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Poland’s Independence Day dominated by nationalist march

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.

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Press Release on Catalan referendum

The independence vote on 1 October, 2017 in Catalonia was characterized by excessive political violence against voters in numerous towns of the region. “In 2017, UNITED has been focusing on the phenomenon of youth radicalization and the prevention of violent extremism in Europe. Based on the processes that were identified during our conferences and study […]

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Our second study session on violent extremism has started today

In cooperation with Human Rights Education Youth Network (HREYN), the European Youth Press (EYP) and the Youth Department of the Council of Europe, UNITED is taking part in a special project to counter hate and violent extremism among young people at risk of social exclusion. The project, which takes place over the course of 2017, […]

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Deadline extended for conference nominations!

Make Every Voice Heard! The Power Of Victim Perspectives In Fighting Hate Crime 19-24 November 2017 near Berlin, Germany ** New deadline for nominations: 10 September ** UNITED is  extending the deadline for nominations for its upcoming network conference “Make Every Voice Heard! The Power Of Victim Perspectives In Fighting Hate Crime”. The new deadline for […]