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Germany arrests far-right suspect over threat to attack Muslims

Germany has been rocked by a string of far-right attacks over the past 12 months Police in Germany has arrested a man on suspicion of planning to kill Muslims in an attack inspired by the 2019 massacre in two Christchurch, New Zealand, mosques, according to prosecutors. The 21-year-old from the northern city…
bubmag
June 8, 2020
Christchurch

In New Zealand, David Confronts 2 Goliaths

The country’s effective handling of the coronavirus was prefigured by its dramatic response to a right-wing murder spree. EDITOR’S NOTE: The Nation believes that helping readers stay informed about the impact of the coronavirus crisis is a form of public service. For that reason, this article, and all of our coronavirus…
bubmag
May 25, 2020
Christchurch

White Supremacist Groups Are Thriving on Facebook

Facebook says hate groups aren’t allowed on the platform. But white supremacists are using the social network to build their movement. Click here to download the full report » Click here to download data on the hate group websites » Dozens of white supremacist groups are operating freely on Facebook, allowing…
bubmag
May 24, 2020
Christchurch

Effort to blame BDS for anti-Semitism thwarted by facts

A participant in the Palestine Marathon runs with a sign urging support for a boycott of Israel, to help Palestinians secure their rights, in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, 22 March 2019. Anne Paq ActiveStillsThe campaign by Israel and its lobby to smear their critics as anti-Semites goes…
bubmag
May 21, 2020
Christchurch

Jacinda Ardern surges in polls on NZ’s virus containment success

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern holding up a card showing a new alert system for Covid-19 in March. (AP pic)WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s success containing coronavirus has driven an extraordinary popularity surge that has put the youthful leader on course for a landslide win in September’s…
bubmag
May 18, 2020
Christchurch

Jacinda Ardern surges in polls on Kiwi virus success

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s success containing coronavirus has driven an extraordinary popularity surge that has put the youthful leader on course for a landslide win in September’s national election. Ardern’s centre-left Labour Party was up 14 points at 56.5 percent, a Newshub-Reid Research poll published Monday found, with…
bubmag
May 18, 2020
Christchurch

Jacinda Ardern surges in polls on Kiwi virus success

The survey indicates an overwhelming 91.6% backing for Ardern's COVID-19 response, which involved a strict seven-week lockdown that appears to have the virus under control Published 5:53 PM, May 18, 2020 Updated 5:53 PM, May 18, 2020 VIRUS SUCCESS. In this file photo taken on April 20, 2020, New Zealand…
bubmag
May 18, 2020