About: NPD

Neo-Nazi issues death threat to Austrian presidential hopeful

A death threat by an apparent neo-Nazi on Twitter has prompted Austria's independent presidential candidate Alexander Van der Bellen to reinforce his personal security with members of the police special forces, a spokesman said on Wednesday (October 12).

Germany treads cautiously in court case to ban far-right party

In his decade as a neo-Nazi skinhead in eastern Germany, Manuel Bauer says he beat up foreigners and disabled people, stabbed a cigarette in the eye of a 12-year-old boy and assaulted a Muslim man and his pregnant German wife.
Elections 01-03-2016

Germany’s top court weighs ban on far-right NPD party

Germany's highest court will  hear a landmark request on Tuesday (1 March) to ban a neo-Nazi fringe party, more than a decade after a first attempt failed.

EU Elections 2014 07-07-2014

Neo-Nazi takes seat on Parliament Civil Liberties Committee, Schulz furious (updated)

European Parliament President Martin Schulz, anti-racism campaigners and Jewish organisations are outraged that a neo-Nazi MEP has taken a seat on the Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee.
Global Europe 26-06-2014

Russia counts on EU ‘friends’ to avert further sanctions

Russia has stepped up its efforts to consolidate ties with governments and forces in EU countries sympathetic to Moscow, for historic or economic reasons, or both. The EURACTIV network reports.
Anti-Nazi demonstrators in Berlin block a demonstration by the right-wing extremist National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD). April 2014 [Mike Herbst/Flickr]
EU Elections 2014 16-05-2014

European debut for Germany’s ‘dying’ extreme right?

For the first time, right-wing extremists could win a seat in the European Parliament with a campaign driven by deep-seated hate for "the gypsies" and "the Brussels EU-Moloch". But it is the EU itself, which could save the party from ruin. EURACTIV Germany reports.