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# Far-right

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Online ‘doxxing’ campaigns leading to harassment and death threats
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
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
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.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets
She is charged with breaking hate speech laws by tweeting pictures of Islamic State atrocities in 2015.
Drew Harris says gardaí have stepped up investigations to identify organisers of anti-lockdown protests
Yesterday in Dublin, gardaí arrested 11 people following an anti-lockdown protest in the city.
Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party found guilty of operating as criminal organisation
The judgement came to a background of clashes between police and anti-fascist demonstrators.
Opinion: People seeking absolutes in times of uncertainty are falling for conspiracies online
Disinformation analyst Ciaran O’Connor says extremist groups online are offering simple answers to complex questions at a time when many people are frustrated.
'The Infodemic': Ireland's weak far-right hopes to gain from online conspiracies and misinformation
Fringe groups are feeding off public frustration and misinformation.
How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town
Far-right activists tried to paint the incident as some form of criminal act.
Children's Minister accepts apology from John Connors who says he was 'politically naive'
Connors was part of a campaign that sought to have Roderic O’Gorman resign.
Serving probationary Metropolitan Police officer charged with terrorism offence
He has been bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 6 August.
Children's minister rejects 'homophobic' online claims linking him to comments about paedophilia
Roderic O’Gorman criticised the claims made on social media in recent days.
Italian far-right leader to stand trial on charges of illegally detaining migrants at sea
Salvini insisted he would be proud to stand trial.
Far-right parties barely register after polling less than 1% in most constituencies
Populist far-right parties failed to return a single candidate to the 33rd Dáil.
Seven men involved in Luas clash with far-right group given suspended sentences
One of the convicted men was on his way into Dublin city centre to protest the group when the incident occurred.
'A Lightning Rod': Anti-immigrant rhetoric, Ireland's Direct Provision system and Carrickmacross
The Co Monaghan town was the first to accommodate asylum seekers in emergency accommodation last year.
Far-right party makes major gains in German state election
Bjoern Hoecke previously labelled Berlin’s Holocaust memorial a “monument of shame”.
Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'
Only three people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack.
Far-right activist Tommy Robinson begs Donald Trump for political asylum following court retrial
He claimed he would be killed by ‘jihadi gangs’ if he is sent to prison.
After the populist wave failed to materialise, what next for the EU's right-wing parties?
There are more right-wing and far-right parties enjoying success in European politics.
Austrian far-right ministers to resign en masse following hidden-camera sting
This comes after one of their number, Interior Minister Herbert Kickl, was fired.
'Dark day for democracy': German far-right MP hospitalised after 'politically motivated' attack
Frank Magnitz, leader in Bremen of the Alternative for Germany party, was assaulted yesterday afternoon.
Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations
Among the slogans that participants shouted were “USA, empire of evil” and “Poland, white and Catholic.”
'Tropical Trump': Who is Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro?
Bolsonaro garnered just over 55% in Sunday’s election.
Eight police hurt in clashes at far-right gig in Germany
Police also recorded 22 instances of the use of banned Nazi insignia.
Sweden faces political deadlock after far-right make election gains
Noting the parliamentary deadlock, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven extended an invitation to the opposition.
Far-right tipped to win big as Swedes vote
The party has roots in the neo-Nazi movement.
What has sparked the huge far-right (and anti-racism) protests in Germany?
Thousands of people have lined the streets of Chemnitz over the past three days in immigration demonstrations.
18 people injured in Germany as rival protesters clash over immigration
Chemnitz has been in the spotlight after violent protests erupted over the fatal stabbing of a German man.
German far-right demonstrators hold further protests, but no new outbursts of violence
Sunday and Monday evenings saw outbreaks of street violence in the German city of Chemnitz.
Merkel says 'hate in the streets' has no place in Germany following violent far-right rally
At least 20 people were injured yesterday during a far-right rally in the Germany city of Chemnitz.
Several injured in German far-right rally after knife killing sparks further violence
Hundreds of riot police separated the noisy crowd from more than 1,000 anti-fascist counter-protesters.
US far-right rally drowned out by hundreds of counter-protesters
An effort was made to avoid a repeat of the chaos of a deadly protest in Charlottesville, Virginia exactly a year ago.
'He hasn't violated our rules': Twitter chief defends not suspending Infowars' Alex Jones
Apple, Facebook, Spotify and YouTube have all banned Alex Jones, who runs the website Infowars.
Populist leaders battle to govern Italy after left collapses as leader resigns
The leader of the ruling centre-left party resigned with a warning about a “wind of extremism”.
France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets
The crime is punishable by up to three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.
Ireland's secretive anti-fascist group says far-right here can be 'extremely violent and dangerous'
The group said it is constantly monitoring fascist individuals and groups in Ireland to ensure they do not gain momentum.
Even communities that condemn far-right terror attacks don't become more positive about migrants, study finds
Researchers gauged how difficult it was for people of Pakistani origin searching for jobs in Norway.
Co-leader of far-right party quits just hours after German election breakthrough
Citing “dissent” with more hardline colleagues, Petry dropped her bombshell at a morning party press conference.
Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'
The White House strategist is reported to be on shaky ground with Donald Trump.