Halle's antisemitic assassin’s behaviour is in line with the new form of right-wing terrorism whose nucleus is a network characterized by right-wing extremism, anti-Semitism and toxic masculinity. Stephan Balliet is an example of the increasing "gamification" of hate.
Earlier this month, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) released the Freedom of Religion or Belief and Security Policy Guidance, a handbook intended for policymakers to better craft policies that further religious freedoms.
Right wing populists and extremists alike have been dreaming gathering evidence of the “downfall” of the “West” for years. When combined with a populist spin on everyday topics such as children, food and religion, they can spin accolades into the downfall of western civilization on Twitter for days. The most recent example is the #PorkDebate, which has sent German speaking Social Media users into a frenzy. What is behind this debate, and is there any logic to it? 25th of July 2019By: Simone RafaelTranslation: Fabian SchroersThis article was originally published in german on the Belltower website. Is the pig part of German culture? Apparently, a lot of people think so – but only when served on a plate.…
In the wake of the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand, it has become clear that AI tools are not picking up on far right extremist messages in the same way they flag and remove hateful content from groups like the Islamic State.
The Hungarian national news agency (MTI) carried an alarming news item on 28 March: ’40,000 migrants are about to set off from Turkey and Greece towards Central Europe, to be joined along the way by many more’. The agency reported that they were gathering then and were setting off on 5 April.