The far-right FPÖ party in Austria has come under fire for a poem by one of their local officials that compared migrants with rats. Kurz and opposition leaders strongly condemned the racist poem. Meanwhile, the author apparently resigned.

An anti-migrant poem published by a local branch of the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ), the junior party of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's government coalition, has been met with widespread outrage. Kurz and other Austrian political leaders have...

Turkey’s Consulate in the Swiss city of Zurich was attacked by a Molotov cocktail in the early hours on April 22, said the Turkish consul serving there.

Asiye Nurcan Ipekci told Anadolu Agency that the attack came at 2.51 a.m. local time (0051GMT), but no one was hurt and the building suffered no damage.

She added that there were previous attacks on the consulate but this latest wasn't claimed by any group.

The police arrested three young people over the attack, she said...

Monitoring group says racist hate crimes have gone up 14 percent, with members of the far-right Golden Dawn movement often responsible.

After a long day searching for a new job, Gulbaz Mohammed made his way home on foot, following the same path he walked each day in the Athens suburb of Peristeri.

The sun had already gone down on May 13, 2018, and the Pakistani migrant worker turned down the dimly-lit street leading to his home, spotting a group of six black-clad youth.


Professional footballers in England and Wales are to boycott social media for 24 hours on Friday, to protest against the way social networks and football authorities respond to racism.

It follows a number of high-profile incidents in domestic and international matches this season.

Earlier this week, Manchester United captain Ashley Young was racially abused on Twitter.

And Watford captain Troy Deeney said "enough is enough".

"On Friday we are sending a message to...

A Bosnian Serb leader has falsely claimed that the Srebrenica massacre, in which more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed, is a “fabricated myth”.

Milorad Dodik, who heads Bosnia’s multi-ethnic joint presidency, said the massacre was “something that does not exist”, at a conference discussing war crimes committed during the Bosnian conflict.

Bosnian Serb troops killed the Muslim men and boys after capturing the eastern town of Srebrenica on 11 July 1995.


Muslim extremists are three times more likely to be labelled as terrorists by the media than far-right extremists, according to a recent study. 

The research undertaken by Signal AI analyzed media coverage, including radio broadcasts and TV transcripts, on a number of terrorist attacks that had taken place in the last two years and came to the conclusion that there is a consistent reluctance by media organizations to identify right-wing extremists as terrorists.

In a study of...

Blamed by his own teammate for the racist abuse aimed at him during an Italian football match, Juventus forward Moise Kean received plenty of support from rival players on Wednesday.

Kean, a 19-year-old Italian whose parents are from Ivory Coast, plays for Italy's national team and Juventus, the most popular football club in the country. He is also black.

When Kean scored a goal against Cagliari on Tuesday, he was subjected to a torrent of racist abuse from the other team's...

A Palestinian man was killed during a clash with Israeli forces in a refugee camp near Jerusalem yesterday night amid the arrest of three brothers.

Mohammed Adwan, 23, was killed by Israeli gunfire whilst two others were wounded.

Soldiers fired at close range at a Palestinian vehicle driving at al-Matar Street, killing Adwan in his car.

He was killed on the scene and his corpse was rushed by ambulance to Ramallah Medical Complex.

Locals added Israeli forces denied...

U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib said a note accusing fellow freshman lawmaker Ilhan Omar of "Jew hatred" was left on the door of her congressional office.  

Tlaib is one of the two first Muslim women elected to Congress, alongside Omar who has twice been accused of making anti-Semitic remarks after she began her term in January.

Tlaib posted a picture on Twitter that appeared to depict the note Tuesday.

"Rep Omar, Stop your disgusting Jew hatred. Your sign says 'Justice...

Berlin wants to sever the financial and institutional ties between local Muslim communities and the Turkish government as part of a bold campaign to help German Muslims develop a homegrown version of Islam.  “What we need now is an Islam for German Muslims that belongs to Germany,” Markus Kerber, the top civil servant in the German interior ministry, said in an interview with the Financial Times.

“That does not mean that we want to develop a new theology. It means that German Muslims...

The SonntagsBlick has published a report showing the extent to which "rightwing extremists" are publicly displaying themselves in Switzerland.

The weekly newspaper published photographs of xenophobes trumpeting their views and identities on social networks. Their tattoos leave little room for doubt about their political inclinations. Neither are the symbols, flags or slogans they wield.

Rightwing extremists are keeping anything but a low profile in Switzerland.

A member...

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to back Israeli sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, an announcement that signals a shift in US policy and comes before the Israeli prime minister's planned visit next week to the White House.

"After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel's Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of critical strategic and security importance to the State of Israel and Regional Stability!" Trump...

Pro-Palestine students at one of the UK's top universities have said they were denied university access over security concerns during a visit by the Queen on Tuesday.

Students at King's College London said they were barred from attending classes and sitting exams because of their political activity, a claim which appears to be supported by comments made by a senior university official, who said that students were blacklisted based on CCTV footage.

Coming one day into Israeli...

The white supremacist suspected of killing 49 people at two mosques in Christchurch flashed a “white power” symbol as he appeared in court charged with murder.

Led in handcuffed, wearing a white police-issue tunic and with noticeable bruising on his upper lip, Brenton Tarrant, 28, stood in Christchurch district court as a formal charge of murder was read.

The judge, Paul Kellar, said it was “reasonable to assume” that Tarrant, a short, broad-shouldered man, would face further...

During World War II, about 200 Swedes joined Hitler's troops and fought for Nazi Germany. Those alive still receive war pensions from the German state.

In total, there are 15 recipients of the so-called "Hitler pension" in Sweden, the newspaper Dagens Nyheter reported.

The recipients are aged between 82 and 101 years. Six of those are Swedish citizens and three of them are widows of Nazi war veterans, who inherited the pension when their husbands passed away. Dagens Nyheter ...