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Dynamo Kiev fans took to wearing outfits of white supremacist group the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and masks bearing swastikas to welcome a visiting UEFA inspector in their home match versus fierce rivals Shakhtar Donetsk on Friday. Dynamo ‘ultras’ called for those attending the game to arrive at the club’s Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex stadium dressed in white – the colour of the club’s home strip – calling the action “white frenzy,” Ria Novosti reported. Some fans attended the match dressed...

Far-right crimes in Germany reached a new record high of 23,555 cases in 2016, according to the interior minister on Monday. Speaking at a press conference in Berlin, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said the increasing scale of violence was a worrisome development. “Violent offences has increased significantly, this should be real concern to us all. We are particularly witnessing an increase in grievous bodily harm,” De Maiziere said. Among the 23,555 far-right offences recorded by...

The German military's counter-intelligence agency is looking into 275 suspected right-wing extremists in its ranks, including a soldier heard saying "Heil Hitler", the Defense Ministry has told parliament in a letter seen by Reuters on Sunday. About 143 of the cases were reported last year and 53 this year, the ministry wrote in its 15-page answer, detailing incidents of soldiers performing Nazi salutes or uttering racist remarks against servicemen with migrant backgrounds. Public displays...

German skincare brand Nivea pulled an ad declaring “white is purity” after social media users protested its racist connotations, and others used the ad to spread messages of white supremacy.
The ad for the company’s Invisible for Black & White deodorant depicts a woman with long hair, draped in a white robe, with the slogan “White Is Purity” across the bottom of the image.

The ad was posted on the company’s Facebook page and geographically targeted to users in the Middle...

A Dutch retailer has withdrawn from its stores a children's colouring book that featured Adolf Hitler, complete with Nazi salute and a Swastika on his arm.

Kruidvat, which sells household goods, said on Facebook that it "deeply regretted this incident".

It described the image, appearing in two different colouring books themed around football and castle towers, as "inappropriate".

"The colouring books went on sale on Monday April 3 and were immediately withdrawn from sale...

Demonstrators from far-right groups clashed with anti-fascist protesters in central London on Saturday, as British police imposed restrictions to try to keep the opposing groups apart. Authorities arrested 14 people for various offenses. Protesters gathered at Trafalgar Square and spilled on to nearby roads. London's Metropolitan Police imposed conditions on the march and rally Saturday by Britain First and the English Defence League. Organizers described the event as a response to the...

Franck Sinisi, a member of the far-right National Front, said: “I think we can take Romani people to the dentist and dismantle their golden tooth for meeting their shelter and food needs. They cost much for us.” Sinisi was dispatched to party’s disciplinary committee after making these comments. In reaction to the statement, General Secretary of National Front party, Nicolas Bay, said: “These expressions are unacceptable, I think it’s a joke. But it was a very bad joke.”

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The Lebanese tourism minister has come under fire after saying he was happy about the current problems Turkey is facing and many in the country have called for him to resign over his "racist comments".

Speaking in an interview on MTV Lebanon on Friday, Lebanese Tourism Minister and Deputy Chairman of Tashnag, a small Armenian party, Avadis Kadanian said as an individual he does not like Turkey and would rather not welcome any Turks to Lebanon.

"I would not promote anything...

For more than three decades, the story of Operation Moses - the mission to airlift thousands of Jews from Ethiopia and absorb them in Israel - has been a source of pride for many supporters of the Jewish state.

Even today, it is often recalled as an exception to the racist rule, a rare episode in which black people were not taken out of Africa to be enslaved, but rather, in order to be liberated.

Putting aside the erroneous Euro-centric assumption that Israel is not an...

Nearly a third of foreigners living in Japan say they have experienced derogatory remarks because of their background, while about 40% have suffered housing discrimination, according to a landmark survey.

Japan’s justice ministry sent questions to thousands of foreign residents to gain an unprecedented glimpse into their experiences of racism in a country that has experienced a surge in overseas visitors.

The results come as the country prepares for the global spotlight of...

One of Britain's biggest buy-to-let landlords, Fergus Wilson, has banned 'coloured' people from renting his properties because, he says, they leave them smelling of curry.

In an email to a letting agent acting on his behalf Mr Wilson, who runs a property empire in Kent, said: “No coloured people because of the curry smell at the end of the tenancy.”

When contacted by The Sun Mr Wilson defended his comments, saying : “To be honest, we’re getting overloaded with coloured people....

A U.S. Army veteran accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old man in New York City allegedly told police he traveled from Baltimore specifically to kill black men.

James Harris Jackson, 28, was allegedly caught on a security camera Monday thrusting a knife into Timothy Caughman’s chest and back several times. Caughman had been rummaging through the garbage outside of a Manhattan building when Jackson attacked him.

Bleeding profusely, Caughman managed to walk to a nearby police...

A statue symbolizing a father and son, who were killed by Serbian soldiers during the Bosnian War, has been vandalized in Bosnia and Herzegovina's Sarajevo.

According to the Sarajevo Police Department, the memorial was split into half by a 1994 born Croatian citizen, who was detained after the attack.

Bosniak artist Mensud Keco sculptured the "Nermin Come" statue in 2015, which was erected in a park in Sarajevo's city center in memory of Srebrenica war victims.

The...

A group of ‘neo-Nazi’ extremists will march through Edinburgh next week to mark “Global White Pride Day”.

The march is planned for the same day as a Sikh religious festival in Edinburgh, which will see hundreds take to the streets in a Nagar Kirtan procession, a traditional display of martial arts, hymns and music.

Unite Against Fascism (UAF) claim the National Front has organised the demonstration, in collaboration with other far-right groups.

The event appears to be...

A senior United Nations official has resigned, following pressure from Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to withdraw the landmark report published earlier this week finding Israel guilty of apartheid.

Rima Khalaf, the head of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) which published the report, announced her resignation at a press conference in Beirut on Friday.

Reuters reports that Khalaf took the step “after what she described as pressure from the secretary...