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Palestine: 23 Palestinians kidnapped overnight in West Bank
15th Jul 2014

Palestine: 23 Palestinians kidnapped overnight in West Bank

By Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: At least 23 Palestinians were abducted by Israeli forces, during overnight raids throughout the West Bank, including several Members of Parliament. Further confrontations near Rachel’s Tomb have been reported at Aida refugee … Continued

8th Feb 2014

Germany: Report highlights right-wing crime in the country

    More than 11,000 right-wing criminal offenses were committed last year, according to a report by a German newspaper. Of those cases, more than 500 were violent.  German police registered 11,761 criminal offenses motivated by  right-wing extremism between January … Continued

17th Aug 2013

Germany: Merkel warns of far-right extremism in Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for vigilance against far-right extremism in Europe on Saturday, ahead of a visit to a former Nazi concentration camp. Merkel will travel to Dachau near the southern city of Munich on Tuesday, becoming the first … Continued

7th Aug 2013

Germany: Right wing terrorist trial adjourns for summer with many unanswered questions

The trial of four suspects, accused of aiding a neo-Nazi terrorist cell, has adjourned for a month-long summer break after being in session for 32 days. So far, the accused have largely refused to answer questions. Judge Manfred Götzl on … Continued

13th Jul 2013

Sweden: Twitter hands over data on anti-Semitic tweeters

[Twitter hands over data to French authorities on anti-Semitic tweeters. Photo: Screengrab]   Twitter has handed over data to French authorities to help identify the authors of anti-Semitic tweets following a complaint from a Jewish students’ group, AFP reported on … Continued

11th Jul 2013

Germany: Witness testifies on first alleged neo-Nazi murder

The Munich court probing a neo-Nazi murder series has heard testimony on the first killing in 2000. A passing motorist said he saw two men dash from a roadside stall where flower seller Enver Simsek was fatally shot. Germany’s trial … Continued

6th Jun 2013

France: French far-right as popular as major parties

The Local: The far-right, anti-immigration National Front, led by Marine Le Pen, would match France’s mainstream political parties if European elections were held this weekend, according to a poll published on Wednesday. The survey revealed that the far-right National Front, … Continued

7th May 2013

Germany: ‘Racism is in society’s wallpaper’

The Local: As the start of Beate Zschäpe’s trial made her the globally famous face of Germany’s neo-Nazis, Der Tagesspiegel’s Andrea Dernbach says the problem is so much bigger than one person, and even ten murders.  After a series of … Continued

7th May 2013

Sweden: No probe into Stockholm police’s ‘racial profiling’

The Local: Sweden’s Ombudsmen for Justice (JO) announced on Monday it will not investigate the alleged racial profiling carried out by Stockholm police in the city’s public transit system during a push to deport illegal immigrants. The “internal border controls” … Continued

7th May 2013

Germany: Murder trial adjourned as judges consider defense complaints

The trial of the main suspect and accomplices accused in the murders of 10 mainly foreign residents of Germany is to continue next week, after its opening session was adjourned. The case has drawn worldwide attention.   Munich’s Upper Regional … Continued

France: Air France fined for forcing non-Jewish passenger off flight to Tel Aviv
5th Apr 2013

France: Air France fined for forcing non-Jewish passenger off flight to Tel Aviv

A French court on Thursday ordered Air France to pay a 10,000 euro ($12,800) fine for having ordered a French woman off a flight to Tel Aviv because she was not Jewish. Ankour was taken off the plane in the … Continued

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