Georgia man's death raises echoes of U.S. racial terror legacy

World May 10, 2020

Georgia man's death raises echoes of U.S. racial terror legacy

Many people saw more than the last moments of Ahmaud Arbery's life when a video emerged last week of white men armed with guns confronting the black man, a struggle with punches thrown, three shots fired and Arbery collapsing dead. The Feb. 23 shooting in ...

Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Mar 21, 2020

Second Australian charged in alleged neo-Nazi terrorist plot

Australian counterterrorism police have charged a second man with terrorism over an alleged right-wing plot to stage attacks outside Sydney, officials said Saturday. The 23-year-old had been in custody since March 15 when authorities charged another man, described as having "neo-Nazi" and anti-government interests, with ...

Germany's far-right AfD to dissolve radical Wing faction

World / Politics Mar 21, 2020

Germany's far-right AfD to dissolve radical Wing faction

Germany's far-right AfD party has decided to wind down its radical Fluegel (Wing) faction, a spokesman said on Friday, after intelligence services placed the group under surveillance. Fluegel, which has about 7,000 members, was co-founded by notorious AfD lawmaker Bjoern Hoecke, who has sparked outrage ...

Facebook taps London police to track terror livestreams

Business / Tech Sep 18, 2019

Facebook taps London police to track terror livestreams

Facebook on Tuesday teamed up with the London police to help its artificial intelligence tools track livestreams of terror attacks such as the New Zealand mosque massacre. A self-professed white supremacist used a head-mounted camera in March to broadcast live footage on Facebook of him ...