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FRANCE | Topless feminists ruin "fascist" Marine Le Pen's big day

Saturday, 2 May 2015, 13:26 | Source: rawstory.com | | Click here for original article

Bare-chested Femen activists making Nazi salutes disrupted a speech by France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen for five minutes at her National Front (FN) party’s traditional May 1 rally in Paris on Friday. Two others members of the militant feminist group had earlier tried to stop Le Pen laying a wreath ...
GERMANY | Neo-Nazis plan 'to storm Reichstag' 70 years on

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 23:22 | Source: thelocal.de | | Click here for original article

Authorities said on Thursday that far-right activists have organized a demonstration outside Berlin's Reichstag (parliament) building on May 9th, the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Around 1,000 NPD members and sympathisers are expected to attend the rally, the Interior Ministry said in response to a parliamentary ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Hundreds plan to block neo-Nazi march in Czech city

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 23:18 | Source: European Jewish Congress |

Right-wing extremists from the Workers' Youth (DM) group in the Czech Republic, which is linked to the Workers' Social Justice Party (DSSS), are planning to march in the country’s second largest city of Brno on May 1. The event, called "Europe, Rise Up" (Evropo povstaň) has been announced to the Brno ...
HUNGARY | Hungary’s Orban Revives Debate on Death Penalty After Murder

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 23:00 | Source: Bloomberg Business | | Click here for original article

Hungary should have a debate about the introduction of the death penalty, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said, echoing the radical nationalist Jobbik party whose popularity has surged at the expense of Orban’s Fidesz. Hungary should “keep the death penalty on the agenda” as life sentences and the introduction of a “three-strikes” ...
HUNGARY | Demonising immigrants — Here's why Hungary's Fidesz is no less dangerous than Jobbik

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 22:51 | Source: Hungarian Free Press | | Click here for original article

here is a very common misconception in the West that Fidesz is somehow the lesser of two evils when it comes to the Hungarian right and the rising fortunes of the far-right Jobbik. Nothing could be further from the truth. For Fidesz, the only thing that counts is political expediency. ...
PAKISTAN | Pakistan court jails 10 for Malala Yousafzai attack

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 13:03 | Source: BBC | | Click here for original article

Malala Yousafzai was seriously injured in the gun attack She was awarded last year's Nobel Peace Prize for campaigning for children's rights, despite the risk to her life. Officials say the 10 men, who do not include the man named as chief suspect, belonged to the Pakistani Taliban. Ataullah Khan, a 23-year-old militant, ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn tarnished

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 13:01 | Source: politico.eu | | Click here for original article

“Systematically avoid the term national-socialism, for obvious reasons.” That emphatic directive appeared in a document circulated in the nationwide offices of Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party right before the Greek police unleashed an unprecedented crackdown against them in September 2013. Intended as an “eyes only” instruction for trusted party officers, ...
FRANCE | Far right's Le Pen 'hid €2.2m in Swiss account'

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 21:48 | Source: thelocal.ch | | Click here for original article

French prosecutors said on Tuesday that they would examine allegations that far-right patriarch Jean-Marie Le Pen hid €2.2 million ($2.4 million) money in a secret account in Switzerland. Investigative news website Mediapart revealed Monday that the elderly founder and former chief of France's far-right National Front party had hidden the ...
FRANCE | Jean-Marie Le Pen 'hid cash and gold in Bahamas'

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 13:01 | Source:Telegraph | | Click here for original article

Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the French far-Right Front National, hid €2.2 million (£1.57m) in offshore bank accounts, the Mediapart website has claimed. Cash and gold bars were allegedly deposited in accounts held by a trust fund based in the Virgin Islands, headed by Mr Le Pen’s former butler, Gérald ...
HUNGARY | Vicious circle is crushing life

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 12:41 | Source: Budapest Times | | Click here for original article

While the governing Fidesz’s nought-from-three result in recent by-elections has disappointed the party in itself, Jobbik’s victory in Tapolca probably hurt the most. Simply because the challenger came from even further right, a phenomenon Fidesz is not used to. First, it is worth recalling that the by-election in Veszprém on ...