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Racism

2019

07

Aug

Children who don’t speak German ‘shouldn’t be allowed to start school’

Carsten Linnemann, deputy leader of the Christian Democratic Union and its sister party the Christian Social Union parliamentary group, spoke out in favour of postponing the enrolment of children at primary school who do not speak German well enough. He told the Rheinische Post: “To put it in a nutshell: a child who barely speaks […]

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Country: Germany
Source: NTV , The Local

06

Aug

Galveston officers on horseback seen leading handcuffed man with rope

Galveston Police are responding to uproar over a photo posted to Facebook showing a man being led by officers on horses, using a rope. “You don’t even do a dog like that,” said Sherri Kelly, visiting the island from Spring. “I don’t care. That’s inhumane.” “Where were they walking him to and why did they […]

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Country: United States
Source: ABC 13

24

Jul

UK adds extreme right-wing terrorism to threat level

The U.K. on Tuesday added extreme right and left-wing terrorism to the public terrorism threat levels, according to a statement. The U.K. made changes on threat level systems which now reflect the threat posed by all forms of terrorism, irrespective of ideology. “Until today, the threat level system described the threat from ‘international terrorism’, which […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: CNN Türk , AA

15

Jul

Trump to congresswomen of colour: Leave the US

US President Donald Trump has been accused of racism after posting tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen. The president wrote: “So interesting to see ‘progressive’ Democrat congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government […]

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Country: United States
Source: Euro News , BBC

11

Jul

Tommy Robinson given nine-month jail sentence for contempt of court

Tommy Robinson has been given a nine-month prison sentence – of which he will serve about 10 weeks – after he was found guilty of contempt of court at an earlier hearing. Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, broadcast reports that encouraged “vigilante action” and “unlawful physical” aggression against defendants in a sexual exploitation […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: TRT Haber , The Guardian

09

Jul

Tommy Robinson begs Trump to give him asylum

Former European election candidate and English Defence League founder Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, widely known as Tommy Robinson, was found of guilty of contempt of court over broadcasting a trial of a sexual grooming gang last week. The activist has insisted that the case against him is politically motivated. Tommy Robinson, known as a vocal anti-Islamisation activist, […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: TRT Haber , Sputnik

28

Jun

Germany toughens citizenship laws

The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship. Polygamy in Germany is against the law. The revisions to the Nationality Act will prevent those in polygamous marriages from being naturalized as German citizens. The law intends […]

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Country: Germany
Source: TRT Haber , DW

21

Jun

72 Philadelphia police officers placed on desk duty over offensive social media posts

The Philadelphia Police Department has pulled 72 officers off their regular duties as authorities investigate inflammatory social media posts revealed in a database that found thousands of offensive postings by current and former officers, the city’s police commissioner said Wednesday. Police officials in Philadelphia are describing the action as the largest removal of officers from […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT Haber , NPR

21

Jun

Germany: Death threats sent to pro-refugee politicians

Politicians across Germany expressed outrage on Thursday after it emerged that two mayors had been sent threatening emails, just weeks after regional politician Walter Lübcke was killed in what authorities are investigating as a “right-wing exttremist” attack. Police confirmed on Wednesday that Cologne Mayor Henriette Reker received a death threat that they believe was sent by someone active in […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Amerikanın Sesi , DW

14

Jun

Nationalism in the EU has a new name: Identity and Democracy

Marine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini’s MEPs have teamed up with other nationalist parties across the EU to form the biggest far-right group in the European Parliament. The alliance unveiled its new name on Thursday: “Identity and Democracy” (ID). It brings together Eurosceptic and nationalist parties from around the bloc and aims to bring power […]

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Source: Euro News , Euro News