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Rights groups see politics behind rise in Muslim hate crimes

April 27, 2012

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Amnesty International says politicians have been pandering to prejudice against Muslims in a quest for votes. A Muslim woman holds her French passport during a news conference last year on the country’s ban on head scarves. (Remy de la Mauviniere, Associated Press / March 30, 2011) By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times April 26, […]

Female Neo-Nazis Not Just Hangers-On

February 9, 2012

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By MELISSA EDDYPublished: February 8, 2012 BERLIN — The image of a far-right extremist in Germany has changed, with shaved heads and steel-toed boots replaced by long, tousled hair, a décolleté decorated with a swastika and wide blue eyes staring out from behind wire-rimmed glasses. EastWest Filmdistribution GmbHAlina Levshin as Marisa in the film “Kriegerin,” […]