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POLAND | Polish far right party moves into third place: survey

Monday, 30 June 2014, 12:43 | Source: Reuters |

Poland's far-right New Right Congress has almost doubled its support in a month, a poll showed on Monday, riding a Europe-wide rise of anti-EU movements to become the country's third-placed party. Any sustained rise could alter the political arithmetic a year before national elections, as backing for the government slips and ...
RUSSIA | Nazis sentenced to hard labour

Monday, 30 June 2014, 12:39 | Source: Russkaya Planeta |

Nine members of NS/WP Nevograd – one of Russia’s most dangerous far-right extremist groups – have been convicted in St. Petersburg on multiple charges, from possession of explosives to murder. “NS/WP” stands for National Socialism/White Power, and “Nevograd” is another name for St. Petersburg used by some local radical neo-pagan groups. The ...
GERMANY | Former neo-nazi arrested in Germany on suspicion of sex-abuse of minor

Monday, 30 June 2014, 12:34 | Source: VoiceofRussia.com |

German authorities have reported they are holding a prominent former 39 year-old neo-Nazi activist, Tino Brandt, on suspicion of sexual abuse of a minor. In the 1990s Brandt was a leader of one of the most influential neo-Nazi youth networks in the former communist East Germany, when, as the region's economy ...
FRANCE | Far-right mayor cuts free lunches for poor kids

Monday, 30 June 2014, 09:18 | Source: thelocal.fr |

A National Front mayor who gave himself a sizable payrise this year has come under fire for cutting off free lunches for the town’s poorest children. It’s the latest in a string of controversies for France’s newly elected far-right mayors. In order to save money in the heavily indebted town ...
FRANCE | Le Pen calls for end of dual nationality for Algerians

Sunday, 29 June 2014, 20:16 | Source: Global Post |

France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen said Sunday that dual nationality should be revoked following disturbances after Algeria's last World Cup match, which she claimed showed the "failure" of French immigration policy. Speaking on a talk show broadcast on French television and radio, National Front leader Le Pen said the country ...
NORWAY | Norway Islamist launches anti-gay pride site

Sunday, 29 June 2014, 12:57 | Source: thelocal.no |

A Norwegian Islamic extremist has launched a Facebook campaign against the Europride festival, which is held in Oslo this week, describing homosexuality as "a nasty and cruel disease". Ubaydullah Hussain, who was convicted of hate speech against Jews in February, launched the site on Wednesday with an attention-grabbing image of ...
RUSSIA | Neo-Nazis that killed an Azerbaijani arrested in Moscow

Friday, 27 June 2014, 10:18 | Source:contact.az |

Police have arrested three students from the Moscow neo-Nazi movement Restructuring, accused of killing an Azerbaijani citizen in the metropolitan area Sviblovo in early June. As the press service of the Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation reported, three university students in the city of Moscow ...
GERMANY | Heil Hipster: The young neo-nazis trying to put a stylish face on hate

Friday, 27 June 2014, 00:26 | Source: Rolling Stone |

Patrick Schroeder www.photosofkaos.com It's a rainy Sunday evening in May, in the town of Weiden, in northeastern Bavaria, and Patrick Schroeder, whom the German press has dubbed the "Nazi-hipster," is preparing for his big webcam entrance. As the opening sequence for his weekly Internet TV show,FSN.tv, plays silently in the background, ...
HUNGARY | French, Austrian far-right parties are "Zionist" claims Jobbik

Friday, 27 June 2014, 00:23 | Source: Expatica.com |

The French National Front and Austrian Freedom Party were called "Zionist" by the leader of Hungary's Jobbik party Thursday, as far-right parties jostled to form blocs in the European parliament. "Jobbik does not make alliances with Zionist parties - like the French National Front and the Austrian Freedom Party, simply for ...
GERMANY | Second attempt to ban neo-Nazi NPD under way

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 10:59 | Source:Deutsche Welle |

The second attempt to ban Germany's far-right National Democratic Party is under way. But the neo-Nazis are claiming that the evidence against them has come from undercover informants. Informants removed In December 2013, the interior ministers of Germany's states, along with the Bundesrat, the upper house of Germany's parliament, filed its suit ...
SWEDEN | Four in five Swedes worried about racism

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 10:49 | Source: thelocal.se |

Swedes are more worried about an increase in xenophobia in Sweden than they are about the increase in immigration, a new study has found. The study from the SOM institute at Gothenburg University found that while 49 percent of Swedes were concerned about immigration levels, 78 percent were worried about ...
NETHERLANDS | Polish nationalist says Le Pen, not Wilders, pulled plug on alliance

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 10:46 | Source: Dutch News |

Polish nationalist Janusz Korwin-Mikke says it is the Front National’s Marine le Pen, not the PVV’s Geert Wilders, who pulled the plug on his party joining the anti-EU alliance in Brussels. Korwin-Mikke told Dutch television show Nieuwsuur that Wilders had no problem working with him. It was Le Pen who suddenly ...
HUNGARY | Hungarian City Set To "Expel" Its Roma

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 00:22 | Source: European Roma Rights Center |

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) is deeply concerned about a recent local government decree designed to expel Roma from Miskolc, a major city in Eastern Hungary. The ERRC sent its legal analysis to the European Commission to underline the unlawfulness of the action, urging the European Commission to take ...
GREECE | New photos show Golden Dawn leader, MPs in Nazi salutes, with swastikas

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 18:46 | Source: ekathimerini.com |

A series of photographs published in the Efimerida ton Syntakton newspaper on Monday shows the leader of Golden Dawn, Nikos Michaloliakos, his second-in-command Christos Pappas and the party's spokesman Ilias Kasidiaris performing the Nazi salute in front of Nazi flags, evidence that is expected to strengthen the case of magistrates ...
MONGOLIA | Mongolian Government may introduce LGBT protections in face of neo-nazi violence

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 18:39 | Source: Pink News |

The Mongolian government is considering the implementation of anti-discrimination legislature to protect its LGBT citizens in the face of rising neo-Nazi violence. The law, put forward in May, includes language that protects against crimes of bigotry, hate and crimes committed against migrant communities. It is likely to pass with extensive amendments. The ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn MP Zaroulia temporarily under house arrest

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 18:37 | Source: amna.gr |

Ultra-right Golden Dawn (GD) MP Eleni Zaroulia, one of the defendants in the GD criminal organisation case, was temporarily placed under house arrest until a definitive decision is reached by the Judicial Council on whether she will be held on remand, as suggested by the prosecutor, or under house arrest, ...
FRANCE | Le Pen 'anti-semitic' family feud deepens

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 18:34 | Source: Forwar.com/Reuters |

Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Front admitted defeat on Tuesday after failing to win wide enough support to form a political group in European Parliament, dousing her ambition to lead an alliance of nationalists against Brussels. Concurrently, a damaging public feud between Le Pen and her father Jean-Marie worsened as the ...
GERMANY | A neo-nazi's political rise exposes a German city's ethnic tensions

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 18:29 | Source: NYT |

Siegfried Borchardt won a seat on Dortmund’s City Council pushing an anti-immigration “Germany for Germans” agenda. CreditGordon Welters for The New York Times He is known here as SS-Siggi, and with his bulky frame and “Germania” tattoos, he certainly looks the part. For 30 years, which have included several brushes with the ...
WORLD CUP | Neo-nazi banners, blackface, and homophobic chants: World Cup fans behaving badly

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 09:48 | Source: Mother Jones |

Hooligan culture has long brought out the ugliest elements of soccer fan bases. But recently the consensus is that hate speech—and even violence—have gotten worse in soccer stadiums around the world, from Europe to South America. That's why FIFA, international soccer's governing body, has gone on the offensive during this ...
RUSSIA | St. Petersburg neo-nazis sentenced for killing foreigners and homeless

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 09:37 | Source: Moscow Times |

A group of St. Petersburg neo-Nazis received lengthy prison sentences on Tuesday for a series of crimes that included killing foreigners and burning homeless people alive. Eight members of the group NS/WP, which stands for National Socialism/White Power, will serve terms in high-security prisons for 10 murders, five attempted murders and ...
EUROPEAN UNION | Le Pen and Wilders fail to form anti-EU bloc

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 23:45 | Source: BBC |

The Le Pen-Wilders alliance was launched in a blaze of publicity ahead of the May election France's far-right National Front (FN) has failed to form an alliance with the Dutch Freedom Party (PVV) of Geert Wilders, reducing both parties' influence in the European Parliament. Pan-European party blocs get more funding, staff and ...
AUSTRIA | FPÃ- blackmailer sentenced to 14 months

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 17:12 | Source: thelocal.at |

The former Freedom Party politician Ewald Stadler was found guilty Wednesday of attempted blackmail of Freedom Party (FPÖ) leader Heinz-Christian Strache over photos showing the latter consorting with a group of German Neo-Nazis in the so-called "Paintball Affair". He was sentenced to prison for a period of 14 months, with ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn seeks 'one-party state'

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 17:08 | Source: enetenglish.gr |

Golden Dawn members stand around a stage during a rally in Athens, 2 February 2013 (Reuters) Golden Dawn’s ultimate aim is to create a one-party state and its attacks on migrants are viewed internally as “badges of honour”, a former high-ranking party member has told magistrates investigating the neonazi party as ...
AUSTRIA | Alleged blackmailer on trial in 'paintball affair'

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 20:08 | Source: thelocal..at |

Defendant Ewald Stadler. Photo: APA (Hochmuth) Ex-FPÖ politician Ewald Stadler is facing his former colleague, Freedom Party leader Heinz Christian Strache in court this week, in connection with the so-called "Paintball Affair". The FPÖ chief accuses Stadler of blackmail and "attempting to damage his reputation, harming his person and bring him down." The ...
FRANCE | Le Pen senior should withdraw from politics, say French voters

Sunday, 15 June 2014, 22:45 | Source: Guardian |

The vast majority of French people believe that the founder of the Front National, Jean-Marie Le Pen, is a handicap for the far-right party led by his daughter and should retire from political life, according to opinion polls. Ninety-one percent of those surveyed for Sunday's edition of Le Parisien said they ...
ARGENTINA | Argentine neo-Nazi group approved as political party

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 17:15 | Source: JTA |

An ultranationalist organization led by Alejandro Biondini, an accused neo-Nazi, won legal approval as a registered political party. Buenos Aires Judge Ariel Lijo granted the approval for Bandera Vecinal, or Local Flag, on Wednesday. The party, which is expected to participate in the 2015 presidential elections, had signed up the required ...
GERMANY | Jewish family awarded $68M in compensation for property seized by Nazis

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 17:08 | Source: AP |

A Berlin court has ordered Germany to pay the heirs of Jewish owners of a department store chain an additional 50 million euros ($68 million) in compensation for property seized by the Nazis. The Berlin administrative court said Thursday that the Schocken family lost its chain of stores, primarily in Saxony, ...
SWITZERLAND | Zurich court orders neo-Nazi shooter into therapy

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 17:04 | Source: thelocal.ch |

A neo-Nazi who shot a man after a dispute in a Zurich bar has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and ordered to undergo therapy. In May 2012 the 27-year-old man shot and seriously injured a man in a bar in the Niederdorf area of Zurich before fleeing the scene, ...
ITALY | Italians protest neo-Nazi Golden Dawn fundraiser

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 16:52 | Source: thelocal.it |

A mayor in northern Italy has warned the magistrate of Milan of a neo-Nazi gathering planned for this Saturday, billed as a fundraiser for Greece's extreme-right Golden Dawn party The mayor of Carugate, Gravina Umberto, has warned the city’s magistrate of the imminent event hosted by the extreme-right party, Ansa reported ...
ARGENTINA | Argentina neo-nazi Alejandro Biondini plans presidential run

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 16:46 | Source: JTA |

June 12, 2014 An Argentinian neo-Nazi group has received government approval to become a registered political party. Argentinian neo-Nazi Alejandro Biondini registered a new organization, called Bandera Vecinal, or Local flag, and received approval to become a registered political party and to participate in 2015 presidential elections. After it signed up the ...
FRANCE | Front National website to drop Jean-Marie Le Pen’s video-blog

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 13:04 | Source: rfi.fr |

France’s far-right Front National (FN) is to drop the video-blog of its founder Jean-Marie Le Pen from its website. The move follows a storm over an allegedly anti-Semitic wisecrack the party’s 85-year-old honorary president made in the latest posting. The video-blog will no longer be hosted by the FN’s official website ...
NETHERLANDS | Europe's far-Right in crisis as Wilders expresses 'disgust' at Le Pen comments

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 23:38 | Source: The Telegraph |

Marine Le Pen’s hopes of building a far-Right alliance in the European Parliament are in crisis after alleged anti-Semitic comments by her father, the founder of the French Front National. Geert Wilders, the Dutch anti-Muslim leader and the Front National’s most important ally, has described Mr Le Pen’s comment he would ...
FRANCE | National Front rift widens in 'anti-Semitism' row

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 23:33 | Source: BBC |

Marine Le Pen lives in her father's mansion and the FN still depends on his funding The founder of France's far-right National Front (FN) party has hit out at his daughter, the current leader, as a rift widens over a remark he made, which was condemned as anti-Semitic. Jean-Marie Le ...
GERMANY | German president can call neo-Nazis 'loonies', says court

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 17:23 | Source: The Malay Mail Online |

Germany’s president Joachim Gauck has the right to call members of a neo-Nazi party “loonies”, the country’s top court ruled today. The Federal Constitutional Court dismissed a complaint by the far-right, anti-immigrant National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD) against the remark last August by the largely ceremonial head of state. The fringe ...
GREECE | Greek Jews slam appointment of far right Health Minister

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 04:31 | Source: forward.com |

Makis Voridis, a longtime member of ultranationalist parties, was appointed health minister in Greece. Monday’s appointment, part of a widespread government reshuffle, was met with disappointment by members of the Greek Jewish community. “No Jewish person can be happy about the appointment of a man who was, until two years ago, ...
USA | Neo-Nazis suspected of US police killings

Monday, 9 June 2014, 19:45 | Source: EJC |

A man and a woman who shot two police officers and then a civilian in Las Vegas on Sunday may have been white supremacists, according to Las Vegas newspapers. The Las Vegas Sun quoted neighbors at the couple’s apartment complex saying that the two “had a reputation for spouting racist, anti-government ...
FRANCE | Fury over Jean-Marie Le Pen’s latest ‘anti-semitic’ remark

Sunday, 8 June 2014, 19:54 | Source: Daily Telegraph |

An alleged anti-semitic outburst by Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the far-right Front National, sparked widespread outrage on Sunday, even among leaders of his own party. The Front National quickly removed from its website a video in which Mr Le Pen talked of making an “oven load” of the Jewish ...
GREECE | SS songs and antisemitism: the week Golden Dawn turned openly Nazi

Sunday, 8 June 2014, 11:26 | Source: Guardian |

Supporters of the far-right party gave Hitler salutes and sang the Horst Wessel song outside parliament last week. Helena Smith reports from Athens on how Golden Dawn has taken on a sinister new tone It has been a bad week for democracy in Athens. All around this great Greek city, the ...
NORWAY | Neo-Nazi Vikernes denies posting racist blogs

Friday, 6 June 2014, 21:33 | Source: thelocal.no |

A Norwegian heavy metal musician accused of inciting racial hatred denied posting racist blogs as he went on trial Tuesday in France, claiming they were penned by someone posing to be him. Kristian Vikernes, 41, was arrested in July last year in France's central Correze region on suspicion of plotting terrorist ...
SWEDEN | Kärrtorp clashes: Four neo-Nazis jailed

Friday, 6 June 2014, 21:26 | Source: thelocal.se |

A court of appeals sentenced has four neo-Nazis to jail for their involvement in December’s clashes in southern Stockholm. The four men, all members of the Swedish Resistance Movement (SMR), were sentenced to between six and eight months in prison. The four were among seven who were sentenced in March ...
HUNGARY | Court rules Jobbik cannot be called 'far-right'

Friday, 6 June 2014, 21:24 | Source: EUobserver |

Jobbik, Hungary's far-right party cannot be deemed "far-right" by newscasters, according to a decision on Monday (3 June) by the country's highest court. Hungary's supreme court said that by referring to Jobbik as a "parliamentary far-right party" in a newscast in 2012, the Hungarian commercial television channel ATV breached the law ...
CANADA | Canada Judge Blocks Dead Man's Will for Neo-Nazis

Friday, 6 June 2014, 21:19 | Source: forward.com |

A Canadian judge has invalidated the will of a man who bequeathed his estate to a U.S. neo-Nazi group. A court in New Brunswick ruled June 5 that the National Alliance, an American hate group, may not inherit the estate of Robert McCorkill because such a bequest would run counter to ...
FRANCE | Le Pen says no deal between National Front and Jobbik

Friday, 6 June 2014, 21:16 | Source: politics.hu |

The French National Front leader Marine Le Pen has said there are significant differences between her own party and Jobbik, and she does not consider Jobbik to be potential allies in a European Parliament grouping. Le Pen’s comments were made at a press conference in Brussels last week, following her party’s ...
GREECE | Greece's Neo Nazis: Golden Dawn Members Attend Parliament in Handcuffs

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 13:15 | Source: IBT |

Jailed leaders of the far-right Golden Dawn party have appeared before the Greek parliament at a debate on lifting their immunity from prosecution on further charges. Nikos Michaloliakos, founder and leader of the party, along with five other Golden dawn lawmakers were jailed several months ago on charges of running a ...
EUROPEAN UNION | MEPs with criminal records join Tories’ eurosceptic group

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 23:22 | Source: FT |

Two anti-immigration politicians with criminal convictions for inciting ethnic tension were admitted on Wednesday night to David Cameron’s eurosceptic alliance in the European parliament. The situation is the result of an unexpected move that defied the reservations of some in Downing Street in which Tory MEPs overwhelmingly voted to join forces ...
GREECE | Jailed Greek far-right leader denies arms charges

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 20:31 | Source: AP |

The jailed head of Greece's Nazi-inspired Golden Dawn party insisted today that a judicial crackdown on the party is an establishment plot aimed to sap its growing popularity. Nikos Michaloliakos addressed a plenary session of Parliament during a debate on lifting his immunity on additional weapons charges, as about 600 party ...
GREECE | Former Golden Dawn legislator rejects links to neo-Nazi party

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 00:21 | Source: Kathimerini |

Former Golden Dawn legislator Stathis Boukouras on Monday refused to answer magistrates’ questions when he faced them on charges of illegal possession of a weapon and insisted that he had been wrongly implicated in crimes linked to the neo-Nazi party, claiming to have tried to hang himself twice in pretrial ...
BELGIUM | Brussels Jewish Museum attack: Jihadist arrested in Marseille 'claimed responsibility for shooting on video'

Sunday, 1 June 2014, 23:24 | Source: Independent |

Fears of a western spill-over from Syrian civil war deepened today with the arrest of a young French jihadist suspected of carrying out the gun attack which killed three people at the Jewish museum in Brussels last weekend. The suspect, Mehdi Nemmouche, 29, originally from Roubaix on the Franco-Belgian border, ...