Neo-Nazism

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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November 30, 2017 - 9:57 am
HELSINKI (AP) — A court in Finland has banned a neo-Nazi group on the grounds of spreading hatred and advocating violence as self-defense. The ruling came in a lawsuit Finland's national police filed that sought to dissolve the right-wing Nordic Resistance Movement. The suit argued the group was...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2016, file photo, flags of some of the 193 countries fly in the breeze in front of the Secretariat building of the United Nations. State Department officials say the U.S. this week plans to vote against a yearly U.N. resolution that condemns the glorification of Nazism. That's because, as in past years, free speech protections and other problems make the resolution impossible for America to support. But officials don't want their opposition interpreted as tacit support for Nazism in this first rendition of the annual vote since President Donald Trump entered office. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 16, 2017 - 3:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government wants you to know: It really, truly doesn't like Nazis. At the United Nations this week, the U.S. plans to vote against a yearly resolution that condemns the glorification of Nazism, State Department officials said Wednesday. Although it may seem...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016 file photo, San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, left, and safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif. Reid says his Christian faith is the reason why he joined former teammate Colin Kaepernick in kneeling for the anthem. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
November 15, 2017 - 9:14 am
Papa John's Pizza apologized Tuesday night for comments made by CEO John Schnatter blaming sluggish pizza sales on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. The Louisville, Kentucky-based company is a major NFL sponsor and advertiser, and Schnatter said on an earnings call on Nov. 1 that "...
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Banska Bystrica governor and far-right political leader Marian Kotleba speaks to journalists after casting his vote during the Slovak regional elections in Banska Bystrica, Central Slovakia, Saturday Nov. 4, 2017. The fight for new Banska Bystrica governor, in which far-right political leader Marian Kotleba is defending the post against businessman Jan Lunter, will be the most closely followed duel of the Slovak regional elections to be held on Saturday. (Jan Miskovsky/CTK via AP)
November 05, 2017 - 4:27 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's neo-Nazi parliamentary party suffered a blow after its chairman failed to get re-elected as the head of a regional government, according released Sunday. Marian Kotleba heads People's Party Our Slovakia, which openly admires the Nazi puppet state that the...
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November 01, 2017 - 7:55 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Georgia man has been arrested and charged with threatening South Carolina U.S. Sen. Tim Scott. Local media outlets reported that court documents show that federal authorities arrested Jason Kenneth Bell of Cochran, Georgia, and charged him with transmission of a threat to...
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People walk by crosses placed near Las Vegas' famous sign Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. The crosses are in honor of those killed when Stephen Craig Paddock broke windows on the Mandalay Bay resort and casino and began firing with a cache of weapons at a country music festival Sunday. Dozens of people were killed and hundreds were injured. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
October 06, 2017 - 12:41 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Las Vegas Shooting Exposed as Antifa-led False Flag...
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