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# Neo-Nazi

This year
Finnish economy minister resigns over alleged pro-Nazi remarks after just 10 days in office
In 2019 he suggested that Finland should promote abortion in Africa as a measure to tackle climate change.
Last year
German police foil teenage school 'Nazi attack'
The suspect is being questioned while investigators continue to comb his home for evidence.
All time
Teenage neo-Nazi who wanted to kill Asian friend found guilty in England of terror plot
Matthew Cronjager wanted to use a gun to kill his target over boasts he slept with white women, a court heard.
Belarus government accused of mounting misinformation attacks on journalist
An online campaign launched against Belarussian journalist, Roman Protasevich, alleges he has ties to Neo-Nazi groups.
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.
'Nazis! Never!': Outrage as neo-Nazi elected town council leader in Germany
Stefan Jagsch, of the National Democratic Party, was elected because there was no alternative candidate.
Neo-Nazi in Charlottesville attack given life sentence
James Alex Fields Jr apologised today for his actions.
White supremacist handed a life sentence in England over plot to kill a serving MP
He had been serving a prison sentence for stirring up hatred and was previously sentenced for committing child sex offence.
Photographer heard 'thuds, screams and cries' as neo-Nazi ploughed into crowd, US court hears
James Fields (21) is accused of the first degree murder of Heather Heyer.
UK couple who named child after Hitler among six convicted of being members of neo-Nazi group
One was found to have a terrorist “manual” on his laptop that gave advice on homemade explosives.
'Get out of my room': 35-year-old neo-Nazi censured by father in livestream with fellow white supremacist
Jason Kessler initially claimed the person shouting him was a “drunk roommate”, but later admitted it was his father.
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.
Holocaust denier to become Republican nominee for Illinois race for Congress
Art Jones is currently the only Republican candidate for the November election.
British soldiers arrested over alleged membership of banned neo-Nazi group
The men were arrested “on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorism”.
Germany's top court rejects bid to ban far-right NPD party
The party was deemed to be “too insignificant” to pose a threat.
British neo-Nazi group which celebrated murder of MP to be outlawed as a terrorist organisation
“National Action is a racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic organisation which stirs up hatred, glorifies violence and promotes a vile ideology.”
'I should have used both hands': German minister defends giving neo-Nazi protesters the finger
Gabriel was accosted earlier this month by a group of masked protesters holding banners bearing the slogan “Traitor”.
Austria plans to seize ownership of Hitler's birthplace
The government want to stop it from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine.
Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group
The Sisters of Kyllikki said they are intent on showing that the country is a tolerant, safe place.
69 German police officers injured in clashes with left wing protesters
The protesters had turned up to counter a neo-Nazi demonstration in Leipzig.
Man charged with carving swastika into cyclist's forehead
He and three others are accused of trying to force the victim to leave his neighbourhood.
Neo-Nazi arrested after urinating on children on Berlin train
He and another man shouted racist insults at a woman and her two children, calling them “a pack of asylum seekers”.
German authorities use 'Nazi Shazam' in crackdown on far-right radio stations
Police in Saxony are to utilise new music identification software to identify and shut down internet stations playing banned songs.
Seven men found guilty of neo-Nazi crimes in Austria
A video showed some of the men shouting ‘Heil Hitler’.
Leader of far-right Golden Dawn detained on criminal charges
Greek authorities are moving to dismantle Golden Dawn — which has 18 members in the 300-seat parliament — after the shock murder of an anti-fascist musician on September 18.
Greek police launch crackdown on neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party
The party’s leader and a number of other members have been arrested as police get tough after the murder of a leftist musician.
Judge throws out pivotal anti-racism case by neo-Nazi party in Greece
Golden Dawn had filed the lawsuit against left-wing groups accusing them of inciting violence against the neo-Nazi party.
Oslo university snubs killer Breivik's application to study
The man who killed 77 people in July 2011 attacks wanted to study political science by distance learning.
Neo-Nazi linked to Breivik arrested amid fears of 'major terrorist act'
Kristian Vikernes, who is said to have been linked with Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, was arrested by intelligence officers in France earlier today.
Major neo-Nazi murder trial starts in Germany
Five people stand accused of being part of a neo-nazi terrorist group, which carried out murders of eight Turks, a Greek and a policewoman between 2000 and 2007.
Neo-Nazi trial raises awkward questions for Germany
A case which examines the alleged crimes of a neo-Nazi underground group is bringing forward claims that they were “not lone wolves”.
20 neo-Nazis use tour bus belonging to German pop singer
The bus, with a large picture of Andrea Berg on the side of it, was pictured driving on the motorway in Germany followed by several police escorts.
Greece arrests three neo-Nazis for attacks, arms posession
Greek police have arrested two neo-Nazi sympathisers for illegal arms possession and a third person suspected of involvement in an attack that left three Pakistani migrants hospitalised,
Neo-Nazi office near Athens bombed
A bomb exploded outside an office of the Greek neo-Nazi group Golden Dawn, which has been blamed for recent violent attacks on migrants.
Column: Why hasn’t a far-right party like Golden Dawn emerged in Ireland?
High unemployment and political disillusionment are often a breeding ground for the far right, writes Rory Costello. So why hasn’t one emerged?
Twitter blocks access to neo-Nazi account for German users
It’s the first time the social media site has implemented its local censorship policy, which was first announced in January.
Gunman in Sikh temple attack was a white supremacist
Wade Michael Page has been described as a “frustrated neo-Nazi”.
German rower quits over 'neo-Nazi' boyfriend
The athlete affirmed her commitment to the “Olympic ideals” but quit the Olympic village so ‘as not to be a burden on the team’.
Far right political party tries to set up 'Greek only' blood bank
Meanwhile Human Rights Watch has identified a ‘rising wave of xenophobic attacks’.
German intelligence chief fired over neo-Nazi case
The chief will be sent into early retirement for his botched handling of an investigation into a group believed to have killed 10 people.