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Study: Extremists still spreading violence on Facebook, anti-hate policies a failure

Study: Extremists still spreading violence on Facebook, anti-hate policies a failure

A just released study by an advocacy group has concluded that Facebook has not done enough to reign in toxic content posted by extremists.Dan Verbin, 23/03/2021 15:35
A 'Nazi emergency' in eastern Germany?

A 'Nazi emergency' in eastern Germany?

The city of Dresden in eastern German declares a 'Nazi emergency' due to an increase in far-right extremism.Sara Rubenstein, 02/11/2019 19:59
Germany to crack down on far right following Yom Kippur attack

Germany to crack down on far right following Yom Kippur attack

German government approves draft law to crack down on the far right.Ben Ariel, 31/10/2019 06:09
German gov't warns of 'elevated' risk of more attacks

German gov't warns of 'elevated' risk of more attacks

German Interior Minister says there is an elevated risk of more far-right attacks following Yom Kippur attack in Halle.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/10/2019 23:35
Syrian sentenced for knifing which roused far-right protests

Syrian sentenced for knifing which roused far-right protests

The fatal stabbing of a German man last August by a Syrian asylum-seeker led to the worst far-right protests in Germany in decades.AFP, 23/08/2019 00:39
Estonia's Jews concerned over far-right in government

Estonia's Jews concerned over far-right in government

Estonia's Jewish community voices concern over unprecedented move to include far-right party in the country's next government.Ben Ariel, 19/03/2019 05:12
Swedish far-right to make gains in parliament

Swedish far-right to make gains in parliament

Exit polls in Swedish elections find support surge for nationalist Sweden Democrats.Ben Ariel,Canada, 09/09/2018 22:04
European Jewish Congress: No meetings with Far-Right

European Jewish Congress: No meetings with Far-Right

Representative organization of European Jewry tells French president it opposes all meetings with far-right parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2017 20:04
European Rabbis welcome new Austrian Chancelor

European Rabbis welcome new Austrian Chancelor

Conference of European Rabbis hopes Austrian government will protect freedom of religion despite rise of far-right party in polls.Gary Willig, 16/10/2017 00:14
Far-right party places second in Austrian national elections

Far-right party places second in Austrian national elections

Jewish groups call on largest party after Austrian elections to form government without the second largest party, the extreme Freedom Party.JTA, 15/10/2017 20:45
Rivlin opposes meetings with European far-right parties

Rivlin opposes meetings with European far-right parties

President Reuven Rivlin says he will "never condone" Israeli representatives meeting with representatives of the European far right.JTA, 05/01/2017 02:35
Trump team denies Gen. Flynn met with Freedom Party leader

Trump team denies Gen. Flynn met with Freedom Party leader

Trump transition team spokesman denies report that new National Security Adviser met with head of far-right Austrian political party.JTA, 22/12/2016 22:31
Austria's far-right concedes election defeat

Austria's far-right concedes election defeat

Norbert Hofer of the Austrian Freedom Party concedes defeat to Alexander Van der Bellen in presidential election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/12/2016 00:09
Austrian Jews deny normalization with far-right

Austrian Jews deny normalization with far-right

Austrian Jewish leadership says that contrary to reports it will continue shunning the far-right Freedom Party.JTA, 09/06/2016 13:03
Holocaust-Deniers at 'Unprecedented' London Event

Holocaust-Deniers at 'Unprecedented' London Event

Jewish, anti-fascist groups concerned as far-right anti-Semites hold vile event in central London; calls for criminal investigation.Ari Soffer, 19/04/2015 11:42
Watch: British 'Nazi' Fails to Burn EU Flag

Watch: British 'Nazi' Fails to Burn EU Flag

Jihadist-style video by masked British man fails virally after he attempts to burn fire-retardant EU flag.Tova Dvorin, 29/03/2015 09:21
French Paper Provokes Storm Over Muslim Minister

French Paper Provokes Storm Over Muslim Minister

Far-right weekly labels appointment of Muslim woman as education minister a 'provocation'; Socialist Party head calls for legal action.AFP, 03/09/2014 14:16
Far-Right Leader Seeks Power in Belgium

Far-Right Leader Seeks Power in Belgium

Europe still reeling from eurosceptic elections as controversial far-right leaders seek to gain power in embattled Belgium.AFP, 28/05/2014 17:52
EU Vote Set to Strengthen Far-Right, Euroskeptic

EU Vote Set to Strengthen Far-Right, Euroskeptic

Anti-EU parties to do well in Western Europe; but in the east, Russia's shadow pushes electorate in opposite direction.AFP, 24/05/2014 20:55
UK: 'Neo-Nazi' Store Opens in Jewish Neighborhood

UK: 'Neo-Nazi' Store Opens in Jewish Neighborhood

Clothing store favored by right-wing thugs opens up in north London neighborhood just yards from office of the Chief Rabbi.Ari Soffer, 16/04/2014 18:32
Hungary's Rebranded Far-Right Eyes Poll Success

Hungary's Rebranded Far-Right Eyes Poll Success

Jobbik party bouncing back from popularity slump after taking on a 'softer' image; but beneath the facade the same policies remain.Peter Murphy, 03/04/2014 10:01
Ukraine: Far-Right MP Assaults Pro-Russian TV Head

Ukraine: Far-Right MP Assaults Pro-Russian TV Head

MP for far-right Svoboda party in hot water after physically forcing TV broadcaster to sign resignation form, posting video online.Ari Soffer, 19/03/2014 21:34
Ukraine: Neo-Nazi Leader Threatens 'Civil War'

Ukraine: Neo-Nazi Leader Threatens 'Civil War'

Concerns over increasing prominence of far-right militias in Ukraine's protest movement.Ari Soffer, 05/02/2014 10:19
A Glimmer of Hope Amid the Darkness

A Glimmer of Hope Amid the Darkness

European Jewish Congress holds landmark annual Holocaust memorial - and with it, provides hope for the future of European Jewry.Ari Soffer, 28/01/2014 01:13
WJC Urges EU to Ban Far-Right Parties

WJC Urges EU to Ban Far-Right Parties

The World Jewish Congress urged Europe's governments to consider a ban on far-right parties, at the end of a conference in Budapest.Elad Benari, 08/05/2013 05:14
Peruvian Neo-Nazis Seek to Expel all Jews

Peruvian Neo-Nazis Seek to Expel all Jews

The leader of Peru’s far-right political group seeks to expel the country’s Jewish population because “they control the global economy.”Rachel Hirshfeld , 22/08/2012 11:10