UNITED Berlin Conference Report – Day 1

Day 1 of the “MAKE EVERY VOICE HEARD! The Power of Victim Perspectives in Fighting Hate Crime” conference consisted of a number of insightful sessions in which participants were presented with new and interesting viewpoints on hate crimes, hate violence and the rise of fascism in Europe. Stephan Kees from VBRG opened the conference by […]

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Press Release: Make Every Voice Heard! – UNITED Conference near Berlin

UNITED Conference near Berlin, 19-24 November 2017 Follow the conference live via Facebook and Twitter Tweet and post with the hashtags #everyvoice and #UNITED17 What support can we offer for victims of hate violence and their communities? How can we incorporate victims’ perspectives into NGO activities? What are the needs of different victim groups?  These are […]

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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 […]