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DENMARK | Far-right rally in Denmark eyes pan-European reach

Thursday, 29 March 2012, 13:58 | Source: Reuters AlertNet |

Far-right groups from across Europe meet in Denmark on Saturday to try to form a pan-European anti-Islamist alliance, a project that will test the cohesion of a fringe trying to build support from fears about immigration and Islamist extremists. The long-planned gathering of extreme right-wing movements from Nordic countries, Britain, ...
SPAIN | Nazi attack leaves 16-year-old boy in coma and several injured

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 18:36 | Source: Hope not hate Spanish correspondent |

Sandra Cortes reports from Barcelona A gang of more than 10 nazi skinheads violently attacked an anti-fascist concert in Manresa in the Barcelona region on Friday evening. The nazi raid took place two hours before the start of the concert when only a few people were waiting for the show ...
CHILE | Gay man dies from attack by neo-Nazis

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 18:27 | Source: UPI |

A gay Chilean man who was brutally attacked near a Santiago park by a group of neo-Nazis has died of his injuries, hospital officials have said. Daniel Zamudio, 24, had been in a coma since March 3rd when his attackers burned him with cigarettes, cut his ear open and carved ...
GERMANY | Germany links million-euro fraud scam to neo-Nazis

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 18:25 | Source: Monstersandcritics.com |

Police investigating a million-euro fraud raided homes in eastern Germany Wednesday and indirectly linked one suspect to a neo-Nazi movement that spawned a far-right gang suspected of 10 murders. Two of the 13 suspects in the fraud inquiry had previously been active in the far right in Thuringia state, local ...
EUROPE | Don't be fooled. Europe's far-right racists are not discerning

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 13:09 | Source: The Guardian |

By Anne Karpf On Saturday, in the Danish city of Aarhus, a Europe-wide rally organised by the English Defence League will try to set up a European anti-Muslim movement. For Europe's far-right parties the rally, coming so soon after the murders in south-west France by a self-professed al-Qaida-following Muslim, marks ...
NETHERLANDS | Dutch Parliament Condemns Xenophobic Site

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 12:51 | Source: Novinite.com |

Dutch Members of the Parliament have condemned the the notorious anti-immigration website created by the far-right PVV party of Geert Wilders. The site, titled "Complaints about Central and Eastern Europeans," boasts slogans such as "Do you have problems with people from Central and Eastern Europe?" and "Have you lost your ...
SERBIA | Far-right Serb jailed over threats against gays

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 12:49 | Source: AP |

A far-right Serbian leader was convicted and sentenced yesterday to 10 months in prison for making death threats that led to the cancellation of Belgrade's 2009 gay pride march. Belgrade's district court ruled that Mladen Obradovic, the leader of the extremist group Obraz, or Honor, made the threats ahead of ...
CANADA | Nazis skip Calgary and move protest to Edmonton

Monday, 26 March 2012, 17:25 | Sources: Calgary Herald & Times Colonist |

After years of annual clashes between white supremacists and anti-racist activists at downtown rallies, this year's version was peaceful as the city's neo-Nazis elected not to show up. The two sides typically square off in competing rallies downtown around the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and are ...
USA | Trayvon Martin's death a tragedy - Obama

Friday, 23 March 2012, 23:46 | Source: BBC |

US President Barack Obama has said the "tragedy" of an unarmed black teenager shot dead in Florida should prompt some national soul-searching. The death of Trayvon Martin, 17, gunned down by a neighbourhood watchman, who was not charged as he claimed self-defence, has sparked outrage. "If I had a son ...
LATVIA | Russia slams EU for rejecting anti-Nazi UN resolution

Friday, 23 March 2012, 23:31 | Source: RIA Novosti |

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has condemned several European states’ for their reluctance to vote on a UN draft resolution condemning the glorification of Nazism in the Baltic states. “The UN General Assembly annually passes the draft resolution [against glorification of Nazism]…European Union states vote against it,” Lavrov said, adding ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Three fascists jailed for attacking Romanies

Friday, 23 March 2012, 15:04 | Source: ČTK |

The Regional Court in Ostrava sent today three right-wing extremists to prison for four years and another three got three-year suspended sentences for an attack on a group of Romanies, one of whom was severely injured. The Romany juvenile boy suffered a skull injury, has mental problems and is ...
USA | Life sentenced white supremacist faces more charges in murder spree

Thursday, 22 March 2012, 23:23 | Source: SPLC |

It now appears likely that confessed hate killer David “Joey” Pedersen will next face federal charges in connection with a West Coast killing spree that left his father, stepmother and two strangers dead. The 31-year-old Pedersen, whose body is decorated with white supremacy tattoos, was sentenced late last week in ...
FRANCE | Extremist suspect upends French presidential race

Thursday, 22 March 2012, 23:17 | Source:AP |

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says her anti-Islam agenda has been vindicated: A French Muslim claiming ties to al-Qaida has taken responsibility for the country's worst killing spree in years. The specter of radical Islam's grip on France has threatened to overturn France's presidential race, in which Socialist ...
USA | We are all Trayvon Martin

Thursday, 22 March 2012, 23:06 | Source: People's World |

We are all Trayvon Martin, even those of us who have never been trapped alone on a dark street on the thin line between life and death. Throw in the effects of hundreds of years of racism in the United States and you have the situation last month in which ...
GERMANY | Germany to examine evidence against far-right NPD party

Thursday, 22 March 2012, 23:01 | Source: dpa |

Germany is to systematically examine evidence that the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) may be anti-democratic, Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich said Thursday, in a step that could potentially lead to outlawing the party. Friedrich said he and ministers from 16 states were convinced the NPD was opposed to both the ...
FRANCE | Neo-Nazis and Islamic radicals, our twin nightmares

Thursday, 22 March 2012, 18:57 | Source: La Stampa |

By Cesare Martinetti Three former neo-Nazi paratroopers were the first suspects in the Toulouse and Montauban killings. And the Utøya massacre last July was originally attributed to Islamic terrorism. The opposing ends of intolerance and multi-culturalism are often the opposite sides of the same coin. In the end, a Muslim ...
EUROPE | The media and the massacres

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 23:34 |

By Graeme Atkinson As I write, French police have the suspected mass killer and convicted Islamist terrorist Mohammed Merah, holed up and surrounded inside a block of flats in Toulouse. Merah, who is armed to the teeth and is suspected of killing three soldiers and four Jewish people in Montauban ...
UKRAINE | Ukrainian ‘Freedom’ party should be ringing alarm bells

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 23:31 | Source: opendemocracy.net |

A far-right Ukrainian party, misleadingly called Svoboda [Freedom], became involved in an international scandal when it employed threats of violence to cancel a series of public lectures on the party’s ideological origins, which were to have been given by Grzegorz Rossolinski-Liebe, an academic historian of Polish origin from Germany. Svoboda ...
BULGARIA | MEP sets up new fascist outfit

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 23:23 | Source: Novinite.com |

Nationalist Bulgarian MEP, Dimitar Stoyanov (l) with stepfather and leader of the nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov. Photo by BGNES Dimitar Stoyanov, a far-right Bulgarian MEP, will create a new patriotic political formation together with his mother, Kapka Siderova. Stoyanov is the stepson of Volen Siderov, the eccentric leader ...
FRANCE | Le Pen tears up election truce

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 22:09 | Source: Reuters |

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has broken the tentative campaign truce, saying an attack on a Jewish school showed it was time to "wage war" on Islamist groups that had flourished due to a lax government. Le Pen, who is in third place in opinion polls for the ...
DENMARK | Thousands mobilise against planned anti-Islam demo in Denmark

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 21:25 | Source: dailystar.com.lb |

Several thousand people turned out for an open-air concert in Denmark's second city of Aarhus today to protest against a far-right anti-Islam rally planned for March 31, officials said. Aarhus city officials said they organised the concert as a way of showing the city's tolerance and because "Aarhus does not ...
HUNGARY | Fidesz conservatives gain supporters, far-right Jobbik less popular

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 21:22 | Source: portfolio.hu |

While Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party, and opposition parties MSZP and LMP enjoy a slowly growing support, the far-right Jobbik party is losing followers and the Democratic Coalition cannot increase its popularity, the latest survey by Ipsos showed on Wednesday. It also found that the ratio of voters with party preference ...
EUROPE | 24% of French harbour antisemitic attitudes

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 19:25 | Source: Reuters |

Nearly a quarter of French citizens still show antisemitic attitudes, the Anti-Defamation League revealed in a new poll published on Tuesday. The findings were released a day after the brutal murder of three children and a rabbi in front of a Jewish school in Toulouse, France. According to the ...
NETHERLANDS | Far-right MP Brinkman quits over website.

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 19:19 | Source: expatica.com |

A Dutch parliantarian has quit as a representative of Geert Wilders' extreme rightwing party in parliament, citing its anti-eastern European immigrant website as one of his reasons for leaving. Hero Brinkman told reporters Tuesday he would continue supporting the Dutch ruling coalition of Prime Minister Mark Rutte as an independent ...
RUSSIA | Russian racism under the spotlight once more

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 19:09 | Source: Argophilia.com |

As preparations for the 2018 World Cup begin to pick up steam, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has announced that one of his biggest priorities lies in fighting the racist culture that remains a big stain on the country’s reputation. Russia's Sports Minster pledges to fight racism before World ...
FRANCE | NEWSFLASH: Police shot in raid on Islamists - report

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 04:23 | Source: Reuters |

Two French police officers were injured in a shoot-out during a raid on a house in Toulouse on Wednesday to arrest suspects in the killings of three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in southwest France this week, a police source said. The source said the raid began ...
FRANCE | Toulouse murders update

Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 18:42 |

By Graeme Atkinson Earlier speculation that the killer may have belonged to a trio of former paras thrown out of the army after being snapped giving Nazi salutes in front of a swastika flag can be dismissed. A police official in Toulouse has said they have all been located, interrogated ...
FRANCE | Violent rampages during culture war set to shift French politics

Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 18:38 | Source: globeandmail,com |

It is as if France has been frozen in horror, its institutions paralyzed, its politics halted, its leaders unable to respond. Monday’s slayings at a Jewish school in Toulouse were a wholly new outrage – and yet, in the poisoned political atmosphere of southern France. The revelation Monday afternoon that ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | New trial of Prague nazis begins

Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 14:15 | Source: CzechPosition.com |

A second attempt to try eight ultra-right activists accused of supporting a movement that denies human rights — in part, for putting up neo-Nazi stickers and posters around the Czech capital in 2010 to promote a march honoring fallen German WWII-era soldiers — is now underway. The Prague 1 district ...
POLAND | Jewish cemetery hit by antisemitic attack

Monday, 19 March 2012, 20:17 | Source: Associated Press |

Vandals have desecrated a Jewish cemetery in Poland with swastikas and antisemitic slogans sprayed on tombstones and memorial plaques. The Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland says the desecration occurred Sunday night in Wysokie Mazowieckie, a town in eastern Poland. A memorial plaque stained with antisemitic ...
EUROPE | France shooting: Jewish communities in Europe under threat

Monday, 19 March 2012, 20:16 | Source: IBT |

The fatal shooting outside a Jewish school, in which four people including three children were killed and two people were wounded, has sparked alarm in Jewish communities all over France. The minister of the interior, Claude Gueant, who was expected in Toulouse along with President Nicolas Sarkozy, issued an order ...
FRANCE | French Prosecutor: Killer at Jewish School May be Linked to Neo-Nazi Group

Monday, 19 March 2012, 18:51 | Source: The Algemeiner |

According to a report from France’s Le Point newspaper, the country’s prosecutor believes Monday’s killer may be linked to two other incidents inside France recently, where the only leads police have trace back to former members of a French paratrooper division who were discharged for being closely linked to Neo ...
FRANCE | Is this France's Breivik?

Monday, 19 March 2012, 18:38 |

By Graeme Atkinson The tally of people gunned down by the motorcycling marauder in the south of France has now risen to eight: three paratroopers of Arab origin in Montauban, a black soldier in Toulouse and, today, four Jewish people at a school in the same city. Three of the ...
SLOVAKIA | Right-wing extremists rally at Krásna Hôrka and in Bratislava

Monday, 19 March 2012, 18:33 | Source: The Slovak Spectator |

Right-wing nationalists led by Marian Kotleba, leader of the People's Party – Our Slovakia party (ĽS-NS), held a rally near fire-damaged Krásna Hôrka Castle on Sunday, March 18, but police did not have to intervene, Košice regional police spokesperson Jana Mesárová said the same day, as reported by the TASR ...
FRANCE | Shootings in Toulouse and Montauban: What we know

Monday, 19 March 2012, 16:28 | Source: BBC |

Murder victim Abel Chennouf (left) was due to become a father with his partner (right) Three gun attacks which left seven people dead and two wounded have sparked a security alert in south-western France, with fears that the same killer could be at work. In each case the attacker ...
FRANCE | NEWSFLASH ! Racist killer on the loose?

Monday, 19 March 2012, 10:07 | Source: BBC |

Four die in Toulouse Jewish school attack It was the start of the day for Toulouse's Ozar Hatorah school when the shooting happened. A gunman has opened fire on a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse, killing three children and an adult, police say. At least two ...
HUNGARY | Far-right militia reforms in defiance of ban

Sunday, 18 March 2012, 19:25 | Source: euronews.com |

About a hundred new members of a Hungarian far-right group have been sworn in at a very public ceremony in Budapest. They would have broken the law if they had stood in formation, so the new uniformed recruits sat down or knelt to make silent oaths. The Hungarian National Guard ...
AUSTRALIA | 'Heil Hitler' train guard sacked for harassment

Sunday, 18 March 2012, 19:20 | Source: Sydney Morning Herald |

A TRAIN guard gave a ''heil Hitler'' salute and traced the letters ''SS'' on the back of a CityRail colleague before sexually harassing him in the driver's compartment with an unwanted massage. It is the second anti-Semitic affront to hit CityRail in a month after a station manager at Central ...
GERMANY | Nazis facing ban?

Sunday, 18 March 2012, 10:15 | Source: UPI.com |

The German government wants to pull undercover informants out of the National Democratic Party, a first step toward banning the far-right group. A previous effort at a ban ended with a 2003 court decision that evidence gathered by the informants could not be used. The interior ministers of the 16 ...
LATVIA | Waffen SS commemoration in Riga

Saturday, 17 March 2012, 02:10 | Source: globalpost.com |

The Latvian capital has become one of the centre for the disturbing trend in much of the eastern borderlands of Europe for glorifying Nazi collaborators. The marches have become a flashpoint. Yesterday, a thousand police lined the route that the 1,500 Nazi nostalgics marched along. Many locals regard the Latvian ...
HUNGARY | Probe into IMF office attack

Saturday, 17 March 2012, 01:54 | Source: bloomberg.com/various |

Hungarian police started legal proceedings against far-right demonstrators who attacked an office building housing the local offices of the International Monetary Fund in Budapest, news website Index said today, citing city police. A group of more than 100 far-rdemonstrators belonging to the fascist Sixty-Four Counties Youth Movement broke into the ...
EUROPEAN UNION | MEPs force rethink on far-right funding - Exclusive !

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 23:04 | Source: New Europe |

By Andy Carling There was outrage among MEPs across the political spectrum in February, when the Bureau of the European Parliament, which administers the Parliament and comprises the presidents and MEPs, voted by their peers to join the body, decided to allocate funds to two pan-European political parties that consisted ...
AUSTRIA | Facebook Nazi Jailed

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 19:13 | Source: Croatian Times |

Neo Nazi Jürgen Haidegger, 32, who got the all clear from cops to leave extremist symbols on his car has been jailed for 18 months after he published them to the world when he posted them on Facebook. The symbols on the red Volkswagen include a Celtic cross, often used ...
COLOMBIA/PERU | Colombia’s Peru ambassador quit to face charges of alleged paramilitary ties

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 19:05 | Source: Washington Post |

Colombia’s ambassador to Peru resigned Wednesday after prosecutors ordered his arrest for alleged criminal association with far-right militias. Jorge Visbal is wanted for criminal conspiracy for activities from 1998-2004, when he was president of Colombia’s National Ranchers Federation, the chief prosecutor’s office said in a communique. Visbal, 59, assumed ...
GERMANY | Most fugitive nazis 'hiding out in the west'

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 18:58 | Source: thelocal.de |

Most neo-Nazis wanted for violent crimes have gone underground in western Germany, debunking popular assumptions that eastern regions are more hospitable to far-right extremists. The German police have tracked down and arrested 46 of 160 fugitive right-wing extremists since the beginning of January, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday in ...
CANADA | Calgary nazi rally in doubt

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 18:54 | Source: metronews.ca |

RYAN FACTURA/METRO FILE Calgary police had to block several intersections along 7th Avenue Southwest during opposing protests between white supremacists and anti-racism advocates last year. It appears Calgary’s neo-Nazis are packing their bags and marching north. A poster circulating online advertises an Edmonton white-pride rally hosted ...
NETHERLANDS | Dutch PM refuses call to disavow Wilders website

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 18:46 | Source: Expatica.com |

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has refused to condemn a website described as "deplorable" by the European Parliament, the work of a far-right party that partners with his government. Stressing the site was a party initiative and did not reflect any official views, Rutte said his government does not "comment ...
POLAND | Anti-racists deploy monitors at Euro 2012

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 21:27 | Source: AFP |

A pan-European racism watchdog said on Wednesday that it was recruiting monitors for Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine, amid concerns about links between the far right and football hooligans. Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) said it wanted to deploy two monitors at each game during the upcoming European ...
NETHERLANDS | Euro-MPs urge Dutch government to condemn Wilders website

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 19:55 | Source: Expatica Netherlands |

Europe's parliamentarians urged the Dutch government Tuesday to condemn a highly controversial anti-foreigner website set up last month by its far-right Freedom Party. "What message does the Dutch prime minister (Mark Rutte) hope to relay by not condemning the PVV website?" said Joseph Daul, head of the parliament's conservative EPP ...
GERMANY | NPD boss used terrorist as chauffeur

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 19:48 | Source: Local.de |

A top far right politician in Germany has admitted using one of the neo-Nazi terrorists responsible for up to ten murders, as his driver. Frank Schwerdt, deputy leader of the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) admitted having had one of the self-styled National Socialist Underground (NSU) members as a ...
ALBANIA | Mein Kampf unlawfully reprinted in Albania

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 19:43 | Source: AP |

Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf," (“My Struggle”), infamous for its unparalleled anti-Semitism upon which the hate-ridden Nazi ideology was founded, has been released in Albania for the first time, the European Jewish Press reported on Sunday. The manifest, which has been available in bookstores for about a week, was reprinted by ...
FRANCE | Le Pen can run

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 19:36 | | Click here for original article

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has obtained the backing of 500 elected officials required to be a candidate in the April-May presidential election, she told Reuters on Tuesday, clearing a hurdle days before Friday's filing deadline. French far-right leader Marine Le Pen Photo: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images "I have ...
CANADA | Jewish security network set to patrol Calgary streets

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 19:28 | Source: Calgary Sun |

In Calgary, the most recent hate was in spray paint — a series of anti-Semitic slogans staining two synagogues and a fence near the Jewish Community Centre. A Jewish security network might not eradicate all graffiti, but when your race is the target for such open hate, it’s easy to ...
NORWAY | Swedish neo-Nazis spread local fear

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 17:51 | Source: newsinenglish.no |

A weekend demonstration organized by a Norwegian right-wing extremist group included many participants representing a similar group in Sweden. Police arrested 25 persons described as neo-Nazis, and fully 23 of them were from Sweden, raising fears that far-right Swedish organizations seek to spread their ideology across the border. The demonstration ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Child burn victim's family facing eviction

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 17:45 |

On the eve of the anniversary of Hitler’s birthday in 2009, a group of Czech neo-Nazis lobbed Molotov cocktails into the home of a Roma family, leaving then two-year-old Natálka Kudriková with burns on 80 percent of her body. She spent eight months in hospital, lost three of her fingers, ...
GERMANY | Dawn raids on 33 suspected German neo-Nazis

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 17:37 | source: Expatica.com |

German authorities said they had carried out dawn raids Tuesday on 33 suspected members or supporters of a neo-Nazi group including six women, carrying out 24 arrests. The 6:00 am (0500 GMT) raids on the 33 German citizens aged between 17 and 54 were part of a probe into the ...
SWITZERLAND | Antisemitic acts on the rise in French-speaking Switzerland

Monday, 12 March 2012, 20:14 | Source:EJP |

The number of recorded anti-Semitic acts in French speaking Switzerland increased by 28% in 2011 from the previous year, CICAD, a Geneva-based body that coordinates the fight against anti-Semitism and defamation, announced in its annual report. This increases is a cause of concern for the Jewish community, said CICAD ...
FRANCE | Extreme right’s discourse won’t bring more votes to Sarkozy’

Monday, 12 March 2012, 20:06 | Source: Sunday's Zaman |

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is not going to win more votes as he takes on the issue of halal slaughter, saying it should be banned in the country, ahead of the two-round election in April and May, according to French political analyst Jean-Yves Camus. Camus, a political analyst and researcher ...
COLOMBIA | Leftists "sentenced to death" by far-right groups

Monday, 12 March 2012, 19:42 | Source: Colombia Reports |

Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro, several leftist congressmen and human rights defenders have received a letter notifying prominent leftist political politician thats they have been "sentenced to death" in a letter signed by the Bloque Capital of neo-paramilitary group "Aguilas Negras." In the letter, partially shown on the socialist party's ...
USA | The 'Patriot' Movement Explodes

Thursday, 8 March 2012, 20:11 | Source: SPLC Intelligence Report |

By Mark Potok, Senior Fellow Southern Poverty Law Centre The radical right grew explosively in 2011, the third such dramatic expansion in as many years. The growth was fueled by superheated fears generated by economic dislocation, a proliferation of demonizing conspiracy theories, the changing racial makeup of America, and the ...
GERMANY | “Brevik” store changes name - victory for anti-fascists

Thursday, 8 March 2012, 14:34 | Source: Spiegel |

Responding to public pressure, a retailer whose Thor Steinar clothing label is associated with the neo-Nazi scene changed the name of its new 'Brevik' store in Chemnitz, Germany. The store's name had sparked outcry because of its obvious similarity to the far-right Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik. A store operated ...
LATVIA | Latvian PM and Ambassador condone Waffen-SS commemoration

Thursday, 8 March 2012, 00:34 |

Joe Mulhall reports… Both the Latvian Prime Minister and the Latvian Ambassador to Britain have now weighed into the controversial debate surrounding an annual commemorative march for veterans of the Latvian SS Legion. Some of the individuals honoured at this annual event in Riga were probably actively involved in ...
NORWAY | Norway attacks: Breivik charged - trial in April

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 18:38 | Source: BBC |

Anders Behring Breivik, who confessed to attacks which left 77 people dead and 242 injured in Norway, has been charged with terror acts. Defence lawyers went to his prison near the capital, Oslo, to present their client with the charges. Prosecutors have indicated they consider Breivik mentally ill and will ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Fascists to be tried for racial attack on Tonya Graves

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 13:35 | Source: CzechPosition.com |

A Czech state prosecutor has indicted two members of the far-right Workers Party for Social Justice (DSSS) for allegedly shouting racist slogans at and otherwise abusing Tonya Graves, the African-American lead singer of the popular Prague funk outfit Monkey Business. The attack came as she sat alone in a restaurant ...
ITALY | Bossi in threat to "take out" Italian PM

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 13:22 | Source: adnkronos.com |

Italian premier Mario Monti’s life has been threatened – by another politician. “Monti's life is at risk. The north will take him out," Northern League leader Umberto Bossi said on Monday. The gruff 70-year-old cigar-chomping politician who morphed a northern secessionist movement into ...
GERMANY | Police raid nazis after illegal march

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 13:18 | Source: Czech Press Agency |

German police have conducted searches in the apartments of 17 alleged members of a neo-Nazi group that calls itself "The Immortals" and is said to be active nationwide. Police say members of the group are suspected of having participated in a march, in mid-December, for which permission was not granted. ...
CHILE | Gay Chilean man assaulted by nazis

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 13:16 | Source:bikyamasr.com |

Daniel Zamudio, 24, was assaulted by a Neo-Nazi group in Santiago de Chile. Zamudio was found in the early morning on Saturday, severely injured, around Parque San Borja, in downtown Santiago. He remains in critical condition at Posta Central hospital and under a medically induced coma after he was severely ...
FRANCE | Sarkozy claims "too many immigrants" in France

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 01:17 | Source: Daily Telegraph |

Nicolas Sarkozy pinned his dwindling hopes of re-election on Tuesday night on wooing the far-Right electorate, saying there are "too many immigrants in France" and that their integration is increasingly failing. With support for the incumbent conservative ebbing and the victory of Socialist candidate François Hollande looking surer by the ...
INDIA | Probe Reveals Hindu Terror Network

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 01:14 | Source: thelinkpaper.ca |

Two right-wing extremists who died in Nanded while making explosive devices received arms training in Dewas along with alleged Samjhauta Express bomber Kamal Chauhan, National Investigation Agency investigators have learnt. (The so-called "Friendship Express", the Samjhauta Express was bombed on 19 February 2007 by right-wing Hindu extremists, killing sixty-eight people ...
INTERNATIONAL | International Newsbrief 100 not out.

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 01:06 |

As part of Hope not hate's efforts to publish quality international information more frequently and to supplement the material produced in our new bi-monthly magazine, we launched International Newsbrief on 5 January. Now, just over two months later, we are proud to announce that the tally of articles published under ...
FRANCE | Sarkozy bids for support of antisemites and Islamophobes

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 01:04 | | Click here for original article

France's prime minister is urging Muslims and Jews to consider scrapping their halal and kosher slaughter laws as President Nicolas Sarkozy and his allies stepped up their efforts to woo far-right voters. Prime Minister Francois Fillon made the suggestion after Sarkozy called at the weekend for butchers to clearly label ...
GERMANY | Thor Steinar Names New Store after Norwegian Killer

Tuesday, 6 March 2012, 15:46 | Source: Spiegel |

In an act of provocation that is creating outrage in Germany and Norway, the Thor Steinar clothing company, associated with the neo-Nazi scene, has opened a store in eastern Germany with a name almost identical to that of Norwegian right-wing extremist killer Anders Behring Breivik. City politicians have lambasted the ...
SPAIN | Liverpool ‘keeper in new racism rumpus

Monday, 5 March 2012, 14:37 |

Following the scandal surrounding striker Luis Suarez’ disgusting racist outbursts at Manchester United’s French international Patrice Evra, goalkeeper Pepe Reina has just embroiled himself in another one. The player took part in a TV promotion for a Spanish insurance firm which, widely criticised for racial stereotyping, has now been pulled ...
LATVIA/RUSSIA | Latvian president defends Nazi commemoration - Russians protest

Monday, 5 March 2012, 14:11 | Sources: ICARE & RT |

Latvian President Andris Berzins has defended a controversial annual parade that honours troops from the Baltic state who fought the Soviet Union under the banner of Nazi Germany. Speaking on the LNT television channel, Berzins said veterans of the World War II Latvian Legion, a 140,000-strong unit of Germany's Waffen ...
FRANCE | Sarkozy courts French right with immigration pledge

Monday, 5 March 2012, 13:58 | Source: Faithworld |

PARIS, March 3 (Reuters) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy marked a rightward shift in his re-election campaign on Saturday, pledging to cut the number of immigrants and calling for clear labelling of halal meat in a bid to entice voters away from the National Front. Speaking to thousands of flag-waving ...
NORWAY | Breivik ex-girlfriend "ashamed"

Monday, 5 March 2012, 13:48 | Source:couriermail.com |

The ex-lover of Norwegian killer Anders Behring Breivik has said "I feel terrible I was his girlfriend." Nadya Vulegjanina, a pianist, has revealed how she was just 21 when she fell for evil Breivik, days after meeting him. The racist right-wing maniac immediately started planning the rest of their lives ...
FRANCE | Le Pen tries revive flagging campaign

Monday, 5 March 2012, 13:42 | Source: Reuters |

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen sought to revive her flagging presidential campaign Saturday, saying she was the only genuine opposition to the established parties whose policies would lead France into a Greek-style tragedy. Le Pen, who replaced her father as head of the National Front last year, has sought ...
BULGARIA | 3,000 fascists mobilise

Sunday, 4 March 2012, 09:47 | Source: Novinite |

Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist party Ataka organised its traditional National Liberation Day march on Saturday. Addressing a mob of more than 3,000 followers, organisers explained how Ataka is preparing for the 2012 general elections. The march started from the National Palace of Culture and went through central Sofia to the Nevsky ...
GERMANY | 800 anti-fascists protest against Berlin nazi centres

Saturday, 3 March 2012, 08:41 | Source: Demotix.com |

Last night, 800 anti-fascist activists took part in a demonstration last night against neo-nazi centres in the Berlin suburb of Schoneweide, a district where many right wing extremists are now active. The demonstration marched past the nazi pub "Zum Henker" on the Brueckenstrasse, which is regarded as a key meeting ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Czech neo-Nazis becoming more violent and sophisticated

Friday, 2 March 2012, 17:07 | Source: ceskapozice.cz |



Despite a fall in numbers compared to the 1990s, extreme right-wing movements in the Czech Republic are becoming more discreet and sophisticated and widening their range of targets, a report commissioned by the Czech Ministry of Interior says, warning that neo-Nazis and other groups may resort to terrorism.
 

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GERMANY | Veteran Nazi hunter nominated to run for German presidency

Friday, 2 March 2012, 01:22 | Source: Arutz Sheva |

Veteran Nazi hunter Beate Klarsfeld was nominated by Germany’s opposition Left Party, Die Linke, on Monday to run for president and provide a political alternative to Joachim Gauck, a former anti-communist civil rights activist and Lutheran pastor. Klarsfeld, 73, and her Romanian-Jewish husband whose father was deported to Auschwitz, have ...
USA | Republican candidate denies Holocaust

Friday, 2 March 2012, 01:02 |

Arthur Jones, who hopes to challenge Democrat Dan Lipinski in Illinois' 3rd Congressional District, neither denies nor repudiates his past affiliation with the Nazi Party. A congressional candidate running as a Republican in the upcoming Illinois primary, he says the “Holocaust never happened.” Arthur Jones, 64, a Lyons, IL, insurance ...
GERMANY | Breakthrough in terror case?

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 16:05 | Source: dpa |

Carsten Schultze, 32, an alleged accomplice of the National Socialist Underground (NSU) murder gang, has confessed to providing the pistol used to kill nine people of immigrant background in Germany. Schultze's lawyer said that his client – a former official of the nazi National Democratic Party's youth organisation in ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | 4,000 militant nazis in Czech Republic

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 15:39 | Source: ČTK |

There are some 4000 militant neo-Nazis in the Czech Republic, including a 400-strong hard core, and a part of them pose a latent risk of switching to terrorism, experts focusing on extremism say in a study worked out for the Interior Ministry and released on the its website today. ...
USA | "Ours to Fight For" - US Jews who served in WWII

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 11:27 | Source: Chicago Tribune |

Those of an anti-Semitic bent had a definite opinion about Jews' joining the U.S. military to fight in World War II. They felt Jews would be physically unfit to serve, that they could not pull their weight and that they would take all of the so-called easy jobs. Statistics offered ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Roma tenants firebombed

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 10:28 | Source: Romea |

Two masked, unidentified men threw Molotov cocktails at a residential hotel in the Czech town of Aš, home to two Roma families as well as non-Roma residents. One bottle struck a window and another struck the main door. Residents put the fire out themselves. Police are investigating the case as ...
SWITZERLAND | Police continue nazi hunt

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 00:45 | Source: thelocal.ch |

A probe continues after a Bern man suspected of aiding a neo-Nazi terror group in Germany was released from detention. The resident of the Bernese Oberland was arrested on February 7th on suspicion of helping the extremist group by sending them a Czech pistol. The pistol, traced to Switzerland, ...