Neo-Nazi

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Cemetery Lets Neo-Nazi's Ashes Be Buried at Stone of Jewish Scholar

Mourners covered marker during ceremony and placed an iron cross on the new grave

(Newser) - At a ceremony attended by right-wing extremists near Berlin on Friday, the ashes of a neo-Nazi were buried at the gravesite of a leading Jewish music scholar. Max Friedländer’s gravestone was covered by a black cloth during the burial, and by a sign with Henry Hafenmayer’s name...

GitHub's HR Head Resigns After Worker Fired Over Nazi Line

GitHub says employee can have his job back

(Newser) - Tech company GitHub says a Jewish worker who was fired for warning that Nazis were among the Capitol rioters can have his job back. The worker was fired from the Microsoft subsidiary on Jan. 8, two days after he posted a message on Slack directed to DC-area colleagues during the...

The Only Anne Frank Memorial in America Is Defaced

Swastika stickers were left at Boise site

(Newser) - The only Anne Frank memorial in the US was defaced this week with stickers bearing swastikas and the words "We are everywhere." Boise, Idaho, police chief Ryan Lee called the vandalism, which happened late Monday, "absolutely reprehensible" and said the department has reached out to the Anti-Defamation...

Reality Show Pulled Over Face Tattoo Controversy

Viewers said some tattoos were neo-Nazi code

(Newser) - The broadcast of a new reality show in Britain was postponed after viewers got a good look at one of the contestant's tattoos. In a promotional clip for The Chop: Britain's Best Woodworker, numerical tattoos including 88 could be seen on the heavily tattooed face and head of...

Court Rules That Far-Right Party Is a Criminal Group

Cheers and celebrations erupt in Greece after ruling against the Golden Dawn

(Newser) - A Greek court ruled Wednesday that the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, delivering landmark guilty verdicts following a politically charged five-year trial against dozens of defendants, the AP reports. Golden Dawn, founded as a neo-Nazi group in the 1980s, rose to become Greece's third-largest...

Cops: 13-Year-Old Wanted to Attack Vegas Synagogue, News Network

Estonian boy was allegedly 'Commander' of international neo-Nazi group Feuerkrieg Division

(Newser) - He called himself "Commander” online. He was said to be the leader of an international neo-Nazi group linked to plots to attack a Las Vegas synagogue and detonate a car bomb at a major US news network. He was also just 13 years old. The boy who led Feuerkrieg...

FBI: Extremists Are Trying to Infect 2 Groups With Virus

Alert says white supremacists, neo-Nazis are being encouraged to target Jews, cops

(Newser) - While the world is hunkered down amid the coronavirus pandemic , the Jewish community and cops have an extra concern piled on: extremist groups out to do them harm by "trying to weaponize" the virus, as Rolling Stone puts it. Per an intelligence alert sent Thursday from the FBI's...

Teen Charged in 'Swatting' Ring Linked to Neo-Nazis

John William Kirby Kelley, 19, was charged last week

(Newser) - The US Justice Department has charged a former Virginia college student with calling in fake emergencies to prompt law enforcement responses, in coordination with a group the FBI labelled as sympathetic to neo-Nazi ideology, the AP reports. John William Kirby Kelley, 19, was charged last week with conspiracy to make...

Italy Says It Uncovered Plot to Create New Nazi Party

Weapons, explosives seized after 19 homes raided

(Newser) - The country that gave the world the word "fascism" says it has seized numerous weapons from suspects who were plotting to form a new Nazi party. Police in Italy say they raided the homes of 19 people who planned to create an "openly pro-Nazi, xenophobic, and anti-Semitic group...

He Bought Hitler's Top Hat, and Has a Plan for It

Abdallah Chatila will donate items to Jewish group

(Newser) - A Swiss-based real estate mogul who was fearful of Adolf Hitler's top hat and other Nazi items falling "into the wrong hands" did something about it, reports the BBC —and it cost him a pretty penny. After reading about Jewish groups who tried and failed to prevent...

He Took Control of Neo-Nazi Group, Died Months Later

Black activist James Stern was 55

(Newser) - Earlier this year James Stern, a black California pastor and activist, "outsmarted" a neo-Nazi group, became its director and president , and ultimately planned to "destroy it." But Stern died before that happened, CNN reports. Stern's attorney and a friend say the 55-year-old died at home, where...

Judge: Neo-Nazi Owes 'Troll Storm' Victim $14M

Andrew Anglin told followers to harass Tanya Gersh

(Newser) - A Neo-Nazi blogger who told his followers to unleash an "old fashioned Troll Storm" on a Jewish real estate agent in Montana has been ordered to pay her $14 million. US Magistrate judge Jeremiah Lynch, who condemned the "particularly egregious and reprehensible nature" of Daily Stormer founder Andrew...

YouTube Is Now Removing Neo-Nazi Videos
YouTube Bans
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YouTube Bans Neo-Nazi Videos

As well as those touting white supremacism or denying certain historical events

(Newser) - YouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content, the AP reports. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find such videos, but it's now removing them outright. YouTube will also prohibit videos that deny certain...

I 'Outsmarted Them': Neo-Nazi Group's New Leader Is Black

James Stern becomes president of the National Socialist Movement; ex-leader claims deception

(Newser) - Members of the National Socialist Movement, one of the nation's largest neo-Nazi groups, were surely surprised to hear of the group's latest move in a Charlottesville lawsuit: In an about-face, the white supremacist group admitted liability in the deadly violence of 2017 . "Justice must be served and...

Neo-Nazi Group's New Leader Is Black Activist

James Stern has vowed to dismantle NSM

(Newser) - One of the nation's largest neo-Nazi groups appears to have an unlikely new leader: a black civil rights activist who has vowed to dismantle it. Court documents filed Thursday suggest James Hart Stern wants to use his new position as director and president of the National Socialist Movement to...

'Something I Can Do for Heather': A Huge Trial Starts
'Something I Can Do for
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'Something I Can Do for Heather': A Huge Trial Starts

James Alex Fields accused of driving his car into Charlottesville counterprotesters

(Newser) - Small town, big trial: Jury selection got underway Monday in the trial of a man accused of deliberately ramming his car into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., last year. James Alex Fields , 21, faces charges including first-degree murder for the incident on Aug....

'Particularly Heavy Guilt' Found, Neo-Nazi Sentenced

Beate Zschaepe gets life in prison in Germany for her part in 10 racially motivated murders

(Newser) - A member of a neo-Nazi group in Germany has been sentenced to life in prison for her role in 10 racially motivated murders, though her lawyer claims she "was demonstrably present at no crime scene and never fired a weapon or detonated a bomb." Beate Zschaepe, 43, of...

Neo-Nazi Group Celebrated Murder of Gay Jewish Teen

ProPublica takes a chilling look into the inner workings of Atomwaffen Division, or AWD

(Newser) - The body of a 19-year-old U of Penn student was found last month in a California park, and as details of Blaze Bernstein's murder continue to emerge, so, too, does a disturbing picture of suspected killer Sam Woodward, 20, and the white supremacist group he's said to belong...

Neo-Nazi Set to Win GOP Nomination in Illinois Race

Arthur Jones is running unopposed in primary

(Newser) - "I hate Illinois Nazis," declared John Belushi's character in The Blues Brothers. He would not have liked Arthur Jones. Jones, a neo-Nazi who describes the Holocaust as an "extortion racket," is set to win the Republican nomination for the state's 3rd Congressional District, which...

Poland Jolted by Secret Forest Birthday Party for Hitler

Hidden cameras captured neo-Nazis wearing SS uniforms, raising a toast

(Newser) - An undercover expose of Polish neo-Nazis celebrating Adolf Hitler in a nighttime forest ceremony has sparked widespread revulsion in Poland, a country where Hitler's regime murdered millions of people in concentration camps, ghettos, and in the bombing of cities. Leaders have condemned the extremists and launched an investigation that...

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