racism

After being accused of “hatred”… Youcef Atal appeals his prison sentence in France

January 28, 2024

The lawyers of French club Nice Algerian football player Youcef Atal have announced appealing the suspended prison sentence issued against him, due to his support for the Palestinian cause. Atal was sentenced to an 8-month suspended sentence and a fine of 45,000 euros, on charges of incitement to hatred based on religion. The player’s lawyer, […]

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With donations from those who believe in freedom of art and expression
“Oyoun” Cultural Center is waging a legal battle against the municipality of Berlin after the latter stopped its funding

December 26, 2023

The leftist cultural center “Oyoun” succeeded in raising 72 thousand euros from donors defending freedom of art in Germany to begin a legal battle against the municipality of Berlin, after the city’s Senate’s controversial decision to stop funding the center under the pretext of engaging in “anti-Semitic” activities. Media outlets reported that in order to […]

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Black and Muslim women suffer the most
Study shows that the racism train reached the health sector station in Germany

December 6, 2023

A recent study revealed that racism and discrimination against minorities has reached the level of the health sector in Germany, indicating that Muslim, Asian and dark-skinned women are the most exposed to racial discrimination when they need to receive medical care. The study conducted by the Observatory on Discrimination and Racism in Germany, known as […]

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Scholz calls for protecting Jews and warns against burning Israeli flags in Germany

November 23, 2023

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz urged all people in his country to protect Jews in light of the recent incidents that Germany classifies as anti-Semitic incidents, while the European Commission said that anti-Semitic incidents in Europe have reached unprecedented rates. In an interview with the German newspaper “Mannheimer Morgen” published on Monday, November 6, Scholz said: […]

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For their solidarity with Gaza
Germany: Integration Commissioner warns of increasing racism against Muslims

November 20, 2023

Berlin’s Integration Commissioner, Katarina Niewiedzial, warned of the increase in anti-Muslim racism in the capital, noting that increasing numbers of people of Israeli origins no longer feel safe due to the war in Gaza. “I worry that the current debate is amplifying anti-Muslim racism,” Niewiedzial told the Tagesspiegel newspaper. She added: I would like the […]

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Because of his support for Gaza
Demands to withdraw French citizenship from international player Karim Benzema

November 14, 2023

French parliamentarian Valérie Pouilly called for the withdrawal of French citizenship from the international football player of Algerian origin, Karim Benzema, after he sympathized with the residents of the Palestinian city of Gaza. It is noteworthy that Benzema published on social networks a message in which he expressed his sympathy for the residents of Gaza […]

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After Gaza
Racism strikes children and football players in America and Europe

November 12, 2023

As hundreds of Palestinian casualties and fatalities occur daily due to Israeli airstrikes on Gaza since Hamas’s bloody attack on Israel on October 7, anti-Arab and anti-Muslim sentiments are on the rise in Europe, influenced by the ascent of far-right ideologies and the dominance of populist ideas. Rising racist sentiments and hate crimes against immigrants […]

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German police bans a demonstration in solidarity with Palestine… Organizers accuse the police of “racism”

November 6, 2023

The organizers of the demonstrations in support of the Palestinian people in Berlin accused the police of racism due to the ban on demonstrations, and announced that they would take legal measures against depriving the entire Arab community of its right to freedom of expression, while Chancellor Olaf Scholz criticized the anti-Israel demonstrations, describing them […]

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Germany: Unidentified persons assaulted a young man wearing an Islamic prayer cap in Neukölln

October 23, 2023

German police reported that unidentified persons assaulted a 34-year-old young man in Berlin Neukölln on the evening of Sunday, September 24, leading to his transfer to the hospital with a broken nose, in a new episode of discrimination, hatred, and anti-Muslim behaviour in Germany. The “Amal, Berlin!” website reported that the young man was hit […]

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A new blow to racism
The German Interior Minister bans a neo-Nazi association

October 17, 2023

German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser banned a far-right association called “Hammerskins Deutschland,” noting that the ban was a strong blow to right-wing extremism and racism. The German government recently announced an increase in the frequency of politically motivated attacks on shelters for asylum seekers in the first half of this year compared to last year. […]

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Racist and Nazi chants included: 211 cases of racial discrimination in German stadiums

October 10, 2023

Figures released by the Office for the Registration of Discrimination Cases in Football in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, on Tuesday, September 12, revealed that racism is still an issue in German football. The Office for the Registration of Cases of Discrimination in Football in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia has monitored 211 cases […]

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The far-right in Greece holds migrants responsible for forest fires

September 24, 2023

Greek firefighters continue to fight the “largest” forest fire in the European Union in 23 years, while the far-right accuses migrants of being behind the fires, which killed about 20 people, most of them migrants. The fire that broke out on August 18 in the northeast of the country, near the coastal city of Alexandroupolis, […]

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