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EU intelligence agencies warn of Belgian far-right music festival

City of Ypres slammed for allowing music and camping festival popular with neo-Nazis to take place.

EU intelligence agencies warn of Belgian far-right festival

German nationalist convicted of plotting to kill politicians

A far right German soldier was sentenced to 5 years behind bars for planning to assassinate top politicians while posing as an Arab refugee.

German nationalist convicted of plotting to kill politiciansplayer

ADL: Far right extremists pose greatest US domestic terror threat

According to new Anti-Defamation League data, far right extremists were responsible for majority of 2021 domestic extremism murders.

ADL: Far right extremists greatest US domestic terror threat

Marine Le Pen places memorial wreath at Warsaw Ghetto monument

French far right leader stirs up a barrage of outrage for appearing at the monument to the victims of the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland.

Marine Le Pen places memorial wreath at Warsaw Ghetto monument

Jury orders Charlottesville organizers to pay millions

In a victory for efforts to quash the violent far-right, jury docks Charlottesville rally organizers $25 million.

Jury orders Charlottesville organizers to pay millions

Outcry after Greek Golden Dawn leader released early from prison

Senior leader of far right party known for its anti-Semitic rhetoric was released after serving only 2.5 years of a 10 years prison term.

Outcry after Greek Golden Dawn leader released early from prison

Why Jews really join the so-called “Far right” parties

In Germany, for example, it’s not just about “slogans”. It’s about getting pro-Israel legislation passed in the Bundestag. Op-ed.

Why Jews really join the so-called “Far right” parties

German court overturns ban on neo-Nazi election posters

Posters by far right political party contained the phrase "Hang the Greens."

German court overturns ban on neo-Nazi election posters

Paris trial opens for 93-year old Jean-Marie Le Pen accused of anti-Semitic incitement

Far right party founder will not appear in person at trial over accusations he made anti-Semitic comment towards French pop singer.

Paris trial opens for Jean-Marie Le Pen accused of anti-Semitism

Australian state's police tracking 1,000 suspected neo-Nazis

New South Wales facing mounting threat of far right extremism, with officials worries about possible physical attacks.

Australian state's police tracking 1,000 suspected neo-Nazis

Report: Far right groups on TikTok using music to get around hate content regulations

Extremist users posting anti-Semitic content using musical backgrounds and video effects to fool algorithms that detect hate propaganda.

Report: Far right TikTok accounts using music to spread hate

German Jewish leader calls out far right party ahead of elections

President of Central Council of Jews accuses AfD party of sowing social division and being anti-democratic.

German Jewish leader calls out far right ahead of elections

Swiss far right figure fined for speech blaming Jews for both World Wars

Former leader of far right Swiss PNOS party fined by public prosecutor for antisemitic remarks made during 2018 speech.

Swiss far right figure fined for blaming Jews for World Wars

Banned in Canada and the EU, neo-Nazi groups eying Australia

Groups making inroads, as terrorism experts sound the alarm as to the increasing danger posted by lone wolf far right extremists.

Banned in Canada and the EU, neo-Nazi groups eying Australia

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.

Advocacy Group: Extremists still spreading violence on Facebook

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.

A 'Nazi emergency' in eastern Germany?

Germany to crack down on far right following Yom Kippur attack

German government approves draft law to crack down on the far right.

Germany to crack down on far right following Yom Kippur attack

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.

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

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.

Syrian sentenced for knifing which roused far-right protests

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.

Estonia's Jews concerned over far-right in government

Swedish far-right to make gains in parliament

Exit polls in Swedish elections find support surge for nationalist Sweden Democrats.

Swedish far-right to make gains in parliament

European Jewish Congress: No meetings with Far-Right

Representative organization of European Jewry tells French president it opposes all meetings with far-right parties.

European Jewish Congress: No meetings with Far-Right

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.

European Rabbis welcome new Austrian Chancelor

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.

Far-right party places second in Austrian national elections

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.

Rivlin opposes meetings with European far-right parties

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.

Trump team denies Gen. Flynn met with Freedom Party leader

Austria's far-right concedes election defeat

Norbert Hofer of the Austrian Freedom Party concedes defeat to Alexander Van der Bellen in presidential election.

Austria's far-right concedes election defeat

Austrian Jews deny normalization with far-right

Austrian Jewish leadership says that contrary to reports it will continue shunning the far-right Freedom Party.

Austrian Jewish leaders deny normalization with far-right party

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.

Holocaust-Deniers Hold 'Unprecedented' Major London Conference

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.

Watch: British 'Nazi' Fails to Burn EU Flagplayer

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.

French Far-Right Paper Provokes Storm Over Muslim Gov't Minister

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.

After French Win, Far-Right Marine Le Pen Seeks Power in Belgium

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.

EU Vote Looks Set to Strengthen Far-Right, Euroskeptics

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.

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

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.

Hungary's Rebranded Far-Right Eyes Election Success

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.

Ukrainian Far-Right MP Films Assault on Pro-Russian Broadcasterplayer

Ukraine: Neo-Nazi Leader Threatens 'Civil War'

Concerns over increasing prominence of far-right militias in Ukraine's protest movement.

Ukraine: Neo-Nazi Militia Leader Threatens 'Civil War'

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.

A Glimmer of Hope Amid the Darkness

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.

WJC Urges EU to Ban Far-Right Parties

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.”

Peruvian Neo-Nazis Seek to Expel all Jews