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HUNGARY | Hungary’s ‘Magyar Hajnal’ assert far right identity against others’

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 23:48 | Source: euronews.com |

A longlasting racial conflict appears to be rekindling in Hungary. Hardcore believers in the political far right are assuming a new name. They are keen to establish their identity with a party called Hungarian Dawn – ‘Magyar Hajnal’. Their bid is under consideration by the courts. The group’s ambitions include nothing ...
SOUTH AFRICA | Nelson Mandela coup plotters sentenced

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 11:58 | Source: BBC |

Mike du Toit, a former academic, had been on trial for nine years The ringleader of a white supremacist plot to assassinate Nelson Mandela and drive black people out of South Africa has been sentenced to 35 years in jail, state media have reported. Former university lecturer Mike du Toit was ...
GREECE | Row over neo-nazis overshadows Greek resistance parade

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 11:53 | Source:AFP |

A political row over neo-nazi party Golden Dawn has overshadowed celebrations on Monday in Greece to mark the country's resistance to fascism in World War II. A decision by the provincial governor of central Macedonia to invite Golden Dawn to a military parade in Thessaloniki, despite an ongoing criminal probe into ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazi defendant does crosswords during trial

Saturday, 26 October 2013, 17:33 | Source:thelocal.de |

The far-right National Socialist Undergroud (NSU) terror cell is accused of the murder of nine people with migrant roots and a policewoman between 2000 and 2007. The trial in Munich of one of the key members of the cell, Beate Zschäpe, and others accused of facilitating the murders, entered its 50th ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn has state aid suspended by Greece

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 18:47 | Source: Huffington Post |

The Greek parliament late Tuesday adopted a measure suspending state aid to the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, after six of its lawmakers faced charges of constituting or belonging to a criminal organisation. The measure was adopted by 235 votes out of 300 in the assembly. Members of Golden Dawn called the move ...
RUSSIA | Organisations fighting illegal migration could get state support

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 18:01 | Source: moscowtimes.com |

Andrei Makhonin / Vedomosti Instead of groups helping immigrants, nationalist organizations could benefit from the bill if adopted. A bill submitted to the State Duma on Tuesday could add NGOs engaged in the fight with illegal immigration to the list of organizations that the government is authorized to support. The law currently sanctions ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazis pinned Turk to the ground, shot him in the head: detective

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 17:47 | Source: timeslive.co.za |

Two killers wrestled a Turkish food vendor to the ground in his shop and then shot him dead, a police officer said Wednesday at Germany's trial of a neo-Nazi cell accused of a decade-long wave of anti-foreigner killings. Beate Zschaepe, 38, is on trial as an accomplice to 10 murders by ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Neo-nazis mobilise against minorities in Czech republic

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 13:48 | Source: EUobserver.com |

Neo-Nazis on the march, here in the twon of Přerov on 1 May 2013 (Photo: Jiří Šlemar, www.romea.cz) Ultra-right parties and their neo-Nazi supporters have unleashed an unprecedented level of coordinated anti-Roma demonstrations throughout the Czech Republic this year, aiming to tip the balance at the polls and increase their access ...
POLAND | Never Again messages heard at Nobel Peace Laureates' Summit

Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 17:37 | Source: Never Again |

News from the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association 22.10.2013 The anti-racist ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association has played a visible and active role in the Nobel Peace Prize Winners’ Summit held in Warsaw on 20-23 October 2013. The event has been entitled ‘Stand in Solidarity for Peace: Time to Act’ and it has gathered Noble Peace Laureates, ...
GREECE | Neo-nazi tattoos fall out of fashion in Greece after Golden Dawn crackdown

Monday, 21 October 2013, 13:52 | Source: The Guardian |

Swastika tattoos were increasingly popular during rise of rightwing party, but some people are now having them removed. Greek tattooist says increasing numbers of people are asking for fascist tattoos to be covered up or removed video by Aris Chatzistefanou Link to video: Golden Dawn tattoo-wearers 'asking for them to be removed' Doctors ...
HUNGARY | In Hungary, a new opera joins the chorus against antisemitism

Sunday, 20 October 2013, 22:28 | Source: NYTimes.com |

Gordon Eszter: Jonathan Kovacs in "The Red Heifer." Ivan Fischer is best known as a first-class conductor whose Budapest Festival Orchestra has entranced audiences worldwide. Last week, Mr. Fischer took on a new role — social critic — when the orchestra gave the premiere of an opera he had composed as ...
GREECE | Greeks commemorate musician's murder by neo-nazis

Saturday, 19 October 2013, 12:22 | Source: AFP |

Greeks on Friday commemorated anti-fascist musician Pavlos Fyssas in an Athens rally, a month after his murder by a neo-Nazi supporter prompted a huge backlash against the far-right Golden Dawn party. Around a thousand people gathered in the working-class neighbourhood of Keratsini in west Athens where the 34-year-old was fatally stabbed ...
POLAND | Polish Jews say mosque torching reminiscent of Kristallnacht

Saturday, 19 October 2013, 12:20 | Source: JTA |

Representatives of the Jewish community of Gdansk, Poland, said the torching of a mosque had “frightening connotations” of the Nazi-inspired Kristallnacht pogroms against Jews. The association was inescapable, three of the city’s Jewish leaders wrote in a statement Thursday. “On the eve of the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, during which synagogues ...
FRANCE | French recession, insecurity 'good for Marine Le Pen'

Friday, 18 October 2013, 10:40 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

France's far-right National Front (FN) won a victory in a local by-election. Nonna Mayer, Research Director at the National Research Centre in Paris, spoke to DW about the ramifications. DW: Mainstream political parties in France had a wake-up call on Sunday when the euro-skeptic and anti-immigration National Front won a minor ...
CHILE | Four men convicted of six-hour neo-nazi killing of gay man

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 22:14 | Source: pinknews.co.uk |

Four men have been convicted for the killing of Daniel Zamudio, a gay Chilean man who died following the Neo-Nazi attack last year. Chile’s president Sebastian Pinera signed anti-discrimination legislation into law in July. The move came after the Neo-Nazi killing of gay man, Daniel Zamudio, in March. The hate crime bill ...
NORWAY/FRANCE | Neo-nazi Varg Vikernes starts race hate trial

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 12:49 | Source:thelocal.no |

Norwegian neo-Nazi and convicted killer Kristian 'Varg' Vikernes - Rustem Agadamov Infamous Norwegian neo-Nazi Kristian “Varg” Vikernes, who was initially arrested in July on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack, is set to go on trial in France on Thursday, on charges of inciting racial hatred and glorifying war crimes. The ...
GREECE | Greek parliament strips immunity of Golden Dawn

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 21:54 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

The Greek parliament has lifted the immunity of several legislators from the far-right Golden Dawn party. The vote comes as part of a major probe into the murder of an anti-fascist musician last month. On Wednesday, the Greek parliament voted to lift the immunity of the Golden Dawn lawmakers George Germenis, ...
RUSSIA | St. Petersburg police foil race-hate provocation

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 21:50 | Source: RIA Novosti |

Police in St. Petersburg have averted an attempt by nationalists to incite inter-ethnic clashes during important Islamic holiday celebrations in Russia’s second largest city, the city’s chief of police said Wednesday. Sergei Umnov said nationalists planned to stir up unrest in the city during the festivities for Eid al-Adha , celebrated ...
GREECE | Call for probe into Golden Dawn police and secret service links

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 21:46 | Source: enetenglish.gr |

The headquarters of the National Intelligence Service (EYP) Enough indications exist of a close relationship between Golden Dawn and elements in the state apparatus, specifically the secret service and police, to warrant an investigation, three lawyers involved in serious criminal cases against Golden Dawn have claimed. In a statement, the lawyers ...
GREECE | Greek police find rifles in Golden Dawn investigation

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 12:25 | Source:.greekreporter.com |

Greek Police found 20 rifles and 60 knives at a fugitive businessman’s villa in Voula, Greece during an investigation for illegal weapons associated with Golden Dawn. The operation was carried out after a source told Greek police for the existence of the weapons associated with the Golden Dawn political ...
EUROPE | Far-right leaders Le Pen and Wilders in talks to form anti-Europe alliance

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 23:55 | Source: The Independent |

Marine Le Pen, leader of the National Front in France, and Geert Wilders of the Freedom Party (PVV) in the Netherlands, will attempt next month to launch the seemingly impossible – a pan-European Eurosceptic movement. With far-right or populist parties across Europe threatening to create upsets in next May’s European elections, ...
ITALY | Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke's hearse kicked by protesters in Italy

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 23:46 | Source: The Guardian |

Protesters kicked and punched a hearse carrying the body of the unrepentant Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke on Tuesday as it entered the church of an ultra-conservative Catholic sect that offered to hold his funeral. Priebke, a former SS captain who died in Rome aged 100 last Friday while serving a ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn member suggests party's MPs involved in gun smuggling

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 17:31 | Source:ekathimerini.com |

A convicted member of Golden Dawn has told magistrates that he believes some of the Neo-Nazi party’s MPs were involved in gun smuggling. The 46-year-old, who is already in custody on separate charges, was a secretary at one of Golden Dawn’s offices in southern Athens. Kathimerini understands that during questioning on ...
ITALY | Italy's far-right politicians to be 'cured' of racism

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 17:30 | Source: thelocal.it |

Politicians from the anti-immigration Northern League party have agreed to undergo therapy designed to help combat racist, xenophobic and sexist views. Northern League supporters were invited to take part in the therapy sessions by the Annassim women’s association, Corriere della Sera reported on Monday. Citing the “gravity” of some statements made ...
GREECE | Illegally held weapons seized in probe into Golden Dawn attack in Corinth

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 17:26 | Source: enetenglish.gr |

The items seized in the home of the father of three of the alleged attackers (Photo: Hellenic Police) Police in Corinth have arrested two men for illegal possession of weapons, following an investigation into a violent gang attack on two men in the city last June. In a search of a house ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Czech Social Democrats' candidate in Ústí latest victim of neo-nazi hack

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 17:22 |

The neo-Nazi hackers of the Czech internet are continuing their assaults. After hacking the Twitter account of Vladimír Špidla (Czech Social Democratic Party - ČSSD) this morning, the Facebook profile of Jaroslav Foldyna, the leader of the party's candidate list in the Ústí Region, was hacked this evening. Evidently the hackers ...
RUSSIA | Over 380 detained after anti-migrant riot in southern Moscow

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 17:20 | Source: RT |

Moscow police detained some 380 people during the mass rioting in a southern district of the city. A mixed crowd of nationalists and locals attacked a warehouse run by natives of the Caucasus, blaming a migrant for the fatal stabbing of a local. Authorities lifted the emergency plan codenamed “Volcano” after ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn rise illustrates cracks in Greece's social cohesion

Saturday, 12 October 2013, 11:28 | Source: euobserver.com |

A few days ago the Greek police arrested the leadership of the neo-Nazi party Golden Down. According to the Public Persecutor, Golden Dawn is a criminal organisation of thugs that undermines the rule of law. The acts of the organisation’s members and the political disposition of the organization itself fit the ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Neo-nazis plan anti-Roma event for 19 October in Ostrava

Saturday, 12 October 2013, 10:08 | Source: Romea/cz |

Promoters of the right-wing extremist DSSS party attempted a pogrom against Romani residents of Ostrava on 27 September 2013. They threw rocks at a cordon of police officers who blocked their way. Mounted police and tear gas were deployed during the intervention. (PHOTO: ČTK) Yet another anti-Roma event by right-wing radicals ...
ITALY | Nazi murderer Priebke dies - Good riddance!

Friday, 11 October 2013, 14:49 | Source/BBC and Hnh |

The BBC reports Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke has died at the age of 100 in Italy, his lawyer has told Italian media. Priebke was jailed for life in 1998 for his role in the WWII massacre of 335 Italians at the Ardeatine Caves. But because of his age and poor health, he ...
FRANCE | Far-right's surge could paralyse Europe

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 23:39 | Source: Guardian |

The French president, François Hollande, has warned that Europe risks "regression and paralysis" if Eurosceptics and nationalists gain the upper hand in next year's European parliament elections, as an opinion poll for the first time put the anti-immigrant National Front (NF) well ahead of his country's mainstream parties. The Ifop poll ...
ITALY | Italian Jews honour police who resisted Nazi-fascism

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 19:31 | Source: haaretz.com |

Italy’s Jewish leaders paid tribute to as many as 2,500 anti-fascist Carabinieri military police deported to death camps by the Nazis in 1943. Rome Chief Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni and the president of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities, Renzo Gattegna, were among the leaders who participated in a ceremony held ...
FRANCE | French legend Delon 'supports' far-right

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 19:28 | Source: France24.com |

French film star Alain Delon has come out in support of France’s far-right political party the National Front (FN). In an interview published on Wednesday in the Swiss daily Le Matin , the actor, whose career has seen him appear in some 100 films, described the National Front’s growth ...
MONGOLIA | Mongolia's 'eco-Nazis' target foreign miners

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 14:47 | Source: mysinchew.com |

Ariunbold Altankhuu, a leader of Mongolian neo-Nazi environmentalist group Tsagaan khas (White Swastika), salutes in Ulan Bator. Photo courtesy: AFP A silver swastika hanging around his neck, Boldbaatar Gombodorj points out his targets on a map of Mongolia like a World War II commander: little flags representing foreign mining ...
FRANCE | France’s most popular minister Manuel Valls battles far right

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 14:42 | Source: Financial Times |

Manuel Valls, the French interior minister fast emerging as the leading figure in François Hollande’s struggling socialist government,has a striking warning about the rise of the far rightFront National. “They could be the leading political party in (next May’s) European elections,” he says. “The threat is not just in France. I ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazis may have planned attack against Schröder

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 22:17 | Source: worldbulletin.net |

A high-profile German neo-Nazi trial has revealed that the shadowy NSU terror cell had likely discussed planning an attack in 2002 against former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder. German investigators presented to the court on Tuesday several photo collages that were found in an apartment in Zwickau, where members of the neo-Nazi cell ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn's finances to be investigated

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 16:37 | Source:ekathimerini.com |

Magistrates handling an investigation into whether Golden Dawn has been operating as a criminal organization Tuesday sought the help of the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) and an independent anti-money laundering committee to access the bank accounts of MPs and officials of the ultra-right party. Judges are reportedly keen to scour ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Neo-nazis now at upscale addresses in Brno

Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 18:47 | Source: Romea.cz |

In Brno an anti-Romani protest was scheduled for 24 August 2013 just as in other towns around the Czech Republic. Some residents responded with a counter-demonstration in the form of a picnic. (PHOTO: NESEHNUTÍ) After several recent successes by antifascists in the city of Brno it might seem the struggle against ...
FRANCE | French far-right pulls ahead in local election

Monday, 7 October 2013, 23:31 | Source: Reuters |

France's far-right National Front knocked out left-wing rivals and won twice as many votes as the center-right UMP party in the first round of a local election in southern France, a sign of growing popularity for the anti-immigrant group. Its candidate Laurent Lopez took 40.4 percent of the vote in the ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn’s “Offer of Violence”

Saturday, 5 October 2013, 11:57 | Source:greece.greekreporter.com |

The “price list of violence” from Golden Dawn as revealed in an article by the BBC, includes set amounts for beating people or putting them in the hospital, according to a former party member who detailed the rage she saw. The article entitled: Greece’s Golden Dawn; “Don’t say a word or ...
FINLAND | Finnish party expels MP for nazi salute photo

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 22:26 | Source:emirates247.com |

The far-right Finnish party True Finns announced on Thursday it had thrown out one of its lawmakers after discovering he had taken a photo of a friend making a Nazi salute. James Hirvisaari took the photograph of his friend, known for making similar poses on the Internet, in the public area ...
FRANCE | Extreme right? Not us, says Le Pen

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 22:18 | Source;globalpost.com |

France's Front National (FN) is considering legal action in a bid to force the country's media to stop referring to the anti-immigration, anti-EU party as "extreme right." Party leader Marine Le Pen claims it is unfair for the party founded by her father Jean-Marie Le Pen to be lumped together with ...
BULGARIA | New details emerge in Bulgarian nationalists' Brussels 'Tour of Shame'

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 22:15 | Source: novinite.com |

The cheapest meal in the Brussels restaurant La Maison du Cygne (The House of the Swan) where Bulgarian lawmakers from the extreme nationalist party Ataka wreaked havoc last week was EUR 28. The information was reported by Nikolay Staykov coordinator of the anti-government site Noresharski.com, speaking for Nova TV. The cost of ...
GREECE | Mihaloliakos remanded in custody

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 07:49 | Source: BBC |

MP Ilias Kasidiaris punched a camera outside court The head of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party, Nikos Mihaloliakos, has been remanded in custody on charges of organising a criminal group. He appeared before investigating magistrates at an Athens court in a hearing that lasted into the early hours of Thursday. He was one ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Anti-Roma hate campaigns escalate

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 23:47 | Sources: Romea and Prague Daily Monitor |

Analysis: Weekend surge of anti-Roma hatred in the Czech Republic part of larger cycle By Miroslav Brož, founding member of Konexe civic association 30/9/2013- The "Let's Block the Marches!" (Blokujeme!) platform, of which the Konexe association is a proud member, has just made it through yet another busy weekend. Together we ...
GREECE | Blood and Honour': The family behind Greece's Neo-Nazi party

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 23:27 | Source: AFP |

A dictator's disciple and a woman who describes migrants as 'sub-human' are the power couple behind Greece's Golden Dawn, the neo-fascist party facing a police crackdown after the murder of an anti-fascist musician last week. Party leader Nikos Michaloliakos, 56, arrested on Saturday, is a disgraced former officer cadet and ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn: Freed Greek MP punches camera

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 17:42 | Source: BBC |

Three MPs from Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party have clashed with the media following their release pending trial. They were among six MPs arrested over the weekend amid outrage over the recent murder of an anti-racist musician. Ilias Panagiotaros, Ilias Kassidiaris and Nikos Mihos shouted at reporters outside the court, and Mr ...
BULGARIA | Bulgarian extremist MPs wreak havoc in Brussels restaurant

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 17:37 | Source: novinite.com |

Ataka’s controversial leader Volen Siderov. Photo by BGNES Drunken MPs from Bulgaria’s ultranationalist Ataka (Attack) party have staged a scandal in a renowned Brussels restaurant, Bulgarian media have revealed. Over 20 Ataka lawmakers behaved disorderly at the Belgian capital’s La Maison du Cygne (The House of the Swan) restaurant, disturbing other ...
GREECE | Greek neo-nazi party members reveal series of migrant attacks

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 10:14 | Source: RT |

Christos Pappas (C), lawmaker of the extreme far-right Golden Dawn party, is escorted by masked police officers to the prosecutor's office from the police headquarters in Athens on September 29, 2013 (AFP Photo / Angelos Tzortzinis) Members of Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party have allegedly committed dozens of criminal acts, including ...
SPAIN | Madrid state school hosts market selling Franco and Nazi memorabilia

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 09:51 | Source: El País |

The state-funded Príncipes de Asturias high school in Quijorna, Madrid has found itself in the eye of a storm after it played host last weekend to a market selling memorabilia of the Franco and Nazi regimes. Flags of both dictatorships, swastikas, SS insignia and pictures of José Antonio Primo de ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn leaders appear in court

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 18:06 | Source: Daily Telegraph |

Four Greek MPs from the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn movement have appeared in court at the outset of criminal proceedings in to its criminal and underground activities. Yannis Lagos arrives at an Athens courthouse Photo: REUTERS Dozens of Golden Dawn supporters gathered outside the court shouting slogans of support for the MPs ...
SYRIA | Are Greek neo-nazi mercenaries fighting for Assad in Syria?

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 12:59 | Source; vice.com |

Not every report to emerge from Syria is bad news for Bashar al-Assad. Yes, the world's jihadists may be flying from Accrington to Aleppo to fillet his soldiers with bullets. But it turns out Bashar has violent friends in far-off places, too. Since the conflict began in 2011, far-right groups from ...
GREECE | Greek far-right MPs to face charges

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 10:11 | Source: France24 |

Six Greek MPs belonging to the extreme-right Golden Dawn party are set to appear in court starting on Tuesday to face charges of forming a criminal organisation as the government moved to cut off the group's funding. Leaders of the extreme-right Greek party Golden Dawn were appearing in court on Tuesday, ...