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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Friday 31st May 2013

BALKANS Presseurop: Croatia responsible for crimes during Bosnian War. ‘Six former political and military leaders of the Bosnian Croats were sentenced to a total of 111 years in prison on May 29 by the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia. They were found guilty of implementing an ethnic cleansing operation from 1992 to 1994 aimed at expelling […]

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News from Western Europe, Thursday 23rd May 2013

EUROPE The Moscow Times: Norway Suggests Raising Magnitsky at UN. ‘Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eider has recommended that his country’s lawmakers bring the issue of Magnitsky sanctions against Russia before the UN Security Council. Eider said discussion in front of the council would be much more effective than Norway acting alone because any decisions taken by the council are binding on all […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 22nd May 2013

RESEARCH Richard Rogers and the Digital Methods Initiative, Amsterdam: Right-Wing Formations in Europe and Their Countermeasures: An Online Mapping. ‘This report describes the findings from an online mapping of the populist right and right-wing extremism in Europe. By online mapping is meant a picture of the right according to the web. We have not correlated our findings with […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 20th May 2013

EUROPE Video – RT: Too Far-Right: Neo-Nazism nourished by crisis in Europe. ‘Europe’s financial troubles are said to be fueling far-right movements across the bloc, including within its largest economy. Neo-Nazi activists are preparing to march in Germany later today, amid accusations the country’s authorities have underestimated the extremist threat.’ Video – BBC News: EU survey sparks […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 8th May 2013

EUROPE Tranlsated from Germna – Zeit Online: World Jewish Congress calls for ban all neo-Nazi parties. ‘At the conclusion of its annual meeting of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) hasurged governments in Europe to ban right-wing extremist parties. States should consider to ban neo-Nazi parties and organizations who wanted to overthrow the democratic order and threatened minorities, the […]

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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 30th April 2013

AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: Carinthia: FPÖ and FPK unite. ‘In Carinthia there will soon be only a liberal camp, for FPK and Freedom Party have agreed to a reunion. In concrete terms, 28 June, a joint congress will be held on which this Act is to be implemented. The AWC was chairman Christian Ragger announced on […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 24th April 2013

AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: Islam Study: Young Muslims are well integrated. ‘In a study of 1000 Muslims in Austria are large differences in traditionalism and religiosity emerging from generation to generation. 16 percent of men think that their wife should definitely wear a headscarf. Young Muslims living in Austria well integrated, but can […]

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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 23rd April 2013

BELGIUM Flanders News: Prison sentence for racist cop. ‘A Chief Inspector from the Brussels South Local Police Service has been given an 8 month prison sentence and fined 1,100 for racist behaviour while he was on duty. The man had assaulted and racially abused a suspect and a colleague. As sentence was passed, the disgraced police […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 22nd April 2013

EUROPE Translated from French – Le Monde: In Europe, terrorism returns to the agenda. ‘After the outcome of the attack Boston , European counterterrorism officials and political authorities will deliver the first plane various issues such as control of the Internet, the fight against radicalization of young slip apparently well integrated to radical theories or the constitution of any file […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 17th April 2013

EUROPE Politics.hu: Rise of neo-Nazi parties on agenda as World Jewish Congress meets in Budapest next month. ‘The “alarming rise of neo-Nazi political parties” in Europe will be discussed by delegates of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), whose meeting in Budapest will be addressed by Prime Minister Viktor Orban next month. Peter Feldmajer, president of the […]

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