A look at why and how fascist and far right organisations – in and out of government – in central and eastern Europe are using homophobia to mobilise support, and the resistance against them.
As thousands Donald Trump supporters storm the US Capitol building in Washington DC we look at how Trump’s term has transformed the far right, fascist and white supremacist movements in the US.
The fascist Brothers of Italy party has taken control of the Marche regional presidency, ousting the centre left, in Italy’s regional elections, partial results show. But the centre left retained two key regions – Tuscany and Puglia – against the far right.
Poland’s far right Andrzej Duda will go into the second round in the presidential election with an increased vote, while the fascist vote has also risen sharply. And in France, the municipal elections have produced one key gain but otherwise mixed results for the cleaned-up fascists of the Rassemblement National, formerly the Front National.
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was a feat of resistance against all odds that should always be remembered – but it has an intriguing postscript that has remained hidden from history.
From minimising the threat of Covid-19 to violent racist scapegoating, street protests, conspiracy theories and even food distribution, the international far right’s responses to the coronavirus crisis have been many and varied. Here, we look at how it has responded to the pandemic and the real problems it faces.