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UKRAINE/SWEDEN | The Swedish neo-nazis of Kiev

Friday, 28 February 2014, 23:45 | Source: nanodownload.com |

A stream of European jihadists have traveled to Syria to wage holy war. Now a group of European neo-Nazis are traveling to Ukraine to save the white race In early February, Fredrik Hagberg stood at the rostrum in Kiev’s City Hall, offering fraternal and comradely greetings from Sweden to the ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Czech neo-Nazis to hold another anti-Roma demonstration

Friday, 28 February 2014, 14:19 | Source: Romea.cz |

A march by racists passed through part of the Czech town of Plzen on 28 October 2013, a state holiday commemorating the anniversary of the founding of independent Czechoslovakia. (PHOTO: Lukáš Houdek) This coming Saturday a march by right-wing radicals is scheduled to begin at 14:00 in the Czech ...
HUNGARY | Hungary's Goulash Authoritarianism

Friday, 28 February 2014, 12:20 | Source: WSJ |

Viktor Orban has gone from bold reformer to promoter of petty nationalism. With parliamentary elections coming up in April, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's center-right Fidesz party is leading in the polls. Yet the bold, Oxford-educated reformer of the late 1990s has become an outcast among Central European politicians, and for ...
GREECE | Greece mulls new crackdown on neo-nazis

Friday, 28 February 2014, 12:15 | Source: Forward |

Greek prosecutors asked parliament to remove from immunity nine additional lawmakers from the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party. If parliament grants Thursday’s request, all 18 of the party’s lawmakers in the 300-member parliament will face charges, part of Greece’s widespread crackdown on a party that prosecutors describe as a criminal organization. Among the ...
HUNGARY | Fidesz, Jobbik gain significant support in poll

Friday, 28 February 2014, 11:49 | Source: politics.hu |

Public support for the ruling Fidesz-Christian Democratic parties has increased by a massive 9 percent since January, according to survey results pollster Tarki released on Wednesday. Across the whole sample, the ruling parties are supported by 38 percent, the survey said. Parties of the leftist Unity alliance enjoy a combined 21 ...
UKRAINE/CZECH REPUBLIC | Czech ultra-right invites militant nazis from Ukraine's "Right Sector"

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 14:12 | Source: romea.cz |

This photo shows clashes between Ukrainian radicals from the "Right Sector" and armed units of the Berkut special forces on 19 January 2014. The right-wing extremist Workers' Social Justice Party (DÄ›lnická strana sociální spravedlnosti - DSSS) has invited a representative of the neo-Nazi group Right Sector to the ...
POLAND | No political fuel for Poland's far-right

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 14:09 | Source: euobserver.com |

Last year, on Polish Independence Day, 11 November, tens of thousands of people marched through the centre of Warsaw shouting "Pride, national pride" and "Hit the red scum with a hammer and sickle". Young couples with children walked shoulder to shoulder with football hooligans, all wearing red-and-white scarves, the colours of ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn cop candidate probed

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 22:28 | Source: The Greek Reporter |

With the Greek government trying to dismantle the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party as May elections loom for municipalities and the European Parliament, authorities are now investigating whether a police office on Crete is going to run as a candidate. That report came a day after party leaders appeared on the island ...
POLAND | Polish nationalists eye EU elections

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 22:25 | Source: thenews.pl |

Far-right grouping the National Movement is eyeing seats in the European Parliament ahead of the May ballot. The movement, which brings together far-right groups including the All-Polish Youth and the Polish National Radical Camp, has established its electoral committee, representative Witold Tumanowicz told the Polish Press Agency on Monday. The campaign, led ...
SWEDEN | "Sorry I joined Sweden Democrats" says Indo-Swede

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 22:21 | Source:thelocal.se |

When he realized he was a foreign-born cover for a party interested not in integration but in assimilation, the Indian-born local politician Mrutyuanjai Mishra decided to quit the Sweden Democrats, whom he calls intolerant. Two years ago, I joined the Sweden Democrats. As an immigrant from a non-Western country, it has ...
FRANCE | Skinhead "admitted" brass knuckles in deadly fight with French leftist

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 22:02 | Source: France24 |

One of the two skinheads being investigated over the death of a far-left activist in a brawl outside a Paris clothes sale wrote a text message bragging about using brass knuckles in the deadly fight, French media has reported. Samuel Dufour, who is under investigation for the manslaughter of 18-year-old Clément ...
SLOVAKIA | Mild punishment for Nitra prosecutors in neo-nazi assault case

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 21:56 | Source: Slovak Spectator |

A REVIEW of the investigation into last year’s neo-Nazi attack on patrons of the Mariatchi Bar in Nitra has led to punishment for the prosecutors but not for the police officers involved in the case, the Sme daily reported in its February 25 issue. Nitra regional prosecutor Vojtech Ernest reproached the ...
USA | Neo-nazis, skinheads and other hate groups down In Northwest

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 21:49 | Source:nenewsnetwork.org |

An annual count released Tuesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center revealed that the number of active hate groups in the Northwest dropped dramatically in 2013. It finds last year the number of skinhead, Neo-Nazi, Aryan Nations and other extremist groups in Washington, Oregon and Idaho dropped to 28 – down ...
POLAND | UN: Poland must push to eradicate racist hate crimes

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 16:14 | Source:thenews.pl |

The UN’s Elimination of Racial Discrimination Committee has concluded in a report that Poland needs to take more steps to combat hate crimes. The report's publication follows a committee meeting in Geneva attended by representatives of the Ministry of Justice on 5-6 February, during which emphasis was placed on anti-Semitic incidents, ...
UKRAINE | World War II monument to soldiers who died liberating Ukraine toppled by neo-nazis

Monday, 24 February 2014, 23:00 | Source: Russia Today |

The ‘Soviet Soldier’ – a monument commemorating the collective sacrifice of the Soviet army against Nazi forces – has been toppled in western Ukraine. This follows the country-wide fall of some two dozen Lenin statues. The taking down of the ‘Soviet Soldier’ in the town of Stryi, Lvov region, turns ...
UKRAINE | Blurring the boundaries of fact and fiction part 2

Monday, 24 February 2014, 13:48 | Kate Taylor |

UKRAINE – Historical Background part 3 Kate Taylor on an attempt to fake Ukrainian history MANY HOLOCAUST revisionists posit the Ukrainian famine as a “holocaust”, not just equivalent to but greater than that committed by the Nazis under Hitler. The aim of doing so is clear. Firstly, it renders the Nazi Holocaust ...
UKRAINE | Blurring the boundaries of fact and fiction

Monday, 24 February 2014, 13:32 | Steve Silver |

UKRAINE – Historical Background part 2 Steve Silver on the campaign to justify Ukrainian fascism Ukrainian nationalists have spent decades trying to justify the fact that tens of thousands of them collaborated with the Nazis by volunteering to form a unit of the Waffen SS. The central plank of the Ukrainian nationalist ...
UKRAINE | Dangerous Liaisons

Monday, 24 February 2014, 12:54 | Nick Lowles |

UKRAINE – Historical Background part 1 In the name of fighting communism, British intelligence made deals with many unsavoury Nazi collaborators. One of the worst deals was the Organisation of Ukrainian Nationalists, an extreme right-wing group which participated in some of the worst wartime atrocities. MYKOLA YAREMKO began his journey East in ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn MP uses Nazi salute to greet party supporters in Crete

Monday, 24 February 2014, 11:48 | Source: ekathimerini.com |

A Golden Dawn MP used a Nazi salute to greet party followers at an event in Crete on Sunday. Lawmaker Michalis Arvanitis referred to the salute as one of “honor and victory.” His gestured was returned by a number of those gathered to hear the party announce its candidates in Crete ...
HUNGARY | No help for Hungary's Roma murder victims

Monday, 24 February 2014, 09:37 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

A series of Roma murders shocked Hungary five years ago. Right-wing extremists have been sentenced to long prison terms. But the survivors haven't yet received any help from the government. When Erzsebet Csorba looks out of her kitchen window, she sees the site where her son and her ...
GREECE | Investigators: Golden Dawn is a criminal organization and its operations "illegal"

Sunday, 23 February 2014, 14:58 | Source:grreporter.info |

Charges against nine members of Golden Dawn and a request for the removal of their immunity have been submitted to Parliament. Indictment investigators Ioanna Klapa and Maria Dimitropoulou have raised the issue of the legality of the party. It is emphasized that "an essential condition for the existence and functioning of ...
HUNGARY | Hungarian ambassador accused of meeting with Slovak "fascist" politician

Sunday, 23 February 2014, 14:57 | Source:Politics.hu |

Hungary’s ambassador to Slovakia has had talks with an “openly anti-Hungarian, anti-Roma and fascist” politician, opposition Socialist chair Attila Mesterhazy told MTI in a statement on Friday, commenting on such talks as “unacceptable”. Mesterhazy said he understood that ambassador Csaba Balogh had visited Marian Kotleba (left), chairman of Banska Bistrica (Besztercebanya) ...
UKRAINE | Euromaidan: The dark shadows of the far right In Ukraine protests

Friday, 21 February 2014, 19:23 | Source: IBT |

Activists of the Svoboda (Freedom) party march to mark the 71st anniversary of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) and carry portraits of its leader, Stepan Bandera. Reuters The violent anti-government street protests that have rocked the Eastern European nation of Ukraine include a smorgasbord of opposition groups and dissenters who strongly ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazi group funded activities by selling twisted version of Monopoly

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 14:21 | Source: Daily Mail |

A Neo-Nazi group created a perverted board game based on Monopoly where Jewish people get sent to death camps so they could pass the time between murders. The game, where the winner is the person who deports the most to the gas chambers, has featured at the trial of 'Nazi bride' ...
HUNGARY | WJC backs boycott of government-organized Holocaust commemorations

Monday, 17 February 2014, 13:03 | Source: politics.hu |

The World Jewish Congress fully supports a recent decision by Hungarian Jewish federation Mazsihisz to stay away from events in the official Holocaust Memorial Year 2014 unless the government reconsiders controversial projects, WJC head Ronald S. Lauder said in national daily Nepszabadsag on Saturday. Lauder referred to “attempts to rewrite history” ...
BULGARIA | Strong police presence as hundreds defy ban of Lukov March in Sofia

Monday, 17 February 2014, 12:57 | Source: Sofiaglobe.com |

Defying Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandukova’s refusal of permission for the annual “Lukov March” honouring a 1930s ultra-nationalist leader, about 200 people turned out in the centre of Sofia on the evening of February 15 – which was followed by Fandukova issuing a new order terminating the march. But at 7pm, an ...
SWITZERLAND/AUSTRIA | Swiss vote on immigration boosts far-right parties through rest of Europe

Monday, 17 February 2014, 12:38 | Source: Guardian |

When Christian Ragger heard that the Swiss had voted to cap immigration into their country in a referendum last weekend, he was "deeply impressed", he says. "All over the world, immigration is protected [from being limited]. It required a special courage to vote in that way. This was a typically ...
JAPAN | This is the Japanese politician who has a lot of people worried

Monday, 17 February 2014, 12:33 | Source: Time |

AFP/Getty Images / AFP/Getty Images Toshio Tamogami finished fourth of 16 candidates, gaining a surprising 12 percent of the vote. That’s nearly a third as many as the winning candidate, Yoichi Masuzoe, who was backed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party. The rightist’s relatively strong showing is certain ...
BULGARIA | Bulgaria detains 120 after nationalists, soccer crowd attack mosque

Saturday, 15 February 2014, 22:00 | Source: reuters.com |

Bulgarian police detained more than 120 people on Friday after hundreds of nationalists and soccer fans attacked a mosque in the country’s second city Plovdiv, smashing its windows with stones. Over 2,000 people had gathered outside a Plovdiv court as it heard an appeal case dealing with the return of an ...
HUNGARY | Bomb threat, clashes at far-right "Day of Honour" rally

Saturday, 15 February 2014, 12:01 | Source: Budapesttimes.hu |

A bomb scare forced hundreds of extreme right-wing demonstrators to relocate their “day of honour” ceremonies from Clark Ádám tér on Saturday. After clashes with anti-fascist activists were quelled by a heavy police presence, demonstrators proceeded to lay wreaths and hold speeches to commemorate a 1945 battle against the Soviets. Tourists ...
GERMANY | Dresden nazi rally called off but nazi rally in Prague to go ahead

Friday, 14 February 2014, 20:59 | Source:onepeopleproject.com/romea.cz |

Today is the 69th anniversary of the World War II bombing of the German city of Dresden, and every year Nazis try to observe the date with rallies. That didn't sit too well with the 13,000 people that came out to oppose them in Dresden, such as those in this ...
HUNGARY | Radical nationalists hurl EU flags through Parliament window

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 19:19 | Source:Politics.hu |

A deputy of the radical nationalist Jobbik party and an independent lawmaker removed two European Union banners from Parliament’s assembly hall and threw them out of the building through a window to Kossuth Square on Thursday. Before the act, Jobbik’s Tamas Gaudi-Nagy lambasted the government for allowing foreign nationals to buy ...
GREECE | SYRIZA in a bind over candidate’s racist rant

Friday, 7 February 2014, 16:01 | Source:ekathimerini.com |

SYRIZA’s political secretariat will meet on Thursday amid calls for the party to re-examine the candidacy of Theodoros Karypidis, a journalist who has been nominated to represent the leftists for the governorship of Western Macedonia in May, after it emerged that he had posted comments on his Facebook page that ...
UKRAINE | Antisemitism rises as neo-nazis hijack 'Euromaidan'

Friday, 7 February 2014, 13:48 | Source:elizabethkendal.blogspot |

Situated between Middle and Eastern Europe on the north shore of the Black Sea, Ukraine is a geographically strategic state. But Ukraine is not a monolithic state. The north-west is predominantly Ukrainian-speaking, pro-Europe (largely anti-Russian) and Ukrainian Orthodox and Catholic. The south-east is predominantly Russian-speaking, pro-Russia and Russian Orthodox. So ...
UKRAINE | Kyiv communists set up anti-fascist people's front

Friday, 7 February 2014, 13:44 | Source: Interfax-Ukraine |

The Kyiv city committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine has created in the Ukrainian capital the Anti-Fascist People's Front of Kyiv, which also includes representatives of various social organizations that united to fight against fascism in Ukraine, the committee's press service has reported. The main purpose of the Anti-Fascist People's ...
HUNGARY | Hungarian Jews set to ‘physically hinder’ neo-nazi rally in former synagogue

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 21:45 | Source:Jerusalem Post |

Far-right Jobbik party rally in Budapest, May 4, 2013 Photo: REUTERS The Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (Mazsihisz) may send people to physically prevent members of the ultra-nationalist Jobbik party from holding a rally at a former synagogue next Friday, The Jerusalem Post has learned. Jobbik, which the World Jewish Congress considers ...
CANADA | Telling Jews 'Get Out Or You're Dead' isn't a hate crime

Monday, 3 February 2014, 17:49 | Source: Israelnationalnews.com |

In Canada, the Ontario Attorney General (AG) has decided that an anti-Israel activist who called for all Jews living in Israel, and particularly in Jerusalem, to either "get out or be shot" while at a large anti-Israel rally in Toronto did not commit a hate crime. Last August, Elias Hazineh, the ...
FRANCE | Dieudonné banned from UK

Monday, 3 February 2014, 15:05 | Source: Guardian |

The controversial French comedian Dieudonné M'bala M'bala has been banned from entering Britain after several of his shows were cancelled in France. Dieudonné had said he would travel to the UK to support his friend, footballer Nicolas Anelka, who is facing a disciplinary hearing after performing a "quenelle" – an ...
FRANCE | France’s politics of hatred

Monday, 3 February 2014, 14:56 | Source: Independent |

Calls for a return to traditional, conservative family values are being hijacked by anti-Semites and homophobic nationalists, prompting fears that the ‘disturbing’ politics of the 1930s are back Hundreds of thousands of pro-family and anti-government demonstrators marched through Paris yesterday amid claims from a minister that France faced a return ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn chooses backup name in case of ban

Sunday, 2 February 2014, 14:49 | Source: Boston.com |

The Associated PressSupporters of Greece's extreme right party Golden Dawn shout slogans during a rally in Athens on Saturday, Feb.1, 2014. About 3,000 people took part in the rally to commemorate a 1996 incident which cost the lives of three navy officers and brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of ...
SLOVAKIA | Brutal neo-Nazis who terrorized Nitra are back on the street

Sunday, 2 February 2014, 14:44 | Source: romea.cz |

Violent neo-Nazis have attacked people in Nitra several times during 2013. (Photo: Print Screen from video footage) Five brutal neo-Nazis suspected of attacking customers at the Mariatchi Bar in Nitra, Slovakia are back on the streets. They were in police custody from last Tuesday evening until Thursday morning. The investigating detectives' motion ...
ITALY | Far-right Italian sent pigs' heads to synagogue

Sunday, 2 February 2014, 14:39 | Source: worldbulletin.net |

Italian police have identified a far-right radical they suspect of sending pigs heads last week to Rome's Grand Synagogue, Israeli embassy and a museum with a Holocaust exhibition, authorities said on Friday. Police said the 29-year-old Roman, whom they did not name, had links to far-right political groups and planned to ...