“Of course he was sworn in,” a leader of a Nazi-allied group tells the Forward.
A new flock of far-right figures is making inroads into Trump’s White House, where Stephen Bannon, ex-Brietbart head, is one of his top aides.
Gábor Vona, who heads Hungary’s far-right party, Jobbik, famously showed up on his first day as a member of Parliament in 2010 wearing the uniform of a banned racist and an anti-Semitic paramilitary group. But sitting in his office overlooking the partially frozen Danube River, Vona was dressed in a simple gray suit for his first-ever interview with a Jewish publication.
Based on social media activity and the accounts of those who know him, Alexander Bissonnette appears to have far-right, anti-immigrant sympathies.
BERLIN (JTA) — Police have raided the homes of right-wing extremists across Germany on suspicion of planning attacks on Jews, refugees and police. Police searched 12 apartments and other sites across the country early on Wednesday, gathering information for an investigation. Seven suspects come from the states of Baden-Württemberg and Baden. Some 200 police officers from the states of…
A senior member of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) has triggered outrage on social media for verbally attacking Berlin’s Holocaust memorial and saying that Germany must rewrite its history books to focus more on its own victims.
BERLIN (JTA) — A club supporting Germany’s right-wing populist “Alternative for Deutschland” party has raised hackles by using a World War II resistance heroine to pump up support, suggesting that Germany’s current leaders have something in common with the Nazis. “Sophie Scholl would vote for AfD” reads the advertisement posted last weekend on Facebook by a local division of AfD near…
Gábor Vona, the leader of Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party, for the first time ever, sent a letter in December to Hungarian Jews conveying greetings to “you and your faith community with respect on the occasion of Hanukkah.” The letter, from the head of a party with a long history of anti-Semitism, has set off a firestorm within the Hungarian Jewish community.
Austria’s most infamous son, Adolf Hitler, is rarely mentioned in his home country. So it came as a shock to many when presidential candidate Alexander Van der Bellen reached into a folder during a recent live TV debate and produced a photo montage including two images of the Fuehrer.
An octogenarian Holocaust survivor made an emotional video plea urging fellow citizens to vote against Norbert Hofer, a far-right candidate in Austria’s presidential election who stands a good chance of winning power this December.