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Belgium

2018

15

Oct

Matteo Salvini orders removal of refugees from Riace

Hundreds of migrants living in an Italian town famed for welcoming newcomers in a bid to boost its economy are to be removed on orders from the far-right government. They will be transferred to centers in other parts of the country next week. Riace, in the southern Calabria region, has made headlines across the world for a […]

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Country: Italy
Source: The Independent

15

Oct

Hungary homeless ban to be enforced

Rough sleeping in Hungary will be banned from Monday after a homelessness law adopted by Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government and called “cruel” by critics comes into force. A constitutional amendment approved by the Budapest parliament on June 20 banned “habitual residence in a public space”, beefing up a 2013 law that made it a […]

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Country: Hungary
Source: Times Live

12

Oct

FETÖ terror group afloat in Ethiopia with German support

An official letter obtained by Anadolu Agency has revealed that Germany has officially been supporting operations of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) in Ethiopia. A letter written and officially sealed by the German Embassy in Addis Ababa in May 2017 vouches for the FETO-linked investment group named Kaynak. The then Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn had […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Anadolu Agency

12

Oct

German AfD proposes online portal for students to report teachers who criticize it

A far-right political party in Germany has proposed setting up online portals for students to report teachers who criticize it throughout the country, an idea that some have compared to practices used by the Nazis during World War II, Deutsche Welle reported. While the Alternative For Germany Party (AfD) has announced its plans to launch the […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Newsweek , TRT Haber

11

Oct

MI5 provides immunity for agents’ criminal acts, tribunal told

MI5 grants its informants legal cover to participate in crimes that may extend to murder, torture and sexual assaults, a tribunal has heard. The policy, in existence since the early 1990s, is likely to have enabled the Security Service to conceal wide ranging illegal activity, Ben Jaffey QC, representing an alliance of human rights group, told […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: The Guardian

11

Oct

Germany prepares to ban Turkish imams

German Interior Ministry sent out invitations to all religious groups in Germany convening them in Berlin on October 16th to discuss the working conditions of foreign religious workers. However, certain words on the invitation made the leaders of the Turkish Muslim community to believe Germany is about to ban Imams coming to Germany to work […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Diaspora Daily

09

Oct

Officer who killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice gets new police gig

The former Cleveland police officer who fatally shot Tamir Rice as the 12-year-old played with an airsoft pellet gun in 2014 has a new job with another police department. Timothy Loehmann, who shot Rice after responding to 911 calls about a “guy with a gun,” has been hired as a part-time officer by the village […]

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Country: United States
Source: Huffington Post

09

Oct

Italy’s League calls for burqa ban on moms picking up kids from school

Deputies from the far-right League party in northern Italy have announced plans to ban mothers from wearing Islamic veils, such as the burqa and niqab, when picking up their children from school. Simona Pergreffi and Daniele Belotti, League deputies in Bergamo province, called for the ban, citing the security need for people in schools to […]

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Country: Italy
Source: Daily Sabah

08

Oct

Denmark: Nazi-inspired draft law proposes 12 years imprisonment for criticizing NATO

A new draft bill proposed by the Danish Ministry of Justice is considered to try to put an end to the freedom of speech, especially on issues regarding the NATO. According to Danish Arbejderen news portal, the Justice Ministry prepares a law according to which even the sharing of any critical articles or views that […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: In Defence of Communism , Sputnik

05

Oct

Swedish far-right party submits motion calling for circumcision ban

A leader of the right-wing populist Sweden Democrats party submitted a draft motion calling for a ban on non-medical circumcision of boys, which the text defined as “backward” child abuse. Sweden Democrats Secretary Richard Jomshof on Wednesday submitted the draft for a nonbinding motion on circumcision to the Riksdag, the Swedish parliament, where his party […]

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Country: Sweden
Source: The Times of Israel , Haberler