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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 ...
GERMANY | German Constitutional Court legalizes nazi party

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 20:09 | Source: HOPE not hate |

A personal comment from Michael Klein in Berlin On 17 January, the German Federal Constitutional Court delivered its long-awaited decision on banning the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD). In short, it argued that the political program and character of the NPD is racist ...
GERMANY | German AfD rightist triggers fury for assailing Holocaust memorial

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 13:14 | Source: Yahoo News | Source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/german-afd-rightist-triggers-fury-assailing-holocaust-memorial-114245438.html

A senior member of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) has triggered outrage on social media for verbally attacking Berlin's Holocaust and saying that Germany must rewrite its history books to focus more on its own victims. The AfD's anti-immigrant rhetoric has won support among Germans worried about the influx of ...
GERMANY | Le Pen and Petry to attend "European counter-summit" in Germany

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 12:26 | Source: Europe Online | Click here for original article

Leading right-wing populists from across Europe are to convene in the German city of Koblenz on January 21 for an anti-establishment summit, their European Parliament faction has said.Expected are Marine Le Pen of France‘s National Front and Frauke Petry of the Alternative for Germany (AfD), among others.Geert Wilders, a Dutch ...
GERMANY | Germany's Constitutional Court rules against banning far-right NPD party

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 11:56 | Source: Deutsche Welle | Click here for original article

Germany's constitutional court on Tuesday ruled against banning the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD), whose neo-Nazi agenda was considered by many as anti-constitutional. Although the party's attitude to the constitution has been deemed hostile, it does not have the potential to upend democracy in Germany, the court said. At ...
GERMANY | German top court blocks ban on far right NPD

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 11:49 | Source: BBC | Click here for original article

Germany's highest court has rejected an historic attempt to ban the country's far-right National Democratic Party (NPD). The Federal Constitutional Court ruled that the NPD did not have the potential to overthrow democracy in Germany. The NPD has around 5,000 members but no seats in the Bundestag, the German parliament's lower ...
ITALY | Milan Demonstrators Protest 'Anti-Semitic' Far Right Wing Rally

Sunday, 15 January 2017, 23:05 | Source: Forward | Click here for original article

Hundreds of people took part in a counter-demonstration in central Milan to protest an ultra-rightwing rally held in another downtown location. The two demonstrations Saturday took place about two miles apart, and no incidents were reported. Local media said the counter-demonstrators greatly outnumbered those at the far-right rally organized by the ...
GERMANY | German high court could outlaw neo-Nazi party

Sunday, 15 January 2017, 23:02 | Source: USA Today | Click here for original article

Germany's highest court is set to decide this week whether to ban the far-right neo-Nazi party, in a case brought by lawmakers who call the group a threat to the country's democratic system. The controversial case, to be ruled on Tuesday, claims the extremist National Democratic Party (NPD) and its beliefs ...
GERMANY | Explosives found in German apartment 'linked to right-wing terrorists'

Saturday, 14 January 2017, 22:52 | Source: Deutsche Welle | Click here for original article

The prosecutor's office in the western German state of Rhineland-Palatinate is investigating whether two men arrested last month for storing large amounts of explosives were members of the Old School Society (OSS), a right-wing terror group suspected of planning attacks on refugee centers and mosques, the magazine "Spiegel" reported on ...
NORWAY | Soldiers of Odin: endless war

Saturday, 14 January 2017, 17:27 | Source: Tor Bach |

From Tor Bach in Oslo While it might have been a success in Finland, the Norwegian arm of Soldiers of Odin never became the proud vigilante group its founders were dreaming of. Founded by Ronny Alte, also known from not-so-successful foreign imports such as the Norwegian Defence League and PEGIDA ...
FRANCE | Investors leave Marine Le Pen presidency unhedged

Friday, 6 January 2017, 11:10 | Source: FT |

Markets are overstating the risks associated with the upcoming French presidential election and the chances of a victory by Marine Le Pen, the Eurosceptic far-right candidate, say a number of Europe’s leading fund managers. The president of France’s Front National, the nationalist party that has a strong anti-immigration agenda, has promised ...
USA | Drawing Inspiration From Trump, Far-right Kahane Movement Seeks US Revival

Friday, 6 January 2017, 11:00 | Source: Haaretz | Click here for original article

On a rainy day this week, around 80 supporters, followers, and acquaintances of Rabbi Meir Kahane gathered in New York to morn a dead leader and celebrate the emergence of a new one. The event, organized by followers and students of Kahane, had a dual purpose, as explained in the fliers ...
USA | John Carpenter is fighting neo-Nazis over his cult classic film They Live

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 10:33 | Source: The Independent | Click here for original article

Film director John Carpenter has lashed out at neo-nazis and white supremacists who hail his satirical 1988 cult classic They Live as an anti-Semitic masterpiece. The Halloween director has clearly had enough with their blatant misinterpretation of the film as an allegory for fighting against Jewish supremacy and has expressed his ...
USA | Armed neo-Nazis 'set date' for march against Jewish people and businesses in Montana town

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 10:29 | Source: The Independent | Click here for original article

A date has been set for an armed march on a small town in Montana, where neo-Nazis will be protesting against the town’s Jewish citizens, their businesses and anyone who supports them, it has been reported. Andrew Anglin, the person behind neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer and the proposed march, told ...