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GERMANY | Student priests sacked for Hitler salutes

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 21:58 | Source: thelocal.de |

Two student priests were on Wednesday kicked out of their German seminary for telling anti-Semitic jokes and making Hitler salutes. Priests at the Würzburg seminary in northern Bavaria were tipped off at the end of May about far-right behaviour from some of their 18 trainees. The student priests were suspected ...
RUSSIA | Nationalists Stage Anti-Migrant 'Russian Raids' in Petersburg

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 21:56 | Source: RIA Novosti |

Russian nationalists have jumped on the bandwagon of marketplace raids following a police clampdown in Moscow, taking to the streets in force and armed with baseball bats — to check the documents of fruit vendors, they say. The so-called "Russian raids" in St. Petersburg helped expose several dozen illegal fruit stands ...
GERMANY | Calls for ban on German pulp mag 'Der Landser'

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 21:53 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

The German magazine "Der Landser" tells WWII stories from the perspective of Wehrmacht soldiers. Now the Simon Wiesenthal Center has called for it to be banned, on the grounds that it propagates far-right ideology. At first glance, "Der Landser" might look like some sort of harmless pulp adventure magazine. Every week, ...
UK | Bank of England helped in sale of looted Nazi gold

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 14:40 | Source: BBC |

Germany invaded Czechoslovakia in the spring of 1939 The Bank of England helped in the sale of gold stolen by Nazis after the 1939 invasion of Czechoslovakia. A document from 1950 shows the gold bars were sold by the Bank on behalf of Germany's central Reichsbank. The details have been made public following ...
POLAND | Jewish group hires former far-right Polish leader to lead fight for ritual slaughter

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 13:40 | Source: Times of Israel |

The European Jewish Association, a Brussels-based group, has hired the former leader of a political party that has been accused of anti-Semitism to launch a legal challenge to the shechita ban in Poland, the Times of Israel has learned. Roman Giertych [pictured] is the former chair of the League of Polish ...
POLAND | Explosives seized from Polish home linked Breivik-inspired lecturer

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 13:22 | Source: telegraph.co.uk |

Working in cooperation with the police, the secret service also detained one man and carried out a controlled explosion in the garden of the property located in Warsaw. The arrest appears to confirm security services' fears that the chemistry lecturer, known only as Brunon K, was not operating alone in planning ...
LITHUANIA | 28 arrested after protesters throw eggs at Baltic Pride

Monday, 29 July 2013, 09:28 | Source: Pink News |

A group of protesters defied the large police presence at the Baltic Pride march in the Lithuanian capital, throwing eggs at participants and attempting to storm a stage. Around 600 people marched for LGBT Pride through the streets of Vilnius today. It was only the second time the event, known as ...
ITALY | Bloody mannequins protest Cecile Kyenge's visit to Italian town

Monday, 29 July 2013, 09:25 | Source: UPI |

A nationalist political party has claimed responsibility for blood-smeared mannequins protesting the first black member of the Italian cabinet. The mannequins were discovered in the central square of Cervia, a small city near Ravenna in northern Italy, police said Friday. Cecile Kyenge was scheduled to visit Cervia a few hours ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn - the extremists that should have changed politics

Sunday, 28 July 2013, 12:18 | Source: studentjournals.co.uk |

Golden Dawn (GD) – a name that evokes images of old school, ideological war and hopeful revolution. This is the name of the extreme right-wing party in Greece, whose 7% from the June 2012 elections has been pulled up to 13-15% in recent polls. GD is no longer the unconventional, ...
ITALY | Black Italian minister Kyenge suffers banana insult

Saturday, 27 July 2013, 23:37 | Source: BBC |

Italian politicians have reacted with anger after the country's first black minister had bananas thrown at her during a political rally. Integration Minister Cecile Kyenge, who has suffered racial abuse in the past, dismissed the act as "a waste of food". But Environment Minister Andrea Orlando said on Twitter he felt the ...
SLOVAKIA/HUNGARY | Fidesz sponsors festival with antisemitic books

Saturday, 27 July 2013, 07:57 | Source: JTA |

Anti-Semitic literature was on display at a festival in Slovakia sponsored by Hungary’s ruling party, Fidesz. Among the books on display at the event were Henry Ford’s “The International Jew,” “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” and Erno Raffay’s openly anti-Semitic book on the Freemasons, “Politizalo szabadkomuvesseg,” according to a ...
RUSSIA | Russian neo-Nazi ‘Occupy’ group tortures LGBT youths

Saturday, 27 July 2013, 07:26 | Source: The Raw Story |

A Russian neo-Nazi group calling itself “Occupy-Pedofilyay” has taken to luring LGBT teens with personal ads, then kidnapping and torturing them before making their victims “come out” to friends and family on camera, human rights groups claimed this week. “Gay victims aged 12-16 are reportedly lured in by the group… led ...
ITALY | Neo-nazi Italian GP had bust of Hitler in library

Friday, 26 July 2013, 22:40 | Source: Independent |

Dr Gianantonio Valli, who has 1,400 health service patients on his books in the village of Cuveglio, near Varese, keeps a bust of Hitler in his library and subjects patients to swathes of racist propaganda in the waiting room. The holocaust-denying medic, whose surgery posters warn of the "scourge of ...
USA | White supremacist pair targeted sex offender in double murder: suspects

Friday, 26 July 2013, 17:08 | Source: NY Daily News |

A South Carolina white supremacist and his wife, self-styled vigilantes, say they murdered a couple because the man was a registered sex offender. "You think I'm here to rob you. I'm not here to rob you. I'm here to kill you because you are a child molester," Jeremy Moody, 30, said ...
FRANCE | France bans two more far-right groups

Friday, 26 July 2013, 16:54 | Source: RFI |

France’s Socialist government has banned another far-right group along with its youth wing in the aftermath of the killing of anti-fascist activist Clément Méric. L’Oeuvre Française and Jeunesses Nationalistes are private militias that spread racism, anti-Semitism and xenophobia, according to Interior Minister Manuel Valls. Founded in 1968, l’Oeuvre française is the oldest ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn hails poll boost among the young

Friday, 26 July 2013, 16:50 | Source: The Commentator |

The Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn, which shot to prominence at last year's elections, is hailing new polling figures showing the strength of its position among younger voters and that it remains the third most popular party in Greek politics. Golden Dawn, whose rallies feature Nazi style right arm salutes, and ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazi Zschšpe 'lovely' says neighbour (Germany)

Friday, 26 July 2013, 16:46 | Source: thelocal.de |

A witness described Beate Zschäpe, one of five alleged neo-Nazis on trial for crimes associated with the National Socialist Underground (NSU) terror cell as “a lovely neighbour” in court on Wednesday. The man, who lived in the same building as Zschäpe in Zwickau, said in the evenings she often used ...
NORWAY | 'Racism in Norway survived the 22/7 attack'

Friday, 26 July 2013, 16:43 | Source: thelocal.se |

A Norway-based Swedish survivor of the Utøya terror attack on Monday said Norway had learned little from the massacre of 77 people, claiming that the "undergrowth of hateful rhetoric" had recovered from the right-wing extremist attacks that shocked Norway and the world. While Norway has put the terrorist Anders Behring ...
CROATIA | Memorial to Croatia Concentration Camp Victims Destroyed

Friday, 26 July 2013, 16:40 | Source: Balkan Insight |

A memorial plaque honouring World War II concentration camp victims who died on the Croatian island of Pag has been vandalised again, just weeks after being restored. The Serb National Council in Croatia announced on Monday that this was the third time that the memorial on Pag had been demolished ...
HUNGARY | Right-Wing Terror: Hungary Silent over Roma Killing Spree

Friday, 26 July 2013, 16:39 | Source: Spiegel |

Five years ago, right-wing terrorists murdered six Roma in Hungary. Now the trial against them is coming to an end. But the political elite has expresed hardly any sympathy for the victims, and a large portion of the public is uninterested in the topic. The murders happened just a few ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Zeman wants to clamp down on Czech neo-Nazis

Friday, 26 July 2013, 16:35 | Source: The Prague Daily Monitor |

Neo-Nazi signs must be followed with much more repressive punishment, Czech President Milos Zeman told CTK Wednesday in reaction to the recent riots, anti-Romany rallies and extremists' marches at the Maj housing project in Ceske Budejovice, south Bohemia. "Active repression is the only way," Zeman said. "This means clamping down ...
GREECE | Far-right plays Nazi anthem at event

Friday, 26 July 2013, 16:32 | Source: CBS |

An extreme-right political party in Greece played a Nazi anthem during a charity event Wednesday that authorities had attempted to ban. A Greek version of the Horst Wessel song - known as "keep the banner flying" in Greek - was played on loud speakers outside the central Athens offices of the ...
UKRAINE/USA | Monuments to Ukrainian far-right movement erected in USA

Friday, 26 July 2013, 16:28 | Source: Voice of Russia |

A group of monuments to Ukrainian nationalists has been set up in the US city of Baraboo in the Sauk County, Wisconsin. Several bronze busts of Symon Petliura, Yevgeny Konovalets, Roman Shukhevich and Stepan Bandera, all members of Ukraine’s 20th century violent independence movement, have been erected on the territory ...
GREECE | Police bans public gatherings in central Athens to block Golden Dawn food handout

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 11:03 | Source: ekathimerini.com |

The police has announced a ban on any kind of public gathering in central Athens, from noon to midnight, on Wednesday. The move came after far right Golden Dawn announced its intention to organize a food handout on the same day marking 39 years since the return of democracy to ...
CANADA | Neo-Nazis barred from inheriting valuable coins

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 09:32 | Source:cbc.news.ca |

The sister of a New Brunswick man who left a collection of coins and artifacts worth an estimated $250,000 to a neo-Nazi group in the United States has obtained an injunction. The court order temporarily blocks any distribution of Robert McCorkill's estate or transfer out of New Brunswick, Ottawa-based lawyer Richard ...
FRANCE | French deputy condemned for for saying ‘Hitler didn’t kill enough’ Travellers

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 09:30 | Source: Irish Times.com |

The French political class has unanimously condemned Gilles Bourdouleix, a deputy in the national assembly and mayor of a town in western France, for saying that “Hitler didn’t kill enough” Travellers. Mr Bourdouleix is likely to be expelled today from the political party he helped to co-found, the centre-right UDI. ...
HUNGARY | Jobbik plans large protests in autumn

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 12:02 | Source: politics.hu |

The radical nationalist Jobbik party is planning to stage mass demonstrations in the autumn to protest against the land law and demand resolution to the problem of troubled FX borrowers, party leader Gabor Vona said in an interview published by daily Magyar Hirlap on Tuesday. Jobbik will also initiate a referendum ...
NORWAY | After the Massacre - Two Years On

Monday, 22 July 2013, 14:37 | Source: HNH/vepsen |

By Tor Bach She throws the rose on the ground, considering whether she should stomp on it, but pulls her foot away. The elderly woman turns half away with a closed, hateful face. She does not want to face the young Muslims countering her hatred with flowers. “ I hope you ...
USA | Pennsylvania man jailed in terrorism promotion case, attack on FBI agents who questioned him

Monday, 22 July 2013, 11:38 | Source: Washington Post |

A western Pennsylvania man whom authorities called a “homegrown, radical extremist” was sentenced Tuesday to 8 ½ years in prison for helping lead an Internet forum that promoted terrorist attacks against American military and civilian targets. The sentence for Emerson Begolly, 24, formerly of Redbank Township, also includes time for having ...
MALTA | Convicted far-rightist claims criminal charges were orchestrated

Friday, 19 July 2013, 19:25 | Source: maltatoday.com.mt |

Far-rightist Norman Lowell has extended his support to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's attempt to push back asylum seekers to Libya, before they can apply for protection. Lowell, who has unsuccessfully run for office in two European Parliament elections, today said he will publish a book in which he will allege that ...
GREECE | Golden Dawn MPs swear at, threaten SYRIZA deputies in parliament

Thursday, 18 July 2013, 22:58 | Source: ekathimerini.com |

The efforts of far-right Golden Dawn to hold a festival in Kalamata on August 3 and 4 prompted a row in Parliament on Thursday that culminated in MPs from the neo-Nazi party hurling obscenities at SYRIZA lawmakers and making references to Greece’s bloody Civil War. The incident took place after ...
HUNGARY | Facebook removes page of Hungarian antisemitic website

Thursday, 18 July 2013, 15:35 | Source: JTA |

Facebook has removed an official fan page of Kuruc.info, a U.S.-based website in Hungarian that features anti-Semitic hate speech and propaganda by Hungary’s ultranationalist Jobbik party. The removal on Wednesday of the Facebook page, which had garnered 70,000 followers, came following a plea to the social network by the New York-based ...
FRANCE | Roma group to sue Le Pen for 'smelly' remarks

Thursday, 18 July 2013, 13:18 | Source: thelocal.fr |

Three rights groups have launched legal proceedings against Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of France's far-right National Front party, after he labelled members of the Roma community “smelly” and “rash-inducing,”. The European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF) has been joined by SOS Racisme and the French Union of Travellers Associations in filing ...
HUNGARY | Students give Jobbik high marks

Thursday, 18 July 2013, 10:53 | Source: Budapest Times |

Jobbik is the most popular party among higher-education students with 17 per cent in favour of the extreme-right formation, according to a survey recently released by Active Young People Research Group (Aktiv Fiatalok). Governing party Fidesz and its coalition partner KDNP (Christian Democrats) garnered 15 per cent approval, followed by Együtt2014-PM ...
GERMANY | Suspected Terrorist Network: Police Raid Neo-Nazi 'Werwolf' Cell

Thursday, 18 July 2013, 10:37 | Source: Spiegel |

recherche-nord Sebastien Nussbaumer, allegedly one of six neo-Nazis planning to form a terrorist group. Police and anti-terrorism units raided 11 homes, offices and prison cells in Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland on Wednesday in a joint operation targeting a suspected international neo-Nazi cell. According to information obtained by SPIEGEL, the raid is part ...
FRANCE | Neo-Nazi arrest leaves France asking questions

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 14:00 | Source: thelocal.fr |

The arrest of the notorious Norwegian neo-Nazi Kristian Vikernes in rural France on Tuesday has taken the country somewhat by surprise, with most people asking "who is he?" and "was he really a terror threat?" Most people in France had never heard of the man nicknamed "Wolf" (Varg) who, according ...
GERMANY | German police raid Nazi 'Werewolf' lairs

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 13:54 | Source:thelocal.de |

Police launched raids in Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland Wednesday against six suspected members of a far-right "Werewolf" cell modelled on late-World War II plans for a Nazi guerrilla resistance. The men "are suspected of having founded a right-wing extremist 'werewolf command'," said prosecutors, referring to the Nazi's unrealised plan for ...
SWEDEN | Sweden Democrat in Almedalen rape case

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 13:53 | Source: thelocal.se |

A senior male member of the Sweden Democrats is facing accusations of rape after being reported to police by a female party colleague during Sweden's Almedalen political week on the island of Gotland. According to tabloid Aftonbladet on Wednesday, the man in question has for many years been one of ...
FRANCE | France bans far-right groups after fatal brawl

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 17:16 | Source: thelocal.fr |

Three French far-right groups implicated in the death of an anti-fascist activist during a brawl in Paris last month were officially banned by the government on Wednesday. The ban has been slammed as "an abuse of power" by the leader of one of the groups. France officially banned three far-right ...
BULGARIA | Bulgaria far-right leader stripped of ethics chief role after outcry

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 17:12 | Source: FOCUS News Agency |

Bulgaria's parliament has stripped the leader of the far-right Ataka party of his role as ethics chief in a bid to ease anger over his appointment, seen as the latest blunder by the country's embattled one-and-a-half-month old government, AFP reports. The firebrand ultra-nationalist Volen Siderov's appointment last month as head ...
BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA | Srebrenica mothers ‘beaten by Bosnian Serb police’

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 17:10 | Source: AP |

A group of women broke through a police cordon on Saturday and entered a former warehouse in Bosnia to lay flowers where their loved ones were killed during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. Bosnian Serb police said they didn’t use force, but the women — who are Muslim Bosniaks — alleged ...
HUNGARY | Gay rights versus far right

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 17:08 | Source: The Budapest Times |

Heavy police security ensured that the annual Budapest Pride parade passed off peacefully on Saturday, with several thousand participants marching from Heroes’ Square to Olympia Park on the Danube riverside – a record attendance according to the organisers. However, an alleged attack on three homeward-bound participants by far-right thugs has ...
GERMANY | Hotels boycott David Irving's Berlin plans

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 17:05 | Source: thelocal.de |

Notorious Holocaust-denier David Irving is planning to visit Berlin in September - but may have to sleep on a friend's a couch, and hold his meeting in a living-room, as hotels in the German capital have united to boycott him. Irving, who was banned from Germany altogether for ten years ...
FRANCE | 'Neo-Nazi' singer Vikernes arrested on "suspicion he was preparing a major terrorist act"

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 14:47 | Source: BBC |

Vikernes was convicted in 1994 of stabbing a man to death in Oslo and burning down several churches A Norwegian musician with links to mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has been arrested in France on "suspicion he was preparing a major terrorist act". The French interior ministry said Kristian "Varg" Vikernes constituted ...
FRANCE | Neo-nazi and black metal star Varg Vikernes arrested in France

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 12:43 | Source:euronews.com |

Black metal musician and neo-nazi sympathizer Kristian “Varg” Vikernes has been arrested and taken to custody in the Correze region of France this Tuesday, according to French radio RTL. The police suspect the Norwegian national of planning a “massacre” and are currently searching his house for weapons and explosives. His wife, ...
JAPAN | Rising hate speech in Japan has even some on far right saying 'enough'

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 10:38 | Source: CS Monitor |

Shin-Okubo is where Tokyo residents go when they want a fix of Korean food and pop culture. The busy neighborhood is home to dozens of restaurants specializing in Korea's spicy cuisine and stores crammed with souvenirs inspired by the stars of K-Pop, the musical phenomenon that has swept through much ...
BULGARIA | Bulgarian ultranationalist Siderov likens himself to Nelson Mandela

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 10:35 | Source: Sofia Globe |

Bulgarian ultra-nationalist Ataka leader Volen Siderov, whose comments during the current political crisis have been invariably more ludicrous than lucid, reached new heights on July 12 when he said that even if he was taken to prison, he would speak the truth “just like Nelson Mandela”. It was a headline-making statement ...
ITALY | Italy: Nooses Protest Over First Black Minister

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 09:11 | Source:news.sky.com |

Far-right militants in Italy are suspected of hanging nooses in protest at the country's first black minister, prompting a police investigation. The nooses appeared on lampposts with posters signed by extremist group Forza Nuova in the city of Pescara, as minister for integration Cecile Kyenge was visiting for a conference on ...
MALTA | Norman Lowell has sentence reduced

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 09:09 | Source: Times of Malta |

An appeals court in Malta has confirmed a Magistrates' Court judgement finding right-wing activist Norman Lowell guilty of three charges of inciting racial hatred. However the court overturned a judgement where Mr Lowell had been found guilty of insulting then President Eddie Fenech Adami. The cases goes back to speeches by Mr ...
ITALY | Why ignorant racists still flourish in multicultural Italy

Monday, 15 July 2013, 19:40 | Source: Guardian |

Italy is changing – but the racist 'joke' made about minister Cécile Kyenge shows why progress is so painfully slow "I love animals, but when I see her, I can't help but think of an orangutan". These words were uttered by the Italian politician Roberto Calderoli in reference to Cécile ...
GERMANY | Hundreds of far-right extremists in army

Monday, 15 July 2013, 12:12 | Source: thelocal.de |

Last year 400 extremists were serving in the German army, most of whom had far-right extremist views, the secret service military branch said over the weekend. The service now wants increased powers to track them down. Three hundred far-right extremists and 50 Islamists were among those last year flagged up by ...
GREECE | Racist attacks on the rise in crisis-hit Greece

Monday, 15 July 2013, 10:06 | Source: GlobalPost.com |

Omar Diallo's head is still swollen after a recent assault on the streets of Athens which left him with several stitches. Having fled his troubled homeland of Guinea, the 28-year-old is no stranger to violence, but the virulent racism he says he has experienced in crisis-hit Greece has come as a ...
ITALY | Italian Jewry offers support to black governmentt minister targeted by racism

Sunday, 14 July 2013, 16:35 | Source: JTA |

Italy’s Jewish leadership expressed “all the solidarity of Italian Jews” to a black Italian government minister who has been targeted by racist slurs and death threats. In the most recent slur against Minister for Integration Cecile Kyenge, the vice president of the Italian senate, Roberto Calderoli, at a rally on ...
MOLDOVA | Against xenophobia in Moldova

Sunday, 14 July 2013, 16:20 | Source: Never Again Association |

The anti-racist ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association joined forces with the African organization Fatima and the Eco-Tiras NGO for joint educational events taking place on the bank of the beautiful river Dniester in Moldova, on 12 July 2013. A multi-ethnic football game against racism was organized in the stadium of Energetik in Dubossary, ...
GERMANY | Citizens face off racist anti-asylum groups

Sunday, 14 July 2013, 16:16 | Source: thelocal.de |

Reasonable citizens in Berlin are starting to offer support to refugees set to be housed in their district - after racists and neo-Nazis dominated a meeting about the plans, implicitly threatening to burn the refugees out. A former school - which closed due to a lack of ...
FRANCE | Twitter hands over data about ID racist users

Sunday, 14 July 2013, 13:41 | Source: BBC |

The dispute dates from a series of tweets sent in October 2012 Twitter has handed over data that will help identify who posted racist tweets to the network's French service in October 2012. The micro-blogging service fought a legal battle to avoid having to hand over the data. However, it lost an appeal ...
JAPAN | Far-right activist says police complicit in hate groups against Koreans

Wednesday, 10 July 2013, 14:53 | Source: Japan Daily Press |

Kunio Suzuki, a member of the far-right organization Issuikai, said that Japan’s police are also responsible for the rise ofhate protests against Koreans. He refers particularly to a group called Zainichi Tokken wo Yurusanai Shimin no Kai or “citizens’ group that refuses to tolerate special privileges for Korean and Chinese ...
MONGOLIA | Mongolian neo-Nazis rebrand themselves as environmentalists

Wednesday, 10 July 2013, 14:52 | Source: The Guardian |

A Mongolian neo-Nazi group has rebranded itself as an environmentalist organisation fighting pollution by foreign-owned mines, seeking legitimacy as it sends Swastika-wearing members to check mining permits. Tsagaan Khass, or White Swastika, has only 100 or so members but it is one of several groups with names like Dayar Mongol ...
| Bulgarian Muslim approaches European court over Ataka incident at Sofia mosque

Wednesday, 10 July 2013, 09:52 |

A Bulgarian citizen of the Muslim faith, Veli Karaahmed, has lodged a complaint against Bulgaria in the European Court of Human Rights in connection with the May 2011 incident in which members of Volen Siderov’s ultra-nationalist Ataka party clashed with Muslims outside the Banya Bashi Mosque in central Sofia. The incident, ...
| Far-right German group forces cancellation of Mac TA friendly

Wednesday, 10 July 2013, 09:50 |

A bus-load of far-right supporters of German club Energie Cottbus prompted Austrian officials to cancel a friendly match against Maccabi Tel Aviv scheduled for Tirol on Saturday. Maccabi was set to face Cottbus in the third and final friendly match of its Austrian training camp, but the game was called off ...
HUNGARY | Hungary correct to ban far-right group: Europe court

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 21:43 | Source:expatica.fr |

Hungary acted legally when it banned the 'Hungarian Guard', the paramilitary wing of the far-right party, Jobbik, Strasbourg has ruled. Judges at the European Court of Human Rights said the 2008 decision by the Budapest government was justified and had not contravened laws of assembly and association. "A state does not ...
SWEDEN | Nazi trio threaten ex-party leader Mona Sahlin

Sunday, 7 July 2013, 15:10 | Source: thelocal.se |

Three men from the neo-Nazi Party of the Swedes (Svenskarnas Parti) followed and threatened former Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin in Visby on Friday night, calling her a "traitor", according to a report in the Expressen daily. "They seemed to hate me very strongly," Sahlin said, explaining that she recognised ...
GERMANY | Horticultural Hate: The Mystery of the Forest Swastikas

Friday, 5 July 2013, 18:45 | Source: Spiegel |

Blame it on the larches. Brandenburg native Günter Reschke was the first one to notice their unique formation, according to a 2002 article in theSüddeutsche Zeitung newspaper. To be more precise, however, it was the new intern at Reschke's landscaping company, Ökoland Dederow, who discovered the trees in 1992 as ...
HUNGARY | Jobbik joins Fidesz as Hungarian MPs pass resolution criticizing European Parliament

Friday, 5 July 2013, 15:59 | Source: politics.hu |

The Hungarian Parliament has adopted a resolution stating the European Parliament contravenes European values and led the bloc onto a dangerous path by approving a report on the state of fundamental rights in Hungary by rapporteur MEP Rui Tavares. The resolution titled “Resolution on the right of Hungary to equal treatment”, ...
HUNGARY | Castration! That’ll cut crime: Jobbik

Friday, 5 July 2013, 15:56 | Source: Budapest Times |

Chemical castration, the death penalty and ethnic-based prisons should be introduced to deal with “continuously increasing” violent crime, extreme-right party Jobbik spokesman Ádám Mirkoczki said on Tuesday. The new penal code introduced on Monday is too lenient and will have little effect on improving safety, he said. The situation in small ...
GREECE | Basketball federation condemns Golden Dawn slur

Friday, 5 July 2013, 12:00 | Source: enetenglish.gr |

In a television interview on Tuesday, Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos likened Greek basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo to a 'chimpanzee' The Hellenic Basketball Federation (EOK) has strongly condemned remarks by the leader of Golden Dawn who likened recent NBA draft pick Giannis Antetokounmpo to a "chimpanzee". The EOK on Thursday described the ...
GERMANY | No Tears, No Emotion: NSU Survivor Was Too Tired for Suicide

Thursday, 4 July 2013, 23:09 | Source:Spiegel online |

Suspect Beate Zschäpe is escorted by police into a courtroom in Munich on Tuesday. Editor's Note: The Munich trial of the far-right neo-Nazi terror cell, the National Socialist Underground, which is accused of murdering 10 people, mostly of Turkish descent, is currently ongoing. SPIEGEL ONLINE International will be posting stories on ...
POLAND | Polish prosecutor: Swastika a symbol of prosperity

Thursday, 4 July 2013, 00:09 | Source: Jerusalem Post |

Two legal decisions have caused outrage among Jewish organizations and anti-fascists in Poland. In the first case, a district prosecutor in the northern city of Bialystok announced that he does not intend to open an investigation after swastikas were discovered painted on electrical transformers, despite complaints lodged by locals. ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Czech mayor blames police tactics in clash with neo-Nazi protesters

Wednesday, 3 July 2013, 11:37 | Source:upi.com |

The mayor of a Czech Republic city says police reacted too slowly to head off weekend clashes between right-wing extremists and Roma residents. Mayor Juraj Thoma of the south Bohemia city of Ceske Budejovice said the Saturday street battles in which 30 people were arrested and 10 treated for minor ...
HUNGARY | New penal code too lenient, says Jobbik

Wednesday, 3 July 2013, 10:53 | Source: politics.hu |

Neither Hungary’s new penal code, effective since July 1, nor the police have the strength to deter criminals, the spokesman of the radical nationalist Jobbik party said on Tuesday. Adam Mirkoczki said that despite the prime minister recently voicing satisfaction over law-enforcement, safety was a serious issue especially in small towns ...
GERMANY | 'Germany must face up to racist institutions'

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 20:41 | Source: thelocal.de |

Last week's report by the German Institute for Human Rights left no doubt as to its views on racism in the police force. Rules which allow police to stop and search people on the basis of their appearance are not only against EU law, said the institute, but "compromise human ...
FRANCE | Marine Le Pen expected to fac race hate incitement charges

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 14:31 | Source: Guardian |

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's far-right Front National, is expected to face charges for incitement to racial hatred in France, after the European parliament voted to lift her parliamentary immunity. The French state prosecutor in Lyon had asked the European parliament to lift Le Pen's protection from prosecution as ...
SWEDEN | Sweden Democrats fail to keep local politicians

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 09:39 | Source: thelocal.se |

One in six Sweden Democrat politicians at the municipal level has abandoned the party since the last elections, a new review has shown. The Sweden Democrats have lost power over 114 of their more than 600 politicians at municipal level across Sweden, with half of the absconding local ...
GREECE | Politician with antisemitic past appointed Greek health minister

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 08:18 | Source: JTA |

A right-wing Greek politician who has made anti-Semitic statements was appointed health minister of Greece. The naming of Adonis Georgiadis came as part of a Cabinet reshuffle last week after one of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ junior coalition partners walked out over attempts to reform the struggling economy in Greece. Georgiadis, ...
SWEDEN | Sweden Democrats invite extremists to Gotland

Monday, 1 July 2013, 22:41 | Source: thelocal.se |

The Sweden Democrats youth organization (SDU) has invited several youth organisations to the Almedalden political week on Gotland, with experts warning that their agendas are openly racist and xenophobic. The police were out in force to monitor the event which is begins on Sunday evening. SDU is hosting a debate on ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Police detain 39 people over racist clashes

Monday, 1 July 2013, 22:35 | Source: Prague Daily Monitor |

A few hundred protesters clashed with police in the south Bohemia city of České Budejovice (ČTK) The police Czech detained 39 persons during the clashes between the police and demonstrators from an anti-Romany rally at the Maj housing project on Saturday, police spokeswoman Lenka Holicka told journalists yesterday. Seven of them have ...
HUNGARY | Hungary ruling party founder made foreign 'Cohens' slur about Jews

Monday, 1 July 2013, 22:34 | Source: JTA |

Rejecting a defamation suit, Hungary’s highest court found that a cofounder of the country’s ruling party had made anti-Semitic statements. In the June 26 ruling, the Kúria, Hungary’s highest judicial body, rejected a libel suit by Zsolt Bayer, a columnist and one of the cofounders of the Fidesz center-right ruling ...
NORWAY | Norwegian Democrats nominates Breivik sympathizer to parliamentary list

Monday, 1 July 2013, 22:33 | Source: The Nordic Page |

The Democrats in Norway (Demokratene) includes in the election list the politician Kjersti Margrethe Adelheid Gilje. The controversial politician had called the 22 July terrorist Breivik as "visionary." Gilje is on the top of Democrats list in Rogaland. The politician is known with the following statement on his Facebook page after ...
UKRAINE | Ultranationalist Ukrainian political party leaders banned from U.S.

Monday, 1 July 2013, 22:14 | Source: JTA News |

Two leaders of Ukraine’s ultranationalist Svoboda Party have been banned from entering the United States for their open anti-Semitism, a Ukrainian daily reported. Svoboda leaders Oleh Tyahnybok and Igor Miroshnichenko were declared persona non grata in the United States earlier this year, following talks with Jewish leaders including the Simon ...
BULGARIA | Far-right party invades state TV broadcaster

Monday, 1 July 2013, 22:09 | Source: Reporters without Borders |

Reporters Without Borders is appalled by yesterday’s forcible invasion of Bulgaria’s state-owned TV broadcaster, BNT, by the leader and members of the far-right party Ataka, who occupied the station for several hours. The operation followed claims by Ataka, which supports the ruling party in parliament, of media “bias” against it. ...