extremists http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20723/all en On Location Pakistan: Speaking out against extremism http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5685071 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>A growing number of Pakistanis are making their voices heard</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Suzanna Koster </div> </div> </div> <p> In music videos, street theater, and protests, some Pakistanis are risking their lives to oppose extremists.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="On Location Pakistan: Breaking the silence" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/extremismstill_0.jpg?1324677347" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:01:01 08:37</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("3282c0e8470f5", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> extremists fighting extremists Lahore On Location Pakistan Sun, 01 Jan 2012 13:37:32 +0000 Suzanna Koster 5685071 at http://www.globalpost.com Waffen SS commemoration in Riga, Latvia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/waffen-ss-commemoration-riga-latvia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 1,500 take part in controversial annual march </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> The Latvian capital has become one of the centers for the disturbing trend in much of the eastern borderlands of Europe for glorifying Nazi collaborators. The marches have become a flashpoint. 1,000 police lined the route the 1,500 Nazi nostalgics marched along.</p> <p> Many locals regard the Latvian Legion of the Waffen-SS as freedom fighters, who fought the Soviet Union. Others regard the legion as Nazi collaborators.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/waffen-ss-commemoration-riga-latvia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> anti-Semitism extremists Home Regions Europe On Europe Europa GlobalPost Blogs Fri, 16 Mar 2012 18:28:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5696415 at http://www.globalpost.com Anti-Semitism: vandals deface Polish cemetery with swastikas, anti-Jewish slogans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/poland/120319/anti-semitism-vandals-deface-polish-cemetery-swastikas-an <p> As few as 1.5 percent of Poland&#39;s 3.5 million Jews survived the Holocaust; yet vandals say the cemetery is in the wrong country.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/poland/120319/anti-semitism-vandals-deface-polish-cemetery-swastikas-an" target="_blank">read more</a></p> extremists France Europe Poland Tue, 20 Mar 2012 00:40:00 +0000 News Desk 5696796 at http://www.globalpost.com Poll: Anti-Semitism on rise in France, Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/120321/poll-anti-semitism-rise-france-europe <p> As France reels from the shootings at a Jewish school in Toulouse, a new poll finds that anti-Semitic notions are on the rise in the country.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/120321/poll-anti-semitism-rise-france-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> extremists France Wed, 21 Mar 2012 22:19:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5697116 at http://www.globalpost.com Extremism in Europe: where are the numbers? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/extremism-europe-where-are-the-numbers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Mohammed Merah is dead. In France, in the press and in private, there will be much discussion about how many French Muslims share his extremist world view.</p> <p> But think back to Monday, when the police said they were investigating the Toulouse murders on a twin track, looking for either a neo-Nazi or jihadi. Suppose the murderer had been inspired by Anders Breivik, the same question would be asked: how many Frenchmen share this extremist world view.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/extremism-europe-where-are-the-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anders Breivik extremists far-right France Home jihadis Mohammed Merah neo-Nazis Regions France Europe Germany On Europe Europa GlobalPost Blogs Thu, 22 Mar 2012 17:26:16 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5697242 at http://www.globalpost.com Jewish boy beaten at Paris Ozar Hatorah school as anti-Semitic taunts chanted http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/120327/jewish-boy-beaten-at-paris-ozar-hatorah-school-anti-semit <p> &ldquo;I will hire the greatest lawyers and work the rest of my life to pay their fees,&rdquo; said Mohamed Benalei Merah.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/120327/jewish-boy-beaten-at-paris-ozar-hatorah-school-anti-semit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> extremists France Tue, 27 Mar 2012 22:15:00 +0000 News Desk 5698017 at http://www.globalpost.com Ukraine's nationalist party embraces Nazi ideology http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120329/ukraine-svoboda-nationalist-party-nazi-echoes-hitler-pt-2 L'VIV — Besides disappointment with the main democratic parties and endemic corruption around the country, Svoboda's rise underscores a swell of anti-Semitism in a part of the world where the Holocaust was at its fiercest and there are virtually no Jews left.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120329/ukraine-svoboda-nationalist-party-nazi-echoes-hitler-pt-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> extremists Europe Politics Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5698366 at http://www.globalpost.com How about some anti-Semitism with that dish? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120329/golden-rose-lviv-ukraine-anti-semitism-with-dish-echoes-hitler-pt-3 As nationalist fervor steeped in anti-Semitism resurfaces, there appears to be little memory of the past, or perhaps for some, a desire to rewrite it.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120329/golden-rose-lviv-ukraine-anti-semitism-with-dish-echoes-hitler-pt-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> extremists Europe Politics Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5698368 at http://www.globalpost.com The EU takes on extremism. Can it win? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120329/eu-takes-on-extremism-can-it-win-echoes-hitler-pt-4 LONDON – The question that hangs over Schulz and other pro-Europeans is, What if the democratic will of many in the eastern borderlands is racist and xenophobic? What can be done then?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120329/eu-takes-on-extremism-can-it-win-echoes-hitler-pt-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> extremists Europe Politics Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5698390 at http://www.globalpost.com Eastern Europe's Hitler nostalgia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120329/eastern-europes-hitler-nostalgia-echoes-hitler-pt-5 WARSAW — It's not just on Independence Day that the region's Nazi past intrudes on public life. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120329/eastern-europes-hitler-nostalgia-echoes-hitler-pt-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> extremists Europe Politics Mon, 02 Apr 2012 00:34:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5698398 at http://www.globalpost.com Anti-Semitism takes the stage in Hungary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120329/anti-semitism-takes-the-stage-hungary-echoes-hitler-pt-1 <p>BUDAPEST &ndash; A political tug-of-war over an historic theater in the Hungarian capital has reignited concerns about growing anti-Semitism in this Eastern European nation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120329/anti-semitism-takes-the-stage-hungary-echoes-hitler-pt-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> extremists Europe Politics Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:14:00 +0000 Ani Horvath 5698400 at http://www.globalpost.com Tombstone of Hitlers' parents removed after attracting neo-Nazi visitors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/hitlers-parents-headstones-still-attract-neo-nazi-visitor-get-removed "The grave...kept being misused for gatherings of sympathizers." <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/hitlers-parents-headstones-still-attract-neo-nazi-visitor-get-removed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe extremists World War II War Europe Weird Wide Web Fri, 30 Mar 2012 16:09:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5698509 at http://www.globalpost.com Echoes of Hitler http://www.globalpost.com/series/echoes-hitler Cloaked in nationalism, the ideology has gained new traction amid Europe’s economic crisis, which far-right politicians have sought to blame on Jews and other ethnic minorities. Those ideas are particularly disturbing to many here, in a region where these groups were targeted for death under Germany's Nazi regime not so many years ago. extremists Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5698519 at http://www.globalpost.com Extremism by the numbers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120330/extremism-by-numbers-echoes-hitler-graphic Recent data on the rise of the far-right wing in eastern Europe, as well as a survey of bias in several European countries. extremists Europe Politics Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:00:24 +0000 Kyle Kim 5698554 at http://www.globalpost.com Anti-immigrant parties grow in Greece amid economic woes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120414/anti-immigrant-parties-grow-greece-amid-economic-woes Greece's economic woes have not only meant financial instability but also political and societal instability.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120414/anti-immigrant-parties-grow-greece-amid-economic-woes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> debt Election extremists Greece Debt Crisis Europe Sat, 14 Apr 2012 06:52:07 +0000 Alexander Besant 5700411 at http://www.globalpost.com