in ...
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 ...
CANADA | Suspected Quebec mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette was 'loner' with far-right views

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 09:01 | http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/suspected-quebec-mosque-s | Source: Source: IBT

The man suspected of opening fire at a Quebec mosque was reportedly a "loner" with far-right beliefs. Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, is the sole suspect in the shooting on Sunday night (28 January) and was charged with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder on 30 January. He was ...
EUROPE | Women protest against Trump on streets of Europe's capitals

Saturday, 21 January 2017, 21:49 | Source: Reuters | Click here for original article

Thousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join "sister marches" in Asia against newly installed U.S. President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expected to draw nearly a quarter of a million people. Waving banners with slogans like "Special relationship, just say no" and "Nasty ...
GERMANY | Europe’s top rightwing politicians gather in Koblenz

Saturday, 21 January 2017, 17:06 | Source: FT | Source: https://www.ft.com/content/d712b906-dff2-11e6-8405-9e5580d6e5fb

Europe’s most prominent rightwing politicians came together in a rare show of unity in the German city of Koblenz, predicting that the same forces unleashed by US President Donald Trump would sweep them to power throughout western Europe in an insurrectionary “patriotic spring”. Speaking just hours after Mr Trump was ...
GERMANY | Europe's right-wing populist leaders to confer in Germany

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 22:55 | Source: Washington Post | Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/europes-right-wing-populist-leaders-to-confer-in-germany/2017/01/19/356a056e-dd95-11e6-8902-610fe486791c_s

A day after the inauguration of Donald Trump, prominent leaders of Europe’s right-wing populist parties will gather in the German city of Koblenz in what observers see as a show of force targeting the European Union. The meeting gained widespread attention in Germany as the first public get-together of Frauke ...