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AUSTRIA | Late Austrian far-right head sullied in graft trial

Tuesday, 31 July 2012, 10:19 | Source: MSN NEWS |

Late Austrian far-right leader Joerg Haider's reputation was further tarnished Wednesday by dramatic confessions by two defendants in a high-profile corruption trial in his home state of Carinthia. Tax advisor Dietrich Birnbacher told the Klagenfurt court that he had agreed in 2007 to donate two-thirds of his 12-million-euro ($14.6-million) ...
GERMANY | Germans 'probe possible KKK link' in cop killing

Tuesday, 31 July 2012, 10:14 | Source: thelocal.de |

German authorities are said to be investigating a potential link between a former Ku Klux Klan-member police officer, and a neo-Nazi terror group in the killing of a German policewoman. Hers was the last in a string of ten killings. The murders of eight men of Turkish extraction, and ...
GERMANY | Far right strategist leaves the movement

Tuesday, 31 July 2012, 10:11 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

A leading neo-Nazi has withdrawn from the scene. His departure could act as an example for other disillusioned members of the movement, who, like him, are frustrated by the its failure to modernize. It's over for Andreas Molau, known widely as one of the most prominent strategists of the German ...
USA | Sting targets white supremacists: Agents' Nazi 'gang' duped suspects

Monday, 30 July 2012, 18:02 | Source: Orlando Sentinel |

A neo-Nazi motorcycle gang created by an undercover law-enforcement unit to investigate white supremacists and racist bikers has helped topple two domestic-terrorism groups in Central Florida. The original investigation began in 2007, when an undisclosed agent traded emails with August Kreis III, a leader of the Aryan Nations hate group ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn lawmaker whips Corinth mayor

Monday, 30 July 2012, 13:18 | Source: Greek Reporter |

With one its lawmakers already charged with assaulting two rivals, the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party is dismissing a second assault, that of Corinth Mayor Alekos Pnevmatikos with a whip by another of its Members of Parliament, Efstathios Boukouras, despite outrage from other political parties. According to local media in ...
ESTONIA | Estonia sees another Nazi reunion

Saturday, 28 July 2012, 22:07 | Source: Voice of Russia |

Photo: RIA Novosti Estonian veterans of the Nazi SS have gathered on the Sinimae Heights near Estonia's border with Russia to mark 68 years since their SS division first engaged advancing Red Army troops. Neo-Nazi delegates from Latvia, Denmark and Sweden were very much in evidence. In a statement ...
NETHERLAND | Dutch Anti-Semite:"You Know, the Word Nazi Comes from Ashkenazi"

Friday, 27 July 2012, 23:37 | Source: Arutz Shiva |

Last Tuesday, July 17, Jeroen de Kreek stood trial for Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism. De Kreek is a former lawyer who has been bombarding the Dutch public with daily articles dedicated to Holocaust denial and various examples of anti-Semitism through his three websites and via Twitter. A few years ago, ...
GREECE | Greek Jewish community blasts hate music Golden Dawn MP - statement

Thursday, 26 July 2012, 11:42 | Source: The Central Board of Jewish Communities i |

The new ‘Golden Dawn’ MP Mr Artemios Mathaiopoulos was sworn in as a member of the Greek Parliament yesterday following the resignation of an MP from the region of Serres. In the past, Mr Mathaiopoulos was a bass player in a hard rock Greek band called “Pogrom”(!); a band with ...
GREECE | Greek Olympian Papachristou expelled for 'racist tweet'

Wednesday, 25 July 2012, 15:33 | Sources: BBC/IBT |

Greek Olympian Papachristou expelled for 'racist tweet' Greek triple jumper Voula Papachristou has been expelled from her country's Olympic team over comments she posted on Twitter which were deemed racist. Papachristou was due to compete in the London 2012 Games, which officially start this Friday. But the Hellenic Olympic ...
GERMANY | Vandals desecrate German Jewish cemetery

Wednesday, 25 July 2012, 15:10 | source:israelnationalnews.com |

Vandals desecrated the Jewish cemetery in the German town of Anklam over the weekend. According to local police, the vandals smashed gravestones and, in some cases, completely uprooted them. Local media reported that the prosecution in Anklam is conducting an investigation into an incident of “disturbing the dead” and ...
NORWAY | Breivik’s victims commemorated

Tuesday, 24 July 2012, 20:51 | Source: vepsen |

We shall overcome Tor Bach reports from Oslo A year after last July’s terror attacks by Anders Breivik, the people of Oslo gathered again outside the city hall. Between 50- and 60 000 defied pouring rain to mourn our dead and to celebrate democracy and tolerance. Present were Norway’s PM, ...
USA | The neo-nazi National Alliance now considered 'a joke'

Tuesday, 24 July 2012, 16:05 | Source: AlterNet |

Ten years after the death of its founder, the Alliance has turned into tiny band of small-time propagandists, criminal thugs and attention-seeking losers. Last year, a balding, 46-year-old man slipped quietly into the men’s rooms of three Orlando, Fla., area biker bars, where he warily pasted “Bring Our Troops Home” ...
SWEDEN | Sweden's 'racist sniper' found guilty of two murders

Tuesday, 24 July 2012, 15:55 | Source: AFP |

A Swedish court has today found a man guilty of two murders and four attempted murders after he terrorised the southern city of Malmö with a shooting spree targeting immigrants. Malmoe district court said in a statement it had found there was "convincing evidence that Peter Mangs has committed 13 ...
FRANCE | French promise crackdown on anti-Semitism

Monday, 23 July 2012, 18:36 | Source: news.co.au |

President Francois Hollande has led ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the largest roundup of Jews in World War II France, and promised to crackdown on anti-Semitism in a country reeling from killings at a Jewish school in March. Some 13,000 Jews were deported by French police on July 16 ...
GERMANY | Intel fiasco 'scuppers neo-Nazi party ban'

Monday, 23 July 2012, 14:25 | Source: thelocal.de |

The shredding of secret service files on the German far-right scene could well have ruined any hope of banning the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party (NPD), a government party spokesman said on Monday. Hans-Peter Uhl, domestic policy spokesman for the Christian Social Union (CSU), said the destruction of files by the ...
USA | National Alliance has withered, says Southern Poverty Law Center

Monday, 23 July 2012, 14:23 | Source: SPLC/Cleveland Plain Dealer |

A civil rights organization says in a new report that the National Alliance, once one of the nation's most powerful white supremacist groups, has virtually collapsed under the decade-long leadership of North Royalton resident Erich Gliebe. The report, posted online today by the Southern Poverty Law Center, says the National ...
HUNGARY | Hungary Neo-Nazis offer cash for info on Jewish protesters

Sunday, 22 July 2012, 20:46 | Source: Jerusalem Post |

A neo-Nazi Website in Hungary is offering money for information about protesters that called for the arrest of a suspected war criminal, it emerged on Sunday.Kuruc.info promised 100,000 Forints ($450) to anyone who provided data on demonstrators who called for trial of suspected Nazi collaborator Laszlo Csatary outside his house ...
NORWAY | Norway remembers Ut°ya and Oslo victims, one year on

Sunday, 22 July 2012, 13:36 | Source: BBC |

Jens Stoltenberg: 'Let us honour the dead' Norway is commemorating one year since 77 people were killed and 242 hurt in gun and bomb attacks in Oslo and on the island of Utøya. PM Jens Stoltenberg has laid a wreath in Oslo and is expected to be joined ...
CHILE | Chilean nazi paramilitary group training denounced

Friday, 20 July 2012, 09:57 | Source: Prensa Latina |

The Chilean Movement for Homosexual Integration and Liberation (Movilh) has denounced the presence of neo-nazi groups receiving paramilitary training in the country.Local radio stations AND Radio Chile said Movilh delivered the National Intelligence Direction a video tape and pictures and asked for a rigorous investigation.Mvilh told the press that the ...
SPAIN | Anti-fascist Spanish miners in fight to the finish

Thursday, 19 July 2012, 23:58 | Source: Hope not hate |

A report from Graeme Atkinson in Madrid Madrid, Wednesday 11 July, was a sight for tired anti-fascist eyes: the awesome spectacle of burly striking miners and the women of the mining community ferociously ripping down and trampling the posters that the fascist Republican Social Movement (MSR) had sneaked out at ...
GERMANY | Interior Ministry Ordered Destruction of Intelligence Files

Thursday, 19 July 2012, 21:55 | Source: Spiegel |

Germany's domestic intelligence agency has admitted to destroying even more files relating to the right-wing extremist scene -- this time on orders from the Interior Ministry in Berlin. The ministry denies the files contained any clues about the murderous National Socialist Underground trio. Germany's Office for the Protection of ...
GERMANY | German far right bucks European trend

Thursday, 19 July 2012, 10:07 | Source: BBC |

While far-right or right-wing populist parties have won seats in national parliaments in countries such as France, Italy and the Netherlands, no similar breakthrough has occurred in Germany despite a relatively favourable electoral system. The latest annual report by the German domestic intelligence agency confirms a decline in the membership ...
USA | American Front arrests part of broader FBI domestic terrorism probe

Wednesday, 18 July 2012, 21:32 | Source: Orlando Sentinel |

The investigation of the American Front neo-Nazi group in Osceola County grew out of an FBI domestic terrorism investigation of ties between Florida motorcycle clubs and white supremacy groups in North America and Europe, according to court records released this week. The small neo-Nazi group in Holopaw had aspirations of ...
GERMANY | Germany at risk of neo-Nazi 'copycat killings'

Wednesday, 18 July 2012, 17:35 | Source: Daily Telegraph |

Heinz Fromm, head of the Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), the German equivalent of MI5, said that there was an increasing risk of violence by far-right extremists inspired by the actions of the National Socialist Underground (NSU). The three-person gang murdered nine men of immigrant background and ...
GERMANY | Neo-Nazis Go on a Rampage at the Opening of a Painting Show at Kunsthaus Erfurt

Wednesday, 18 July 2012, 17:31 | Source: artinfo.com |

Eight members of a far-right extremist organization attacked the opening of "Miss Painting" at the Kunsthaus Erfurt on Friday, the institution announced Sunday. In what sounds like a scene out of a Western, the accused individuals entered the exhibition, shouted a series of Neo-Nazi slogans while throwing beer bottles indiscriminately ...
ESTONIA | Human rights group slams Estonian Defense Minister over Nazi sentiments

Tuesday, 17 July 2012, 01:35 | Source: RT |

The Estonian Anti-Fascist Committee claims that the country’s Defense Minister was justifying neo-Nazi sentiments in his recent speech before the congress of Estonian Waffen-SS veterans. The comment was issued after Defense Minister Urmas Reinsalu spoke at the congress of “freedom fighters” – the veterans of the 20th Waffen SS division ...
HUNGARY | Most wanted Nazi found in plain sight in Hungary

Monday, 16 July 2012, 15:28 | Source: thejc.com |

Ladislaus Csizsik-Csatary, 97, the world's most wanted Nazi war criminal for his role in the movement that sent 15,700 Jews to their deaths at Auschwitz, was found yesterday in Budapest, Hungary, living a normal life amongst unassuming neighbours, 15 years after his whereabouts were last known. Csizsik-Csatary, who was ...
ITALY | Official wants school renamed after Mussolini

Monday, 16 July 2012, 09:52 | Source: news24 |

An Italian municipal councillor has sparked an uproar by suggesting that a school in a northern villagebe re-named to honour fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, reports said on Saturday. Giovani Iotti, of the People of Liberty party founded by former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, made the proposal for the school ...
GERMANY | Neo-Nazi acquitted after driving into leftists

Sunday, 15 July 2012, 20:21 | Source: thelocal.de |

A German neo-Nazi who drove into a group of leftists, leaving one with a brain injury, has been acquitted of attempted manslaughter. The judge found he was acting in self-defence. The incident happened last October at a neo-Nazi event in Riegel am Rande in the southern German state of Baden-Württemberg. ...
LEBANON | Rights group vows to fight racism in Lebanon resorts

Sunday, 15 July 2012, 15:20 | Source: alarabiya.net |

The Anti-Racism Movement in Lebanon called on Friday for an end to discrimination at beach resorts which deny entry to foreign workers and domestic staff, according to Lebanon now blog. It singled out 10 very well-known beach and pool resorts for their unabashedly racist policies.Incidents of racism at Lebanon’s popular ...
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND | Racists cut Nazi/KKK slogans into kids’ play area after attacks

Sunday, 15 July 2012, 15:17 | Source: an Phoblacht |

Racist graffiti cut into the children's grass play area RACISTS responsible for two separate attacks which left two men injured in recent weeks may have cut a large Nazi swastika and the initials of the Ku Klux Klan into a children’s grass play area in Finglas on Dublin’s northside. ...
ITALY | Top fascists gather in Milan

Friday, 13 July 2012, 01:00 | Sources: Various |

The Alliance of European National Movements (AENM) met in Milan on 6 and 7 July, hosted by the Italian extremist Movimento Sociale –Fiamma Tricolore. Attending the junket were British National Party boss Nick Griffin and AENM treasurer and Hungarian MEP from the nazi Jobbik Movement, Béla Kovács, as well as ...
GREECE | Far-right drive for "Greek" blood bank angers medics

Friday, 13 July 2012, 00:40 | Source: news.terra.com |

A drive by the far-right Golden Dawn party to get Greeks to donate blood only for their fellow citizens has outraged doctors and medical authorities, who have slammed the initiative as racist and inhuman. Golden Dawn, which enjoyed unprecedented success in last month's election after promising to rid Greece of ...
GERMANY | German Officials Believe They Have Uncovered New Far-Right Group

Monday, 9 July 2012, 23:24 | Source: spiegel.de |

Over the weekend, police in Germany carried out raids into a possible right-wing extremist group in the states of Brandenburg, Berlin and North Rhine-Westphalia. Police in Germany carried out raids in three German states at the homes of suspected neo-Nazis. Officials believe they may have been in the process ...
GERMANY | German neo-Nazis lure youth with music

Sunday, 8 July 2012, 22:39 | Source: Toronto Star |

FROM "BLOOD MUST FLOW"The murky footage from a new documentary In a dark seedy club, tattooed skinheads face the stage. In unison, they raise their arms in a Nazi salute and sing along, “Adolf Hitler come down from heaven and govern Germany again. We ...
NETHERLANDS | Former Wilders' councillor active on nazi Stormfront website

Saturday, 7 July 2012, 08:13 | Source: Dutch News |

A former councillor for the anti-immigration PVV in Noord Holland has close ties to the neo-nazi group Stormfront and submitted 2,200 items to the organisation's website, the Noord-Hollands Dagblad reported on Friday. Monica Nunes is one of three provincial councillors who left the PVV earlier this year to go it ...
GREECE | Nazi Golden Dawn party rides wave of xenophobia

Saturday, 7 July 2012, 08:06 | Source: Metro News Canada |

He doesn’t walk alone. Not to his convenience store in the morning. Not to his apartment at night. Not anymore. When Tipu Sultan Mirza Mohamed moves, three or four fellow immigrants from Bangladesh move with him. The Bangladeshis of Athens now travel in packs because the thugs travel ...
ITALY | Milan’s Jews condemn meeting of right-wing movements

Friday, 6 July 2012, 14:04 | Source: JTA |

Milan’s Jewish community has condemned a meeting of European extreme right-wing movements due to be held at a Milan hotel Friday and Saturday. In a statement, the Milan Jewish community expressed “alarm” at the meeting, which was to include representatives of Hungary’s Jobbik party, the French Front ...
USA | Trial set for boy who killed Nazi dad

Friday, 6 July 2012, 11:25 | Source: The Press-Enterprise |

A Riverside judge set an October trial date Thursday for a 12-year-old boy who has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to murdering his Neo-Nazi father. The boy did not appear in a Riverside courtroom Thursday because he was undergoing psychological evaluations. ...
RUSSIA | Anti-Semites Deface Jewish Agency Building in Russia

Friday, 6 July 2012, 11:21 | Source: Arutz Sheva |

Swastikas and anti-Semitic epithets were found scrawled on a building used by the Jewish Agency in St. Petersburg in Russia. Among the epithets was one that read “All Jews should go to Buchenwald,” naming the death camp in Poland where hundreds of thousands of Jews were murdered during the Holocaust. ...
HUNGARY | Hungary rabbi rejects debate challenge from neo-nazi apologist party Jobbik

Thursday, 5 July 2012, 22:42 | Source: The Algemeiner |

Rabbi Shlomo Koves, the Hungarian Chabad Rabbi who was challenged to a debate this week by Gabor Vona. In an interview with The Algemeiner, Rabbi Shlomo Koves, the Hungarian Chabad Rabbi who was challenged to a debate this week by Gabor Vona , leader of Jobbik, ...
GERMANY | German intelligence grants access to files in neo-Nazi probe

Wednesday, 4 July 2012, 10:52 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

Germany's domestic intelligence agency has given a parliamentary committee access to files relating to a high-profile neo-Nazi probe. It comes a day after the agency's head resigned over the handling of the probe. Germany's domestic intelligence agency has offered the parliamentary committee access to 25 files relating to "Operation Rennsteig," ...
CANADA | White supremacist can seek help online in attempt to prove racist claims

Wednesday, 4 July 2012, 10:51 | Source: National Post |

Terry Tremaine who founded the neo-Nazi National-Socialist Party of Canada is facing 11 criminal charges of wilfully promoting hate against identifiable groups. The Regina-based neo-Nazi leader has been given a judge’s permission to go back online to white supremacist websites for help in proving that the anti-Semitic and racist comments ...
NETHERLANDS | Two PVV parliamentarians quit as party manifesto is published

Wednesday, 4 July 2012, 09:35 | Source: Dutch News |

Two parliamentarians for the PVV resigned on Tuesday, just moments after the publication of the anti-immigration party's manifesto for the September general election. Marcial Hernandez and Wim Kortenoven said they were leaving with immediate effect because of the dominant role in the movement played by its founder Geert Wilders. 'Everything ...
GERMANY | Agency 'shredded neo-Nazi documents

Tuesday, 3 July 2012, 13:55 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

Reports indicate that Germany's domestic intelligence agency shredded documents relating to neo-Nazis and ignored intelligence tips on neo-Nazi terrorism from Italian authorities, as the agency's head steps down. After a remarkable series of missteps in investigating neo-Nazi terror cell the National Socialist Underground (NSU), the president of Germany's domestic intelligence ...
GREECE | Neo-Nazi MPs in Greece briefly detained after attack

Tuesday, 3 July 2012, 00:52 | Source: Times of Malta |

Two freshly elected Greek MPs from the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party and its leader’s daughter were among six people briefly detained after an attack on a Pakistani immigrant, a police source said yesterday. The two lawmakers, Ilias Panagiotaros and Ioannis Vouldis, as well as leader Nikos Michaloliakos’s daughter, were taken ...
GERMANY | German spy chief quits in neo-Nazi files scandal

Monday, 2 July 2012, 20:22 | Source: Reuters |

The head of Germany's domestic intelligence service resigned on Monday after admitting that his agency had shredded files on a neo-Nazi cell whose killing spree targeting immigrants rocked the country late last year. Heinz Fromm's resignation is the latest in a series of embarrassing setbacks for Germany's ...