Israel’s most extreme right-dominated government ever is seeking to undermine the judiciary’s independence. And the people are pushing back.
Immigration Minister Kaare Dybvad Bek states in a written comment that the proposed ban would be contrary to Danish law and the country’s global commitments.
Public burning or other desecration of book held sacred by religious community would be met with police intervention.
The planned protest, intending to burn a scroll of Torah outside the Israeli embassy in Stockholm, has been called off after the involvement of senior Israeli and Swedish officials.
In a recent provocative act against Ankara, Rasmus Paludan, a controversial Danish far-right politician, was allowed to burn a copy of the Quran in front of the Turkish Embassy in the Swedish capital.
The violence perpetrated by the PKK/YPG supporters on the streets of Paris last month should be a warning to French authorities that inaction against a terrorist organisation will have deadly consequences.
According to the local media, Benjamin Netanyahu and his far-right allies’ plan to restructure the military has triggered some in the Israeli army to question how it might impact its chain of command.
There are open arrest warrants for nearly 700 people from the far-right spectrum, for reasons including "politically motivated violent offences" and "crimes with right-wing motivation".
Right-wing extremist Stephan Balliet took two staff members of the prison, but he was overpowered after a short time by other staff inside the prison.
Most individuals identified by authorities were supporters of the far-right Reichsburger movement who were reportedly planning to install a new government to be led by a prince.
More than a quarter of world's population now live in "democratically backsliding countries," says International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.
The head of Israel's right-wing Jewish Power party, who has long advocated to further escalate hard-line policies against Palestinians, is set to become Israel's next minister of national security.
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