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HUNGARY | Hungarian Jews protest naming Budapest street after antisemite

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 17:34 | Source: JTA |

Amid a string of anti-Semitic incidents in Hungary, the umbrella organization of Hungarian Jews protested the naming of a Budapest street after an anti-Semitic author. “The Federation of Jewish Communities in Hungary is shocked to learn of the renaming of a street in the Second District after Cecile Tormay,” read a ...
GREECE | Hundreds of neo-Nazis march through Athens

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 17:09 | Source: AAP |

A Greek neo-Nazi march shocks tourists as HRW urges the country to toughen measures against hate crimes and racially motivated violence. Hundreds of Greek neo-Nazis marched with torches through the streets of Athens to commemorate the 560th anniversary of the fall of Constantinople in 1453. The militants from the ultranationalist Golden Dawn ...
HUNGARY | Hungary: Towards the Abyss

Monday, 27 May 2013, 11:54 | Source: aljazeera.english |

VIDEO http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/peopleandpower/2013/05/201351674859600711.html By filmmaker Glenn Ellis Spring came late to Budapest. When I arrived at the beginning of April the Hungarian capital still glittered with snow, giving the grand palaces that line the River Danube the appearance of huge iced cakes just begging to be eaten. It is an entrancing sight that attracts ...
USA | Golden Dawn disrupts New York film event

Monday, 27 May 2013, 11:35 | Source:enetenglish.gr |

Four Golden Dawn members showed up at a documentary screening in New York and attempted to intervene in the post-film discussion using a megaphone but were ousted by the event organisers, shouting 'Commies, you will die!' on their way out Tensions rose during a Greek-American documentary screening in New York ...
UKRAINE | Svoboda fuels Ukraine’s growing antisemitism

Friday, 24 May 2013, 19:05 | Source:Algemeiner |

The rise of anti-Semitism in Ukraine is barely noticed in the State Department’s recent International Religious Freedom Report for 2012. This is especially alarming, because even in the best of times, anti-Semitism is as prevalent in Ukraine as coal in Newcastle. The collapse of the Soviet Union gave rise to ...
GERMANY | German Mosque Attacks Draw Muslims Ire

Friday, 24 May 2013, 15:57 | Source:onislam.net |

Four mosques in different German states have been attacked after the trial of the terrorist National Socialist Underground (NSU) group began. Leaders of the German Muslim community have urged the government to take stronger measures against far-right groups after several mosques have come under Islamophobic attacks over the past two weeks. “Attacks ...
WORLD | Muslim leaders' Auschwitz visit boosts Holocaust knowledge

Friday, 24 May 2013, 10:42 | Source: BBC |

The religious leaders learned about the people that died in the German Nazi camps in Poland Muslim leaders from around the world have taken part in an unprecedented trip to Germany and Poland to see and hear for themselves about the horrors of the Jewish Holocaust. The 11 imams, sheiks and religious ...
GREECE | We Seek To Become Like Hezbollah - Golden Dawn MP

Friday, 24 May 2013, 10:34 | Source: IBT |

A member of Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has told an Australian television program that he envisions his organization becoming like Hezbollah, the Shi'a Islamic militant group that essentially functions as an independent government in Lebanon. “Golden Dawn wants to become, and will become, like Hezbollah in Lebanon, which is in ...
HUNGARY | Jobbik MP’s comments “desecrated the memory” of Holocaust victims

Friday, 24 May 2013, 10:30 | Source:politics.hu |

Nobody has the right to question the Holocaust, the suffering and death of millions of people, group leader of the ruling Fidesz party Antal Rogan said in a statement sent on Thursday. Rogan referred to “ambiguous” statements by radical nationalist Jobbik lawmaker Tamas Gaudi-Nagy made in parliament earlier in the day. Concerning ...
GREECE | The rise of hate

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 10:05 | Source: Boston Globe |

In Athens, a popular far-right party condemns Jews as a source of the country’s misfortune and recycles the ancient lie depicting them as “Christ killers.” In Hungary, the prime minister fails to disassociate himself convincingly from an anti-Semitic and increasingly powerful fascist group. Scenes from Europe in the 1930s? No. ...
FRANCE | French Far Right Reacts To Essayist's Death Inside Notre Dame Cathedral

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 18:33 | Source: Huffington Post |

Dominique Venner committed suicide yesterdayin front of the altar of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The death of the 78-year-old essayist and historian sparked numerous reactions from French nationalists. Several executives and members of the country's far-right National Front party took to Twitter to praise Venner. Directly referencing Venner's last blog ...
GREECE | Greek neo-Nazi party lawmaker urges killing of 'bankers'

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 18:16 | Source: WJC |

A leading lawmaker of the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn has urged people in the country to “kill those who are responsible for their problems” rather than commit suicide. He defined “those who are responsible” as bankers. Ilias Panagiotaros made the comments during an interview for the Dateline programme broadcast ...
FRANCE | France’s Le Pen hails far-right Notre Dame suicide

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 14:44 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

French National Front leader Marine le Pen has saluted the acts of a far-right activist who shot himself dead at Notre Dame. The man had earlier called on his blog for "spectacular action" to protect France's identity. Witnesses said that the man had placed a letter on the altar of the ...
USA | White supremacist accused of double murder was determined to kill non-whites

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 10:44 | Source: Boston.com |

After his arrest for a murderous rampage, alleged killer Keith Luke described to police a plot to invade the homes of non-whites, kill them, and drive to a temple hosting bingo night, where he had intended to have a “happy ending” by committing suicide. “I decided I was going to kill ...
GERMANY | Report shows neo-Nazi NSU on terror radar prior to murders

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 10:41 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

A German TV documentary has obtained investigators' correspondence suggesting that Saxony's domestic intelligence service already considered the NSU to "resemble" a terrorist cell, before its first murder. Investigators in the eastern state of Saxony in a letter dated April 28, 2000 - before the NSU allegedly committed its first of 10 ...
SERBIA | Serbia’s Right-Wingers Dream of Nationalist Resurgence

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 23:16 | Source: Balkan Insight |

Sitting under a religious icon next to a map of Kosovo at the Belgrade headquarters of the new Zavetnici (Testifiers) movement, Milica Djurdjevic dreams about unifying all the movements that are fighting against European Union membership and want to keep Kosovo within Serbia. Djurdjevic, political science student, said that her organisation, ...
BULGARIA | Ataka boss Siderov tells major parties: ‘We will be your nightmare’

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 22:30 | Source: Sofia Globe |

In a fiery and emotional speech at the first sitting of the 42nd National Assembly, ultra-nationalist Ataka leader Volen Siderov sought to portray his party’s role as the eyes and ears of ordinary Bulgarians, distanced from the two big political forces, GERB and the Bulgarian Socialist Party. Not only was there ...
FRANCE | Fascist shoots himself in Notre Dame - BBC

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 22:28 | Source: BBC |

"We are entering a time when words must be backed up by actions," he said. Venner, 78, was a former soldier who willingly served with the French army in Algeria during the war for independence. On his return, he engaged in far-right politics, taking part in an attack on Communist Party headquarters ...
HUNGARY | On the streets with Hungary's far-right

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 11:12 | Source: Channel 4 |

In Hungary an extremist nationalist party linked to paramilitary-style militias is making huge gains. The far-right Jobbik party is hoping to become Hungary's second biggest political party at next year's elections but their manifesto is filled with vitriolic references to gypsies and Jews. Channel 4 News travelled to Budapest ...
USA | White supremacist gets life for murdering fellow Aryan Brotherhood member

Monday, 20 May 2013, 23:31 | Source: al.com |

The only real drama from today’s hearing for a Neo-Nazi convicted of murder was whether he would serve a life prison term after or at the same time as his sentence on federal gun and drug charges. Mobile County Presiding Circuit Judge Charles Graddick chose the former, sentencing Daniel Dwight Brown ...
GREECE | Greek neo-Nazis threaten to mobilize against mosque

Monday, 20 May 2013, 18:44 | Source: AFP |

The Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn has threatened to mobilize 100,000 people against plans to build a mosque in Athens, state television reported today. “If a mosque is constructed for Islamist criminals in Greece, a front of 100,000 Greeks headed by Golden Dawn will be created,” party spokesman Ilias Kasidiaris told ...
SPAIN | 'Neo-Nazi' gang bloodies victim in bottle attack

Monday, 20 May 2013, 14:13 | Source: thelocal.es |

Three youths walking home in the early hours of Sunday morning were violently assaulted by a group of 'Neo-Nazis' in Valladolid, the capital city of the autonomous region of Castile and León in Spain. Online journal últimoCero reported that the attack was focussed on two of the three victims. A witness recalled ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn MP stopped from taking gun into parliament

Monday, 20 May 2013, 13:57 | Source:enetenglish.gr |

With MPs from many parties warning that Golden Dawn MPs are entering parliament armed, the Eleftherotypia newspaper has reported that an unnamed Golden Dawn MP was asked to store his gun away while driving into parliament’s underground parking. ‘I prefer to get someone first, before they get me,’ he is ...
MALAYSIA | Malaysian nazi morons mobilise - Turkeys vote for Christmas

Saturday, 18 May 2013, 23:37 | Source: vice.com |

A couple of years ago, my friend moved out to Malaysia in search of a life where a winter wardrobe isn't a thing and you don't have to worry about stuff like moronic bro culture or seeing Kim K's face on television. What he found was a job as a ...
FRANCE | Far-right French politician Marine Le Pen is seriously injured

Saturday, 18 May 2013, 23:28 | Source: Daily Mail |

Far-right politician Marine Le Pen has fractured her spine after falling into an empty swimming pool in France, it emerged tonight. News of the 44-year-old's 'rather serious' accident will send shockwaves around nationalist groups, not just in France but across Europe. Le Pen, who is leader of the National ...
GREECE | Muslims threatened to be 'slaughtered like chickens’

Saturday, 18 May 2013, 23:20 | Source: enetenglish |

The Muslim Association of Greece says they received a threatening note giving all Muslims one month to leave the country or be 'slaughtered like chickens'. The letter, as it appeared on the association's webpage, has the Golden Dawn emblem printed on it The Muslim Association of Greece on Friday received a ...
SPAIN | Scandal in Spain update - Jewish, Roma and LGTB organisations denounce nazi veterans honours

Saturday, 18 May 2013, 16:05 | Source: Hope not hate/Antifeixistes.org |

From Hope not hate's Spanish correspondent Sandra Cortès for Antifeixistes.org in Madrid "The Spanish government’s honouring of the Nazi killers of the infamous Spanish Blue Division must not go unpunished!" – This is the demand of Catalan Jewish, Roma and LGTB organizations after Thursday’s revelation that Maria de los Llanos de ...
ARGENTINA | Death of a murderer

Saturday, 18 May 2013, 15:30 | Source: The Independent |

General Jorge Rafael Videla: Dictator who brought terror to Argentina in the 'dirty war' – The Independent By Nicholas Caistor General Jorge Rafael Videla was the dictator who brought terror to his country in the second half of the 1970s, plunging it into a “dirty war” against subversion. At least 9,000 people ...
ITALY | Forza Nuova launches 'Immigration Kills' Internet campaign

Saturday, 18 May 2013, 14:52 | Source: gazzettadelsud |

Italy's far-right Forza Nuova party has launched an Internet campaign called 'Immigration Kills', referring to the recent rape and murder of a young woman in Livorno and a pick-ax killing spree committed in Milan on Saturday, both by non-Italians living in the country. The campaign warns against reforms proposed ...
RUSSIA | Two nationalists detained over judge killing

Saturday, 18 May 2013, 14:44 | Source: Moscow Times |

Two members of an ultranationalist organization accused of taking part in the killing of a federal judge have been detained in Serbia and Ukraine. Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin said that one of the suspects, Ilya Goryachev, was detained in Serbia, while the other, Mikhail Volkov, was detained in Ukraine, Interfax ...
HUNGARY | Hungarian church seeks to defrock pastor after wife's antisemitic speech

Saturday, 18 May 2013, 12:30 | Source: jns.org |

The Hungarian Reformed Church is trying to defrock Lorant Hegedus, a Protestant pastor, for participating in a radical right-wing rally during which his wife had given a speech denouncing Jews and Israel. Hegedus’s wife is a deputy for the right-wing Jobbik party in the Hungarian Parliament. The party had won ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn MP ejected from Parliament for cursing

Friday, 17 May 2013, 12:02 | Source: ekathimerini.com |

An MP for the ultra-right Golden Dawn party, Panayiotis Iliopoulos, was today ejected from a session in Parliament after the deputy used derogatory language to revile fellow MPs. Yiannis Dragasakis, a prominent SYRIZA MP and economist who was chairing the session, asked security guards to remove Iliopoulos after the far-right ...
GERMANY | Two accused in neo-nazi trial 'will talk'

Friday, 17 May 2013, 11:56 | Source:thelocal.de |

As the trial of a German woman accused of being part of a murderous neo-Nazi terror cell adjourned until next month, when two of her alleged accomplices will speak, excruciating details emerged of how the security services failed to stop them. Although Beate Zschäpe, 38, on trial in connection with nine ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | ‘Neo-Nazi‘ fighter pulled from martial arts show after protests

Friday, 17 May 2013, 11:40 | source: Radio.cz |

The organisers of a martial arts show in Prague have bowed to pressure from the media and sponsors and cancelled an appearance by a Hungarian fighter who’s covered from head to toe in Nazi tattoos. Attila Petrovszki, a Mixed Martial Arts fighter from Hungary, had been due to appear at ...
GERMANY | German neo-Nazi trial breaks after slow start

Friday, 17 May 2013, 11:28 | Source: Expatica Germany |

Germany's trial of a woman accused of being part of a neo-Nazi killer trio on Thursday adjourned until next month after four plodding days, as lawmakers slammed security services for failing to stop the seven-year killing spree. Beate Zschaepe, 38, is on trial over 10 murders, most of them of Turkish ...
SPAIN | Scandal in Spain: Government representative pays tribute to Nazi Blue Division

Friday, 17 May 2013, 00:52 | Source: Hope not hate/Antifeixistes.org |

From Hope not hate's Spanish correspondent Sandra Cortès for Antifeixistes.org in Madrid The Spanish government’s official representative in Catalonia, Maria de los Llanos de Luna, attended a ceremony to pay homage to the soldiers of the Spanish Nazi Blue Division last week. The event took place in a Civil Guard barracks in ...
FRANCE | Extremist rightist mob trails coats through central Paris

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 21:56 | Source: Hope not hate |

Leading Hope not Hate correspondent, Jean-Yves Camus, files on-the-spot report from Paris The Front National commemorates Joan of Arc every year on 1 May. However, the more radical Extreme-Right stages a separate event in Paris around 12 May. Its march this year, on 12 May, gathered a crowd of about 700, less ...
GREECE | Greek police arrest two accused of racist attack; violence against immigrants on the rise

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 21:55 | Source: Global Post |

Immigrants living in Greece gather on Omonia square in the center of Athens on December 3, 2011 during an anti-racism demonstration. Louisa Gouliamaki (AFP)/Getty Images Police have arrested two Greek men on suspicion of attacking a Cameroonian national and setting fire to his coffee bar in a central Athens neighbourhood that ...
HUNGARY | Hungarian government failing to shield Jews from right-wing hate

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 21:52 | Source: Global Post |

Participants of a demonstration of the Jobbik party hold a banner reading 'Go away merchants (Israeli)! This is our home-land!' in Budapest downtown, nearby the parliament building on May 4, 2013. Once again, Hungary's record on human rights is under fire. In a report released today , Human Rights Watch details ...
BULGARIA | Bulgarian 'Ataka' party Follows neo-nazi global trends

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 21:45 | Source: israelnationalnews.com |

Posters of Volen Siderov, leader of the Attack party,Reuters A Bulgarian far-right party has emerged victorious following the country’s parliamentary elections last Sunday, securing 7% of the popular vote. The Ataka party, meaning “Attack” in Bulgarian currently holds a keyposition to dictate terms for the formation of Bulgaria’s next ruling coalition, ...
GERMANY | Germany’s Neo-Nazi Trial: The Banality of Evil Has a New Face

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 21:40 | Source: world.time.com |

When Beate Zschäpe arrived at Munich’s Upper Regional Court on Tuesday, wearing a plain gray suit, her calm appearance contrasted with what some commentators are calling one of the most important trials in Germany’s postwar history. The 38-year-old stands accused of being a member of a neo-Nazi cell responsible for ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | NGO points to Hungarian neo-Nazi wrestler's planned Czech stay

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 21:29 | Source:ČTK |

The participants in Friday's martial sports tournament in Prague are to include Attila Petrovszki, a Hungarian contestant who openly claims his adherence to neo-Nazism, Czech server Romea.cz reported Wednesday, citing the Antifascist League's information. The Prague City Hall and public broadcaster Czech Television (CT), whom the organisers present as the tournament ...
HUNGARY | Jewish leaders to Kerry: Confront Hungary’s rising anti-Semitism

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 21:28 | Source: Times of Israel |

Jobbik party supporters burning an EU flag at a rally in Budapest in 2012. (photo credit: screen capture/YouTube video uploaded by Euronews) The heads of several major American Jewish groups called on Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday to confront Hungarian officials about the “alarming rise of anti-Semitism in ...
USA | Luke smirks as jury selection continues in Brockton double murder

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 21:22 | Source:entreprisenews.com |

Jury selection continued Wednesday in the trial of Keith Luke, accused of a racially motivated rampage on Jan. 21, 2009 that left two people dead and a third critically injured. Plymouth County Superior Court Judge Frank Gaziano asked the jury pool a series of questions, including whether they knew or were ...
GERMANY | German neo-Nazi trial told of kill squad

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 21:17 | Source: Sydney Morning Herald |

Defendant Beate Zschaepe arrives in court on the second day of the NSU neo-Nazi murder trial on May 14, 2013 in Munich, Germany. Photo: Getty Munich: German prosecutors have charged that a woman at the centre of a landmark trial over a neo-Nazi group's murder spree was an integral part of ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazi trial makes mockery of security authorities

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 21:04 | Source: euronews.com |

Germany has not seen a trial receive this much media attention in decades, not since the 1970s, with the left-wing militant group Red Army Faction. Germans want to know how today’s gang, the dangerous neo-Nazi National Socialist Underground, went undetected for more than a decade. ‘The Nazi girlfriend’ is one of ...
TURKEY | Galatasaray's Drogba hits out at racist Turkish fans who abused him and Emmanuel Eboue

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 20:59 | Source: news.com.au |

Racism ... a supporter of Turkish football club Fenerbahce holds a banana in his hand. Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba has hit out at racist Fenerbahce fans who bombarded him and fellow Ivorian Emmanuel Eboue with monkey chants during the two sides meeting last weekend The former Chelsea star posted a message on ...
ITALY | AS Roma fined €50,000 for fans' racism to Milan, Mario Balotelli

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 20:35 | Source: SI |

AS Roma have been fined 50,000 euros ($64,085) for racist behaviour by fans in Sunday's Serie A match at AC Milan, a game interrupted by the referee early in the second half Serie A's sporting tribunal said Roma supporters had "continually directed chants expressing racial discrimination to three of the players ...
HUNGARY | Jews fear they’ll have to flee Hungary as antisemitic party gains ground

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 20:30 | source: National Post |

Lajos Soos / AP Photo / MTIThe World Jewish Congress was held in Budapest last week amidst tensions between the large Jewish population and the gaining popularity of the anti-Semetic far-right wing party, Jobbik. For some Hungarian Jews, an eerie sense of déjà-vu is sweeping Budapest. After enduring the dual horrors of ...
ITALY | Racism aimed at Mario Balotelli and Kevin-Prince Boateng shames Italy

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 20:27 | Source: The Guardian |

Monkey chants directed at Milan's Mario Balotelli and Kevin-Prince Boateng by Roma fans was deeply dispiriting Milan's Mario Balotelli attempts to silence the Roma fans after being subjected to racist monkey chants. Photograph: Claudio Villa/Getty Images This time, nobody walked. When the racist chants began at San Siro on Sunday evening, Mario ...
GREECE | Far-right assaults focus of secret police document

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 12:29 | Source:Kathimerini |

As a new report by Europol marks a worrying increase in the activities of far-right organizations in several European countries, a confidential Greek police document seen by Kathimerini highlights the need for a “re-evaluation of security needs” following a spike in assaults attributed to ultra-right organizations in Greece. The police document ...
POLAND | The Polish far right is making more noise than ever

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 12:27 | Source: ITN |

Polish far-right and neo-Nazi groups which have been silent for decades in a country harshly experienced by Nazi occupation during World War II, are working to become more visible in the social and political sphere. Marches and demonstrations which are organized throughout Poland show a tame picture of the organizations, ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Czech Jews document tripling of online anti-Semitism

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 12:20 | Source: JTA |

The Jewish Community of Prague documented a tripling of online instances of anti-Semitic hate speech last year. The increase, which the community links to a Jewish politician’s presidential bid, among other factors, was documented in an annual report on anti-Semitism published Tuesday. The community documented 82 instances of online hate ...
HUNGARY | Hungary court sentences 3 to jail for antisemitic behavior

Saturday, 11 May 2013, 11:52 | Source: Jerusalem Post |

A Hungary court has sentenced three men who verbally abused attendees of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) Conference with two and three years in jail, news agency MTI reported on Friday. The three men shouted Nazi slogans and anti-Semitic remarks, and made Nazi salutes at visitors attending the WJC Conference in ...
NORWAY | Mass killer Breivik fails in bid to create fascist group

Saturday, 11 May 2013, 11:48 | Source: perthnow.co.au |

Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has been refused permission to found a fascist association, authorities said on Friday, due to missing paperwork and a lack of support. Breivik, held in isolation in a high security prison near Oslo for killing 77 people in twin attacks in 2011, placed an application ...
GERMANY | Nazi ideology more popular in countries hit by economic crisis - expert

Saturday, 11 May 2013, 11:43 | Source: Voice of Russia |

Greek nazi Download audio file Dr. Fabian Virchow, New York University Global Scholars Program Visiting Professor, about reasons of revival of Nazi sentiment in Europe. Now we can see the Nazi sentiment revived. And the obvious question would be – why? I think, first of all, we have to distinguish between neo-Nazi groups that ...
GREECE | Despite warning on violence, Greece won’t ban Golden Dawn

Friday, 10 May 2013, 14:58 | Source:albanytribune.com |

Although Greece’s government has said it will not ban the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, the Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights said there is enough evidence of the party’s support for violence to outlaw the group. Nils Muiznieks said Greece must take tougher measures to combat a surge in racist ...
EUROPE | World Jewish Congress urges European countries to consider banning neo-Nazi parties

Friday, 10 May 2013, 14:55 | Source: European Jewish Press |

The World Jewish Congress (WJC) has urged European countries to consider banning neo-Nazi parties or organizations "whose aim is to overthrow the democratic order, or which pose a threat to the safety and well-being of ethnic, religious or other minorities." In a resolution adopted on the last day of this week’s ...
SLOVAKIA | Slota detained by police

Friday, 10 May 2013, 14:36 | Source: The Slovak Spectator |

Former Slovak National Party (SNS) leader Ján Slota was arrested and detained by police in Čadca on May 9. The TASR newswire quoted the Pluska.sk news website, which broke the story, as stating that Slota, who was driving a car, refused an order by traffic police to pull over, and ...
AUSTRIA | Far right stumbles again in Austrian state election

Friday, 10 May 2013, 12:49 | Source: Reuters |

Austria's far-right Freedom Party lost ground on 28 April at a third consecutive state election, further clouding its prospects for joining a national coalition after parliamentary elections due by September. Heinz-Christian Strache's Freedom Party - which had stumbled badly in two other state votes this year, including in its heartland ...
ITALY | Neo-fascists and police attack students in Naples (Italy)

Friday, 10 May 2013, 12:41 | Source: Struggles in Italy |

A rally of students was brutally charged by the police in Naples on Tuesday morning. The images of the attack went viral immediately, shared both on mainstream and independent media, from Repubblica to youreporter.it. Surprisingly, almost all sources unanimously introduce the video with the same caption, reporting a police intervention ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | 200 neo-Nazis march on Czech town, police confiscate pepper spray, truncheons

Friday, 10 May 2013, 12:39 | Source: Romea |

Organizers from the ultra-right Workers’ Youth (Dìlnická mládež – DM) association, which is linked to the ultra-right Workers’ Social Justice Party (Dìlnická strana sociální spravedlnosti - DSSS) experienced disappointment over their assembly today in the Czech town of Pøerov. Instead of the anticipated 700 radicals, only about 200 DSSS promoters ...
GERMANY | Study: Germans see Islam as a threat

Friday, 10 May 2013, 12:36 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

A major study of attitudes towards religion says Germans approve of openness towards other religions. But many are still suspicious of Islam. Former German President Christian Wulff earned much praise but also much criticism when said in a speech during his tenure, "Islam is also a part of Germany." The ...
GERMANY | Thugs for hire: extremist security guards pose growing risk

Wednesday, 8 May 2013, 14:19 | Source: Spiegel Online |

A 2011 archive photo shows two security guards at a Celtic culture museum in Germany who it was later revealed were connected with a right-wing extremist party. The number of employees at German security firms with ties to neo-Nazis is on the rise, posing a risk to public safety. For the ...
USA | Buford Rogers Arrested: FBI Says 'Terror attack was disrupted' in Minnesota Raid

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 17:59 | Source: huffingtonpost.com |

FBI officials said Monday they foiled a terrorist attack being planned in a small western Minnesota town, but they offered no details about the exact targets of the attack – or the motive of the man accused of having a cache of explosives and weapons in a mobile home. The ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazi's trial put on hold in Germany

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 13:39 | Source: Times of India |

A neo-Nazi trial in which a German woman is accused of involvement in 10 murders was adjourned for a week on its opening day on Monday over a defence complaint about the judge. The case against Beate Zschaepe, 38, who is accused of being part of a far-right killer cell, ...
GREECE | Greece will go after racists, xenophobes

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 13:35 | source; the greekreporter.com |

In the wake of repeated criticism from NGO’s and human rights groups too little has been done to combat rising assaults against immigrants, the Greek government is planning to introduce legislation calling for tougher penalties against racist and xenophobic crimes to comply with European Union directives. Some of the assaults have ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazi murder trial begins in Germany

Monday, 6 May 2013, 12:04 | Source: euronews.com |

An alleged member of a German extreme-right wing group has gone on trial in Munich today over her links with a series of racially motivated murders. The case of Beate Zschaepe is one of the country’s most eagerly anticipated in decades as it has also revealed serious intelligence failings. The 38-year-old is ...
HUNGARY | Orban fails to impress Jewish leaders on anti-Semitism

Monday, 6 May 2013, 11:58 | Source: EUobserver.com |

Far-right supporters of the Jobbik party stage anti-Jewish rally (Photo: Claudiu Padurean) Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s speech against anti-Semitism at the World Jewish Congress (WJC) in Budapest on Sunday (5 May) failed to impress organisers, as the far-right Jobbik party staged a rally against Jews in the Hungarian capital. Orban condemned ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazi trial sparks fear of hidden racism

Sunday, 5 May 2013, 16:15 | Source: Vancouver Sun |

For years, police blamed killings of ethnic Turks on foreigners. Most of the victims were immigrants and their deaths at first failed to make headlines. Police were quick to blame the slayings on foreign gangs with links to gambling and drugs. But revelations that a string of unsolved killings may have ...
HUNGARY | Hungary's far-right Jobbik party holds antisemitic protest despite official efforts to ban it

Saturday, 4 May 2013, 13:44 | Source: Montreal Gazette |

A rally by Hungary's far-right Jobbik party has been held despite government efforts to ban it because of its antisemitic nature. About 1,000 supporters of Jobbik, the third largest party in parliament, attended Saturday's rally, where speakers complained about a meeting of the World Jewish Congress starting Sunday in Budapest, prayed ...
THE WORLD | Next post is number 1000 !!!

Saturday, 4 May 2013, 13:39 | Source: Hope note |

Yes, Hope not hate's international page will have published its 1,000th news item since first being launched on 5 January 2012. Since that date, we have carried top quality news and information from the four corners and five continents of the earth and have become a major source of international – ...
EUROPE | Populist movements ride wave of resentment against EU

Saturday, 4 May 2013, 10:40 | Source: FT |

By seizing a quarter of the vote in local elections this week, the UK Independence party has stamped its image on British politics in a manner comparable to populist, anti-establishment movements across continental Europe. There is a rising possibility that Ukip and like-minded parties will ride a wave of discontent with ...
HUNGARY | Court overturns ban on Jobbik protest ahead of World Jewish Congress event

Friday, 3 May 2013, 18:59 | Source:politics.hu |

The radical nationalist Jobbik party today got the green light to hold a protest ahead of the World Jewish Congress’ plenary meeting in Budapest after a court struck down a police order banning the demonstration. The protest, entitled “Justice for Hungary! A Commemoration for the Victims of Bolshevism and Zionism,” ...
HUNGARY | Hungarian court allows neo-nazi rally before Jewish congress

Friday, 3 May 2013, 18:08 | Source:ynet.news |

A Hungarian court has given the go ahead for a far-right protest on Saturday before an international conference of Jewish leaders in Budapest, saying a police ruling that banned it was belated and unlawful. The rally, to be held near parliament, will feature speeches from leader of the far-right Jobbik ...
GREECE | 23-year-old dies after beating by 'extreme-right' boyfriend

Friday, 3 May 2013, 10:45 | Source: enetenglish.gr |

A 25-year-old man is being sought by police after his girlfriend died from injuries sustained while being beaten outside her house. Police say the man belonged to 'extreme-right groups' and had previously been arrested for attack on six Communist Party members ahead of June 2012 elections A 23-year-old woman has died ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn MP Assaults Athens mayor in food handout row

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 19:04 | Source: ibtimes.co.uk |

A standoff between authorities and members of the extremist far-right Golden Dawn party in Athens over food handouts degenerated into violence as the mayor was assaulted by a reportedly armed Golden Dawn MP. Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said that MP Giorgos Germenis tried to punch him and attempted to draw a gun ...
AUSTRALIA | Neo-Nazi 'The Skull' is Pauline Hanson's biggest fan

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 17:45 | Source: news.co.au |

Australia's best known neo-Nazi, Ross "The Skull" May, has claimed that right wing politician Pauline Hanson supports a white Australia and shares his extremist views. May, who has met Hanson on several occasions and claims she "likes a cuddle" says "Pauline is a bloody good friend" and he will be "supporting ...
GREECE | Athens mayor vows to block neo-fascist pre-Easter food giveaway

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 08:22 | Source: upi.com |

The mayor of Athens, Greece, vowed Wednesday to stop members of the neo-fascist Golden Dawn party from handing out free food in a city square ahead of Easter. Mayor Giorgis Kaminis declared the food distribution set for Thursday in Syntagma Square was "illegal" and said the city "will do what is ...
FRANCE | France’s far right shows its strength on May Day

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 21:41 | Source: France24 |

The National Front held its annual May Day rally in Paris on Wednesday, with the far-right party currently ahead of President François Hollande’s Socialists in the latest polls. Thousands gathered in Paris Wednesday to show their support for France’s National Front (also known by its French acronym FN), with ...
GREECE | Greece's Golden Dawn neonazi party blasts prime minister's planned AJC speech

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 21:17 | Source: JNS |

Greece’s neo-Nazi political party, Golden Dawn, has posted an article on its website condemning Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras for a planned visit to Washington, DC, next month, during which he will address the American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) Global Forum. Golden Dawn, which currently holds 18 seats in Greece’s national parliament, ...