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Racism

2019

30

Sep

Party of ex-Chancellor Kurz wins Austrian election

The party of former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz won Austria’s snap election Sunday, paving the way for his return as the country’s leader. As widely expected, Kurz’s center-right Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) came in first with 37 percent. It’s a clear victory for the 33-year-old ex-chancellor, with the Social Democrats coming a distant second at 21.8 percent. […]

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Country: Austria
Source: Hürriyet , Politico

19

Sep

Justin Trudeau wore brownface at 2001 ‘Arabian Nights’ party

Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, wore brownface makeup to a party at the private school where he was teaching in the spring of 2001. TIME has obtained a photograph of the incident. The photograph has not been previously reported. The picture was taken at an “Arabian Nights”-themed gala. It shows Trudeau, then the 29-year-old son […]

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Country: Canada
Source: Euro News , Time

17

Sep

AfD politician threatens journalist after Hitler comparison

An Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) politician has walked out of an interview and threatened a journalist after he was confronted with parallels between his rhetoric and that of Adolf Hitler. An interview with Björn Höcke by the state broadcaster ZDF, recorded last week but screened on Sunday, shows the AfD politician threatening “massive consequences” to […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Hürriyet , The Guardian

16

Sep

Some Dutch police using excessive force against immigrants

Some Dutch police centers, especially those located in the Hague, use excessive force against immigrants, according to a report published Friday by Dutch public broadcaster Nederlandse Omroep Stichting (NOS). The NOS report said that the discriminative incidents and the cases in which police used excessive force against immigrants are especially related with the Hoefkade Police […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: Sabah , DailySabah

13

Sep

Institutional racism in the justice system is prevalent across EU states says new report

Institutional racism is prevalent in criminal justice systems across the European Union and has created a “justice gap” in such cases, a new study has found. The research, carried out by the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), has found “deeply-rooted institutional racism” affects all parts of the justice process, from the very reporting of the […]

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Country: European Union
Source: AA , EN

05

Sep

French senate concealed Hitler bust, Nazi flag in its cellar for 75 Years

A 35 centimetre-high bust of Adolf Hitler and a 3 metre-long Nazi flag, as well as a German gas mask, have been preserved since the Second World War in the basement of the French Parliament’s upper house, Le Monde revealed. In addition, desks with emblems of the Third Reich, some staffers had worked at, were […]

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Country: France
Source: Euro News , Sputnik

05

Sep

New Greece Democracy member calls Iranian refugee a “monkey”

Theodoros Giannaros, member of ruling conservative New Democracy party and the party’s working group for Health launched a vicious racist attack on a refugee, describing him as a “monkey”. Arash Hampay, a refugee from Iran living in Greece, posted a photo on twitter and wrote: “Fascists, I’m OK with my new homeland, I will continue […]

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Country: Greece
Source: EN , Keep Talking Greece

03

Sep

AfD gains big in Saxony and Brandenburg elections

The Eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party tripled its share of the vote in Saxony and doubled in Brandenburg on Sunday. In Dresden, Saxony, AfD reaped a 27% of the vote, with the CDU shedding 7%. In Brandenburg, the AfD reaped 23,5%. Although the SPD retained its 26,2% lead, it was clear that the region […]

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Country: Germany
Source: AA , NE

02

Sep

Far-right AfD second strongest force in Brandenburg and Saxony, exit polls show

Germany’s far-right AfD party surged to new strengths in elections for two eastern states on Sunday, exit polls said, reflecting anger over Chancellor Angela Merkel’s migrant policy and a wealth gap 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell. The Alternative for Germany became the second-strongest party in regional parliaments in both Saxony and Brandenburg, the […]

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Country: Germany
Source: The Local , Bloomberght

26

Aug

AfD might win two German state elections

The anti-immigration, anti-euro AfD party took the lead in Brandenburg in three of the last five polls in Brandenburg and is within striking distance in Saxony. CDU pulled ahead in the tow most recent polls but with so many parties in play, the results are within the margin of error of an AfD win. All […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Amerikanın Sesi , Money Moven