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GERMANY | AfD in spotlight ahead of key state election

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 22:20 | Source: Deutsche Welle | Click here for original article

The right-wing party's national spokesman has said they would have no problem siding with ultra-nationalists in parliament. His statement comes as the AfD poll numbers surge ahead of regional elections. The federal spokesman for the populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party ruffled feathers on Wednesday by saying if ...
HUNGARY | Hungarian extremist sentenced to 13 years in prison for terrorism

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 16:31 | Source: Hungarian Free Press | Click here for original article

A far-right extremist, whose group sadistically assaulted and nearly killed a media personality, bombed gay clubs in Budapest and attacked the homes of Socialist and liberal politicians using Molotov cocktails, received a 13-year prison sentence on Tuesday in the Budapest Capital Regional Court. Between 2007 and 2009, György Budaházy led a ...
ARGENTINA | Argentinian pupils wearing Nazi armbands attack Jewish students in 'Mengele village'

Sunday, 28 August 2016, 16:18 | Source: Telegraph | Click here for original article

Children from a German school in Buenos Aires wearing swastika armbands and fake Hitler moustaches attacked pupils from a Jewish school in a resort where several Nazi war criminals lived for decades after the Second World War, including Dr Josef Mengele, Auschwitz’s “Angel of Death”. The incident drew swift condemnation for ...
CZECHIA | Czech Islamophobes attempt Islamic State invasion in Prague.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 23:19 | Source: Blisty.cz | Click here for original article

Marking the 48th anniversary of the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia, which took place on 21st August, 1968, Czech islamophobic activists from the "Martin Konvička Initiative" tried to stage an Islamic State invasion at the Old Town Square in Prague on Sunday afternoon. They arrived in military vehicles, disguised as Arabs, ...
GERMANY | Number of neo-Nazi rock concerts on the rise in Germany

Saturday, 20 August 2016, 20:59 | Source: Deutsche Welle | Click here for original article

The first half of 2016 has already seen some 98 far-right musical events in Germany, with some concerts drawing thousands of fans, reported "Die Welt." Authorities have warned that such events serve as recruitment tools. Right-wing rock concerts, far-right party meetings with musical acts, and so-called "Liederabende" (song ...
GERMANY | Call-to-arms by Germany's populist right AfD

Saturday, 20 August 2016, 16:33 | Source: Deutsche Welle | Click here for original article

Populist right wing AfD party co-leader Fraucke Petry has encouraged Germans to carry firearms. She claims government has lost its state monopoly to protect the public, especially in thinly populated areas. Petry, who caused an uproar January by suggesting German police could use firearms to deter incoming refugees, on Saturday called ...
AUSTRALIA | Far-right Pauline Hanson supporters dressed as Muslims storm church

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 12:45 | Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Click here for original article

A far-right nationalist group that links itself to One Nation leader Pauline Hanson stormed a church service on Sunday dressed in Muslim-style attire and chanting anti-Islamic slogans, leaving some members of the congregation "deeply traumatised". The incident, on the NSW Central Coast, reflects the emboldened attitudes of anti-Islamic groups following the ...
GERMANY | New far-right group comes under gaze of state spies

Friday, 12 August 2016, 19:36 | Source: the local.de | Click here for original article

The far-right Identitarian Movement is growing in popularity in Germany to the extent that the main federal intelligence agency has started watching them. Up until this point, the movement, which originated in France and has been present in Germany since 2012, had been observed by spy agencies at the state level. “We ...
HUNGARY | The Romani Genocide: Resistance, resilience and remembrance

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 14:42 | HOPE not hate/ERRC |

By Bernard Rorke in Budapest In Budapest today, a group of citizens gathered at the Holocaust memorial on the banks of the Danube in a silent and solemn commemoration for the more than half-million Roma slaughtered by the Nazis and their collaborators in the Baro Porrajmos ("Great Devouring"). The death toll included ...