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GERMANY | Nazi terrorist Manfred Roeder dies aged 85

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 23:47 | Source: HOPE not hate |

The oft-convicted German nazi terrorist Manfred Roeder died on Wednesday in Neukirchen, aged 85. Roeder, a close associate of the late and unlamented leader of the British National Party boss John Tyndall, was also a close associate of top UK right-wing nazis and outright Holocaust Deniers Richard Edmonds, Peter Rushton and ...
GREECE | Greek court acquits farmers who shot 28 Bangladeshi strawberry pickers

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 09:26 | Source: Guardian |

A Greek court's decision to acquit local farmers who admitted shooting 28 Bangladeshi strawberry pickers when they dared to ask for months of back pay has sparked outrage in the country. Politicians, unionists and anti-racist groups roundly condemned the verdict describing it as a black mark for justice in a case ...
EUROPE | Exodus: Why Europe's Jews are fleeing once again

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 02:41 | Source: Newsweek |

By Adam LeBor The mob howled for vengeance, the missiles raining down on the synagogue walls as the worshippers huddled inside. It was a scene from Europe in the 1930s – except this was eastern Paris on the evening of July 13th, 2014. Thousands had gathered to demonstrate against the Israeli bombardment ...
GERMANY | Synagogue attacked, rabbi gets death threats

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 18:15 | Source: thelocal.de |

Police check the outside of a synagogue in Wuppertal for evidence of arson on Tuesday. Photo: DPA A wave of anti-Semitism in Germany, unleashed by the Gaza crisis, shows no sign of abating. A synagogue was attacked on Tuesday morning, a rabbi received death threats and anti-Jewish comments online have increased. ...
FRANCE | Firebombs fail to ignite at Toulouse Jewish centre

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 18:09 | Source: Times of Israel |

Police in Toulouse have arrested a man who hurled three firebombs at a Jewish community center and the officers guarding it. The incident happened Saturday, one hour after the conclusion of a demonstration against Israel’s actions against Hamas in Gaza, the AFP news agency reported. The man, who was not named, threw ...
HUNGARY | Hungary's Rome envoy-to-be withdraws after anti-Semitic comments

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:11 | Source:AFP |

Hungary's choice to become ambassador to Italy has backed down amid mounting international protest against his appointment because of anti-Semitic statements. "Peter Szentmihalyi Szabo informed the Foreign Affairs Ministry he doesn't wish to be ambassador," the ministry said in a statement Friday. The 69-year-old writer and commentator with links to the far-right ...
HUNGARY | Orbán's rejection of liberal democracy draws fire

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 09:41 | Source: Budapest Business Journal |

The speech, given at a gathering in Romania, drew worldwide attention after the Prime Minister questioned the value of liberal democracy. It seemed to justify and explain some of the current policies of the government run by Orbán's Fidesz Party. "The new state that we are building in Hungary today is ...
AUSTRIA | War memorial dismantled by Graz council

Friday, 25 July 2014, 23:18 | Source: thelocal.at |

One of the commemorative boards in Graz. Photo: APA Ten commemorative boards which serve to remind people of specific WWII Nazi atrocities in the city of Graz are being removed. The Freedom Party (FPÖ) run city council decided by a majority vote on Friday that the “temporary” installation should be removed - ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazi group banned in Germany's Bavaria state

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 18:39 | Source: nzherald.co.nz |

Authorities in the German state of Bavaria say they have banned a neo-Nazi group that operated in the region. The state interior ministry said it banned the Free Network South group on Wednesday and accused it of pursuing the "anti-constitutional endeavors" of an organization that was banned a decade ago, the ...
HUNGARY | Hungary’s new ambassador to Italy thinks Jews are ‘agents of Satan’ who ‘enslave mankind’

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 18:38 | Source: Vox |

Members of the Hungarian Jewish community protest Jobbik, a far-right anti-Semitic party. The sign reads "the face of the executioner." Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images Normally, not many people would pay attention to the Hungarian Ambassador to Italy — even within Hungary or Italy. But when the new ambassador is the kind of ...
FRANCE | France's Jews flee As rioters burn Paris shops, attack synagogue

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 00:20 | Source: Huffington Post |

France's politicians and community leaders have criticised the "intolerable" violence against Paris' Jewish community, after a pro-Palestinian rally led to the vandalizing and looting of Jewish businesses and the burning of cars. It is the third time in a week where pro-Palestinian activists have clashed with the city's Jewish residents. On ...
BULGARIA | Volen Siderov faces prosecution over hooliganism

Monday, 21 July 2014, 13:45 | Source: novinite.com |

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgaria's far-right nationalist party Ataka, photo by BGNES. The leader of Bulgaria's nationalist party Ataka, Volen Siderov is to face prosecution in a hooliganism and infliction of minor injuries case, Monday. The first court hearing will be held seven months after incident on January 6 ...
HUNGARY | Controversial statue goes up overnight

Monday, 21 July 2014, 13:42 | Source: bbj.hu |

The statue depicts the Angel Gabriel, who is traditionally considered Hungary’s own guardian angel, being tormented from above by an eagle, which represents Nazi Germany. An inscription that runs atop a colonnade behind the statue can be translated as “Memorial for the Victims of German Occupation”. Opponents of the statue say ...
POLAND | Polish MEP's racist remark sparks anger

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 17:36 | Source: AFP |

A far-right Polish MEP outraged lawmakers gathered in the European Parliament on Wednesday by comparing the continent's unemployed youth to "n*****s" in the US South. Janusz Korwin-Mikke, the outspoken leader of the royalist and libertarian Congress of the New Right party, delivered the remark during a speech to deputies decrying the ...
SPAIN | Neo-nazi 'not sorry' over 'blood bath' speech

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 16:37 | Source:thelocal.es |

"Catalonia won't become independent without a lot of blood being spilled," he is reported to have said in a speech during the demonstration which saw the group's members carrying banners calling for Catalonia's regional president Artur Mas to be sent to the gas chambers. Catalan leaders are pushing for a November ...
HUNGARY | Neo-Nazi website owner flees the US

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 12:20 | Source: Politics.hu |

Béla Varga, owner of the extreme right-wing website kuruc.info, registered in the US, has fled to Canada after the FBI issued a warrant for his arrest. Varga, a resident of California, is a Canadian-Hungarian dual citizen. Varga is suspected of harassing and threatening to kill the lawyer who had obtained a subpoena ...
FRANCE | Ex-FN candidate handed jail term for monkey slur

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 12:12 | Source: thelocal.fr |

On Tuesday a French court in the overseas territory of Cayenne, French Guyana, slapped a nine month prison sentence on Leclère as well as a €5,000 fine. It also slapped the FN with a 30,000-euro fine, putting an end to a case brought by French Guiana's Walwari political party founded by ...
GERMANY | Zschaepe wants to fire lawyers

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 11:59 | Source: Reuters |

Beate Zschaepe, accused of being at the heart of neo-Nazi killer cell NSU, arrives for another session of her trial at the regional courthouse in Munich, June 13, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/CHRISTOF STACHE/POOL A suspected neo-Nazi charged with complicity in a series of racist murders that scandalized Germany wants to fire ...
AUSTRIA | Anti-corruption raid on Carinthian FPÖ

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 11:47 | Source:thelocal.se |

According to the Austrian Press Agency the investigation concerns freebies accepted by former members of government. Antoinette Tröster, spokeswoman for the public prosecutor’s office in Klagenfurt, confirmed that the raids had taken place, and said they were to do with “the procurement of promotional gifts in 2008 and 2009”. It has emerged ...
SWEDEN | 'Battered women should stop whining' – Sweden Democrat

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 11:44 | Source: thelocal.se |

Sweden Democrat MP Anna Hagwall. Photo: Riksdagen; Shutterstock Sweden Democrat MP Anna Hagwall has been censured by the party after saying that women should "stop whining" about domestic violence and that they shoulder the responsibility to end the abuse. "These types of statement signal a high level of naivete and it's obvious ...
UKRAINE | Ukraine conflict: 'White power' warrior from Sweden

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 11:39 | Source: BBC |

Mikael Skillt in Ukraine The appearance of far-right activists, both foreign and home-grown, among the Ukrainian volunteers fighting in east Ukraine is causing unease. Mikael Skillt is a Swedish sniper, with seven years' experience in the Swedish Army and the Swedish National Guard. He is currently fighting with the Azov ...
SPAIN | Neo-Nazi gang extorts neighbour to pay lawyer

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 17:45 | Source: thelocal.es |

The four men, whose home was found to house a vast arsenal of weapons and fascist memorabilia, beat up their neighbour on repeated occasions. Photo: Mossos D'Esquadra Police in Spain's Catalonia region have arrested four members of a neo-Nazi gang who beat up one of their neighbours to extort up to ...
GERMANY | Neo-nazis, Islamists declare 'You Jews are beasts' during protest of Israeli operation

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 08:31 | Source: Jerusalem Post |

Man holds boycott Israel sign Photo: REUTERS/CHRISTIAN HARTMANN A demonstration in Frankfurt against Operation Protective Edge erupted into violence, with protesters tossing stones at the police.According to the Frankfurter Rundschau paper, about 2,500 protesters appeared in downtown Frankfurt, screaming “God is great,” and slogans such as “freedom for Palestine” and ...
ISRAEL | Israel's far-right spreads from the fringes

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 08:23 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

Demonstrators have gathered in Jerusalem's city center, close to the former border between east and west. They carry Israeli flags and signs, and shout "Mavet la aravim" (Death to Arabs). They flag down taxi drivers, so they can check if they are Jews or Palestinians. The atmosphere is tense. Many Palestinian ...
EUROPEAN UNION | Neo-Nazi’s EU Parliament appointment ‘ultimate insult’ to Jews

Monday, 14 July 2014, 23:24 | Source: euractiv.com |

Neo-Nazi MEP Udo Voigt's place on the European Parliament's Civil Liberties Committee has sparked international outcry. [Marek Peters/Wikimedia] Jewish leaders worldwide have called on the European Union to introduce minimum election thresholds for the European Parliament after a neo-Nazi took a seat on its Civil Liberties Committee. The call comes ...
POLAND | Outside forces help stoke anti-Roma tension in Polish town

Monday, 14 July 2014, 23:19 | Source: Thompsons Reuters Foundation |

The Roma have never got on particularly well with their neighbours in this Polish town, but they cannot remember things being as bad as they are now. What has changed is that radical nationalists showed up in Andrychow last month in what may be the start of efforts to emulate allies ...
BULGARIA | Sofia Pride march blocked by neo-Nazis

Monday, 14 July 2014, 20:17 | Source: Seattle Gay News |

Police outnumbered Pride marchers in Sofia, Bulgaria, on July 5, as 100 LGBT activists attempted the city's seventh Pride march, in defiance of neo-Nazi thugs. Marchers planned to march past the monument to Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski in the center of the capital city, but were blocked by members ...
USA | Warrant issued for Healdsburg man with ties to far-right Hungarian website

Monday, 14 July 2014, 20:08 | Source: pressdemocrat.com |

To his neighbors, Bela Varga seemed like a nice guy who kept to himself. The owner of a short-lived specialty spice shop in downtown Healdsburg, he played the keyboard and claimed to have learned about wine-making in his native Hungary. One resident on the quiet cul de sac where he lived ...
HUNGARY | Far right Jobbik party nationalists fail to ruin Hungary’s Budapest Pride

Monday, 14 July 2014, 19:59 | Source: Gay Star News |

Activists from the extremist Hungarian nationalist Jobbik party were thwarted by organizers and police from marching in Budapest’s Pride March on Saturday – though one of their MPs managed to hang a homophobic banner out a window at the parliament Photo by Budapest Pride Festival/Facebook The 19th Budapest Pride Festival ...
EUROPEAN UNION | Farage's star far right recruit on EU Committee

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 10:38 | Source: HOPE not hate. |

The right-wing populist Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFD) group in the European Parliament led by UKIP’s Nigel Farage has appointed Joëlle Bergeron as its representative on the parliament’s influential Legal Affairs Committee. Bergeron, 65, was a long-time member of the right-wing extremist Front National (FN) in France, having joined ...
HUNGARY | Far-right wants revenge on Pride Parade security guard

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 00:57 | Source: politics.hu |

Far-right website Kuruc.info and the 64 Counties Youth Movement have launched a revenge campaign and set a Ft 50,000-100,000 bounty for information on one of three security guards who removed a far-right activist who had climbed aboard a float on at the Budapest Pride parade on Saturday. When the activist resisted, ...
FRANCE | Norwegian rocker sentenced for inciting racial hatred in France

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 00:55 | Source: expatica.com |

A French court Tuesday has slapped a six-month suspended sentence and an 8,000-euro ($10,000) fine on a Norwegian heavy metal musician accused of inciting racial hatred in his blogs. Kristian Vikernes, 41, was not present in court and neither was his lawyer as the verdict was delivered. He has denied posting ...
AUSTRIA | Austrian far-right party makes Islamophobic poster

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 22:26 | Source:worldbulletin.net |

Next week the party proposes to introduce a private member's bill into the Austrian parliament regarding the burqa. Leader Heinz-Christian Strache on his Facebook page launched a new poster campaign by the right-wing Austrian Freedom Party (FPO). It shows a blonde woman with the phrase "Too beautiful for a veil". The poster ...
AUSTRIA | Four sentenced for neo-nazi acts

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 22:23 | Source: thelocal.at |

Four young adults from Vorarlberg have been handed suspended sentences for violating the Prohibition Law - which aims to suppress any potential revival of Nazism in Austria. Two 18-year-old men, a 17-year-old woman, and a 19-year-old man were all given suspended sentences for taking pictures of themselves making Nazi salutes in ...
MEXICO | Youth Neo-Nazi Group in Mexico

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 00:57 | Source: SanDiegoRed.com |

The Nationalist Mexican Workers’ Movement is a small Neo-Nazi group formed November of last year that describes itself as a National Humanist political alternative. This morning, this young group of Jalisco natives have caused an online frenzy on social media after the website Animal Politico revealed that in addition to sympathising ...