Ideology and practice associated with the 20th-century German Nazi Party and state

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National Socialism, more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party—officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party —in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar ideas and aims. Nazism is a form of fascism, with disdain for liberal democracy and the parliamentary system. It incorporates fervent antisemitism, anti-communism, scientific racism, and the use of eugenics into its creed. Its extreme nationalism originated in Pan-Germanism and the ethno-nationalist völkisch movement prominent in the German nationalism of the time, and it was strongly influenced by the Freikorps paramilitary groups that emerged after Germany's defeat in World War I, from which came the party's underlying "cult of violence". Nazism subscribed to pseudo-scientific theories of racial hierarchy and Social Darwinism, identifying the Germans as a part of what the Nazis regarded as an Aryan or Nordic master race. It aimed to overcome social divisions and create a German homogeneous society based on racial purity which represented a people's community. The Nazis aimed to unite all Germans living in historically German territory, as well as gain additional lands for German expansion under the doctrine of Lebensraum and exclude those who they deemed either community aliens or "inferior" races.


Ukrainian computer game featuring Hitler in Moscow angers Kremlin

The Kremlin on Wednesday accused a Ukrainian computer game developer of glorifying Nazism by producing a game which features Adolf Hitler overseeing a fictional World War Two victory parade in Moscow,..
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India's 'arrogant expansionist policies' becoming 'threat' to its neighbours: Pak PM Khan

india's 'arrogant expansionist policies' becoming 'threat' to its neighbours: pak pm khan
Islamabad, May 27 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday alleged that the Indian government's 'arrogant expansionist policies' is becoming 'a threat' to its neighbours as he tried to..
WorldNews - Published

Jewish community calls for national ban on Nazi flags amid rising right-wing extremist threat

There are calls for a national ban on the public display of Nazi symbols and flags after a spate of concerning incidences.
SBS - Published

Why Australian white supremacists and neo-Nazis are 'delighted' with the coronavirus outbreak

Some white supremacists and neo-Nazi groups in Australia have welcomed the rise of coronavirus, praising the closing of borders and hoping it will bring about a "societal collapse".
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Conservative councillor suspended after allegedly baking swastika onto hot cross bun

Former lord mayor admits emblazoning buns with words 'sex' and 'f***' but denies using Nazi symbol
Independent - Published

Holocaust memorial sites fight new threat from far right

holocaust memorial sites fight new threat from far right
From swastikas sprayed on the walls to Hitler salute selfies, far-right provocations are a growing problem at the sites of former Nazi concentration camps in Germany. Museum directors have sounded the..
WorldNews - Published

'Neo-Nazi' boy, 16, in court accused of encouraging terror attacks

Teenager charged with 11 offences including inviting support for terrorist group National Action
Independent - Published

National Action: 'Miss Hitler' contestant and three fellow neo-Nazis convicted of terror offences

Alice Cutter fantasised about murdering Jews while wearing swastika knitwear and earrings
Independent - Published

Turkey downplays Holocaust in migrant crises with Greece

turkey downplays holocaust in migrant crises with greece
Turkey insulted the memory of the Holocaust this week in comments directed against Greece. Turkey has sent thousands of refugees to the border with Greece after preventing refugees for years from..
WorldNews - Published

Nazi salutes, Molotov cocktails rock massive Mexico women's march

A group of women outside Mexico City's main cathedral clashed on Sunday with men protesting abortion who made Nazi salutes, among scuffles that left dozens injured during a protest of tens of thousands..
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Banned Dance of the Seven Veils gets second airing

Dance of the Seven Veils depicted Richard Strauss as a Nazi sympathiser, outraging his family.
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Far-right torchlight parade in Sofia hit by court ban

Fewer than 200 far-right activists gathered in downtown Sofia on Saturday after the country's top court upheld the city mayor's ban on their annual torchlight procession honoring a Bulgarian general..
Reuters - Published

Pacino and Lerman are Nazi 'Hunters' in new Amazon series

Al Pacino and Logan Lerman, stars of new Amazon Prime series "Hunters," about a vigilante group fighting a Nazi uprising in America, discuss the show's examination of facism and revenge. (Feb. 21) - Published

Word ‘nationalism’ isn’t viewed positively these days: RSS chief

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said the term “nationalism” had acquired a negative connotation in a large part of the world because of its association with Hitler, Nazism and Fascism even as..
IndiaTimes - Published

Avoid use of word 'nationalism', it refers to 'Hitler, Nazism': RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said people should desist from using the word "nationalism" as it has connotations of "Hitler and Nazism". "Do not use the word 'Nationalism'. Use 'National',..
IndiaTimes - Published

Russia asks Canada to hand over files on ex-Nazi death squad member

Russia said on Friday it had asked Canada to hand over case files on a 95-year-old former Nazi death squad member living in Canada to help Moscow with an investigation into the mass murder of children..
Reuters - Published

German far-right reopens trauma of Dresden bombing

german far-right reopens trauma of dresden bombing
Germany was yesterday to mark 75 years since the destruction of Dresden in World War II, with the far-right seeking to inflate victim numbers and play down Nazi war crimes. German President..
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Germany marks 75th anniversary of Dresden bombing as far-right seeks to downplay Nazi crimes

Germany will mark 75 years since the destruction of Dresden in World War II on Thursday, with the far right seeking to inflate victim numbers and play down Nazi crimes.
France 24 - Published

UK's Big Ben tower more badly damaged by Nazi bombs than thought

Britain's Big Ben tower at the Houses of Parliament was more badly damaged by German bombs during World War Two than originally thought, experts said on Thursday, as the bill for its restoration rose..
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Victorian opposition pushes for crackdown on display of Nazi symbols

The Victorian opposition says laws must be changed to give police more powers to take down Nazi symbols and to penalise those who display them.
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VIDEO: Risking her life to save others in Nazi-occupied Poland

Helena Troszczynska was just a child when she and her family opened up their home to help two Jewish cousins flee Nazi persecution in 1943. At the time, the act carried the death penalty in..
France 24 - Published

Cycling advocacy group listed on counter-terror watch list by Home Office

Group listed alongside neo-Nazi, far-right and Jihadist groups
Independent - Published

Neo-Nazi Rinaldo Nazzaro running US militant group The Base from Russia

The American founder of a US-based militant neo-Nazi group is directing the organisation from Russia, a BBC investigation has found.
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'That's not us': Rural Victorian town rallies together after local couple's flying of Nazi flag

Dozens of people in Beulah have gathered in a symbol of peace and inclusivity, after a local couple raised a Nazi flag above their property.
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Brazil removes culture secretary after video echoes Goebbels

Brazil's Culture Secretary Roberto Alvim was sacked on Friday after posting a video in which he appeared to copy a speech by Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels.
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Three more suspected neo-Nazis arrested before Virginia gun rights rally, reports say

Three Georgia men were arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit murder and participating in a criminal street gang tied to The Base, reports say. - Published

Alleged neo-Nazis caught with assault rifle charged ahead of Virginia gun rally

Three suspected members of a neo-Nazi group appeared in a Maryland court on Thursday to face federal charges after the FBI arrested them for carrying an assault rifle and planning to incite violence at..
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Who is U.S. neo-Nazi group 'The Base'?

The FBI has arrested three suspected members of an armed neo-Nazi group known as The Base that hopes to start a race war in the United States, officials said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

FBI arrests three alleged neo-Nazis ahead of Virginia gun rally

The FBI has arrested three suspected members of a neo-Nazi group who had weapons and hopes of starting a U.S. race war, just days before a planned gun-rights rally in Virginia that was expected to draw..
Reuters - Published

Twitter apologises for letting ads target neo-Nazis and bigots

Social network apologises for allowing the use of discriminatory ad keywords it had meant to ban.
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Nazi Sympathizer Pleads Guilty to Threatening to Kill Hispanics

Eric Lin, who claimed that President Trump would start a “racial war,” sent a barrage of gruesome Facebook messages to a Florida woman. - Published

'Disgusting behaviour': Daniel Andrews slams Nazi flag at private property in rural Victoria

The flying of a Nazi flag on a private property in regional Victoria has been labelled "disgusting" by Premier Daniel Andrews.
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Teenage British neo-Nazi jailed for planning terrorism attack

A British teenager who described himself as a neo-Nazi was sentenced to almost seven years in prison on Tuesday for planning a terrorism attack from his bedroom.
Reuters - Published

Teenage neo-Nazi who planned terror attacks on synagogues as part of 'race war' jailed

'I am moments away from constructing bombs and weapons, how exciting,' boy wrote in diary
Independent - Published

Violence in JNU campus reminds of Nazi rule: Congress

The Congress on Monday accused the government of harbouring enmity with youth of the country ands said violence in the JNU campus reminded it of the Nazi rule. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh..
IndiaTimes - Published

Trial date set for Bath man accused of neo-Nazi terror offences

Andrew Dymock, from Bath, is facing charges relating to extremist right-wing online activity.
BBC News - Published

West Virginia prison cadets fired over Nazi salute

All the West Virginia cadets pictured making the gesture at a training session have been fired.
BBC News - Published

West Virginia correctional cadets fired for 'completely unacceptable' Nazi salute photo

Cadets from the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation were fired after an investigation into a photo of them making a Nazi salute. - Published

Honour for Leeds United fan Heinz Skyte who fled Nazis

A man who fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and went to watch Leeds United is honoured by the club.
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Count Dankula has 'incompetent' application to overturn Nazi pug video conviction rejected by Supreme Court

YouTuber's supporters had donated almost £196,000 for the failed case
Independent - Published

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