May 6, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
Trial began in Germany Monday for Beate Zschaepe, a neo-Nazi member of the National Socialist Underground (NSU), for alleged complicity in the murder of eight Turks, a Greek and a German policewoman in Germany between 2000 and 2007, as well as two bombings and 15 bank robberies. Her two presumed ...[read more]
March 15, 2013
by Arjun Mishra
On March 15, 2010, the trial of 14 members of a French neo-Nazi group, Nomad 88, began before the criminal court of Evry in the Parisian suburbs. The group was founded out of a desire to "purge" the suburbs, which its members carried out in 2008 through a shooting spree in Essonne an area hea... ...[read more]
January 11, 2013
by Sarah Posner
An Austrian court convicted three neo-Nazis on Thursday of glorifying Nazism over the Internet, sentencing them to as many as nine years in prison. Neo-Nazi leader Gottfried Kuessel was sentenced to nine years in prison for creating the Alpen-Donau website, which promotes Nazism. Kuessel spent ...[read more]
March 31, 2012
by Jamie Davis
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Friday urged the Chilean government to pass a new law aimed to protect its citizens from discrimination based on their sexual and gender identities. Spokesperson for the OHCHR, Rupert Colville, released the statement in response to ...[read more]
March 11, 2012
by Cynthia Miley
On March 11, 2005, the Bundestag, Germany's lower house of parliament, approved a ban on marches by neo-Nazi groups at Holocaust memorial sites amid fears that demonstrations would disrupt the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II. The legislation also banned marches intended to glorify Nazi- ...[read more]
June 3, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
The Supreme Court of Spain on Friday overturned the convictions of four individuals charged with distributing neo-Nazi propaganda. The four men were convicted and sentenced to up to three and a half years in prison by a court in Barcelona in October 2009 for advocating genocide and belonging to an ...[read more]
July 28, 2010
by Andrea Bottorff
A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced 14 neo-Nazis, including a group leader and several teenagers, to jail terms for committing hate crimes against ethnic minorities in the country. The group leader, 22-year-old Dmitry Orlov, was sentenced to life imprisonment for planning hate crimes as part of ...[read more]
April 28, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The Moscow City Court ruled Tuesday that the Slavic Union (SS) violates Russia's extremism laws, banning the organization. The SS, whose initials are the same as the Nazi paramilitary, was one of Russia's largest neo-Nazi organizations. City prosecutors initiated the action, accusing the gr... ...[read more]
April 28, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The Moscow City Court ruled Tuesday that the Slavic Union (SS) violates Russia's extremism laws, banning the organization. The SS, whose initials are the same as the Nazi paramilitary, was one of Russia's largest neo-Nazi organizations. City prosecutors initiated the action, accusing the gr... ...[read more]
April 12, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
A Moscow City Court judge known for presiding over cases involving neo-Nazi groups was killed Monday morning while leaving his apartment. The murder of Judge Eduard Chuvashov is suspected to be a contract killing in light of the death threats he faced after presiding over the trials of members of ...[read more]

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