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#Far-right

# far-right - Monday 7 June, 2021

Merkel's party holds far right at bay in last German state vote before national election
# Germany
# Germany

Merkel's party holds far right at bay in last German state vote before national election

Mon 1:28 PM 9,551 Views 1 Comment

The result in Saxony-Anhalt is a boost for Armin Laschet who hopes to become chancellor with Angela Merkel not seeking another term.

# far-right - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'People lack hope': Labour calls for more nuanced approach towards anti-lockdown protests
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

'People lack hope': Labour calls for more nuanced approach towards anti-lockdown protests

Mar 16th 2021, 6:38 PM 19,975 Views 40 Comments

Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin says dismissing protesters as ‘cranks’ will not work.

Trial by Telegram: Ireland's far right mobilising on 'privacy-first' messaging app
# Eyes Right
# Eyes Right

Trial by Telegram: Ireland's far right mobilising on 'privacy-first' messaging app

Mar 16th 2021, 12:01 AM 27,858 Views 0 Comments

Final part in a four-part investigation into the far right in Ireland analyses the growth of US-style tactics used by Irish influencers on the platform.

# far-right - Monday 15 March, 2021

Online ‘doxxing’ campaigns leading to harassment and death threats
# Eyes Right
# Eyes Right

Online ‘doxxing’ campaigns leading to harassment and death threats

Mar 15th 2021, 8:30 PM 27,393 Views 12 Comments

A tactic imported from the US, personal information is published online to ‘target’ individuals who campaign against far-right groups.

Ireland’s far-right using anti-lockdown movement to smuggle in its own agenda
# Eyes Right
# Eyes Right

Ireland’s far-right using anti-lockdown movement to smuggle in its own agenda

Mar 15th 2021, 12:03 AM 48,406 Views 0 Comments

The second in a four-part investigation into the far right in Ireland looks at the intersection between online campaigns and the move to the streets.

Move quickly and misinform: How direct provision centres became a catalyst for far-right activism in Ireland
# Eyes Right
# Eyes Right

Move quickly and misinform: How direct provision centres became a catalyst for far-right activism in Ireland

Mar 15th 2021, 12:02 AM 19,887 Views 0 Comments

The first in a four-part investigation into the growth of far-right activity online in Ireland explores how an anti-immigration agenda infiltrated local activism.

# far-right - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets
# National Rally
# National Rally

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets

Feb 10th 2021, 7:17 AM 18,489 Views 0 Comments

She is charged with breaking hate speech laws by tweeting pictures of Islamic State atrocities in 2015.

# far-right - Friday 23 October, 2020

Drew Harris says gardaí have stepped up investigations to identify organisers of anti-lockdown protests
# Garda Commissioner
# Garda Commissioner

Drew Harris says gardaí have stepped up investigations to identify organisers of anti-lockdown protests

Oct 23rd 2020, 2:23 PM 16,708 Views 0 Comments

Yesterday in Dublin, gardaí arrested 11 people following an anti-lockdown protest in the city.

# far-right - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party found guilty of operating as criminal organisation
# Neo-Nazi
# Neo-Nazi

Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party found guilty of operating as criminal organisation

Oct 7th 2020, 10:38 AM 16,517 Views 0 Comments

The judgement came to a background of clashes between police and anti-fascist demonstrators.

# far-right - Monday 21 September, 2020

Opinion: People seeking absolutes in times of uncertainty are falling for conspiracies online
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Opinion: People seeking absolutes in times of uncertainty are falling for conspiracies online

Sep 21st 2020, 7:08 AM 31,578 Views 72 Comments

Disinformation analyst Ciaran O’Connor says extremist groups online are offering simple answers to complex questions at a time when many people are frustrated.

# far-right - Saturday 19 September, 2020

'The Infodemic': Ireland's weak far-right hopes to gain from online conspiracies and misinformation
# Far-right Protests
# Far-right Protests

'The Infodemic': Ireland's weak far-right hopes to gain from online conspiracies and misinformation

Sep 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 133,009 Views 0 Comments

Fringe groups are feeding off public frustration and misinformation.

# far-right - Sunday 13 September, 2020

How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town

Sep 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 110,460 Views 0 Comments

Far-right activists tried to paint the incident as some form of criminal act.

# far-right - Monday 20 July, 2020

Children's Minister accepts apology from John Connors who says he was 'politically naive'
# Campaign
# Campaign

Children's Minister accepts apology from John Connors who says he was 'politically naive'

Jul 20th 2020, 3:05 PM 96,811 Views 19 Comments

Connors was part of a campaign that sought to have Roderic O’Gorman resign.

# far-right - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Serving probationary Metropolitan Police officer charged with terrorism offence
# National Action
# National Action

Serving probationary Metropolitan Police officer charged with terrorism offence

Jul 9th 2020, 10:29 PM 19,598 Views 0 Comments

He has been bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 6 August.

# far-right - Monday 6 July, 2020

Children's minister rejects 'homophobic' online claims linking him to comments about paedophilia
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Children's minister rejects 'homophobic' online claims linking him to comments about paedophilia

Jul 6th 2020, 12:40 PM 71,381 Views 0 Comments

Roderic O’Gorman criticised the claims made on social media in recent days.

# far-right - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Italian far-right leader to stand trial on charges of illegally detaining migrants at sea
# Matteo Salvini
# Matteo Salvini

Italian far-right leader to stand trial on charges of illegally detaining migrants at sea

Feb 12th 2020, 10:48 PM 14,585 Views 38 Comments

Salvini insisted he would be proud to stand trial.

# far-right - Monday 10 February, 2020

Far-right parties barely register after polling less than 1% in most constituencies
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Far-right parties barely register after polling less than 1% in most constituencies

Feb 10th 2020, 8:14 PM 70,599 Views 105 Comments

Populist far-right parties failed to return a single candidate to the 33rd Dáil.

# far-right - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Seven men involved in Luas clash with far-right group given suspended sentences
# Courts
# Courts

Seven men involved in Luas clash with far-right group given suspended sentences

Nov 13th 2019, 6:30 AM 26,360 Views 0 Comments

One of the convicted men was on his way into Dublin city centre to protest the group when the incident occurred.

# far-right - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'A Lightning Rod': Anti-immigrant rhetoric, Ireland's Direct Provision system and Carrickmacross
# Co Monaghan
# Co Monaghan

'A Lightning Rod': Anti-immigrant rhetoric, Ireland's Direct Provision system and Carrickmacross

Oct 30th 2019, 12:05 AM 37,280 Views 0 Comments

The Co Monaghan town was the first to accommodate asylum seekers in emergency accommodation last year.

# far-right - Monday 28 October, 2019

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election
# Afd
# Afd

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election

Oct 28th 2019, 9:22 AM 21,405 Views 29 Comments

Bjoern Hoecke previously labelled Berlin’s Holocaust memorial a “monument of shame”.

# far-right - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'
# Oslo
# Oslo

Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'

Aug 11th 2019, 5:10 PM 20,651 Views 32 Comments

Only three people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack.

# far-right - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson begs Donald Trump for political asylum following court retrial
# Asylum Seeker
# Asylum Seeker

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson begs Donald Trump for political asylum following court retrial

Jul 9th 2019, 3:23 PM 33,745 Views 0 Comments

He claimed he would be killed by ‘jihadi gangs’ if he is sent to prison.

# far-right - Saturday 1 June, 2019

After the populist wave failed to materialise, what next for the EU's right-wing parties?
# Far-right Ripple
# Far-right Ripple

After the populist wave failed to materialise, what next for the EU's right-wing parties?

Jun 1st 2019, 10:00 PM 24,529 Views 74 Comments

There are more right-wing and far-right parties enjoying success in European politics.

# far-right - Monday 20 May, 2019

Austrian far-right ministers to resign en masse following hidden-camera sting
# Austria
# Austria

Austrian far-right ministers to resign en masse following hidden-camera sting

May 20th 2019, 8:24 PM 20,175 Views 7 Comments

This comes after one of their number, Interior Minister Herbert Kickl, was fired.

# far-right - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'Dark day for democracy': German far-right MP hospitalised after 'politically motivated' attack
# Germany
# Germany

'Dark day for democracy': German far-right MP hospitalised after 'politically motivated' attack

Jan 8th 2019, 2:21 PM 19,591 Views 76 Comments

Frank Magnitz, leader in Bremen of the Alternative for Germany party, was assaulted yesterday afternoon.

# far-right - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations
# Warsaw
# Warsaw

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations

Nov 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 31,460 Views 145 Comments

Among the slogans that participants shouted were “USA, empire of evil” and “Poland, white and Catholic.”

# far-right - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'Tropical Trump': Who is Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro?
# Far-right
# Far-right

'Tropical Trump': Who is Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro?

Oct 30th 2018, 8:22 AM 16,609 Views 41 Comments

Bolsonaro garnered just over 55% in Sunday’s election.

# far-right - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Eight police hurt in clashes at far-right gig in Germany
# Thuringia
# Thuringia

Eight police hurt in clashes at far-right gig in Germany

Oct 7th 2018, 2:00 PM 13,378 Views 67 Comments

Police also recorded 22 instances of the use of banned Nazi insignia.

# far-right - Monday 10 September, 2018

Sweden faces political deadlock after far-right make election gains
# Election
# Election

Sweden faces political deadlock after far-right make election gains

Sep 10th 2018, 7:05 AM 13,728 Views 68 Comments

Noting the parliamentary deadlock, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven extended an invitation to the opposition.

# far-right - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Far-right tipped to win big as Swedes vote
# Elections
# Elections

Far-right tipped to win big as Swedes vote

Sep 9th 2018, 8:20 AM 19,457 Views 64 Comments

The party has roots in the neo-Nazi movement.

# far-right - Monday 3 September, 2018

What has sparked the huge far-right (and anti-racism) protests in Germany?
# Chemnitz
# Chemnitz

What has sparked the huge far-right (and anti-racism) protests in Germany?

Sep 3rd 2018, 6:26 PM 24,525 Views 86 Comments

Thousands of people have lined the streets of Chemnitz over the past three days in immigration demonstrations.

# far-right - Sunday 2 September, 2018

18 people injured in Germany as rival protesters clash over immigration
# Chemnitz
# Chemnitz

18 people injured in Germany as rival protesters clash over immigration

Sep 2nd 2018, 2:05 PM 17,931 Views 41 Comments

Chemnitz has been in the spotlight after violent protests erupted over the fatal stabbing of a German man.

# far-right - Thursday 30 August, 2018

German far-right demonstrators hold further protests, but no new outbursts of violence
# Chemnitz
# Chemnitz

German far-right demonstrators hold further protests, but no new outbursts of violence

Aug 30th 2018, 9:04 PM 11,715 Views 68 Comments

Sunday and Monday evenings saw outbreaks of street violence in the German city of Chemnitz.

# far-right - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Merkel says 'hate in the streets' has no place in Germany following violent far-right rally
# Chemnitz
# Chemnitz

Merkel says 'hate in the streets' has no place in Germany following violent far-right rally

Aug 28th 2018, 5:36 PM 15,893 Views 81 Comments

At least 20 people were injured yesterday during a far-right rally in the Germany city of Chemnitz.

# far-right - Monday 27 August, 2018

Several injured in German far-right rally after knife killing sparks further violence
# Chemnitz
# Chemnitz

Several injured in German far-right rally after knife killing sparks further violence

Aug 27th 2018, 10:36 PM 20,858 Views 82 Comments

Hundreds of riot police separated the noisy crowd from more than 1,000 anti-fascist counter-protesters.

# far-right - Monday 13 August, 2018

US far-right rally drowned out by hundreds of counter-protesters
# Rally
# Rally

US far-right rally drowned out by hundreds of counter-protesters

Aug 13th 2018, 7:45 AM 18,790 Views 76 Comments

An effort was made to avoid a repeat of the chaos of a deadly protest in Charlottesville, Virginia exactly a year ago.

# far-right - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'He hasn't violated our rules': Twitter chief defends not suspending Infowars' Alex Jones
# Infowars
# Infowars

'He hasn't violated our rules': Twitter chief defends not suspending Infowars' Alex Jones

Aug 8th 2018, 7:59 AM 20,101 Views 38 Comments

Apple, Facebook, Spotify and YouTube have all banned Alex Jones, who runs the website Infowars.

# far-right - Monday 5 March, 2018

Populist leaders battle to govern Italy after left collapses as leader resigns
# First Pasta Post
# First Pasta Post

Populist leaders battle to govern Italy after left collapses as leader resigns

Mar 5th 2018, 8:15 PM 30,539 Views 114 Comments

The leader of the ruling centre-left party resigned with a warning about a “wind of extremism”.

# far-right - Thursday 1 March, 2018

France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets

France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets

Mar 1st 2018, 4:01 PM 13,668 Views 0 Comments

The crime is punishable by up to three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.

# far-right - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Ireland's secretive anti-fascist group says far-right here can be 'extremely violent and dangerous'
# Interview
# Interview

Ireland's secretive anti-fascist group says far-right here can be 'extremely violent and dangerous'

Feb 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 43,671 Views 206 Comments

The group said it is constantly monitoring fascist individuals and groups in Ireland to ensure they do not gain momentum.

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