domestic terrorism

DNA Tests Solidify Suspicions in Police Killing Case - Germany

Investigators with Germany's Federal Prosecutor's Office and Federal Criminal Police Office have made an important step towards resolving the 2007 murder of police officer Michèle Kiesewetter in the

Why are Sikhs targeted by anti-Muslim extremists?

"It's a common thing," says Balvinder Kaur Saund, a Labour councillor for the London Borough of Redbridge and chair of the Sikh Women's Alliance, "to walk through an estate in [some parts of east London] and young boys throw stones and shout 'Taliban' at you. I have seen that myself." She was once with a man – a Sikh who wore a turban – when some youths shouted "Osama" at him. "I wanted to retaliate but he said 'Just ignore it and carry on walking'." She thinks many more incidents go unreported.

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Wade Michael Page and the rise of violent far-right extremism

On Saturday 28 July 2012, Wade Michael Page walked into the Shooters Shop in Wisconsin to buy a 9mm semi-automatic handgun, and ammunition. Eight days later, the 40-year-old military veteran arrived at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek and began shooting at members of the congregation who had gathered to prepare a meal. During the shooting, six members of the Sikh community, one police officer and the attacker were killed.

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Deadly Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin called 'domestic terrorism'

A gunman opened fire at a Sikh temple in a suburban Milwaukee community of Oak Creek on Sunday, Aug. 5. After two hours of confusion, police have confirmed that at least seven people, including the suspected shooter, were killed.

At least three more were wounded, hospital officials have confirmed.

A 20-year veteran police officer who showed up first on the scene killed the gunman but was hit in the shootout. He was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

[ Related: Photos from the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting ]

Effort to Ban Far-Right NPD More Unlikely than Ever

The scandal surrounding the shredding of secret service files relating to right-wing extremists will make efforts to ban the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) even more difficult, a lawmaker said on Monday. Hans-Peter Uhl , a security policy expert for the conservative Christian Social Union (CSU), the Bavarian sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, said the agency's credibility had been weakened by the affair, and that any evidence it presents against the NPD will be more assailable as a result.

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Domestic Terrorism: Not Radicalized Islam

Due to the erroneous stereotyping of Muslims, intelligence agencies and government leaders in the West have targeted Muslims as the main terrorist threat. One western leader (Stephen Harper of the Conservative Party of Canada) blames terrorism on "islamicization".
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Norway's atrocity: a story of non-impact

The immediate reactions to the terrorist attack in Oslo in July 2011 were both politicised and inaccurate. The opening of the perpetrator's trial nine months later finds leading ideological positions still full of evasion, says Cas Mudde.

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Don't be fooled. Europe's racists are not discerning

On Saturday, in the Danish city of Aarhus, a Europe-wide rally organised by the English Defence League will try to set up a European anti-Muslim movement. For Europe's far-right parties the rally, coming so soon after the murders in south-west France by a self-professed al-Qaida-following Muslim, marks a moment rich with potential political capital.

B.C. white supremacist's slaying a 'hate crime'

A Surrey, B.C., man who died March 17 in what police said appeared to be an attempted home invasion was targeted because he was a member of the white supremacist group Blood and Honour, one of his associates says.

Police were called about 11 p.m. PT to a residence in the Fraser Heights section of Surrey where they found evidence of a violent struggle and a 36-year-old man with head injuries.

Officers followed a blood trail from that home and found the body of Jan Korinth, 26, two residences away. He had been stabbed to death.

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