Latest Neo-Nazism News

Judge recommends $14M award to neo-Nazi trolling victim

Jul. 15, 2019 7:55 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The publisher of a neo-Nazi website should have to pay the victim of an internet trolling campaign over $14 million and remove all posts that encouraged his readers to contact the Montana real estate agent, a magistrate judge recommended on Monday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch...

Germany to step up surveillance of far-right 'Identitarians'

Jul. 11, 2019 8:23 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The German domestic intelligence agency said Thursday it is stepping up observation of the far-right Identitarian Movement in Germany, a group that campaigns against immigrants and Islam. The agency, known by its German acronym BfV, said it has concluded after two years of investigation that...

Greece: Extreme right party seeks recount after poll flop

Jul. 8, 2019 10:22 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fail to get enough for support to be represented in Parliament, a big reversal for a party that had risen to third place at the height of the country's financial crisis...

Far-right Greek party crashes out of Parliament

Jul. 7, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Golden Dawn, the far-right, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece's third-largest party during the country's economic crisis, was knocked out of Parliament in Sunday's national election. With nearly 95...

The Latest: Life sentence for man in Charlottesville attack

Jun. 28, 2019 9:18 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a man who deliberately drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally (all times local): 5 p.m. A Department of Justice official has condemned the violence committed by a white supremacist who was sentenced to life in...

Life sentence for killing at Charlottesville protest

Jun. 28, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An avowed white supremacist who deliberately drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing a young woman and injuring dozens, apologized to his victims Friday before being sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges. James Alex Fields Jr., of Maumee,...

More white supremacist propaganda showing up on US campuses

Jun. 27, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Colleges in the U.S. are seeing more racist rhetoric on campus, a new report finds. Instances of white supremacist propaganda showing up on college campuses trended higher in the recently completed academic year, according to the Anti-Defamation League report published Thursday. That...

Germany: Suspect in politician's slaying says he acted alone

Jun. 26, 2019 5:49 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The far-right extremist suspected in the killing of a politician from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has told authorities that he acted alone, but investigators are still probing whether anyone else was involved, Germany's top prosecutor said Wednesday. Walter Luebcke, who led the...

Germany's Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists

Jun. 22, 2019 9:10 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is "very, very serious" about fighting far-right extremism that presents "a big challenge for all of us" after a man with anti-migrant views allegedly killed a regional official from Merkel's party. Far-right extremists "need to be fought...

German govt calls official's killing 'attack on all of us'

Jun. 18, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The killing of a politician who supported refugees, allegedly carried out by a man with a record of violent hate crimes, is an "alarm signal" that highlights the threat posed by far-right extremism, Germany's top security official said Tuesday.  The motive of the 45-year-old German man...