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#Fascism

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's secretive anti-fascist group says far-right here can be 'extremely violent and dangerous' Interview

Ireland's secretive anti-fascist group says far-right here can be 'extremely violent and dangerous'

The group said it is constantly monitoring fascist individuals and groups in Ireland to ensure they do not gain momentum.

From TheJournal.ie 'These ideas won't wash with Irish people': Why the alt-right has little standing in Ireland Trump Effect

'These ideas won't wash with Irish people': Why the alt-right has little standing in Ireland

TheJournal.ie examines if the alt-right movement is gaining momentum in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Does the rise of populism mean we're returning to the 1930s? Some historians see striking parallels Donald Trump

Does the rise of populism mean we're returning to the 1930s? Some historians see striking parallels

“We are facing a cataclysmic moment,” British writer Simon Schama warned following the US election.

From TheJournal.ie A fateful Paris shopping trip, and the death that rocked France Clement Meric

A fateful Paris shopping trip, and the death that rocked France

18-year-old anti-fascist college student Clément Meric was killed on the streets of Paris two years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Cork hotel cancels debate with Polish far-right politician National Movement

Cork hotel cancels debate with Polish far-right politician

Left wing groups in Ireland had been planning to picket the event.

From TheJournal.ie This is Hitler's old house ... and the Austrian government wants it Neo Nazi Visitors

This is Hitler's old house ... and the Austrian government wants it

The Nazi leader spent his early childhood in the building.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Nazi prison guards be tried for war crimes? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Nazi prison guards be tried for war crimes?

For more than 60 years German courts only prosecuted Nazi war criminals if evidence showed they personally committed atrocities.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history Holocaust

Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history

Anne Frank never lived to tell her tale but we can honour her memory, and that of all the murdered, by challenging anti-Semitism where we find it.

From TheJournal.ie Rise of fascism in Ukraine is being ignored by Europe, says Russia Militants

Rise of fascism in Ukraine is being ignored by Europe, says Russia

Foreign Minister Sergie Lavrov called a fire at a trade union building in Odessa that killed 42 people as “pure fascism”

From TheJournal.ie Argentina want to try a Spanish Fascist-era policeman accused of torture, but Spain won't extradite him Dictatorship

Argentina want to try a Spanish Fascist-era policeman accused of torture, but Spain won't extradite him

Jesus Munecas is accused of torturing a prisoner during the country’s 36-year Franco-led dictatorship.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Will we see a UKIP victory in the European Parliament elections? Opinion

Column: Will we see a UKIP victory in the European Parliament elections?

The rise of hard right eurosceptic parties ahead of the Euro-Elections is causing some murmurs of concern. But do we really have anything to worry about?

From The42 Levski Sofia fans wish Adolf Hitler a happy birthday Controversy

Levski Sofia fans wish Adolf Hitler a happy birthday

The supporters held the poster during a game with Litex Lovetch on Saturday

From TheJournal.ie Russia remembers Stalingrad 70 years on Stalingrad This post contains images

Russia remembers Stalingrad 70 years on

Today Russia marks the 70th anniversary of a brutal battle in which the Red Army defeated Nazi forces and changed the course of World War II.

From TheJournal.ie Exit polls show far-right party set for Greek parliament Elections

Exit polls show far-right party set for Greek parliament

Golden Dawn is capitalising on protest votes as mainstream parties jostle for support.

From TheJournal.ie Column: UCC’s Nick Griffin invitation is a game – and fascism is the winner Opinion

Column: UCC’s Nick Griffin invitation is a game – and fascism is the winner

The invitation to the BNP leader will spark a predictable cycle of outrage – but nobody involved is considering the real victims, writes Gavan Titley.

HE’S ALREADY served a six-month jail sentence for assault – and now Joey Barton is in more hot water over what appeared to be a Nazi salute as part of a goal celebration.

Barton scored the first of Newcastle’s six goals in a home thumping of Aston Villa yesterday, but seemed to cap off his celebration by putting his fist to his moustache and offering a fascist-style straight-armed salute as he wheeled away.

Barton later explained that his gesture was meant to imply that his moustache was about to be shaved off – which it was, immediately after the game, in the St James’ Park dressing rooms.

I was simply saying the moustache goes. It was either the end of the moustache or my relationship, so I’m relieved.

His manager, Chris Hughton, was satisfied the gesture was innocently-intended having seen TV replays afterward.