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HUNGARY | Neo-Nazi Hungarian Deputy Calls for Resignation of 'Israeli' MP

Friday, 30 November 2012, 12:14 | Source: Arutz Shiva |

Outrage over apparent anti-Semitic remarks in the Hungarian parliament continued unabated Thursday, as a far-right deputy called publicly for the resignation of a fellow MP who claimed to have Israeli citizenship. At a press conference, deputy Elod Novak of the neo-Nazi Jobbik party, which has long been accused of espousing blatantly ...
HUNGARY | Márton's list

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 22:14 | Source: The Economist |

LISTS have a terrible resonance for Hungary’s Jews. When the Nazis invaded in March 1944 they used the lists of members of the Jewish community to organise one of the swiftest and most efficient episodes of the Holocaust. With the ready assistance of Hungarian officials and the Gendarmerie 430,000 Jews ...
MACEDONIA/SERBIA | Balkans' political football keeps hooligans close to heart of power

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 22:07 | Source: Guardian |

While ultras elsewhere have been stigmatised, violent fans in Macedonia and Serbia exercise influence as well as fearNikola says the Komiti boys were defending their turf, but Blerim says it was not theirs to defend. Nikola says the Komiti were heavily outnumbered. Blerim says they hid behind the police.Nikola and ...
USA | Former sheriff candidate building Neo-Nazi compound in N. Idaho

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 13:42 | Source: Northwest Cable News |

An infamous protégé of Aryan Nations founder Richard Butler is expanding his Neo-Nazi empire in Bonner County. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report, 33-year-old Shaun Winkler purchased 17 acres of land in the Hoodoo Mountains with plans to build a new Aryan Nations compound for himself and ...
GERMANY | German fraternities try to spiff up image

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 01:07 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

The German fraternities have made it quite clear: in a press statement at the weekend, the Association of German Fraternities ("Dachverband der Deutschen Burschenschaften" - DB) said membership of a fraternity "is incompatible with membership in any other organization that advocates National Socialistic ideology." The statement was an attempt to combat ...
HUNGARY | Hungarian politician denounced for antisemitism

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 19:05 | Source: The Guardian |

Lawmakers wore yellow stars and hundreds of protesters rallied on Tuesday to condemn a far-right politician who called for the screening of Jews for national security risks, part of a wave of incendiary racist comments from a populist party. Marton Gyongyosi, a Jobbik party deputy, on Monday criticized Hungary's foreign ministry ...
GREECE | Far-right MP in hot water over threats

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 14:27 | Source:Kathimerini |

The neofascist Golden Dawn faced fresh scrutiny on Monday after the party’s spokesman allegedly threatened the lives of anti-fascist protesters at a party gathering on the island of Crete on Sunday while another MP unfurled the flag used by the 1967-74 junta. Police on Monday submitted to the prosecutor’s office ...
ITALY | Italy’s nationalist CasaPound launches transformation into political party

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 14:25 | Source: NZ Week |

In what will likely prove to be the first high-profile step toward transforming CasaPound, Italy’s extreme right movement with a history of violence, into a more palatable political force, some 6,000 of the group’s members, sympathizers, curious onlookers marched through the streets of Rome Saturday without incident. Saturday was a ...
HUNGARY | Jobbik leader demands list of 'risk' Jews

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 14:22 | Source: Reuters |

A Hungarian far-right politician urged the government to draw up lists of Jews who pose a “national security risk”, stirring outrage among Jewish leaders who saw echoes of fascist policies that led to the Holocaust. Marton Gyongyosi, leader of Hungary’s third-strongest political party Jobbik, said the list was necessary because of ...
FRANCE | Another French mosque desecrated with racist and fascist graffiti

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 11:43 | Source: islamophobiatoday.com |

To their bewilderment and bitterness, on the morning of Saturday, November 24, Muslim worshippers at Villefontaine in northern Isère discovered racist graffiti on the walls of their mosque. When they arrived at the mosque for their morning prayer, the Muslim faithful of Villefontaine found that the walls of their religious enclosure ...
SPAIN | Fascism rears ugly head in Spain as little girl gives Nazi salute

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 11:30 | Source: thedailytelegraph.com.au |

Supporters of former Spanish dictator General Franco gave fascist salutes in Madrid as voters in Catalonia voted in an independence referendum. The Spanish Civil War may have ended more than sixty years ago, but a rally on the streets of the Spanish capital has shown that for some, the war goes ...
SWEDEN | Sweden Democrats send corpse pics to student

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 11:23 | Source:thelocal.se |

A 15-year-old boy mailed the Sweden Democrats seeking the party's view on Islam for a school project and received a link to a website showing close up photos of mutilated, decapitated and burned bodies. He mailed an address on the Sweden Democrats website intended for "general questions about the Sweden ...
USA | Eleventh Person Charged in Fort Stewart Militia Plot

Monday, 26 November 2012, 18:56 | Source: SPLC |

As the investigation continues into a murderous Georgia-based militia group led by American military personnel who were plotting to overthrow the federal government, a former Navy recruit has become the 11th person charged in the case that includes allegations of burglaries and car break-ins to support the group and at ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn MPs praise junta, threaten violence at party meetings

Monday, 26 November 2012, 13:23 | Source: ekathimerini.com |

Far-right Golden Dawn has caused fresh controversy after a gathering of its supporters on Crete on Sunday saw one of the party’s MPs unfurl the flag of the1967-74 military dictatorship and another threaten to kill anti-fascist protesters. Neo-fascist deputy Christos Pappas opened up the flag, bearing a phoenix and a soldier, ...
SPAIN | Catalan election: Catalan nationalists 'head for win'

Sunday, 25 November 2012, 21:49 | Source: BBC/Hnh |

Nationalists in the Spanish region of Catalonia are set to win in regional elections, partial results show. With nearly 90% of the votes counted, the ruling CiU had 50 seats, short of an absolute majority. The separatist left-wing ERC had 20 seats. Both are nationalists keen to hold a referendum on whether ...
AUSTRIA | Ex-official of Austrian far-right party charged over posters targeting 'Moroccan thieves'

Friday, 23 November 2012, 22:51 | Source: AP |

A former senior official from Austria's far-right party is facing criminal charges for his role in election campaign posters last year that condemned so-called "Moroccan thieves." The Freedom Party slogan for local elections in Innsbruck translated as "Love your home country instead of Moroccan thieves." The party backs restrictions on ...
FRANCE | Muslim Man In France Seeks To Open Mosque For Gays

Friday, 23 November 2012, 22:49 | Source: Huffington Post |

Mohammed Ludovic Lutfi Zahed wants to open a mosque for gay muslims in France. According to Hurriyet Daily News, Zahed realized he needed to start a "mosque for gays" after going on the holy pilgrimage. "In normal mosques, women have to sit in the back seats and wear a headscarf ...
SPAIN | Catalonia’s future at stake in hard-fought election

Friday, 23 November 2012, 18:23 | Source: Hnh |

By Sandra Cortes and Graeme Atkinson The hotly contested elections to the Catalan Parliament will be held on Sunday amidst allegations about corruption and fierce debate about calls for the region to hold a referendum that could lead to its breakaway from Spain. Catalonia, a region ...
SWEDEN | Swedish anti-immigrant sniper jailed for life

Friday, 23 November 2012, 13:48 | Source: Reuters |

A gunman who shot dead two people during a string of attacks on foreign-looking people in Sweden was jailed for life on Friday in a region still traumatized by the 2011 massacres by Norwegian Anders Breivik. The attacks by Peter Mangs, 40, spread fear in the southern city of Malmo, where ...
SWEDEN | 'Islam is like Nazism': top Sweden Democrat

Friday, 23 November 2012, 13:28 | Source: thelocal.se |

The Sweden Democrats' new justice policy spokesman, unveiled on Thursday as part of a reshuffle in the wake of a racist video scandal, has already made headlines for his comparison of Islamism to Nazism. “We’re presenting a new team today after what happened last week,” Jimmie Åkesson ...
SWEDEN | Sweden Democrats send members anti-Islam mag

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 21:47 | Source: thelocal.se |

Some 6,000 members of the Sweden Democrats will be receiving an anti-Islam newspaper at the end of the month, courtesy of the party. “Dispatch International is a paper that plays an important role in the societal debate,” MP and editor in chief for the Sweden Democrat paper SD–Kuriren, ...
GERMANY | Neo-Nazi fire attack still smolders 20 years on

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 21:38 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

Right-wing extremists in northern Germany murdered three Turks in a fire attack 20 years ago. The perpetrators were found guilty. Yet Green Party politician Hans-Christian Ströbele thinks the state hasn’t done enough. After a while, even the anniversary of a murder can seem routine. Or at least that's the impression ...
ITALY | Rome attack on Spurs fans linked to antisemitism

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 17:20 | Source: gazzettadelsud.it |

The Italian government was called on to report to parliament on Thursday after anti-Semitism was linked to a brutal attack on a group of Tottenham Hotspur fans in a Rome pub overnight. Seven fans of English club Tottenham Hotspur were taken to hospital with injuries and one was in a critical ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn linked to firebombs

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 17:11 | Source: ekathimerini.com |

A 22-year-old man who was arrested in Volos, central Greece, earlier this month carrying a load of Molotov cocktails has allegedly told police that he was intending to firebomb a makeshift mosque following instructions from members of neofascist Golden Dawn, who had provided him with paid work. Kathimerini understands that the ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazis make inroads with 'Ultra' soccer fans in Dortmund

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 17:08 | Source: Der Spiegel |

German football team Borussia Dortmund has inspired legions of hardcore fans known as 'ultras.' But as the team's fortunes rise, right-wing extremists have gained a foothold in its fan base, wreaking havoc during matches. As if by command, the men put on black balaclavas and start marching. They are young, some ...
SWEDEN | Sweden Democrats fire youth head from Riksdag

Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 22:38 | Source: the local.se |

The Sweden Democrats have relieved youth group leader Gustav Kasselstrand from his duties as political secretary for the party in the Riksdag, after he went against party line, saying that a senior colleague, implicated in the widely-publicized racial slur incident, should not have to leave office. “I am disappointed. ...
BULGARIA | Bulgarian Nationalists Form Eurosceptic Coalition

Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 22:25 | Source: Novinite.com |

Two former members of Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party have announced the formation of a new political coalitioncalled "No to EU", local media say. Two obscure political formations, the Christian Social Union and ERA-3, have entered the coalition that will be headed by former Ataka MPs Kiril Gumnerov and Stoyan Ivanov. Gumnerov ...
AUSTRIA | Ex-official of Austrian far-right party charged over posters targeting 'Moroccan thieves'

Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 21:55 | Source: AP |

A former senior official from Austria's far-right party is facing criminal charges for his role in election campaign posters last year that condemned so-called "Moroccan thieves." The Freedom Party slogan for local elections in Innsbruck translated as "Love your home country instead of Moroccan thieves." The party backs restrictions on immigration. Ex-party ...
FRANCE | France sees alarming rise in Islamophobia

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 14:24 | Source: France24 |

French Muslims have become the target of a marked increase in Islamophobic violence and actions, as well as incendiary statements by politicians, over the last two years, according to a report by a leading anti-racism observatory. The number of racist acts against Muslims in France is increasing “alarmingly”, according to ...
FRANCE | French right chooses new leader

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 13:58 | Source: BBC |

PROFILE: Jean-Francois Cope Jean-Francois Cope (pronounced "cope-ay"), the man who snatched victory in the leadership contest for France's conservative UMP party, has been a strong ally of Nicolas Sarkozy. If anything, he sits further to the right of the former president, particularly on immigration. His victory by the narrowest of margins - just ...
POLAND | Officials: Nationalist held over plot to blow up Poland's parliament

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 13:45 | Source: Reuters |

Members of Poland's Internal Security Agency (AWB) and the Prosecutors Office sit in front of a screen showing evidence of a planned attack, during a news conference in Warsaw, Tuesday. Polish officials said Tuesday they had arrested a radical nationalist who planned to detonate a vehicle loaded with 4.4 tons of ...
POLAND | Polish far right seeks to ban left-wing party

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 12:05 | Source: thenews.pl |

The leader of a far-right Polish association is to file a lawsuit seeking to ban left-wing party the Democratic Left Alliance (SLD). Robert Winnicki of the All Polish Youth (MW) made the announcement on Sunday in response to SLD's own declaration that it would attempt to ban MW and another far ...
USA | Why Is a White Supremacist a Professor at California State University?

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 11:26 | Source:Care2.com |

Kevin McDonald is a tenured psychology professor who teaches courses in child development, but his publications are not about topics such as ADHD or the effects of social media on adolescent development. A tenured full professor at a California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), McDonald has an ...
BULGARIA | Bulgarian Nationalists Boycott Turkish Defense Minister Visit

Sunday, 18 November 2012, 23:16 | Source: Novinite.com |

Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party staged a protest rally Friday against the visit of Turkish Defense Minister, Ismet Yilmaz, to Sofia. The Turkish Minister, however, was met with honors by his Bulgarian counterpart, Anyu Angelov and three companies – from the land force, the air force and the navy. "The relations ...
NORWAY | Breivik writes fan letter to German ‘Nazi killer’

Sunday, 18 November 2012, 23:04 | Source: The Independent |

The Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik has written to a German neo-Nazi terror suspect, urging her to use her forthcoming trial for alleged complicity in racist killings to promote their far-right ideology. Breivik, 33, was jailed in the summer for detonating a bomb in Olso in July 2011 and shooting dead ...
SWEDEN | Third head rolls as police investigate in Sweden Democrat crisis

Sunday, 18 November 2012, 15:24 | Sources:thelocal.se/sverigesradio |

Sweden Democrat Christian Westling has stepped down from his political duties in the wake of the scandal surrounding a video featuring two party MPs in a drunken and racist tirade. "I'm a bigger liability for my party board than an asset," Westling told the TT news agency. He ...
INDIA | Hindu extremist chief dies

Saturday, 17 November 2012, 13:50 | Source: BBC |

Hindu fundamentalist politician Bal Thackeray, the founder of the right-wing Shiv Sena party, has died in Mumbai at the age of 86. Mr Thackeray was blamed for inciting tensions between Hindu and Muslim communities during the 1993 Mumbai riots in which about 900 people died. His fiery rhetoric made him one of ...
GREECE | US embassy in Greece warns of rise in ‘unprovoked’ violent attacks on foreigners

Friday, 16 November 2012, 22:41 | Source:nationalpost.com |

The United States is warning its citizens travelling in Greece about the recent wave of violent attacks on those who look like “foreign migrants” amid the rise of a neo-Nazi party in the economically beleaguered country. “The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the ‘Threats To Safety and Security’ section of ...
SWEDEN | New clip puts 'self-defence' claims in doubt

Friday, 16 November 2012, 22:36 | Source: thelocal.se |

The three Sweden Democrats who armed themselves with iron pipes in "self-defence" following a scuffle found the incident funny rather than frightening, a previously unpublished video clip of the incident reveals. The Sweden Democrats have previously said the were acting to defend themselves from a drunken man with whom ...
UKRAINE | Attacked by racists, then thrown in jail: Free Femi Now

Friday, 16 November 2012, 18:17 | Source:humanrightsfirst.org |

Once the breadbasket of the Soviet Union, known for its rich black soil and sweeping fields of grain, Ukraine is now gaining notoriety for its contentious party politics. In the past few years, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was jailed on a corruption conviction, and a video of an all-out ...
ITALY | Four arrests as Italian neo-Nazi Web site shut down

Friday, 16 November 2012, 13:06 | Source: ansa.it |

Italian police have today arrested four people after shutting down the Italian Web site of neo-Nazi group Stormfront. The four are accused of inciting racial and ethnic hatred on the site, which has regularly posted anti-Semitic and white supremacist propaganda. The arrests were made in Milan, Frosinone and Pescara while 17 searches ...
POLAND | Polish authorities detain far-right Hungarians as fascists gather in Warsaw

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 17:34 | Source: Politics Hungary/Romea |

Polish authorities checked the identity of dozens of far-right Hungarians at Modlin airport near Warsaw on Friday, according to a Hungarian embassy source. Jobbik MP Gyula György Zagyva and 64 Counties Youth Movement founder László Toroczkai had flown to Warsaw to attend a march organised by Polish far-right groups to ...
NORWAY | Norway nixes award for 'anti-semitic' charity head

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 17:29 | Source: Jerusalem Post |

The Norwegian Royal Palace reportedly has dropped controversial plans to present a prestigious award to a converted Muslim who is accused of anti-Semitism. The decision to withdraw the honor for Trond Ali Linstad was announced Tuesday after Oslo Mayor Fabian Stang canceled his participation in the award ceremony. Linstad, 69, ...
SWEDEN | Swedish press:scandal shows 'true face' of Sweden Democrats

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 16:51 | Source: thelocal.se |

Amid a still unfolding scandal for the Sweden Democrats , where three prominent party members are seen on film harassing drunks, doling out racist slurs, and disrespecting women, Swedish editorial writers agree that the party has lost its painstakingly crafted non-racist front once and for all. The film clip, recorded ...
SWEDEN | Top Sweden Democrat quits after racist film

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 10:05 | Source: thelocal.se |

Sweden Democrat MP Erik Almqvist will step down as the party's economic policy spokesman over racist statements he made on a film clip and his subsequent denials, party leader Jimmie Åkesson announced on Wednesday. Åkesson called the day "the worst day in his political life", emphasizing he thought it was important ...
USA | Pius Brotherhood leader rejects charges of anti-Semitism as

Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 18:56 | Source: World Jewish Congress |

The superior in the United States of the ultra-conservative Catholic breakaway group Society of St. Pius X (SSPX), Fr. Arnaud Rostand, has rejected as “defamation” charges that his group “teaches or practices anti-Semitism, which is a racial hatred of the Jewish people whether on account of their ethnicity, culture or ...
MACEDONIA | Greek Neo-nazi group now bothering Macedonian tourists

Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 18:41 | Source:macedoniaonline.eu |

Members of right-wing extremist party "Golden Dawn" have patrolled the Greek-Macedonian border in recent days, checking whether Macedonian vehicles have "appropriate designations" for the country they come from, Greek media report. According to "Skai", "Proto Thema" and "NewsNow", "Golden Dawn" members stood alongside Greek customs officers and police, checking if ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazi party seeks legitimacy in court

Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 17:08 | Source: thelocal.de |

Germany's neo-Nazi NPD party said on Tuesday it had turned to the constitutional court for confirmation of its legitimacy, as regional interior ministers were said to be seeking a ban on the group from the same authority. In March, Germany's regional interior ministers announced that they would try to assemble a ...
SWEDEN | Sweden Democrats in racist film crisis meeting

Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 17:05 | Source: thelocal.se |

The Sweden Democrats called a crisis meeting on Wednesday morning after daily Expressen published a film showing finance spokesman Erik Almqvist and two others push a drunken man and use words like “whore” and “darkie” in a clip from 2010. 
The high-level party members in the film are ...
GERMANY | Berlin intelligence chief resigns over shredding of neo-Nazi files

Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 16:50 | Source: Haaretz |

The head of domestic intelligence in the city-state of Berlin, Claudia Schmid, has resigned after an outcry at her agency for shredding files it built up on a neo-Nazi group. It is the latest in a series of high-profile resignations since the revelation a year ago that a neo-Nazi terrorist group ...
HUNGARY | Jobbik holds torch-lit procession, mock execution in favor of capital punishment

Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 16:48 | Source: politics.hu |

The radical nationalist Jobbik party held a torch-lit procession attended by some 150-200 people on Monday calling for the re-introduction of capital punishment. The event was held in the southeast Hungarian town of Kaposvar in reaction to the recent killing of an eleven-year-old boy named Bence Szita. The participants walked to the ...
ITALY | Rome’s Jews slam far-right rally

Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 13:40 | Source: JTA |

The Rome Jewish Community slammed a weekend neo-fascist rally in downtown Rome and protested plans for a similar demonstration scheduled for later in the month. Several hundred far-right activists belonging to the so-called “Euro-Rebellion European Social Movement” marched in central Rome on Nov. 10. In a statement Monday, the Jewish community branded ...
GERMANY | Police competence questioned in neo-Nazi case

Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 09:51 | Sorce: Deutsche Welle |

Suspected neo-Nazi terrorist Beate Zschäpe has been charged with murder. But accusations are also being made against authorities in Germany. Criticism includes claims of racism, missing documents and empty promises. Alleged far-right extremist Beate Zschäpe has been charged with murder. Along with having helped found a terrorist organization in Germany, she ...
BELGIUM | Belgium: Jewish official met with Marine Le Pen ‘to prepare tv report on the extreme right’

Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 09:49 | Source: ejpress.org |

The meeting with Marine Le Pen, which took the form of a lunch in a kosher restaurant of the EU quarter in Brussels, was revealed by ‘Joods Actueel’, a Jewish publication in Antwerp, which said the encounter aroused resentment from the local Forum of Jewish organizations. “I don’t understand ...
GERMANY | Study: Right-wing extremism on the rise in Germany

Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 09:45 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

A study released by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation says that 9 percent of Germans harbor extreme right-wing views. The proportion of East Germans with extreme right-wing beliefs continues to rise. The Friedrich Ebert Foundation released the findings of its study, "The Changing Society: Right-wing Views in Germany 2012," on Monday in ...
SWEDEN | Sweden anti-immigration party climbs to third place in polls

Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 00:09 | Source: Reuters |

A far-right party has taken third place in Swedish opinion polls, helped by concerns over immigration and rising unemployment, and may now hold the balance of power after the next national election in 2014. Nordic populist parties are showing resilience despite scandals among right-wing activists in Sweden and mass killings by ...
GREECE | Greece racist attacks increase amid financial crisis

Monday, 12 November 2012, 18:33 | Source: Huffington Post |

Pakistani bakery worker Ali Kaser, 25, claiming he was attacked by members of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party a day before the elections, is seen at United Against Racism and Fascist Violence Movement office during a press conference in Athens, Thursday, June 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias) The attack came seemingly ...
FRANCE | Islamophobes protest in Paris

Monday, 12 November 2012, 14:34 | Sources; AP/Hnh |

Hundreds of French nationalists have demonstrated in Paris against Islamist extremism, chanting the French anthem and saying the religion has no place in the country. Protester Romain Cyiril says, "France was always a welcoming country, but for the first time we have to deal with a religion which can’t ...
GERMANY | Neo-Nazis vandalize German Holocaust monument on Kristallnacht anniversary

Monday, 12 November 2012, 01:38 | Source: DPA |

On same night as anti-Semitic incident, more than 1,000 people march in a lantern-lit procession against racism and right-extremism. Eleven Holocaust memorial plaques in the east German city of Greifswald were uprooted by neo-Nazis on Friday, in an anti-Semitic incident that occurred on the 74th anniversary of Kristallnacht. The memorial ...
USA | Neo-Nazis, KKK outnumbered by counter-protesters in Charlotte

Sunday, 11 November 2012, 01:32 | Source: qnotes |

As many as 250 counter-protesters flocked to Old City Hall in Uptown Charlotte today to demonstrate against a neo-Nazi and Ku Klux Klan rally meant to protest undocumented immigration. Organizers of the counter-protest say they wanted to take a stand against hate. The rally was planned by the Detroit, Mich.-based National ...
ISRAEL | Terra Incognita: Racism against Jewish immigrants

Friday, 9 November 2012, 17:51 | Source: Jerusalem Post |

If the parties can’t self-diversify and represent all the groups that vote for them, this is a fundamental problem, particularly harmful to Ethiopians. PHOTO: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM When Ziona Mangistu was making her decision to come to Israel no one bothered to tell her that no matter how long she lived in ...
USA | Boy who killed neo-Nazi dad was abused, psychologist says

Friday, 9 November 2012, 17:46 | Source: Los Angeles Times |

A 10-year-old boy who killed his white supremacist father grew up an in abusive environment that included belt-whippings, eating off the floor and possible sexual abuse, a psychologist testified Monday. The alleged abuse "started shortly after his birth and never let up" defense-contracted psychologist Robert Geffen testified in court, the Riverside-Press-Enterprise ...
SPAIN | Neo-Nazi in charge of security at tragic Hallowe'en party

Friday, 9 November 2012, 17:22 | Sources: Hnh/ThinkSpain |

It has been revealed that Kontrol 34 CyE Madrid S.L., the company responsible for security inside the Madrid Arena the night of the tragic Hallowe'en party that left four young girls dead, is run by Juan Carlos García Perdiguero, known to police as a neo-Nazi with a criminal ...
GERMANY | German parliament holds heated debate on Nazi past

Friday, 9 November 2012, 17:15 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

It almost seems a bit antiquated. More than six decades after the end of the murderous Hitler regime, members of the German parliament debated to what extent federal ministries and public offices in the country have dealt with their Nazi past. It comes after the opposition Left Party's parliamentary ...
GERMANY | German prosecutors file charges in neo-Nazi case

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 18:40 | Source: Boston.com |

German federal prosecutors say they have charged the surviving member of small group of neo-Nazis with involvement in the murder of nine minorities and a police officer. Prosecutors’ spokesman Marcus Koehler said in a statement Thursday that Beate Zschaepe was also charged with helping found the terrorist organization and multiple other ...
FRANCE | European Hammerfest staged in French Nazi skinhead stronghold

Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 11:43 | Source: Hnh |

By Hope not hate French correspondent, Jean-Yves Camus The 2,000 strong crowd of boneheads that gathered in Toul last weekend went unnoticed by the police and the local media. This was the second time since 2009 that the 16,000 inhabitant-city, has played host to a festival organized by the nazi Hammerskin ...
GREECE | Greek Jews fight neo-Nazi party

Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 11:21 | Source: JTA |

For every Jew who lives in Greece, there are about 100 Greeks who voted for the country’s neo-Nazi party, Golden Dawn, last spring. The party now controls 18 seats in Greece’s 300-member parliament, and its popularity is rising rapidly. A poll taken last month showed that if elections were held ...
FRANCE | 2,000 naziskins rally in Lorraine without police intervention

Monday, 5 November 2012, 23:33 | Source: Hnh correspondents |

Without a policeman in sight, more than 2,000 of Europe’s most violent nazi boneheads staged a secret concert in Toul in the French province of Lorraine on Saturday. The event, this year’s so-called Hammerfest, was organised by the nazi Hammerskin Nation grouping, among other things, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of ...
RUSSIA | Thousands of Russian nationalists rally against Putin

Sunday, 4 November 2012, 15:22 | Source: Reuters |

Thousands of black-clad Russian nationalists marched through central Moscow on Sunday, marking a "National Unity Day" holiday created by Vladimir Putin by calling for an end to his rule and voicing hostility to ethnic minorities. Putin instituted the holiday in 2005 to replace the annual Soviet-era celebration of the Bolshevik revolution. ...
ITALY | Italy gay association headquarters defaced by far right movement

Sunday, 4 November 2012, 00:03 | Source: Gay Star News |

Italy's main LGBT association, Arcigay, headquarters situated in Bologna Northern Italy, has been defaced by men belonging to an extreme right wing movement Forza Nuova. The group, which call for ‘a new Fascist era in Italy’, left a banner in front of the association's headquarters stating: ‘Perversions must be cured’. In ...
HUNGARY/NORWAY | Uproar over Hungary's ambassador’s comments on Roma

Saturday, 3 November 2012, 23:57 | Source: Politics Hungary |

University teachers, students and researchers on Tuesday protested against remarks by Geza Jeszenszky, Hungary’s ambassador to Norway, which they think “stigmatise” the Roma minority. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Jeszenszky cannot be blamed for prejudice for his lines. Over 100 people signed the statement concerning a textbook used at ...
FRANCE | 'Drive out the Jews,' residents of French town told

Saturday, 3 November 2012, 23:55 | Source: Israel Today |

Residents of the French town of Aix-les-Bains near Lyon say they have been receiving flyers urging them to take part in an effort to drive out local Jews. The flyers claimed that the Jews are "the main people responsible for the decadence of the White People and the invasion of ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Hundreds of videos inciting racial hatred available on YouTube

Saturday, 3 November 2012, 23:53 | Source: Romea |

Hundreds of videos inciting racial hatred are freely available on the YouTube website, including videos of songs with Czech-language lyrics, but police do not know how to intervene against their authors. Allegedly the perpetrators cannot be prosecuted because the website belongs to an American company and is not subject to ...
BULGARIA | Bulgarian Far-Rights to Stage Anti-Muslim Rally

Saturday, 3 November 2012, 23:48 | Source: Novinite |

Bulgarian xenophobic parties Ataka (Attack) and VMRO, as well as several other marginal far-right formations, staged a rally in the Bulgarian town of Pazardzhik on Monday, as a Pazardzhik court met hold a new hearing in a highly publicized radical Islam trial. The nationalists rallied against the expected mass ...
SLOVAKIA | xtremists getting more sophisticated

Saturday, 3 November 2012, 23:43 | Source: Slovak Spectator |

Fast and easy solutions, standing up for ‘all decent people’, fighting the ‘mismanaged and corrupt’ system: these are a few of the new slogans currently used by extremists to bring their views into the mainstream. Extremist groups and their opinions are not relegated to the margins of society, the police ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Far-right leader Vandas pulls out from presidential race

Saturday, 3 November 2012, 23:39 | Source: Prague Daily Monitor |

Tomas Vandas, leader of the Czech far-right Workers' Party of Social Justice (DSSS), has given up his candidature for the presidential election, Vandas said yesterday. Vandas said the petition for his support had been signed by 39,126 Czechs. He said he was considering lodging a constitutional complaint over inequality between parliamentary ...
GERMANY | Neo-Nazi murders: more questions than answers

Saturday, 3 November 2012, 23:36 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

A year ago Germany was rocked by the discovery of a group of right-wing extremists calling themselves the National Socialist Underground. Controversy and a number of investigations have since followed. November 4, 2011: A bank robbery in Eisenach, Germany. The two robbers, who escaped on bicycles, got away with 70,000 euros ...
GERMANY | Neo-Nazis stockpiling legal and illegal weapons

Saturday, 3 November 2012, 09:26 | Sorce: Deutsche Welle |

German police found some 1,000 weapons during raids this summer on the neo-Nazi scene in the country's most populous state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). Aside from knifes and machetes, the police found an assortment of pistols and a rifle. This was not the first time that German neo-Nazis were caught with ...
GERMANY | German unions back exploited migrant laborers

Saturday, 3 November 2012, 00:01 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

In Germany, many migrant laborers end up working degrading and badly paid jobs. Often they don't know their rights, a fact that's exploited by some companies. Now Germany's trade union federation has taken up the fight. The promise of a better life and hard cash in Germany attracts workers from Romania, ...
GREECE | As Golden Dawn gains popularity, Greek Jews strategize on how to combat neo-Nazi party

Friday, 2 November 2012, 00:16 | Source: JTA |

For every Jew who lives in Greece, there are about 100 Greeks who voted for the country’s neo-Nazi party, Golden Dawn, last spring. The party now controls 18 seats in Greece’s 300-member parliament, and its popularity is rising rapidly: A poll taken in October showed that if elections were held again ...
GREECE | Neo-nazi Golden Dawn MPs attack migrants in Central Athens

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 12:48 | Source: IBT |

Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn MPs have been involved in another race attack against migrants in a central Athens neighbourhood after an immigrant allegedly stabbed a hairdresser in the area. A group of 150 people, including an unknown number of the party's parliamentary deputies, assaulted immigrants and damaged shops in the Aghios Pantaleimonas ...