12 Dec 2019

New NYPD intelligence unit to tackle far-right extremist threats

The New York Police Department (NYPD) announced Wednesday that it has launched a new unit that will focus entirely on combating far-right extremists and neo-nazis named the Racially and Ethnically Motivated Extremism (R.E.M.E.). R.E.M.E. opened earlier this month and has since begun dozens of investigations into white supremacist groups and

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08 Nov 2018

Right-wing extremism increasing in the Netherlands, counter terror unit says

“There has been a rise in right wing extremism in Western Europe as a whole but the situation in the Netherlands is not yet as serious as in the early 1990s, the Dutch counter terrorism unit NCTV says in a new report. In the early 1990s, ethnic minorities, Jews, gay

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07 Nov 2018

France arrests six right-wing extremists over plot to attack Macron

“French police on Tuesday arrested five men and a woman, all from the radical far right, suspected of plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron, an official close to the investigation said. The source said France’s domestic spy agency (DGSI) ordered the raids in three different regions after obtaining intelligence

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27 Jun 2018

Sweden’s far-right eyes election gains as gang violence rises

Recent polls have showed the Sweden Democrats, a right-wing anti-immigration and anti-EU party, surging in the forecasting polls to 20%, up from 13% in the 2014 elections. 400,000 people have sought asylum in Sweden since 2012, and a strong backlash against the mass immigration and a recent surge in immigrant-related

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