Neo-Nazism

The statue of Robert E. Lee is seen uncovered in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Va., on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. City officials removed the tarps in the morning after a judge ruled that they could not remain, citing a statute that prevents "moving or damaging of such memorials." (Zack Wajsgras/The Daily Progress via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 3:39 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Virginia General Assembly has defeated every bill the city of Charlottesville advocated for after a white nationalist rally last summer that shocked the nation. Measures dealing with Confederate monuments, independent militias and gun restrictions —...
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February 18, 2018 - 10:14 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police are investigating a British woman for suspected incitement after she questioned the Holocaust during a far-right protest in the eastern city of Dresden. A spokeswoman for Dresden police says Australian-born Michele Renouf is one of two people being investigated for...
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A picture showing a man identified by the Italian Carabinieri, paramilitary police, as Luca Traini, who is accused of having shot with a firearm to several people in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect’s motive wasn’t immediately clear, but the city of Macerata is still reeling from the gruesome killing of a young Italian woman this week, allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (ANSA via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 11:13 am
MILAN (AP) — A right-wing extremist suspected in the shooting rampage that wounded six Africans in central Italy was "lucid and determined, aware of what he had done" and exhibited no remorse for his actions, an Italian law enforcement official said Sunday. Luca Traini, 28, remained jailed as...
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Italian Paramedics a wounded man after a shooting broke out in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect’s motive wasn’t immediately clear, but the city of Macerata is still reeling from the gruesome killing of a young Italian woman this week, allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (Guido Picchio/ANSA via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 9:19 am
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the shooting rampage Saturday in Italy in which police say a far-right gunman targeted African migrants. (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Italian authorities have seized a copy of Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" in the house of an extreme right-wing suspect who shot and wounded...
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A picture showing a man identified by the Italian Carabinieri, paramilitary police, as Luca Traini, who is accused of having shot with a firearm to several people in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect’s motive wasn’t immediately clear, but the city of Macerata is still reeling from the gruesome killing of a young Italian woman this week, allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (ANSA via AP)
February 03, 2018 - 4:32 pm
MILAN (AP) — An Italian gunman with extreme right-wing sympathies shot and wounded six African immigrants Saturday in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree, authorities said, terrorizing a small Italian city where a Nigerian man had been arrested days earlier in a teenager's gruesome killing. Police...
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Paramedics, background center, attend a wounded man after a shooting broke out in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Italian police arrested a lone gunman in a series of drive-by shootings targeting foreigners Saturday morning that paralyzed a small central Italian city still reeling from the gruesome murder of a young Italian woman allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (Guido Picchio/ANSA via AP)
February 03, 2018 - 3:11 pm
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on drive-by shootings in Italy (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Italy's interior minister says the suspected gunman in the drive-by shootings of six African immigrants was immersed in "racial hatred" and had an extreme-right background with both neo-Nazi and neo-Fascist ties...
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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, right, welcomes Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, left, at the federal chancellery in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
January 31, 2018 - 4:55 am
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he's opening proceedings to have a student fraternity shut down for promoting neo-Nazi ideals. The APA news agency reported Wednesday that Kurz told reporters he'd agreed with Interior Minister Herbert Kickl to try to shut down the small...
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FILE - This is a Sept. 1939 file photo of a young Polish boy returns to what was his home and squats among the ruins during a pause in the German air raids on Warsaw, Poland, World War II. An undercover expose of neo-Nazis in Poland has sparked widespread disgust and shock this week in Poland, a country where Adolf Hitler’s regime murdered millions of people in concentration camps, ghettos and the in bombing of cities. (AP Photo/Julien Bryan/File)
January 26, 2018 - 8:55 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An undercover expose of Polish neo-Nazis celebrating Adolf Hitler in a nighttime forest ceremony has sparked revulsion in Poland, a country where Nazi Germany murdered millions of people in concentration camps, ghettos and the bombing of cities. In the week since the...
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File - This June 7, 2017 file photo provided by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office shows Brandon Russell. The neo-Nazi group leader who stockpiled explosive material in the Florida apartment where a friend killed two roommates was sentenced to five years in federal prison. The sentence, handed down Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in a Tampa federal court against Russell, was less than the 11 years sought by prosecutors. (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
January 09, 2018 - 4:57 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Brandon Russell is a dangerous Neo-Nazi leader who had lethal bomb-making materials in his Florida apartment. His mother and grandmother called him a follower who liked to please his friends. At the end of a four-hour court hearing Tuesday, a federal...
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FILE- In this undated photo released by the Southern Poverty Law Center's Dan Chung, Tanya Gersh poses for a photo. Gersh, a Montana real estate agent, sued the founder of a neo-Nazi website Andrew Anglin, accusing him of orchestrating an anti-Semitic internet trolling campaign that terrorized her family amid her dispute with the mother of a leading white nationalist. Anglin has dubiously claimed he lives in Nigeria. A federal judge in Montana has warned Anglin's attorneys that he won't tolerate any "game-playing" and expects him to disclose where he has been residing, according to a court transcript obtained by The Associated Press. (Dan Chung/Southern Poverty Law Center via AP)
December 28, 2017 - 5:24 pm
Andrew Anglin, founder of a neo-Nazi website notorious for its racist internet trolling campaigns, has dubiously claimed he lives in Nigeria. A process server swears he recently spotted The Daily Stormer's publisher at a grocery store in his native Ohio. Anglin's whereabouts — a key issue in a pair...
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