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US/HUNGARY | Exclusive: Senior Trump Aide Forged Key Ties To Anti-Semitic Groups In Hungary

Sunday, 26 February 2017, 15:19 | Source: Forward | Click here for original article

When photographs recently emerged showing Sebastian Gorka, President Donald Trump’s high-profile deputy assistant, wearing a medal associated with the Nazi collaborationist regime that ruled Hungary during World War II, the controversial security strategist was unapologetic. “I’m a proud American now and I wear that medal now and again,” Gorka told Breitbart ...
NETHERLANDS | Dutch elections, a rehearsal for France?

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 18:17 | Source: EurActiv | Click here for original article

Dutch voters will go to the polls on 15 March to elect their new MPs, in what many observers see as a dry run for the French presidential election one month later. EURACTIV France reports. The extreme right in France and the Netherlands appears to be running on the same narrative: ...
GERMANY | Germany's Far-Right Party Hits New Low in Polls

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 18:11 | Source: Foreign Policy | Click here for original article

Germany’s far-right Alternative für Deutschland fell to its lowest polling point in seven months, hinting that the Trump tidal wave is not one Germans are eager to ride. A poll by the Institute Allsenbach and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung asked whom respondents would vote for if elections were held Sunday. Just 8.5 ...
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 ...