Latest Neo-Nazism News

As Musk is learning, content moderation is a messy job

Dec. 04, 2022 13:17 PM EST

Now that he’s back on Twitter, neo-Nazi Andrew Anglin wants somebody to explain the rules. Anglin, the founder of an infamous neo-Nazi website, was reinstated Thursday, one of many previously banned users to benefit from an amnesty granted by Twitter's new owner Elon Musk. The next...

Antisemitic celebrities stoke fears of normalizing hate

Dec. 03, 2022 10:54 AM EST

A surge of anti-Jewish vitriol, spread by a world-famous rapper, an NBA star and other prominent people, is stoking fears that public figures are normalizing hate and ramping up the risk of violence in a country already experiencing a sharp increase in antisemitism. Leaders of the...

Asian faiths try to save swastika symbol corrupted by Hitler

Nov. 27, 2022 09:13 AM EST

Sheetal Deo was shocked when she got a letter from her Queens apartment building’s co-op board calling her Diwali decoration “offensive” and demanding she take it down. “My decoration said ‘Happy Diwali’ and had a swastika on it,” said Deo, a physician, who was...

Asian faiths try to save sacred swastika corrupted by Hitler

Nov. 27, 2022 09:11 AM EST

Sheetal Deo was shocked when she got a letter from her Queens apartment building’s co-op board calling her Diwali decoration “offensive” and demanding she take it down. “My decoration said ‘Happy Diwali’ and had a swastika on it,” said Deo, a physician, who was...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 23, 2022 11:59 AM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 16 The Washington Post on post-FTX cryptocurrency: The supposedly responsible face of cryptocurrency turns out to have been anything but punctilious in his dealings — which should be...

Mayor of Idaho's largest city launches police investigation

Nov. 22, 2022 16:38 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The mayor of Idaho’s largest city has launched an investigation to determine if a police officer, whose ties to a white supremacist group became known after he retired, violated the rights of any residents during his 22 years with the agency. Boise Mayor...

German man sentenced to prison for sending dozens of threats

Nov. 17, 2022 09:55 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A German man was sentenced Thursday to nearly six years in prison for sending threatening letters to politicians, lawyers and journalists signed with the acronym of a neo-Nazi group. A court in Frankfurt found the 54-year-old man guilty on a range of charges including...

Judge in Montana orders arrest of neo-Nazi website founder

Nov. 09, 2022 14:32 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the arrest of a neo-Nazi website publisher accused of ignoring a $14 million judgment against him for orchestrating an anti-Semitic harassment campaign against a Montana woman's family. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen...