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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Germany: Security guards sacked in new racism scandal at migrant center
31 May 24
Two security guards at an asylum centre in Suhl, Thuringia, Germany, are sacked, allegedly for inciting hatred, as police investigate a racist incident related to the singing of ‘L’amour Toujours’ with alternative lyrics, as reported by a co-worker.
Source: Info Migrants
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Germany
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Charity founder says he was threatened over asylum seeker help
11 May 24
In Ireland, Aubrey McCarthy, chair of the homelessness charity the Lighthouse, reveals that he has received personal threats as well as threats to burn down the charity’s premises over the help the charity provides to asylum-seekers.
Source: RTE
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Ireland
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Austria hit with a wave of antisemitic attacks since 7 October
7 May 24
The Jewish Community in Austria reports a rise in antisemitic incidents across the country, citing graffiti in Vienna on the facades of Jewish businesses stating ‘Death to Zionism’ and ‘Victory to Palestine’.
Source: Euronews
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Austria
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Warsaw synagogue hit with apparent firebomb attack
1 May 24
An unknown perpetrator throws firebombs and Molotov cocktails at the Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw, Poland. No-one is injured.
Source: Euronews
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: France, Poland
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Newtownmountkennedy protests: Taoiseach condemns ‘thuggery’ after violent clashes with gardaí at site earmarked for asylum seekers
25 April 24
Six people are arrested after anti-immigration protesters attempt to set fire to a local building earmarked for asylum seekers in Newtownmountkennedy, Co Wicklow, Ireland, and then clash with police.
Source: Irish Times
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Ireland
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Racist violence surges in Greece, report finds
24 April 24
A report by the Athens-based Racial Violence Reporting Network finds that racist violence in Greece against migrants, refugees and LGBTQ people surged in 2023 to their highest level since 2015, with 158 incidents reported to the Network, compared with 74 the previous year.
Source: Cyprus Mail
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Greece
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Man pleads guilty to intimidating Healy-Rae outside Leinster House
24 April 24
In Ireland, a man pleads guilty to intimidating Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae by throwing a bottle and blocking his entry into a government building during an ‘aggressive’ anti-migrant rally outside Leinster House, Dublin in September 2023.
Source: RTE
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Ireland
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Driver plows into pro-Palestinian Jewish activists during Paris protest against Gaza attacks
16 April 24
In Paris, France, a man deliberately drives into a group of pro-Palestinian Jewish activists during a protest against military support for Israel’s attacks in Gaza outside the headquarters of weapons manufacturer Thales Group. There are no casualties.
Source: Middle East Monitor
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: France
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Police treating Finaghy house graffiti as a ‘hate crime’
8 April 24
: In South Belfast, police launch a hate crime investigation after the home of Takura Makoni, who has spoken out against anti-immigration signs in the Finaghy area, is daubed with racist graffiti.
Source: Belfast Media
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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Germany: Police charge suspect in Halle bomb-making case
7 April 24
: In Halle, Germany, a 36-year-old man who shouted racist abuse and threatened to bomb his ‘foreign-looking’ neighbours while threatening people with a toy gun is charged with illegal use of explosives after a search of his home discovered what appeared to be a detonation-ready device.
Source: Deutsche Welle
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Germany
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Germany: Hundreds march in solidarity after synagogue attack
7 April 24
: Hundreds attend a solidarity event outside a synagogue in Oldenburg, Germany, after an arson attack in which an unidentified man threw a Molotov cocktail against the door of the synagogue.
Source: Deutsche Welle
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Germany
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Woman with hijab ‘racially attacked’ in Stoke Newington
6 April 24
Police release images of a woman they wish to speak to regarding an alleged hate crime in Stoke Newington, north London, in which a Muslim woman who was with her young children was racially abused by a woman who made an offensive gesture, grabbed her hijab and hit her in the face.
Source: Hackney Gazette
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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Germany: Racist motive suspected in deadly arson attack
3 April 24
: In  Germany , the chair of the  North Rhine Westphalia State Integration Council says xenophobia and right-wing extremism are most likely behind an arson attack in Solingen that on 25 March claimed the lives of a Bulgarian Muslim family of four and injured 23 others, nearly all Muslims of Turkish origin from Turkey and Bulgaria. Initially, the public prosecutor ruled out a xenophobic motive, saying the crime was ‘interpersonal’, but investigations are now ‘open ended’.
Source: InfoMigrants
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Germany, Bulgaria
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Meta oversight board finds censoring of word ‘shaheed’ discriminatory
3 April 24
In Germany, the chair of the North Rhine Westphalia State Integration Council says that xenophobia and right-wing extremism are most likely behind an arson attack in Solingen that on 25 March claimed the lives of a Bulgarian Muslim family of four, and injured 23 others, nearly all Muslims of Turkish origin from Turkey and Bulgaria. Initially, the public prosecutor ruled out a xenophobic motive, saying the crime was ‘interpersonal’ but investigations are now ‘open ended’.
Source: InfoMigrants
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Germany, Bulgaria
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Youths accused of ‘intimidating’ worshippers at Prestwich mosque
27 March 24
Police investigate attacks on the Bilal Mosque in Manchester, which has suffered provocative incidents carried out by local Jewish youths that have been caught on video.
Source: Bury News
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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