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Racism

2017

05

Dec

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Flag used by neo-Nazis spotted in Italian police barracks prompts investigation

A German Imperial war flag, appropriated by German neo-Nazis, has been spotted hanging in a Carabinieri dormitory in Florence, triggering an investigation into “a shameful act.” The black-white-and-red flag of the German empire could be seen hanging in the Baldissera barracks of the 6th Battalion ‘Tuscany’ for several days, according to the Ruptly video agency. Alongside […]

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Country: Italy
Source: RT

24

Nov

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European Network Against Racism calls on EU to take action to combat Afrophobia

At the United Nations Regional Meeting on the International Decade for People of African Descent today and tomorrow, the European Network Against Racism (ENAR) calls on European Union Member States to finally take action to combat Afrophobia – the specific racism people of African descent face – in their respective countries. There are an estimated 15 […]

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Country: European Union
Source: Kashmir Watch

21

Nov

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Leipzig University considers firing law professor over call for ‘white Europe’

One of Germany’s most venerable universities is considering the future of a law professor who tweeted solidarity with Polish white nationalists. While the university says it objects to xenophobia, the professor called the accusation of racism ‘ridiculous.’ A tweet by Leipzig University professor Thomas Rauscher sent out on Monday is what triggered the recent controversy. […]

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Country: Germany
Source: The Muslim Times

20

Nov

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Dutch mayor stops anti-Piet and anti-racist rally

Mayor Marga Waanders of Dongeradeel, the police and Public Prosecutor decided to put a stop to a call on Facebook for Friesland residents to try and stop anti-Zwarte Piet activists reaching Dokkum, where Sinterklaas will make his national arrival on Saturday. In an open letter, the Mayor called on everyone coming to see Sinterklaas’ arrival […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: NLTimes

17

Nov

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Czech Republic to host European anti-migrant, anti-Muslim parties in mid-December

A new model of cooperation will be on the agenda of the meeting of European anti-migrant and anti-Muslim parties, to be attended by Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders, in Prague in mid-December, Tomio Okamura, leader of the Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) movement, told journalists on Wednesday. “There will be a discussion of the […]

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Country: Czech Republic
Source: Prague Daily Monitor

17

Nov

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Hate crimes -especially against Muslims- in the United States increased last year, the FBI says

The number of reported hate crimes in the United States has risen for the second straight year in 2016, according to statistics released by the FBI. The number of hate crimes in 2016 was 6,121 – about a 5% jump from 2015. About half of those incidents were motivated by race, the agency says. The […]

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Country: United States
Source: BBC

15

Nov

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Tennessee teacher suspended for posting Snapchat video of student having hijab removed

A teacher has been suspended after removing a pupil’s hijab headscarf in front of her classmates. Footage was posted to Snapchat at a school in Nashville in the United States, with the use of the caption “pretty hair”. Other children in the footage can be seen playing with the girl’s hair, while a second video goes under […]

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Country: United States
Source: Mirror

08

Nov

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Germany: Anti-Semitism in classroom prompts student to report classmates

The 15-year-old girl tried to stop her classmates from making anti-Semitic jokes and displaying Nazi symbols. The Dresden student was awarded for her courage in reporting her classmates to the police. The trend began with what many would brush off as reckless teenage behavior. Some students at a Dresden school, considered it cool when one’s […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Deutsche Welle

02

Nov

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Far-right Wilders calls for dual citizens to be excluded from Dutch parliament, cabinet

Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders has added yet another racist and xenophobic remark to his record by calling for dual citizens to be excluded from parliament and the cabinet in the Netherlands. Wilders’ comments came at a parliament session during a debate on the program of Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s newly established cabinet Wednesday morning. […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: Daily Sabah

23

Oct

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IN THE USA SCHOOL BLACK GIRL PUT ON A LEASH

School Bridgewater, Massachusetts, there was a scandal involving the African-American student. The girl put on a leash. In the class took the lesson that the teacher devoted life and the life of the 17th century, children wore themed outfits and began to be photographed. One of the pictures hit social network. And it is possible […]

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Country: United States
Source: The Stopru