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.
Slovakia’s nazi and ultranationalist parties have suffered a significant setback in the country’s general election.
EYEWITNESS: fascists lead huge demo on Poland’s independence day, with Jewish and LGBT people key targets
This year’s demo came in the wake of gains for the far right in Poland’s elections, boosting the confidence of the fascist groups behind the annual march.
Full country by country guide to fascism and the far right in Europe – completely revised for 2019. Includes elections table