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Double-sided Radicalisation

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Double-sided Radicalisation

AfD is a new party of the German political party scene which was founded in 2013 by a group of economists and university professors. It was initially presented as a national-conservative bourgeois party, which supports anti-European positions (against Euro and the bailout programmes for economies in crisis). Nevertheless, it is now cultivating a xenophobic [...]

June 27, 2016 Author: Vasiliki Georgiadou

Report and impressions from the far right rally “We are Berlin – We are Germany – Merkel has to go” and the March 12 counter-demo in Berlin. What happened, what is going on and what will remain…

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Report and impressions from the far right rally “We are Berlin – We are Germany – Merkel has to go” and the March 12 counter-demo in Berlin. What happened, what is going on and what will remain…

Why is there currently in Berlin, despite its thoroughly broad solidarity wave to refugees, so little protesters to deal with the Right-wingers on the streets? [...]

March 31, 2016 Author: anonym

Elections in Slovakia: Nationalism and Xenophobia Win the Race

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Elections in Slovakia: Nationalism and Xenophobia Win the Race

Parliamentary elections were held last weekend in Slovakia. The 5.5 million inhabitants of this small country decided in which direction they wanted to go and which policies they agreed most with. And they did so massively. [...]

March 14, 2016 Author: Ruth Ferrero Turrión

Spain: A second chance for the radical populist right

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Spain: A second chance for the radical populist right

Ten years ago the radical populist right did not capitalise on the rise of anti-immigrant sentiment. Now discontent with the Popular Party (PP) could provide a new opportunity. [...]

February 16, 2015 Author: Sonia Alonso

Ukraine: What the West should know about the Euromaidan’s far right element

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Ukraine: What the West should know about the Euromaidan’s far right element

Two things that the West should understand about the Ukrainian ultranationalists in the context of Euromaidan. [...]

January 31, 2014 Author: Anton Shekhovtsov

“The politicians had to obey the crowd”: interview on the protests in Kiev

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“The politicians had to obey the crowd”: interview on the protests in Kiev

This interview with a comrade from the Autonomous Workers' Union in Kiev was done on January 28, 2014. It sheds some light on the events around the Maidan: the array of reasons behind the protests, their focus on the hated president, the differences to the "orange revolution", the role of the right, the weakness of [...]

January 28, 2014

Greece’s ‘Nazis’ are on the rise… and now they’re going into schools: How Golden Dawn nurture the next generation.

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Greece’s ‘Nazis’ are on the rise… and now they’re going into schools: How Golden Dawn nurture the next generation.

On a recent Thursday night, seven teenage boys in the city of Larissa (central Greece) decided to have some “fun”; Armed with rocks and wooden batons, the group of 15-year-olds attacked the shop of a Pakistani resident. His son was hospitalised for head injuries. [...]

February 1, 2013 Author: Nathalie Savaricas

Greece: Police violence and abuse, it is not the first time

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Greece: Police violence and abuse, it is not the first time

Obviously, torture is not occurring only in the Police Headquarters but also in police stations, with Agios Panteleimonas[1] police station undeniably occupying the first position. The case of the Afghan refugees in 2004 who were even submitted to foot whipping in this particular station, was one of the few that became public. Apparently, that was [...]

October 26, 2012 Author: Maria Louka

Fascists march again on the streets of Madrid

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Fascists march again on the streets of Madrid

Far right is once again rising in Spain. About a thousand neo-fascists marched in Madrid last Saturday shouting “Democracy is the crisis”. That was their dynamic reappearance after a long period of silence. Will the Spanish far right movement, as happened in the rest of Europe, surprise us in the following election? All the necessary [...]

September 23, 2012 Author: Tania Bozaninou