Neo-Nazism

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, East Hampton, Conn., Police Chief Dennis Woessner addresses the Town Council in East Hampton. East Hampton officer Kevin P. Wilcox, has retired from the force after Committee for Civil Rights Under Law raised concerns about his membership with the Proud Boys, a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies. In September, Woessner told the civil rights organization that Wilcox’s Proud Boys membership didn’t violate department policies. (Jeff Mill/The Middletown Press via AP)
November 13, 2019 - 3:23 pm
A Connecticut police officer who belonged to a far-right group accused a civil rights organization’s leader, who had complained to his department, of trying to “silence conservative voices,” according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press. In his letter, addressed to East Hampton’s police...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, East Hampton, Conn., Police Chief Dennis Woessner addresses the Town Council in East Hampton. East Hampton officer Kevin P. Wilcox, has retired from the force after Committee for Civil Rights Under Law raised concerns about his membership with the Proud Boys, a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies. In September, Woessner told the civil rights organization that Wilcox’s Proud Boys membership didn’t violate department policies. (Jeff Mill/The Middletown Press via AP)
November 13, 2019 - 12:07 pm
A Connecticut police officer accused a civil rights organization’s leader of trying to “silence conservative voices” by raising concerns about his membership in a far-right group known for its violent clashes at political rallies, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press. In his...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, death row inmate Rodney Reed waves to his family in the Bastrop County District Court in Bastrop, Texas. Supporters for Reed, who's facing lethal injection in less than two weeks for a murder he says he didn't commit, are mounting a final push in the courts and on social media to stop his execution, which is being called into question by lawmakers, pastors, celebrities and the European Union. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
November 07, 2019 - 6:14 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Supporters of a Texas death row inmate who is facing lethal injection in less than two weeks for a murder he says he didn't commit are mounting a final push in the courts and on social media to stop his execution, which is being called into question by lawmakers, pastors, celebrities...
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FILE - This June 14, 2012, file photo shows James Hart Stern, of Jackson, Miss., at a news conference in Jackson, Miss. Stern, who took control of one of the nation's largest neo-Nazi groups, and vowed to dismantle it, has died amid a legal fight over who would lead the group. James Stern died Oct. 11, 2019 after getting hospice care for cancer, according to one of his attorneys, Bob Ross, and a friend, Arne Edward List. Stern died at home in Moreno Valley, California, List said. He was 55. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
November 04, 2019 - 6:07 pm
A black activist who took control of one of the nation's largest neo-Nazi groups — and vowed to dismantle it — has died amid a legal fight over who would lead the group. James Stern died Oct. 11 after getting hospice care for cancer, according to one of his attorneys, Bob Ross, and a friend, Arne...
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November 04, 2019 - 5:49 pm
A black activist who took control of one of the nation's largest neo-Nazi groups — and vowed to dismantle it — has died amid a legal fight over who would lead the group. James Stern died Oct. 11 after getting hospice care for cancer, according to one of his attorneys, Bob Ross, and a friend, Arne...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, lays down flowers besides Pia Findeiss, Zwickau's Lord of Mayor, left, at the memorial place and freshly planted trees for the victims of the neo-Nazi 'Nationalist Socialist Underground' NSU in Zwickau, eastern Germany, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. The city of Zwickau planted 10 new trees for all victims of the NSU with the help of donations at the memorial site. The cell calling itself the National Socialist Underground allegedly targeted migrants, killing 10 people between 2000 and 2007. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
November 04, 2019 - 9:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel paid tribute Monday to 10 people who were killed by a neo-Nazi group over a decade ago, amid concerns that violent far-right extremism is on the rise again in Germany. During a visit to the eastern German city of Zwickau, Merkel took part in a ceremony...
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November 04, 2019 - 8:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has paid tribute to 10 people killed by a neo-Nazi group in an eastern German city where a tree planted in honor of the first victim was recently destroyed. Merkel on Monday visited a park in Zwickau, where 10 new trees have now been planted in memory...
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FIlE - This Oct. 15, 2019 file photo shows Kristen Clarke, President and Executive Director Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Washington. A Connecticut police officer, officer Kevin P. Wilcox, has retired after Committee for Civil Rights Under Law raised concerns about his membership with Proud Boys, a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies. East Hampton Town Manager David Cox says Wilcox retired on Oct. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 01, 2019 - 10:57 am
A Connecticut police officer has retired after a civil rights organization raised concerns about his membership in a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies, a town official said Friday. Officer Kevin P. Wilcox retired from the East Hampton Police Department on...
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In this Nov. 14, 2018 photo, East Hampton, Conn., Police Chief Dennis Woessner addresses the Town Council in East Hampton. Chief Woessner has concluded that an officer's membership in a far-right group infamous for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies didn't violate any department policies. Woessner said that officer Kevin P. Wilcox is no longer associated with the Proud Boys group. (Jeff Mill/The Middletown Press via AP)
October 15, 2019 - 6:43 pm
A Connecticut police officer's membership in the Proud Boys, a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies, didn't violate department policies, the town's police chief has concluded in response to a civil rights group's concerns. The East Hampton officer, Kevin P...
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File-Picture taken Aug.4, 2019 shows Andreas Kalbitz, chairman of the AfD in Brandenburg, in Cottbus, Germany. (Patrick Pleul/dpa via AP)
August 30, 2019 - 10:33 am
BERLIN (AP) — A regional leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany party on Friday dismissed new reports of ties to extremists groups that opponents say should disqualify him from being elected in a weekend vote. Andreas Kalbitz, the party's leader in the eastern state of Brandenburg,...
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