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TechCrunch
2 months ago
LGBT

On Elon's whim, X now treats 'cisgender' as a slur | TechCrunch

Elon Musk considers the words 'cis' and 'cisgender' as slurs on the platform, triggering warnings on posts containing them. [ more ]
#afd
euronews
2 months ago
Germany news

AfD classified as 'suspected extremist' organisation after court defea

The AfD party lost the case against being classified as a suspected right-wing extremist organization. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Germany news

German culture scene unites against far-right AfD party DW 04/23/2024

Die Vielen's 'Shield & Shine' campaign aims to unite cultural institutions to combat the rise of right-wing extremism in Germany through art and open forums. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Germany news

Germany's Catholic Church speaks out against far right DW 02/23/2024

Catholic bishops strongly condemn rise of ethnic nationalism and right-wing extremism in Germany, singling out AfD party.
Statement denounces far-right views as incompatible with Christian beliefs, urges accountability within Church. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Germany news

Prominent figure in German far-right party to go on trial in April for alleged use of a Nazi slogan

Bjorn Hocke, an influential figure in Germany's far-right AfD party, will go on trial in April for using a Nazi slogan in a speech.
Hocke is also facing charges of incitement in a separate case related to a Telegram post in 2022. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
5 months ago
Germany news

Berlinale: Germany's far-right AfD uninvited from film festival opening

Five far-right politicians from AfD were disinvited from the Berlinale opening gala due to their views contradicting democratic values.
Protests against AfD and right-wing extremism in Germany influenced the decision to exclude AfD members from the event. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Opinion | Germany Has Finally Woken Up

Germany has seen a rise in protests against right-wing extremism after a report revealed plans for mass deportation of foreigners and Germans from migrant families.
The rise of the far right in Germany has caused a shift in public opinion, with many Germans now rejecting far-right ideology. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Germany news

AfD classified as 'suspected extremist' organisation after court defea

The AfD party lost the case against being classified as a suspected right-wing extremist organization. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Germany news

German culture scene unites against far-right AfD party DW 04/23/2024

Die Vielen's 'Shield & Shine' campaign aims to unite cultural institutions to combat the rise of right-wing extremism in Germany through art and open forums. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Germany news

Germany's Catholic Church speaks out against far right DW 02/23/2024

Catholic bishops strongly condemn rise of ethnic nationalism and right-wing extremism in Germany, singling out AfD party.
Statement denounces far-right views as incompatible with Christian beliefs, urges accountability within Church. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Germany news

Prominent figure in German far-right party to go on trial in April for alleged use of a Nazi slogan

Bjorn Hocke, an influential figure in Germany's far-right AfD party, will go on trial in April for using a Nazi slogan in a speech.
Hocke is also facing charges of incitement in a separate case related to a Telegram post in 2022. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
5 months ago
Germany news

Berlinale: Germany's far-right AfD uninvited from film festival opening

Five far-right politicians from AfD were disinvited from the Berlinale opening gala due to their views contradicting democratic values.
Protests against AfD and right-wing extremism in Germany influenced the decision to exclude AfD members from the event. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Opinion | Germany Has Finally Woken Up

Germany has seen a rise in protests against right-wing extremism after a report revealed plans for mass deportation of foreigners and Germans from migrant families.
The rise of the far right in Germany has caused a shift in public opinion, with many Germans now rejecting far-right ideology. [ more ]
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LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
Marketing

Libs of TikTok and its dark influence on LGBTQ+ hate

The social media account Libs of TikTok, run by Chaya Raichik, has gained a large following by spreading outrage and threats against LGBTQ+ individuals and their allies. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Germany news

German politician attack: 4 teens identified as suspects DW 05/06/2024

Police have identified and searched the homes of three more teenage suspects in the Matthias Ecke attack. [ more ]
#democracy
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Germany news

Germany probes at least 400 police over far-right views DW 04/04/2024

Over 400 German police officers are under investigation for right-wing extremist or conspiracist ideologies.
These extremist ideologies within police ranks pose a threat to democracy and the rule of law in Germany. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany's far-right AfD could face legal challenges DW 01/22/2024

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) is currently experiencing high levels of support in opinion polls, despite being classified as right-wing extremist.
The German Bundestag is debating how to address the AfD, with a motion submitted by the governing parliamentary factions focusing on defending democracy against the party. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Germany news

Germany probes at least 400 police over far-right views DW 04/04/2024

Over 400 German police officers are under investigation for right-wing extremist or conspiracist ideologies.
These extremist ideologies within police ranks pose a threat to democracy and the rule of law in Germany. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany's far-right AfD could face legal challenges DW 01/22/2024

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) is currently experiencing high levels of support in opinion polls, despite being classified as right-wing extremist.
The German Bundestag is debating how to address the AfD, with a motion submitted by the governing parliamentary factions focusing on defending democracy against the party. [ more ]
moredemocracy
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
London

How no-go zone' myth spread from fringes to mainstream UK politics

The notion of no-go zones in UK cities for non-Muslims is a myth promoted by right-wing extremists.
Sharia law-related fears have infiltrated mainstream conservative politics. [ more ]
Advocate.com
4 months ago
Education

Oklahoma superintendent and Libs of TikTok celebrate bullying gay principal out of job for drag persona

LGBTQ+ educators face challenges in the educational system.
Social media can have a negative impact when weaponized by ideological groups. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Turnip Taliban' leader accuses Liz Truss of cavorting with pro-Trump extremists'

Liz Truss facing backlash for ties with right-wing American group
Blistering criticism of Liz Truss from Tory rebel James Bagge [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Germany news

Germany condemns far-right 4 years on from Hanau shootings DW 02/19/2024

German politicians commemorate Hanau shooting anniversary
Chancellor Scholz pledges resistance against right-wing extremism [ more ]
#protests
euronews
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany to step up fight against far-right extremism

Germany's Interior Minister plans to track the finances of right-wing extremist groups and establish an 'early recognition unit' to detect disinformation campaigns.
There has been a rise in right-wing extremists in Germany, with concerns about their influence and the surge in popularity of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Scholz welcomes protests against deportation plans DW 01/19/2024

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz strongly condemns plans for mass deportation of migrants by right-wing extremists and AfD party members, comparing it to Nazi ideology.
Hundreds of thousands of people protest against right-wing extremism and the AfD party, with demonstrations across Germany. [ more ]
euronews
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany to step up fight against far-right extremism

Germany's Interior Minister plans to track the finances of right-wing extremist groups and establish an 'early recognition unit' to detect disinformation campaigns.
There has been a rise in right-wing extremists in Germany, with concerns about their influence and the surge in popularity of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Scholz welcomes protests against deportation plans DW 01/19/2024

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz strongly condemns plans for mass deportation of migrants by right-wing extremists and AfD party members, comparing it to Nazi ideology.
Hundreds of thousands of people protest against right-wing extremism and the AfD party, with demonstrations across Germany. [ more ]
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#germany
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: AfD youth group can be classified as 'extremist' DW 02/06/2024

A German administrative court ruled that the youth wing of the far-right AfD party can be classified as a "certified right-wing extremist endeavor."
The court stated that the youth wing propagated an "ethno-nationalist view" and campaigned against the principle of democracy. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Thousands crowd central Berlin to protest far right DW 02/03/2024

Thousands of people gathered in Berlin to protest right-wing extremism, forming a 'living firewall' around the Bundestag building.
The rally, organized by the 'Hand in Hand Act in Solidarity Now!' alliance, saw an estimated 300,000 attendees according to organizers. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Are protests hurting the far right? DW 02/02/2024

Three-quarters of participants in a survey believe that public demonstrations against right-wing extremism are the right thing to do.
39% of respondents consider right-wing extremism to be the greatest threat to German democracy, a 19% increase from 15 months ago. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Are the protests hurting the far right? DW 02/02/2024

Three-quarters of Germans support public demonstrations against right-wing extremism.
39% of Germans now see right-wing extremism as the greatest danger to German democracy, a 19% increase in 15 months. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Marches against the far-right draw over 200,000 DW 01/20/2024

A secret plan to deport millions of migrants and minorities has led to large-scale pro-democracy protests in Germany.
Over 300,000 people marched in cities across the country, with banners emphasizing that fascism is not an alternative. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Scholz, Baerbock attend 'defend democracy' rally DW 01/14/2024

Thousands of people, including high-ranking politicians, turned out to demonstrate against right-wing extremism in Germany.
The demonstrations were fueled by outrage over a report that exposed ties between far-right extremists and members of the political party Alternative for Germany (AfD). [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: AfD youth group can be classified as 'extremist' DW 02/06/2024

A German administrative court ruled that the youth wing of the far-right AfD party can be classified as a "certified right-wing extremist endeavor."
The court stated that the youth wing propagated an "ethno-nationalist view" and campaigned against the principle of democracy. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Thousands crowd central Berlin to protest far right DW 02/03/2024

Thousands of people gathered in Berlin to protest right-wing extremism, forming a 'living firewall' around the Bundestag building.
The rally, organized by the 'Hand in Hand Act in Solidarity Now!' alliance, saw an estimated 300,000 attendees according to organizers. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Are protests hurting the far right? DW 02/02/2024

Three-quarters of participants in a survey believe that public demonstrations against right-wing extremism are the right thing to do.
39% of respondents consider right-wing extremism to be the greatest threat to German democracy, a 19% increase from 15 months ago. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Are the protests hurting the far right? DW 02/02/2024

Three-quarters of Germans support public demonstrations against right-wing extremism.
39% of Germans now see right-wing extremism as the greatest danger to German democracy, a 19% increase in 15 months. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Marches against the far-right draw over 200,000 DW 01/20/2024

A secret plan to deport millions of migrants and minorities has led to large-scale pro-democracy protests in Germany.
Over 300,000 people marched in cities across the country, with banners emphasizing that fascism is not an alternative. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Scholz, Baerbock attend 'defend democracy' rally DW 01/14/2024

Thousands of people, including high-ranking politicians, turned out to demonstrate against right-wing extremism in Germany.
The demonstrations were fueled by outrage over a report that exposed ties between far-right extremists and members of the political party Alternative for Germany (AfD). [ more ]
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#protest
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Thousands crowd central Berlin to protest far right DW 02/03/2024

Thousands of people gathered in Berlin to protest against right-wing extremism, forming a 'living firewall' around the Bundestag building.
The rally, organized by an alliance of organizations, estimated that 300,000 people attended, while police estimates put the figure at around 150,000. [ more ]
euronews
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

35,000 people protest in Austria against far-right

35,000 people protested against right-wing extremism in Austria.
Protesters held up signs against hate towards migrants and accused the Austrian Freedom Party of supporting deportation plans. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Thousands crowd central Berlin to protest far right DW 02/03/2024

Thousands of people gathered in Berlin to protest against right-wing extremism, forming a 'living firewall' around the Bundestag building.
The rally, organized by an alliance of organizations, estimated that 300,000 people attended, while police estimates put the figure at around 150,000. [ more ]
euronews
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

35,000 people protest in Austria against far-right

35,000 people protested against right-wing extremism in Austria.
Protesters held up signs against hate towards migrants and accused the Austrian Freedom Party of supporting deportation plans. [ more ]
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Washington Post
5 months ago
US politics

Texas border showdown is far-right magnet, hate trackers warn

Right-wing extremists are rallying in Texas in support of Governor Greg Abbott's showdown with the federal government over border enforcement.
The unrest in Texas is an example of fringe ideologies being incorporated into mainstream Republican politics. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Chicago

Chicago mayor blames predecessor, 'right-wing extremism' for city woes

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson blames right-wing extremism for the issues facing the city.
Johnson accuses conservatives of unfairly portraying Chicago as a crime-ridden metropolis.
He claims that right-wing extremism targets Democratically-run cities led by people of color. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Germany news

The Man Softening the Ground for an Extremist Germany

Right-wing leader pushes boundaries of political speech in Germany, sparking concerns about democracy. [ more ]
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