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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Monday 20th May 2013

EUROPE Comment – New Stateman: The stereotypes used against Eastern Europe are as old as they are wrong. ‘If you’ve been following the news recently, you are likely to have come across scare stories suggesting there will be a wave of immigration from Romania and Bulgaria. Newspapers often illustrate reports with pictures of ghetto-like Roma settlements […]

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Paolo Di Canio and the Legacy of Fascism

Last week, English Premiership football club, Sunderland Association Football Club (SAFC), fired its manager, the Northern Irish Martin O’Neill, and replaced him with a new one, the Italian Paolo Di Canio. According to the U.S. American club owner, Ellis Short, the new manager is the right man to keep the struggling team in the English […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 3rd April 2013

AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: The Jihad of a Viennese Salafists. ‘His pass the Austro-Islamist Mohamed Mahmoud has indeed burned video needs – but when it comes to the Vienna public prosecutor, he will set him for traveling to Austria does not need anyway. She has, it was announced on Tuesday, on Friday an extradition […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 3rd April 2013

The Telegraph: Chris Grayling: let’s join forces with Labour to deport Abu Qatada. ‘Mr Grayling says the system has gone “badly wrong” when the UK cannot deport a man “who so obviously despises what we stand for”, and said Conservative attempts to change human rights laws have been thwarted by their Liberal Democrat Coalition partners.’ The […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 18th March 2013

EUROPE Deutsche Welle: Syrian arms embargo divides EU. ‘A proposal from France and Great Britain to supply weapons to Syrian rebels has split the European Union. If Paris and London go it alone, it could ruin the bloc’s chances of creating a unified foreign policy. This Friday (15.03.2013) marked the two-year anniversary of the uprising […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 6th March 2013

EUROPE The Huffington Post: UAF Conference: Europe’s Anti-Fascists Warn Of Neo-Nazi Rise. ‘Britain must be part of a co-ordinated effort to help defeat far-right and neo-Nazi parties across Europe, like Greece’s Golden Dawn and Hungary’s Jobbik, European campaigners have said. Anti-racism activists from France and Greece addressed the Unite Against Fascism conference this weekend, warning […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 27th February 2013

BELGIUM Flanders News: “These people are not obliged to register in Antwerp”. ‘Antwerp city council has approved the increase in the tax that foreigners have to pay when they register for a first time with the Antwerp municipal authorities. The fee is being raised from 17 euros to 250 euros. The city council is endorsing a […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Tuesday 26th February 2013

ARMENIA Ria Novosti: Serzh Sargsyan Reelected Armenian President – Final Results. ‘Incumbent Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan won the February 18 presidential election in the South Caucasus country, according to the final vote count from all 1,988 polling stations announced by Armenia’s Central Election Commission (CEC), CEC chief Tigran Mukuchyan said Monday. “Sargsyan collected 861,373 votes, […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Friday 15th February 2013

BULGARIA Novinite: NGO Protests Upcoming Neo-Nazi Rally in Sofia. ‘The European Network against Racism (ENAR) has demanded that the so-calledLukov March scheduled to take place in Sofia on February 16 is cancelled. The NGO has sent a letter to Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova and Bulgaria’s Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev demanding the cancellation of the neo-Nazi torch procession that commemorate a controversial Bulgarian general. ENAR […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Thursday 14th February 2013

Austria Der Standard: Freedom Party councillor resigns after questionable Facebook posts. ‘After it became known that the National Office determined for constitutional protection because of questionable postings of two Upper Austrian FPÖ mandates, one of them has taken the consequences: Fabian W. from Franking (district Braunau) is no longer a party member and renounced his […]

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