Anti-lockdown protests in Germany infiltrated by far-right extremists

By |maj 14th, 2020|Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), conspiracy theories, coronavirus, COVID-19, demonstrations, far right, Germany, health crisis, News, protests, right-wing extremism|

Many people are looking for explanations since lockdown measures were introduced to contain the coronavirus outbreak. In Germany, right-wing extremists are trying to take advantage of this. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Despite increased solidarity in the pandemic, authoritarianism threatens

By |april 20th, 2020|Authoritarianism, conspiracy theories, coronavirus, COVID-19, disinformation, Germany, misinformation, News, Racism, xenophobia|

Authoritarian attitudes, like the desire for a strong leader, or aggression against dissenters, often increase when people are under threat. With the ongoing coronavirus crisis, experts fear this is also true now.

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5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is dangerous fake nonsense, UK says

By |april 5th, 2020|5G, conspiracy theories, coronavirus, Michael Gove, News|

A conspiracy theory that links 5G mobile telecommunications masts to the spread of the novel coronavirus is dangerous fake news and completely false, Britain said on Saturday (4 April) after masts in several parts of the country were torched.

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