Register of Racism and Resistance (RRR)

 

Welcome to the IRR’s Register of Racism and Resistance (RRR). Here you will find archived calendar entries dating back to 2014. Use the filtered search functions in the right sidebar or simply type a keyword, place or name into the search box below.

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Support Professor Ghassan Hage Against Vile and Vicious Smear Campaign
4 February 24
A petition is launched to support anthropology professor Ghassan Hage, who is said to be subjected to a ‘vicious smear campaign’ in Germany by journalists and pro-Israel activists for condemning war crimes committed by the Israeli army and settlers, leading him to terminate his relationship with the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle.
Source: Change.org
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: Germany
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Ofsted: Alternative provision in ‘desperate need of reform’
1 February 24
An Ofsted and Care Quality Commission report finds that alternative provision is being used ‘inappropriately’ and that AP placements rose above 67,000 in January 2023. The 13 per cent rise in one year is related to the number of students with special needs placed in AP as a ‘stopgap’, ‘unofficial’ exclusions, and high rates, since the pandemic, of permanent exclusions from some academies.
Source: TES
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: UK
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Police in Sweden destroy ‘live’ device outside Israeli embassy
1 February 24
A suspected explosive device is found and destroyed by a bomb squad outside the Israeli embassy in Stockholm, Sweden.
Source: Guardian
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: Sweden
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Terrorism charge against SPSC campaigner dropped
26 January 24
Terrorism charges against Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign founder Mick Napier, in relation to comments made about the right of Palestinians to resist occupation, are dropped at the Glasgow sheriff xourt, which refuses the prosecutor’s request to continue repressive bail conditions, including a ban on attending any protest anywhere in Scotland.
Source: SPSC
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: Scotland
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French prison opens anti-radicalization unit for women
22 January 24
The French authorities announce that a new ‘women’s radicalisation prevention section’ has been established at the Roanne detention centre near Lyon, comprising fourteen cells reserved for female returnees from Syria, and that the first inmates will arrive at the end of January.
Source: Le Monde
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: France
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Romford neo-Nazi podcaster Tyrone Patten-Walsh jailed
4 January 24
Kingston Crown Court sends two neo-Nazis, Christopher Gibbons and Tyrone Patten-Walsh, to prison for seven and eight years for encouraging terrorism in podcasts encouraging listeners to attack ethnic minorities, as well as an online library of extreme-right material with 1,000 subscribers.
Source: Romford Recorder
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: UK
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‘Startling’ rise in child arrests in London over extreme Right-wing terrorism, Met chief warns
2 January 24
The Met’s counter-terror chief, Dominic Murphy, expresses concern about the number of young Londoners radicalised by extreme-right material and ideology. Of 25 children arrested in the 12 months to June 2023, 14 had extreme right-wing terrorism views compared with nine for Islamist views.
Source: Standard
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: UK
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German police arrest three over Cologne cathedral plot
31 December 23
In Cologne, Germany, police arrest four people in relation to an alleged Islamist terror plot to attack Cologne Cathedral on New Year’s Eve.
Source: Deutsche Welle
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: Germany
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Germany, Netherlands arrest 4 over Hamas plot
14 December 23
In the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark, eight people are arrested on suspicion of being members of Hamas, planning attacks on Jewish institutions in Europe and storing weapons in Berlin for that purpose.
Source: Deutsche Welle
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: Germany, Netherlands
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EU faces ‘huge’ risk of terrorist attacks, says official
5 December 23
The EU’s Home Affairs Commissioner announces an extra €30 million in security funding, aimed largely at protecting places of worship, on the premise that member states face a ‘huge risk of terrorist attacks’ over the ‘holiday season’ due to the war in Gaza.
Source: Deutsche Welle
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: EU
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German tourist stabbed to death in Paris ‘terror’ attack
2 December 23
French anti-terror prosecutors say that a ‘radical Islamist’ being treated for mental illness has been arrested for stabbing to death a German tourist and wounding two people in central Paris.
Source: Le Monde
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: France
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Germany: Two teens arrested over alleged terror plans
30 November 23
Two teenagers are arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning a ‘holy war’ against the West, including on a synagogue. They pre-announced an attack scheduled for 1 December on Telegram.
Source: Deutsche Welle
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: Germany
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German police raid suspected Hamas and Samidoun properties
23 November 23
German police raid 15 properties in four states, including 11 in Berlin, allegedly connected to Hamas and the Palestinian support group Samidoun.
Source: Deutsche Welle
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: Germany
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Adviser warns UK government against tightening laws on glorifying terrorism
23 November 23
The independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, Jonathan Hall KC, advises the government not to implement plans to amend the law on glorifying terrorism following pro-Palestine marches, given the need for precision in the law and the excessive damage it would inflict on free speech rights.
Source: Guardian
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: UK
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Spanish police probe potential ‘terror links’ in politician’s shooting
22 November 23
Spanish police arrest three people in an anti-terrorist investigation into the shooting in the face of Alejo Vidal-Quadras, co-founder of the far-right Vox party, in Madrid. Suspected ‘links with foreign countries’ are under investigation.
Source: Al Jazeera
Category: COUNTER-TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY
Country: Spain
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