Neo-Nazism

The statue of Robert E. Lee is seen uncovered in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Va., on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. City officials removed the tarps in the morning after a judge ruled that they could not remain, citing a statute that prevents "moving or damaging of such memorials." (Zack Wajsgras/The Daily Progress via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 3:39 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Virginia General Assembly has defeated every bill the city of Charlottesville advocated for after a white nationalist rally last summer that shocked the nation. Measures dealing with Confederate monuments, independent militias and gun restrictions —...
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State Sen. Emmett Hanger, R-Augusta, looks over the bill book during the Senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. The Republican-controlled Virginia General Assembly appears to be on track to defeating every measure aimed at preventing the kind of violence that broke out at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last summer, (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
February 28, 2018 - 1:12 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Virginia General Assembly has defeated every bill the city of Charlottesville advocated for in the wake of a white nationalist rally last summer that shocked the nation. Measures dealing with Confederate monuments, independent militias and gun...
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February 18, 2018 - 10:14 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police are investigating a British woman for suspected incitement after she questioned the Holocaust during a far-right protest in the eastern city of Dresden. A spokeswoman for Dresden police says Australian-born Michele Renouf is one of two people being investigated for...
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People take part in a anti-racism demonstration following last Saturday’s attacks in the Italian city of Macerata when six Africans were wounded in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree by a right-wing extremist, in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
February 10, 2018 - 1:37 pm
ROME (AP) — Marchers protested racism Saturday in several Italian cities and warned against a revival of neo-fascist sentiment amid the campaign for Italy's March 4 national election. In Macerata, a city in central Italy where a week ago a far-right gunman with neo-Nazi sympathies wounded six...
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A moment of the clashes between police and supporters of the Italian extreme right movement "Forza Nuova" (New Force) in Macerata, Italy, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Forza Nuova staged the unauthorized demonstration to protest illegal immigration in the city where a right-wing extremist shot and wounded six African immigrants last Saturday. Police say the suspect claims to have been acting out of revenge after a Nigerian immigrant was accused of dismembering an 18-year-old teen whose remains were found three days earlier. The shooting drew widespread, but not universal, condemnation. (Fabio Falcioni/ANSA via AP)
February 10, 2018 - 8:16 am
ROME (AP) — The Italian city where a man with a neo-Nazi background shot and wounded six Africans is bracing for the possibility of violence around an anti-fascist protest march. Schools in the city of Macerata were ordered closed on Saturday, while public transportation was halted for the...
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A picture showing a man identified by the Italian Carabinieri, paramilitary police, as Luca Traini, who is accused of having shot with a firearm to several people in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect’s motive wasn’t immediately clear, but the city of Macerata is still reeling from the gruesome killing of a young Italian woman this week, allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (ANSA via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 8:47 pm
MILAN (AP) — A right-wing extremist suspected of shooting six Africans in central Italy was "lucid and determined, aware of what he had done" and exhibited no remorse, an Italian law enforcement official said Sunday. Luca Traini, 28, remained jailed as police investigated him on multiple counts of...
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A picture showing a man identified by the Italian Carabinieri, paramilitary police, as Luca Traini, who is accused of having shot with a firearm to several people in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect’s motive wasn’t immediately clear, but the city of Macerata is still reeling from the gruesome killing of a young Italian woman this week, allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (ANSA via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 5:18 pm
MILAN (AP) — A right-wing extremist suspected in the shooting rampage that wounded six Africans in central Italy was "lucid and determined, aware of what he had done" and exhibited no remorse for his actions, an Italian law enforcement official said Sunday. Luca Traini, 28, remained jailed as...
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A picture showing a man identified by the Italian Carabinieri, paramilitary police, as Luca Traini, who is accused of having shot with a firearm to several people in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect’s motive wasn’t immediately clear, but the city of Macerata is still reeling from the gruesome killing of a young Italian woman this week, allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (ANSA via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 12:27 pm
MILAN (AP) — A right-wing extremist suspected in the shooting rampage that wounded six Africans in central Italy was "lucid and determined, aware of what he had done" and exhibited no remorse for his actions, an Italian law enforcement official said Sunday. Luca Traini, 28, remained jailed as...
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Italian Paramedics a wounded man after a shooting broke out in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect’s motive wasn’t immediately clear, but the city of Macerata is still reeling from the gruesome killing of a young Italian woman this week, allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (Guido Picchio/ANSA via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 9:19 am
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the shooting rampage Saturday in Italy in which police say a far-right gunman targeted African migrants. (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Italian authorities have seized a copy of Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" in the house of an extreme right-wing suspect who shot and wounded...
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A picture showing a man identified by the Italian Carabinieri, paramilitary police, as Luca Traini, who is accused of having shot with a firearm to several people in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect’s motive wasn’t immediately clear, but the city of Macerata is still reeling from the gruesome killing of a young Italian woman this week, allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (ANSA via AP)
February 03, 2018 - 4:49 pm
MILAN (AP) — An Italian gunman with extreme right-wing sympathies shot and wounded six African immigrants Saturday in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree, authorities said, terrorizing a small Italian city where a Nigerian man had been arrested days earlier in a teenager's gruesome killing. Police...
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