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May 5, 2022 1:40 PM CDT
Israel: Putin Apologized Over Hitler Comment
Russia's foreign minister said Hitler had 'Jewish blood'
Israel says Vladimir Putin has apologized for his foreign minister's controversial remarks about Hitler, reports the BBC . Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Putin apologized during a phone call for the comments made by Sergey Lavrov that Hitler had "Jewish blood," like Ukraine's leader. Bennett...
Swastikas Found at America's
Only Anne Frank Memorial
Dec 7, 2021 12:02 AM CST
Swastikas Found at America's Only Anne Frank Memorial
Tunnels in park near Idaho memorial defaced
A park near the United States' only Anne Frank memorial was defaced, less than a year after the memorial itself was vandalized. Anti-Semitic graffiti was discovered in tunnels near the Boise memorial Dec. 4, the last Saturday of Hanukkah, and was quickly removed, NBC News reports. Swastikas and other...
Be Buried at Stone
of Jewish Scholar
Oct 13, 2021 7:10 PM CDT
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
- 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
Jan 18, 2021 2:54 PM CST
GitHub's HR Head Resigns After Worker Fired Over Nazi Line
GitHub says employee can have his job back
- 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...
Reality Show Pulled Over
Face Tattoo Controversy
Oct 20, 2020 7:00 PM CDT
Reality Show Pulled Over Face Tattoo Controversy
Viewers said some tattoos were neo-Nazi code
- 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
Oct 7, 2020 4:09 PM CDT
Court Rules That Far-Right Party Is a Criminal Group
Cheers and celebrations erupt in Greece after ruling against the Golden Dawn
- 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...
Wanted to Attack
Apr 11, 2020 9:00 AM CDT
Cops: 13-Year-Old Wanted to Attack Vegas Synagogue, News Network
Estonian boy was allegedly 'Commander' of international neo-Nazi group Feuerkrieg Division
- 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...
Are Trying to
Infect 2 Groups
Mar 23, 2020 9:20 AM CDT
FBI: Extremists Are Trying to Infect 2 Groups With Virus
Alert says white supremacists, neo-Nazis are being encouraged to target Jews, cops
- 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
puts it. Per an intelligence alert sent Thursday from the FBI's...
Teen Charged in 'Swatting'
Ring Linked to Neo-Nazis
Jan 14, 2020 12:00 PM CST
Teen Charged in 'Swatting' Ring Linked to Neo-Nazis
John William Kirby Kelley, 19, was charged last week
- 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
Nov 29, 2019 2:21 AM CST
Italy Says It Uncovered Plot to Create New Nazi Party
Weapons, explosives seized after 19 homes raided
- 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
Nov 25, 2019 11:47 AM CST
He Bought Hitler's Top Hat, and Has a Plan for It
Abdallah Chatila will donate items to Jewish group
- 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...
Nov 6, 2019 2:32 PM CST
He Took Control of Neo-Nazi Group, Died Months Later
Black activist James Stern was 55
- 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
Jul 16, 2019 2:57 AM CDT
Judge: Neo-Nazi Owes 'Troll Storm' Victim $14M
Andrew Anglin told followers to harass Tanya Gersh
- 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...
Jun 5, 2019 2:47 PM CDT
YouTube Bans Neo-Nazi Videos
As well as those touting white supremacism or denying certain historical events
- 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...
Leader Is Black
Mar 3, 2019 6:30 AM CST
I 'Outsmarted Them': Neo-Nazi Group's New Leader Is Black
James Stern becomes president of the National Socialist Movement; ex-leader claims deception
- 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
Mar 1, 2019 12:35 AM CST
Neo-Nazi Group's New Leader Is Black Activist
James Stern has vowed to dismantle NSM
- 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
Nov 26, 2018 9:25 AM CST
'Something I Can Do for Heather': A Huge Trial Starts
James Alex Fields accused of driving his car into Charlottesville counterprotesters
- 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,
Jul 11, 2018 9:25 AM CDT
'Particularly Heavy Guilt' Found, Neo-Nazi Sentenced
Beate Zschaepe gets life in prison in Germany for her part in 10 racially motivated murders
- 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
Feb 23, 2018 6:10 PM CST
Neo-Nazi Group Celebrated Murder of Gay Jewish Teen
ProPublica takes a chilling look into the inner workings of Atomwaffen Division, or AWD
- 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
in Illinois Race
Feb 5, 2018 2:07 AM CST
Neo-Nazi Set to Win GOP Nomination in Illinois Race
Arthur Jones is running unopposed in primary
- "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...
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