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Missouri isn’t safe for people of color, says the NAACP, who recently issued an unprecedented travel warning for the state. The head of the Missouri NAACP says the national organization is backing a travel advisory urging caution in Missouri over concerns about whether civil rights will be respected. Missouri NAACP President Rod Chapel says national delegates voted last week to adopt a travel advisory that the state chapter issued in June. Chapel says the national board will consider...

The European Union has hired an Israeli who advocates genocidal violence against Palestinians as the face of a new promotional campaign. Avishai Ivri appears in a video the EU embassy in Tel Aviv posted on its Facebook page last month. “The European Union. You think it’s anti-Israel, right?” Ivri begins. “Let me surprise you.” Ivri then rattles off trade and tourism statistics meant to convince Israeli viewers of just how much the European Union benefits Israel. He also boasts that the EU is...

Reports of anti-Semitic incidents have hit record levels in the first six months of 2017, according to a Jewish charity. The Community Security Trust (CST) said 767 reports were made to them between January and June - a rise of 30% on the same period last year. A total of 80 incidents involved physical attacks - up from 45 in 2016. CST chief executive David Delew said: "The hatred and anger that lies behind it is spreading." The CST has been recording anti-Semitic incidents for more than 30...

Video has emerged showing the moments before a man died after being thrown to the ground by police officers in an east London shop. The man, named locally as 20-year-old Rashan Charles, died in the early hours of Saturday morning after being chased and apprehended in the Yours Locally 24-hour store in Dalston, Hackney.

CCTV footage from the store, which has been widely circulated on social media, shows the man entering the shop before a uniformed police officer runs in after him and...

The tiny German town of Themar saw 6,000 people flock to what is said to be the country’s largest neo-Nazi rock festival: “Rock against Foreign Domination.” The far-right concertgoers vastly outnumbered the town’s population of 3,000 people. The event, ‘Rock gegen Ueberfremdung’ (Rock against Foreign Domination), took place on Saturday in the small, sleepy town of Themar in eastern Germany. According to various German media, the festival was the largest event of its kind.

The small...

Denmark has pledged more funds for family planning in developing nations, saying this could also help "limit the migration pressure on Europe". The Minister for Development Co-operation, Ulla Tornaes, said Copenhagen would contribute 91m kroner (£11m; $14m) for the programme. She said unwanted pregnancies had "enormous" human and social costs in the world's poorest nations. But she added that limiting Africa's population growth was also important.

Speaking at a conference in London on...

A racist banner against Celtic footballer Scott Sinclair has been displayed on an east Belfast bonfire. The banner was placed on a bonfire in the car park of Avoniel Leisure Centre. A message on the banner read: "Scott Sinclair loves bananas." The loyalist bonfire site is one of four that are subject to a High Court injunction secured by Belfast City Council. The injunction was sought by the local authority last week in a bid to prevent further materials being added to the pyres. Images of...

A Italian beach club venerating former fascist dictator Benito Mussolini has been raided by police. The Punta Canna club in Chioggia, near Venice in northern Italy, is decorated with pictures of Il Duce and signs proclaiming the sight an “anti-democracy, regime run zone” and “don’t break our falls”. Other signs said: "in a country devastated by institutional and rude thieves here are the rules that are missing: order, cleanliness, discipline, severity" and “the law of justice comes from the...

When a journalist from the Ivory Coast asked the newly-elected leader why there was no Marshall Plan for Africa, the billions of dollars in economic aid the United States poured into destroyed European countries after World War II, Macron responded with a three-minute soliloquy. “The challenge of Africa is completely different, it is much deeper. It is civilizational today,” Macron stated, according to media reports. “Failing states, complex democratic transitions, the demographic transition...

Two ticket inspectors of the Deutsche Bahn German train system were caught on camera savagely dragging a black man out of a train after he reportedly refused to provide his ID and pay a fine for not having a ticket.
The alleged fare-dodger could be seen vehemently clinging on metal handrails, as two men in uniform ferociously battle to get him out of the suburban S-Bahn train, headed to Munich city center from the airport. While one of the inspectors tries to remove the man’s hands...

Israel's opposition party leader on Saturday accused the government of shifting towards a "fascist" trend. According to The Jerusalem Post, speaking at a cultural event, Zionist Union Party Chairman Issac Herzog said the future of Israel's democracy was at stake. "We are going through a process of fascistization of the Israeli politics," The Jerusalem Post quoted Herzog as saying. He said those who were worried about Israel's future and wanted to prevent fascistization "should support the...

A Minnesota police officer was acquitted of manslaughter in the shooting death of Philando Castile, a black motorist whose girlfriend streamed the aftermath live on Facebook. Outside the courthouse, Castile’s mother said the officer got away with “murder”.

Jeronimo Yanez, who is Latino, was also cleared of two lesser charges arising from the July 2016 traffic stop in a St Paul suburb. Jurors deliberated for about 29 hours over five days. Castile was shot just seconds after informing...

Seattle police fatally shot a 30-year-old mother of four in her home after they responded to her emergency call about a burglary. Charleena Lyles was shot after police saw her holding a knife, the Seattle Times reported.

Ms Lyles lived in Brettler Family Place, a complex of apartment homes meant for people transitioning out of homelessness. She had called the police on the morning of 18 June to report the crime.

Seattle Police issued a statement in which they said Ms Lyles...

A neo-Nazi organisation involved in terrorism and banned by the UK Government is behind a new far right group in Scotland, investigative website The Ferret reveal. During an undercover investigation The Ferret secretly filmed the extreme far right group Scottish Dawn revealing its links to National Action. A Scottish Dawn activist it filmed also revealed he’s a former member of UKIP and claimed that he got drunk with David Coburn, the party’s leader in Scotland. Scotland’s newest far right...

Some 462 people wanted for committing right-wing crimes in Germany have yet to be arrested, reported Funke Media Group newspapers on Sunday. The German interior ministry released the figures in response to a parliamentary inquiry. According to the data, around 600 arrest warrants for the 462 right-wing extremists have not been administered. Out of the suspects still at large, 104 are wanted for violent crimes while 106 are wanted for politically-motivated crimes. Some 98 of the suspects have...