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Racism

2018

06

Dec

Hundreds of neo-Nazis free despite arrest warrants

The German government has admitted that 467 neo-Nazis are at large throughout the country despite active warrants for their arrest. The government acknowledged the figures in a response to a parliamentary request for information by the opposition Left Party. Of the 467 neo-Nazis, 32 are thought to have fled Germany to hide out abroad. An additional seven […]

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Country: Germany
Source: DW , DW

05

Dec

Dispute over UN migration pact fractures Belgian government

Belgium’s center-right government is fighting for its survival this week after the largest coalition party broke away from its three partners and said it would not back a global U.N.-backed migration pact. The right-wing N-VA party started a social media campaign against the migration pact Tuesday, more than two months after Prime Minister Charles Michel […]

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Country: Belgium
Source: Haberler , Seattle Times

03

Dec

Spain far-right Vox party gains foothold in Andalusia election

A far-right party has won seats in a Spanish regional election for the first time in decades. The Vox party took 12 parliamentary seats in Andalusia on Sunday, beating expectations that it would win five. Tough on immigration, Vox could be a kingmaker in a coalition in Andalusia. Its breakthrough is the latest in a […]

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Country: Spain
Source: TRT Haber , BBC

28

Nov

Another ferguson protester has died

Bassem Masri, a 31-year-old Missouran known for his work live streaming the Ferguson protests, has died, according to reports by several close friends and colleagues on Twitter. The circumstances around Masri’s sudden death are unknown. Faizan Syed, a family member of Masri’s, announced the death on Facebook, in a post that read, “Bassem Masri son […]

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Country: United States
Source: Heavy

26

Nov

In the United States, right-wing violence is on the rise

As a Republican, Mitchell Adkins complained of feeling like an outcast at Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky. “Hardcore liberals” made fun of him, he wrote, and he faced “discrimination on a daily basis.” He soon dropped out and enrolled in trade school. But his simmering rage led him back to campus one morning in April […]

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Country: United States
Source: WP , Amerikanın Sesi

14

Nov

FBI data shows sharp rise in US hate crimes

The FBI says hate crimes reports were up about 17% in 2017, marking a rise for the third year in a row, even though violent crime in America fell slightly overall. Crimes of antisemitism led the spike. An annual report from the US federal government released on Tuesday shows there were more than 7,100 reported hate […]

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Country: United States
Source: The Guardian

14

Nov

Former SS guard on trial admits he was aware of conditions in Nazi concentration camp

A 94-year-old former SS guard says he was aware of the terrible conditions endured by prisoners in the Stutthof concentration camp, but did not take part in atrocities against them. The dpa news agency reported that Johann Rehbogen, who is on trial facing hundreds of counts of accessory to murder, told the Muenster state court […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Independent

12

Nov

Secret army of 200 German SAS in neo-Nazi terror plot to slaughter politicians and immigrants

A secret army of 200 elite soldiers planned to slaughter politicians and immigrants in Germany, it is revealed today. Authorities have smashed the plot by serving and former neo-Nazi members of the country’s special forces to wreak havoc on “Day X”. The sensational conspiracy is uncovered in a seven-page report by Berlin news weekly Focus. […]

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Country: Germany
Source: The Sun

02

Nov

A US military training manual describes Saudis as having “Negro blood” in their ancestry

The US military uses manuals and other documents to help troops quickly understand their new surroundings when they’re deployed to foreign countries. The problem is that some of them, including one published just last summer, contain pretty offensive, outdated language. The June 2018 guide, designed to inform troops deployed in Saudi Arabi about the Kingdom’s […]

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Country: United States
Source: Vox , The Statesman

23

Oct

Greek police verbally abuses migrant woman

The Greek police has suspended an officer and ordered an internal inquiry after a video showed him verbally abusing an elderly woman at a migrant camp, police said on Saturday, amid growing violence toward migrants in Greece. The woman was standing in a long line waiting for food handout at Greece’s biggest migrant camp in […]

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Country: Greece
Source: Reuters