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HUNGARY | Austria beckons as recession, xenophobia prompt Jews to ditch Hungary

Saturday, 30 March 2013, 10:36 | Source: Arizona Jewish Post |

Three years ago, Fanni moved to Vienna from her native Hungary with her husband. Now she is pregnant. Though the couple would prefer to raise their child near their Jewish families in Budapest, rising nationalism and an economic recession are leading them to stay in Austria. “I don’t want to cut my ...
HUNGARY | Latest Századvég poll puts Fidesz at 24% among all voters

Saturday, 30 March 2013, 10:34 | Source:Politics.hu |

The ruling Fidesz party, with 24 percent support of the whole electorate, had a ten-point lead against the main opposition Socialists in a late March poll by Szazadveg. The radical nationalist Jobbik had 8 percent of support while the leftist non-parliamentary Together 2014 party had the backing of 7 percent ...
FRANCE | The de-demonisation of the Front National

Saturday, 30 March 2013, 09:53 | Source: Policy Network |

A recent poll suggests that one-third of French people agree with the ideas of the Front National. What lies behind this apparent normalization of France’s once outcast far-right?

The most recent poll on the popularity of France’s Front National (FN), a regular barometer conducted since 1984, shows that one third of ...
GREECE | Greece arrests three young neo-nazis over bank vandalism

Friday, 29 March 2013, 12:04 | Source: Sapa-AFP |

Supporters of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party hold flares as they chant the national anthem, during a rally over the crisis in Cyprus, outside the German embassy Athens. Image by: JOHN KOLESIDIS / REUTERS Investigators say they have found neo-Nazi propaganda, a T-shirt and scarf from neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn and ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazi trial harms Germany's image in Turkey

Friday, 29 March 2013, 10:32 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

Criticism is growing in Turkey that Turkish media have not been admitted to the forthcoming trial of the NSU terror group, eight of whose victims were Turks. Experts are warning of damage to Germany's image. First, it was the ambassador; then, the media. Just last month during a visit to Turkey, ...
HUNGARY | Socialists at ten-year low in latest TÁRKI poll

Friday, 29 March 2013, 10:30 | Source: plitics.hu |

Support for the ruling Fidesz-Christian Democratic alliance dropped only a notch this month, but went down for the main opposition Socialists to below levels of the past ten years, a poll released by Tarki on Wednesday showed. Among all voters, Fidesz-KDNP’s support was at 24 percent, compared with 26 in February. ...
GERMANY | Outrage grows over exclusion of Turkish journalists from neo-nazi terror trial

Friday, 29 March 2013, 10:28 | Source: The Independent |

Turkey waded into a deepening row with Germany’s justice ministry today when it demanded that a Munich court guarantee access to its journalists for the trial of five neo-Nazis accused of the worst far-right terrorist attacks in post-war German history. The five, due to stand trial in Munich next month, have ...
POLAND | Polish Parliamentary Commitee Celebrates Anti-Racism Day With 'NEVER AGAIN'

Friday, 29 March 2013, 09:31 | Source: Never Again |

On the eve of the UN-declared International Day Against Racism, the anti-racist 'NEVER AGAIN' Association presented its activities in the Polish Parliament, at the special invitation of the Parliamentary Committee on National and Ethnic Minorities. Members of 'NEVER AGAIN' – Anna Tatar, Rafal Pankowski, and Jacek Purski – described the ...
HUNGARY | Hungary’s Football Racism Shame: The Sound of Silence

Friday, 29 March 2013, 09:29 | Source: Romedia Foundation |

On March 22 Hungary took on Romania in Budapest. An important qualification match for the Football World Cup which will be held in Brazil in 2014 and both countries are in their best position in many years to reach the sport’s showpiece event. The Ferenc Puskas Stadium, which holds over ...
BELGIUM | Anti-Semitism 7 Times Higher for Belgian Muslim Students: Report

Friday, 29 March 2013, 09:25 | Source: JTA |

A major survey among Belgian teenagers indicated anti-Semitism was seven times more prevalent among Muslim youths than in non-Muslim teenagers. Conducted in recent months by three universities for the Flemish government, the survey was published last month based on questionnaires filled out by 3,867 high school students in Antwerp and ...
GERMANY | German court stirs racial tensions in neo-nazi murder trial

Thursday, 28 March 2013, 19:33 | Source: Irish Independent |

GERMAN politicians, media and the country's Turkish community have accused a German court of gross insensitivity in failing to guarantee Turkish reporters access to a trial of suspected neo-Nazis blamed for a racist killing spree. With the trial for the murder of eight Turks and a Greek due to start on ...
GREECE | Greek neo-nazi party calls for boycott of WJC’s Lauder

Thursday, 28 March 2013, 19:19 | Source: JTA |

The Greek Golden Dawn party called for a boycott of Estee Lauder cosmetic products after World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder urged Greece to ban the neo-Nazi group. Due to the “hostile attack on Greek sovereignty, freedom, and interests, Lauder’s cosmetics monopoly Estee Lauder must be boycotted,” said a statement on ...
FRANCE | Cameron is one of us, says French National Front

Thursday, 28 March 2013, 00:05 | Source: The Independent |

After the mixed reaction to David Cameron’s immigration speech this week, the Prime Minister might be pleased to know that a prominent French politician has heaped praise on it. “The speech by the British Prime Minister has smashed the taboo surrounding the unsustainable cost of immigration for European nations. ...
GERMANY | Rechtes Land: the online map that is tracking Nazis in Germany

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 23:59 | Source: The Guardian |

guardian.co.ukhttp://www.guardian.co.uk/world/shortcuts/2013/mar/27/rechtes-land-online-map-tracking-nazis-germany/print Rechtes Land: the online map that is tracking Nazis in Germany At first glance it looks like any other internet map, conveniently showing a smattering of cafes, nightclubs and bookshops. But Rechtes Land (Right Country) doesn't show the usual places of interest – it shows Nazis. Launched earlier this month following public ...
BULGARIA | Bulgarian nationalist rejects alliance with former rulers

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 23:54 | Source: Novinite.com |

Bulgarian nationalist Ataka party leader Volen Siderov has denied any possibility that his party could form a coalition with former ruling GERB party after early elections May 12. Upon registering Ataka for the vote Monday, Siderov suggested that his party might coalesce with GERB, should the latter "learn the lessons from ...
SLOVAKIA | Ján Slota faces disciplinary action over alleged misuse of SNS property

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 23:46 | Source: Slovak Spectator |

The Slovak National Party's (SNS) presidium on Monday, March 25, initiated disciplinary action against its former chairman Ján Slota over the suspicion of misuse of party property and thus the "endangering of the party's existence", the TASR newswire learned from two sources close to SNS. "I confirm this information. The disciplinary ...
GERMANY | NSU: From a terror cell to a terror network

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 18:30 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

The neo-Nazi NSU terror cell, accused of 10 murders across Germany, evidently had more supporters than was previously thought. A list of their contacts is now up to 129 names. "We're moving from one horror to the next." Politician Hans-Christian Ströbele still cannot believe the extent to which ...
| Greek Jews Step Up Fight Against Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn - and Win Results

Monday, 25 March 2013, 23:50 |

GETTY IMAGES Always Remember: Participants in a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the deportation of Jews from Greece toss flowers on the railroad tracks in the city of Thessaloniki. Antonis Samaras stood in the pale morning light coming through the stained glass windows of the only Thessaloniki synagogue to survive World ...
AUSTRALIA | Officials powerless to stop neo-Nazi party

Monday, 25 March 2013, 09:43 | Source:adelaide.now |

GOLD Coast City Council and police admit there's little they can do to prevent a neo-Nazi music festival being held in the city in May. The Hammered Music Festival, organised by an Australian white supremacist group called the Southern Cross Hammerskins, will be held at a secret, private location in Carrara ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn stage 'solidarity rally' for Cypriots

Monday, 25 March 2013, 09:38 | Source; ekathimerini.com |

A group of around 500 members and supporters of the ultra-rightwing Golden Dawn staged a rally outside the German Embassy in Athens on Saturday in what organizers described as an expression of solidarity with the people of Cyprus where government and troika officials are trying to hammer out an economic ...
SWEDEN | Up to 1,000 protest in Sweden against far-right rally

Monday, 25 March 2013, 09:36 | Source: dpa |

Up to 1,000 pro-diversity activists rallied in south Sweden on Saturday in a noisy counter-demonstration to a smaller far-right protest against "political Islam." The larger rally in Malmo targeted a small demonstration by about 20 members of the Swedish Defence League, which is affiliated with the far-right English Defence League. Police detained ...
BURMA | Burmese neo-nazi movement rising against Muslims

Monday, 25 March 2013, 00:04 | Source: Irrawaddy News |

When Dr. Maung Zarni, an outspoken activist academic, labeled the ongoing anti-Rohingya and anti-Muslim movement in Burma as neo-Nazi, some Burmese said Zarni was exaggerating. Western commentators have also avoided the term. But Zarni has been proven right by emerging photos of an anti-Muslim riot in Meikhtila in central Burma that ...
GERMANY | German neo-Nazi cell bigger than thought

Sunday, 24 March 2013, 23:25 | Source: Reuters |

A German neo-Nazi cell that waged a racist killing spree over a period of seven years without being detected by the authorities may have had a far bigger network of supporters than initially thought. According to a report in the Bild newspaper on Sunday, security officials have compiled a list of ...
GERMANY | Minister: neo-Nazi violence up in 2012

Sunday, 24 March 2013, 14:03 | Source: thelocal.de |

The number of far-right violent attacks rose again last year, it emerged on Sunday. German ministers warned against downplaying the threat from neo-Nazis, yet would not support a ban on the far-right NPD party. here's a potential for violence among neo-Nazis which we cannot underestimate,” German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich told ...
GREECE | Film student in UK at heart of Greek neo-Nazi storm

Sunday, 24 March 2013, 09:52 | Source: Observer |

A member of Golden Dawn displays a flag bearing the party’s logo. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters A British-based film school graduate who filmed rightwing extremists making inflammatory speeches has found himself at the centre of a political storm in his native Greece after his footage prompted the first official investigation into ...
SPAIN | Extremists disguised as Samaritans

Saturday, 23 March 2013, 23:30 | Source: elpais.com |

A sign outside the ramshackle house warns: "Area under guard." The social office of far-right party España 2000 in Valencia takes care of entire families who are in need of provisions. The group attends to the needs of desperate members of the community in much the same way as Golden ...
GREECE | Greek neo-Nazi party protests Cyprus bailout proposal

Friday, 22 March 2013, 23:43 | Source: globalpost.com |

Nearly a thousand supporters of the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn protested at the German embassy in central Athens Friday over proposed EU-IMF bailout terms to rescue debt-hit Cyprus. Demonstrators dressed in black and with shaven heads brandished banners that read "Get out Germany" and "Get out Merkel" in protest at ...
GERMANY | Internet savvy right-wing extremists target youth

Friday, 22 March 2013, 17:28 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

A German right-wing movement wants to conquer the Internet. It is spreading its racist messages through Facebook, YouTube and other social media, in particular to young people. Last fall, one of Germany's most multicultural cities, Frankfurt, celebrated its Intercultural Weeks with the slogan, "open, tolerant, together." But three masked activists interrupted ...
GERMANY | German spies accused of racism, Islamophobia

Friday, 22 March 2013, 17:24 | Source:thelocal.de |

Germany's security service the Verfassungsschutz is a hornet's nest of conflict, envy, jealousy and inappropriate insults, wrote the Süddeutsche Zeitung, citing inside sources. And they aren't just innocent office jokes. Employees of the department tasked with observing militant Islamists reportedly throw around deeply offensive, Nazi-affiliated words in private of the kind ...
FRANCE | French anti-racism groups sue Twitter for $50 million

Thursday, 21 March 2013, 23:45 | Source:France 24 |

Following a wave of racist and anti-Semitic posts on Twitter in 2012, two French organisations have filed criminal charges against the US-based website for refusing to hand over the details of users violating French law. Two French anti-racism organisations on Thursday filed a criminal suit in a French court against US ...
GERMANY | Jewish leader blasts German government for stance on neo-Nazi party

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 22:53 | Source: JTA |

Germany's top Jewish leader has slammed the government's decision not to join efforts to ban the country's most powerful neo-Nazi party. "The decision of the Federal Government is disappointing and politically completely wrong," Dieter Graumann, head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, said in a statement Wednesday. "They chose ...
GERMANY | Germany: State ban on far-right party enough

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 21:21 | Source: AP |

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet decided Wednesday not to attempt a ban of the country's biggest far-right party but said it would support a bid brought by the country's states -- a resolution slammed by the Germany's main Jewish group as the wrong signal to neo-Nazis. Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich said the ...
FRANCE | Benzema's anthem snub riles National Front

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 21:18 | Source: thelocal.fr |

France’s far-right National Front party have demanded French international striker Karim Benzema be barred from playing for the national team after he insisted he would not sing the French national anthem before matches. The far right National Front party has demanded that Benzema, 25, who plays for Real Madrid ...
USA | Texas tea party leader promotes Fascist Party as ‘pro-Constitution, pro-America’

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 19:50 | Source:rawstory.com |

A Tea Party leader in Texas is defending his promotion of the American Fascist Party as something he thought was “pro-Constitution, pro-America.” James Ives, who was listed as the president of the Greater Fort Bend County Tea Party in 2011, confirmed to The Texas Tribune on Monday that he had made ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Czech Police: Attackers of Slovak man shouted "Antifa Praha"

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 15:40 | Source: Romea.cz |

Police officers in Prague are searching for unidentified perpetrators who allegedly assaulted a man at the Florenc bus station after he disembarked there last month. Police say the assailants shouted "Antifa Praha" several times during the attack. The man was hospitalized as a result of the beating. "On Friday 15 February, ...
SWEDEN | Twelve heads roll in Sweden Democrat purge

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 15:35 | Source: thelocal.se |

The Sweden Democrats on Monday announced they were kicking twelve members out of the party, including a prominent Gothenburg politician with strong ties to Sweden's neo-Nazi movement. "I'm surprised that the party made such an unwise and unfounded decision," Patrik Ehn, who was forced out of the party ...
NEW CALEDONIA | France’s National Front head visits New Caledonia

Monday, 18 March 2013, 22:51 | Source: RNI |

The leader of France’s National Front, Marine Le Pen, has arrived in New Caledonia in a bid to help her party revive ahead of next year’s territorial election. Since the 2009 election, her party has had no seat in the territorial and provincial assemblies. Ms Le Pen is due to meet a ...
SLOVAKIA | Far-right supporters march in Bratislava

Monday, 18 March 2013, 22:47 | Source: The Slovak Spectator |

FAR-RIGHT extremists have marched through Bratislava’s centre, as they do every year in mid-March, to mark the anniversary of the establishment of the wartime Nazi-satellite Slovak state. A group of anti-extremist protesters, with Bratislava’s mayor at the helm, attempted to obstruct the extremists, who however circumvented the blockade. Extremists praising the ...
GERMANY | Bid to ban neo-Nazi party flounders as FPD baulks

Monday, 18 March 2013, 22:45 | Source: the local.de |

A bid by Germany's upper house of parliament to ban the NPD neo-Nazi party appeared on increasingly shaky ground on Monday after junior coalition partners the Free Democrats (FDP) came out against the move. "We cannot agree to an application to ban [the party]," said FDP leader Philipp Rösler on Monday ...
SWEDEN | Neo-Nazi arrested for assault at Gävle demo

Monday, 18 March 2013, 13:15 | Source: thelocal.se |

A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting another man in connection with a far-right demonstration in Gävle in northern Sweden on Saturday. The man is reported to have been seriously assaulted by neo-Nazis taking part in the demonstration by the Swedish Resistance Movement (Svenska motståndsrörelsen/SMR)) on Stortorget ...
GERMANY | Schily accepts political responsibility for neo-Nazi murders

Monday, 18 March 2013, 13:11 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

In his appearance before a parliamentary inquiry on Friday, Schily said he was deeply troubled by the fact that investigators had failed to uncover the neo-Nazi group's plans in time to prevent the murders. "That the security authorities were unable to beat the gang of murderers to the punch and prevent ...
HUNGARY | Hungary Steps Away from European Democracy

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 00:43 | Source:Spiegel Online |

As expected, the Hungarian parliament on Monday evening passed a package of constitutional amendments that legal experts say are an affront to democracy. Berlin, Brussels and Washington all voiced their concern in the run up to the vote. Leaders in Budapest, however, were unfazed. Hungarian President János Áder arrived in Berlin ...
GERMANY | 'Salafists' held over plot to kill German far-right activist

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 00:35 | Source: AFP |

Police in Germany said on Wednesday they had arrested four men with links to an ultra-conservative Muslim group on suspicion of planning the murder of a politician from a small far-right party. "The men, who were part of the Salafist scene, were thought to be planning the assassination ...
GREECE | Greek neo-Nazi MP can be prosecuted for attacking left-wing rivals on live TV

Wednesday, 13 March 2013, 20:01 | Sources: AP/Gurdian |

Greece's Parliament has voted to allow the prosecution of a leading ultra-right lawmaker for assaulting two female left-wing politicians during a live TV talk show. Ilias Kassidiaris, 32, faces charges of attempted grievous bodily harm over last June's incident, in which he repeatedly slapped one woman and threw a glass of ...
FRANCE | Arrested Islamists suspected of planning attack in France

Wednesday, 13 March 2013, 14:13 | Source: Reuters |

Three suspected Islamist militants arrested in southern France appeared to be planning an attack in the days ahead, the Paris prosecutor said on Monday, the anniversary of an al Qaeda-inspired shooting that rocked France. Police found weapons and explosives at the home of one of the suspects in the town of ...
AUSTRIA | Austria's far-right heartland has a change of heart

Wednesday, 13 March 2013, 10:17 | Source: Guardian Weekly |

Four years after his death, the spirit of Jörg Haider, who hatched a brand of rightwing populism that has been copied across Europe, has finally been laid to rest. In his former powerbase in Carinthia, the far-right suffered a serious setback in the regional election on 3 March, polling only ...
HUNGARY/IRAN | Iran and Hungarian party form anti-Semitic alliance

Wednesday, 13 March 2013, 10:10 | Source: JTA |

The potholed streets leading to Tiszavasvari’s rusty train station offer no clue that this sleepy town of 12,000 in eastern Hungary is considered the “capital of Jobbik,” the country’s ultranationalist, anti-Jewish party whose name means “better.” The first sign appears near the office of the mayor, Erik Fulop, the first of ...
HUNGARY | Hungarian Politician: Government Controlled by Zionists

Tuesday, 12 March 2013, 20:01 | Source: algemeiner.com |

Jobbik party officials in Hungary have not reacted kindly to the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s protest of their deepening ties with Iran. “Jobbik has been shocked to learn that the delegation of Simon Wiesenthal Center called for an intvestigation into the ‘suspicious’ relation of Jobbik and Iran at their meeting with Deputy ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn's intimidation in the courtroom

Tuesday, 12 March 2013, 19:58 | Source: New Statesman |

By YIANNIS BABOULIAS Golden Dawn's Ilias Kasidiaris (centre) leaves court in Athens on 4 March. (Photo: Getty.) Your porno TV channels called me guilty. I will rub the court's decision in your face. We are powerful and soon we'll be dominant. These were the words last week of Ilias Kasidiaris, second in ...
USA | Cops: Charged Conn. bomb maker had neo-Nazi photos

Tuesday, 12 March 2013, 19:04 | Source: Boston.com |

A man charged on Monday with making a bomb had photos of mass murderers and neo-Nazi white supremacy posters at his Stamford house and told authorities he was planning for the end of the world, police said. Donald Saturno, 47, was arrested in Ridgefield on a warrant charging him with illegal ...
GERMANY | 182 German Neo-Nazi Fugitives At Large, Interior Ministry Says

Tuesday, 12 March 2013, 18:47 | Source: AP |

Authorities say 182 wanted neo-Nazis are currently at large in Germany. Germany's Interior Ministry published the figure after opposition lawmakers asked for the number of fugitives with "far-right political motivations." Charges include displaying neo-Nazi symbols and incitement, but also drug possession and driving violations. Authorities' ability to hunt down wanted extremists has ...
GREECE | Greek neo-nazi spokesman cleared in attack on student

Monday, 11 March 2013, 17:20 | Source: Jewish Daily Forward |

The spokesman for Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party has been cleared of involvement in an attack on a student in 2007, triggering chants and cheers from supporters outside the court room. Elias Kasidiaris - whose movement entered parliament for the first time in June riding a wave of public anger over ...
BULGARIA | Bulgaria admits failing to save Jews

Sunday, 10 March 2013, 13:33 | Source:Ynet.news |

Bulgaria's parliament for the first time admitted Friday failing to save over 11,000 Jews from territories under its control as it commemorated the start of deportations 70 years ago. Bulgaria, an ally of Nazi Germany during World War II "refused the deportation of over 48,000 Jews – Bulgarian citizens – to ...
AUSTRIA | 42% of Austrians think Hitler rule wasn't all bad

Sunday, 10 March 2013, 13:28 | Source: Jerusalem Post |

Adolf Hitler with Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Chancellor of Austria in Vienna, March 1938. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Forty two percent of Austrians think "not everything was bad under Hitler," while 57% think "there was nothing positive about the Hitler era," according to a poll conducted by newspaper Der Standard that was published on ...
AUSTRIA | Vienna Philharmonic to publish details of Nazi past

Sunday, 10 March 2013, 10:33 | Source:BBC |

The Vienna Philharmonic's New Year's Day concert is world famous The Vienna Philharmonic orchestra is due to publish details of its history during the Nazi era in response to accusations of a cover-up. The orchestra has come under fire for not acknowledging alleged links to the Nazis. The orchestra says it will also ...
GERMANY | Echo nomination withdrawn for 'far-right' band

Sunday, 10 March 2013, 10:32 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

Kraftklub and MIA gave up their own Echo nominations to protest Frei.Wild's right-wing lyrics. The organizers' move to knock the band out of the running poses the question of how much politics should be accounted for. Following protests from fellow nominees including well-known bands MIA, Die Ärzte and Kraftklub, the organizers ...
CYPRUS | Grandad cleared of fascist Facebook posting

Sunday, 10 March 2013, 10:30 | Source:cyprus-mail.com |

THE NICOSIA District Court has acquitted a senior civil servant who was accused of posting a Facebook video of his grandson, aged four at the time, sporting a toy gun and shouting fascist remarks. Civil Defence deputy head Ioannis Avlonitis was accused of inciting racial hatred in 2010 when a video ...
HUNGARY | Jobbik calls for crack down on “beggar mafia”

Sunday, 10 March 2013, 10:23 | Source:politics.hu |

The radical nationalist Jobbik party has called on Budapest’s authorities to take measures against criminals exploiting beggars in the city. Pal Losonczy, head of Jobbik’s group in the municipal assembly, told a press conference that it was “outrageous” that the police as well as public area supervisors “did nothing” against begging, ...
GERMANY | Turkish envoy shut out of neo-Nazi murder trial

Friday, 8 March 2013, 14:37 | Source:thelocal.de |

The murder trial of the last member of the neo-Nazi terror group the National Socialist Underground has turned into a diplomatic incident after a German court refused to guarantee space for the Turkish ambassador. "The NSU murdered six Turkish citizens and two Turkish-born people," said Sebastian Edathy, head of the parliamentary ...
DENMARK | Danes alarmed by rising anti-Semitism

Friday, 8 March 2013, 13:15 | Source: YnetNews |

Danish officials say they’re alarmed by the frequency of anti-Semitic attacks. The rise in physical and verbal assaults in Denmark is in line with claims by Jewish communities that anti-Semitism is on the rise throughout Europe. At a forum staged by Copenhagen City Council, Danish Jews urged the authorities to ...
SWEDEN | New witness in 'Malmö sniper' trial to testify

Friday, 8 March 2013, 13:04 | Source: thelocal.se |

Prosecutors are set to introduce a new witness to a Malmö shooting in the retrial of Peter Mangs, hoping to secure an additional attempted murder conviction in the high-profile case. The new witness, scheduled to give evidence on Friday, has information about an attack in which two men had their ...
SPAIN | 'Gay marriage won't aid our survival' claims Spanishminister

Friday, 8 March 2013, 13:02 | Source: TheLocal Spain |

Gay marriage "should not have the same institutional rights as natural marriage," said Fernández Díaz, the interior minister of Spain's ruling Popular Party at the Spanish embassy in Rome last Wednesday. Spanish media first picked up on the controversial comments this week. Speaking to an audience that included members of ...
HUNGARY | Advertisers Withdraw From Hungarian Newspaper Over Anti-Roma Statements

Friday, 8 March 2013, 13:00 | Source: ERRC |

Five companies have said they will no longer place advertising in a Hungarian newspaper that published extreme anti-Roma statements. The withdrawal follows a campaign by 24 NGOs, who contacted 15 companies that advertise with Magyar Hírlap, a right-wing Hungarian daily newspaper. The NGOs asked the companies to consider suspending their ...
SWEDEN | Dressing like Hitler not a crime: Swedish court

Friday, 8 March 2013, 12:58 | Source: thelocal.se |

A 24-year-old man who attended a party dressed as Nazi leader Adolf Hitler has been acquitted of hate crime charges by a Swedish court. The man was sporting an armband with a swastika, a dark suit, and a toothbrush moustache when he turned up at a costume party at a ...
HUNGARY | Hostile crowd greets Jobbik MP

Friday, 8 March 2013, 11:01 | Source: Budapest Times |

Opposition Socialist MPs, mayor Tivadar Puskás of the Christian Democrats, which is junior partner in the ruling alliance, and renowned pianist Tamás Vásáry were among 300 or so who turned out in Szombathely on Saturday to protest against Jobbik. The protest coincided with a visit by the extreme-right party’s foreign policy ...
GREEK | Greek neo-nazi MP on trial over robbery

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 15:55 | Source: heraldsun.au |

A senior MP in Greece's neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn went on trial at an Athens district court on charges of being an accomplice in a 2007 armed robbery. Ilias Kassidiaris, an MP and spokesman for Golden Dawn, is accused of providing the getaway car to five men who attacked a student ...
RUSSIA | Urals neo-nazi gets 9.5 years for race-hate crimes

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 11:05 | Source:RAPSI |

A court in Russia’s Urals city of Yekaterinburg sentenced a man to 9.5 years in prison after finding him guilty of committing race-hate crimes, a spokeswoman for the court said. The court found Alexander Solovyov guilty of 21 attacks on people of non-Slavic appearance, including nine attacks connected with murders and ...
CANADA | Nazi Tyler Sturrup gets life sentence for murder of Mark Mariani

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 09:31 | Source:nationalpost.com |

A founding member of a white supremacist group in Calgary has been sentenced to life in prison for the random killing of an ailing man. Tyler Sturrup, 28, pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the beating death of Mark Mariani. Mariani was walking down a northwest alley, heading for ...
GREECE | Greek police probe neo-Nazi hate speech

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 18:35 | Source: The Australian |

POLICE in Greece say they have opened an investigation after a report on Britain's Channel 4 television showed a Greek neo-Nazi threatening to turn immigrants into soap. The statements were made by Alexandros Plomaritis, a 44-year-old who ran for parliament for the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn in last year's election. "We are ...
GREECE | Racist, anti-semitic, violent - the true face of Golden Dawn

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 13:34 | Source: Channel 4 |

Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn is increasingly influential among members of the country's political mainstream. Student Konstantinos Georgousis filmed party members on the streets of Athens. Golden Dawn, the extreme right-wing party in Greece, won 18 seats in the country's last election. Since then support for the party has doubled as it pushes ...
SWEDEN | Jews hit Malmö streets to counter anti-Semitism

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 13:01 | Source:thelocal.se |

Video cameras and a heavy combination locked door greet visitors as they approach Malmö’s Jewish community centre. Once inside, appointments are made with a secretary who sits behind thick glass. Security has been stepped up in the building, which is located in central Malmö, following an explosion last September that ...
HUNGARY | Pact of pariahs forming between Iran and Hungary’s Jobbik

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 08:10 | Source: JTA |

The potholed streets leading to Tiszavasvari’s rusty train station offer no clue that this sleepy town of 12,000 in eastern Hungary is considered the “capital of Jobbik,” the country’s ultranationalist, anti-Jewish party whose name means “better.” The first sign appears near the office of the mayor, Erik Fulop, the first of ...
GERMANY | Top court deals blow to neo-Nazi party

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 22:51 | Source:thelocal.de |

A top German court has ruled against a suit brought by the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) aimed at proving it is loyal to the country's constitution. It is a blow to the party trying to defend itself from an attempted ban. In a ruling published Tuesday morning, Germany's Constitutional Court ...
USA | California has most anti-government 'patriot' extremist, neo-Nazi and hate groups, study says

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 22:48 | Source: WPTV.com/SPLC |

The number of American "patriot" extremist groups has reached a record level, according to a new study, and experts are warning of a wave of anti-government violence. A report released Tuesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center counted 1,360 "patriot" extremist groups in 2012 -- up by 7% from 2011. The ...
NORWAY | British extremist claims ‘mentor’ role

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 13:14 | Source:newsinenglish.no |

A British Islamic extremist reportedly has claimed he’s become a mentor and adviser for Norwegian Islamists, although they don’t seem to entirely agree. Several of the men who were espousing radical Islamic ideology in Norway last year, meanwhile, have since been keeping a lower profile. Newspaper Aftenposten reported over the ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn spokesman Kasidiaris to stand trial over 2007 attack on student

Monday, 4 March 2013, 23:16 | Sources: ekathimerini.com/global post.com |

Golden Dawn MP and spokesman Ilias Kasidiaris is due to stand trial on Monday in connection with the mugging of a student in 2007. Kasidiaris is accused of being part of a group of five people that attacked the student, who was beaten and stabbed and had his identity card ...
BULGARIA | Bulgarian Nationalist Threatens 'Guerilla War' if Right-Winger Forms Caretaker Cabinet

Monday, 4 March 2013, 22:54 | Source:paper.standartnews.com |

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka, has threatened that his movement will resort to "guerrilla actions" if right-wing leader Ivan Kostov gets a mandate to form a caretaker government. Earlier on Thursday, Democrats for Strong Bulgaria leader Ivan Kostov called on president Rosen Plevneliev to form a government ...
AUSTRIA/ITALY | Extremists battered in elections

Sunday, 3 March 2013, 20:32 | Sources: globalpost.com |

Austria's far-right was set for a drubbing Sunday in the former fiefdom of its late leader Jörg Haider, in one of two state elections ahead of a national vote in the autumn. The contests in Carinthia and Lower Austria were also the first electoral test for Austro-Canadian eurosceptic auto parts ...
EUROPE | The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking

Sunday, 3 March 2013, 10:31 | Source: NYT |

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum/Collection of Eugenia Hochberg Lanceter THIRTEEN years ago, researchers at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum began the grim task of documenting all the ghettos, slave labor sites, concentration camps and killing factories that the Nazis set up throughout Europe. What they have found so far has shocked ...
SPAIN | The murderer who's working for the Spanish Civil Guard

Saturday, 2 March 2013, 00:32 | Sources: El PaÍs/Sandra Cortés |

Emilio Hellín Moro, now 63 and calling himself Luis Enrique, seen walking in the Madrid neighborhood of San Isidro last week. / CARLOS ROSILLO (EL PAÍS) Are you Emilio Hellín Moro?" - I am Luis Enrique Hellín... - Excuse me, but aren't you Emilio Hellín, the man who murdered Yolanda González, the 19-year-old ...
FINLAND | Finnish police find ‘Jew list’ at neo-Nazi’s home

Friday, 1 March 2013, 22:43 | Source: JTA |

Finnish police have informed several members of the country’s Jewish community that a neo-Nazi activist has been gatheirng information about them. Police sent a letter to an undisclosed number of individuals after finding details about Finnish Jews on a USB stick in the possession of a man arrested two months ...
DENMARK | Men charged with stealing documents about Nazi collaborators

Friday, 1 March 2013, 10:28 | Source: Copenhagen Post |

Over a thousand documents worth millions of kroner about Danish Nazi sympathisers were stolen from the state archives by two men over a three-year period Two men have been charged with stealing documents from the national archives that are concerned with Danish collaborations with Nazis during World ...