Today, on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published a report into how Jewish communities experience antisemitism in 12 EU Member States – the largest ever of its kind worldwide, pointing to rising levels of antisemitism across the continent.
Over 40.000 Protesters from all around the UK came together last Saturday to show UNITY in combating racism and fascism. The demonstration was initiated by Stand Up To Racism, co-sponsored by Unite Against Fascism and LoveMusic HateRacism, officially backed by several labour Unions and politicians.
Following the murder of a man with supposedly German-Cuban heritage committed by two refugees, neo-Nazis and other far-right extremists rallied and protested violently in the East-German town of Chemnitz against migration and refugees.
Thousands of fascists and other far-right extremists marched through Warsaw on Saturday 11 November, dominating Poland’s Independence Day with one of the largest gatherings in Europe, a rally where banners of white supremacy and red-and-white Polish flags were waved, alongside signs equating Islam with terrorism and signs denouncing same-sex marriage.
Thanks to the collaboration of artist and UNITED activist Banu Cennetoğlu from Turkey, the Tagesspiegel newspaper in Berlin has published a 48-page supplement today including the UNITED ‘List of Deaths’ to mark the International Day Against Fascism on 9 November.
Mr. Günter Demnig, an artist from Munich came to Prague again on the 19th of September 2017 in order to place seventeen new Stolpersteine (Stones of the Vanished) at five different addresses where those seventeen Jewish people had been living in Prague before their deportation to concentration camps, in memory of the Porges, Hartmann and Götz families.
Report from Days IV-V of the UNITED conference Rewind Radicalism: Building up strategies against extremism, taking place near Prague, CZ from 7-12 April 2017.
Report from Day III of the UNITED conference Rewind Radicalism: Building up strategies against extremism, taking place near Prague, CZ from 7-12 April 2017.
Report from Days I-II of the UNITED conference Rewind Radicalism: Building up strategies against extremism, taking place near Prague, CZ from 7-12 April 2017.
This year, to mark the International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism on 9 November, and Human Rights Day on 10 December, UNITED is coordinating a campaign to celebrate Human Rights Superheroes – people from past and present who made great contributions – and often great sacrifices – to defend the rights of others.