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GERMANY | German anti-euro party enters state parliament in Saxony elections

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 19:33 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

Germany's anti-euro party has won its first state parliament seats following elections in Saxony. However, the ruling CDU conservatives will now need to find a new coalition partner. Preliminary results show that as predicted, Chancellor Angela Merkel's incumbent conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) won Saturday's state election in Saxony, receiving 39 ...
GERMANY | German Eurosceptic party AfD wins Saxony state seats

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 19:22 | Source:BBC |

The AfD, which says it is anti-euro (the currency), rather than anti-Europe, won around 9.6% of the vote. Eurosceptic parties made large gains in the European elections in May. The projected results from Saxony, a state in eastern Germany, indicate a much more successful showing at the ballot box than had been ...
SWEDEN | Clashes at Stockholm protest against neo-nazis

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 21:26 | Source: AP |

Swedish riot police briefly clashed with counterdemonstrators at a neo-Nazi rally in Stockholm on Saturday, two weeks before a parliamentary election. Police said four police officers and three civilians were slightly injured in the violence that erupted on the sidelines of a march by about 150 members of the far-right Party ...
GREECE | Neo-nazis attack Gay couple in Athens

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 12:23 | Source: Seattle Gay News |

A Gay couple was attacked in central Athens on August 23 by a neo-Nazi mob of 10 to 15 men. According to the Greek newspaper Kathimerini, the attackers 'had shaved heads and were wearing black t-shirts,' the typical attire of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party. Kathimerini said the couple was attacked in ...
SWEDEN | Neo-Nazis gathered in Stockholm

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 12:17 | Source: Norway |

Swedish police have blocked off parts of central Stockholm, hoping to prevent collisions during an announced demonstration against the neo-Nazi party Svenskarnas meeting Saturday afternoon. Party supporters will meet at Gustav Adolf's Square in the Swedish capital, and in Kungsträgården there will be a counter-demonstrations. Nearly 12,000 have announced ...
AUSTRALIA | Golden Dawn visit dismays Australia's Greek community

Friday, 29 August 2014, 02:23 | Source: Guardian |

A planned visit to Australia by members of the European parliament representing Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has been met with embarrassment and dismay by leading members of the country’s Greek community. Days after the extremist group announced that former army generals Eleftherios Synadinos and Georgios Epitideios would visit Sydney and ...
HUNGARY | Jobbik's mayor candidate proposes law to clarify role of state in Budapest

Friday, 29 August 2014, 02:18 | Source: politics.hu |

The radical nationalist Jobbik party’s candidate for Budapest mayor has proposed that parliament should pass a law to “clearly define” the roles of the state, Budapest’s city council and its districts, as well as municipal services and central financing. In an interview with MTI, MP Gabor Staudt also said that municipal ...
GREECE | Thessaloniki mayor Boutaris sworn in wearing yellow star amid Golden Dawn protests

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 18:50 | Source:ekathimerini.com |

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris wore a yellow Star of David badge, like the ones worn by Jews rounded up in the northern city during the Second World War, on Thursday for his swearing-in ceremony. Boutaris pinned the badge to his jacket amid protest by leftists against the presence of Golden Dawn ...
GREECE | Greek neo-nazis to get brief jail release for Council oaths

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 10:02 | Source: naharnet.com |

Greek neo-Nazi politicians who won town council posts in recent elections whilst jailed on criminal charges are to be temporarily released to be sworn in, a justice source said Thursday. The decision affects party spokesman Ilias Kassidiaris and fellow lawmaker Panagiotis Iliopoulos, who were respectively elected city councilor in Athens and ...
SWEDEN | Swedish neo-nazis get an earful of Schindler's List theme at rally

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 15:38 | Source: Guardian |

Playing the theme from Schindler's List was an appropriate way to demonstrate Norrköping’s belief in 'the equal value of all people', officials said. Photograph: Allstar/Cinetext/Universal Neo-Nazis who gathered for a rally in the Swedish city of Norrköping have been greeted by the theme song from Schindler's List ringing from the ...
GREECE | Rise in Greek homophobic attacks blamed on Golden Dawn

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 12:49 | Source: Global Post |

Greek human rights groups condemned a rise in attacks on gays Monday after two young men were savagely beaten in Athens. The anti-racist alliance Keerfa blamed the far-right party Golden Dawn for mounting homophobic violence after two men were set upon by a dozen shaven-headed men in black T-shirts at the ...
AUSTRIA | Teenager sentenced for running Nazi chat forum

Monday, 25 August 2014, 13:57 | Source:thelocal.at |

Salzburg Regional Court has sentenced an 18-year-old youth to 12 months for operating a right-wing internet forum, under the Prohibition Act Section 3g. He must serve one month of his sentence behind bars, and cannot appeal. The 18-year-old has also been told he will be on probation and will have ...
CROATIA | Croatian Anti-Fascist Street Name Sparks Dispute

Monday, 25 August 2014, 13:54 | Source: Balkan Insight |

The mayor of Split’s backing for the naming of a new street after WWII anti-fascist Partisan fighters has been criticised by right-wing politicians in the Croatian coastal city. Controversy erupted in Split after the local committee responsible for naming streets approved a proposal by the Society of Anti-Fascists and Anti-Fascist ...
DENMARK | Jewish school vandalised in Copenhagen

Monday, 25 August 2014, 13:52 | Source: thelocal.dk |

Carolineskolen in Østerbro had its windows smashed and its walls painted with "political" anti-Semitic messages. The school's leader says nothing like it has happened before in the school's 200 year history. The private Jewish school Carolineskolen in Copenhagen’s Østerbro was extensively vandalised overnight between Thursday and Friday. Windows were smashed ...
SWEDEN | Sweden Democrats hold the key to elections – claim

Monday, 25 August 2014, 13:47 | Source: thelocal.se |

With national elections around the corner, political scientist Stig-Björn Ljunggren says there's a hive of activity behind the scenes, and that the right-wing nationalist party could end up being the key player. With elections less than a month away, you'd be forgiven for thinking opposition leader Stefan Löfven will walk ...
GREECE | Members of controversial Greek far-right political party to visit Australia

Monday, 25 August 2014, 13:44 | Source: ABC News |

European Parliament MPs from the controversial Greek far-right political party Golden Dawn are set to visit Australia, the group's local spokesman says. The party's Australian representative told the ABC that the two men, both former army officers, would address events in Melbourne and Sydney in October. Golden Dawn has been ...
SWEDEN | Swedes throw stinky fish at calm neo-Nazi rally

Sunday, 24 August 2014, 23:59 | Source: thelocal.se |

After Saturday's violence in Malmö the party of the Swedes held three meetings in other parts of Sweden which police said passed without incident, although some threw portions of fermented herring. The right-wing party of the Swedes (Svenskarnas parti) were greeted with the foul smelling fish in Gothenburg after a Facebook ...
SWEDEN | Police horses trample rival protesters at far right rally in Sweden

Sunday, 24 August 2014, 14:34 | Source: Reuters |

Several people were hurt, one seriously, when mounted police moved in to separate rival sides at a far right demonstration in the Swedish city of Malmo on Saturday, police said. "A number of people were trampled and one person was seriously injured," Malmo police said in a statement. "We do not ...
FRANCE | "Marine Le Pen is the 21st century Joan of Arc" claims Bardot

Saturday, 23 August 2014, 16:18 | Source: thelocal.fr |

Bardot’s support of National Front head Marine Le Pen hasn’t wavered a bit since backing her in the 2012 presidential election, if anything it’s grown stronger. In an interview with Paris Match that hit the web this week, the 1960s fashion and cinema icon who's since become an animal rights activist ...
USA | American White Nationalists to attend inaugural Identitarian Congress in Budapest

Friday, 22 August 2014, 16:20 | Source: HOPE not hate |

From Eric O' Neill in Washinton DC American and European racists will gather in Budapest on October 3-5 to participate in the first Identitarian Congress. Sponsors of the three-day event include the American white nationalist think tank National Policy Institute (NPI), the Swedish far-right think tank Motpol, the American racist journal ...
GERMANY | Hunt for German neo-Nazis was 'complete disaster'

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 23:49 | Source: AP |

Police and security services in Germany's eastern state of Thuringia bungled the hunt for three neo-Nazis, who years later turned out to be the main suspects in a far-right murder spree, according to an official report published Thursday. A panel of lawmakers in the state assembly examined thousands of case files ...
AUSTRIA | The grassroots group uniting Muslims and Jews

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 23:13 | Source: thelocal.at |

Participants visited Vienna's main synagogue. Photo: Daniel Shaked The organiser of the Muslim Jewish Conference, held in Vienna this year, says that he believes the gathering of young people from around the world has helped break down stereotypes and that every participant has been changed by their experience. He told The Local ...
HUNGARY | Jobbik calls for isolating refugee camps to reduce Ebola threat

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 11:27 | Source: politics.hu |

The radical nationalist Jobbik party on Monday called for isolating Hungary’s refugee camps and reception centres in order to reduce the threat of the Ebola epidemic and improve public safety. Jobbik MP Daniel Z Karpat told a press conference that illegal refugees are approaching Hungary who originate from countries that are ...
RUSSIA | Russian neo-nazi who tortured gay men on film sentenced to 5 years in prison

Monday, 18 August 2014, 20:16 | Source: Source: cennetwork.wordpress.com |

Maxim Martsinkevich, a Neo-Nazi leader of the anti-gay gate group ‘Occupy Paedophilia’, has this week been sentenced to five years of prison time by a Russian court. Martsinkevich, who is also known as ‘Machete’ by fellow gang members, was one of the leading figures in a string of attacks on gay ...
GREECE | Report: Greek police under orders to leave neo-Nazis alone

Monday, 18 August 2014, 19:42 | Source: ekathimerini.com |

A former member of Golden Dawn who will also testify in the trial of party MPs and supporters has told a US-based rights group that the police were under orders not to trouble neo-Nazis. “Once, when four Golden Dawn members attacked two Pakistani migrants and beat them ‘really, really badly,’ he ...
HUNGARY | Far-right sympathizers clash with protesters at WW2 monument

Sunday, 17 August 2014, 22:14 | Source: Politics.hu |

Far-right sympathizers posed for photographs with the monument dedicated to the victims of the German occupation at Szabadság tér, then verbally insulted the participants of the daily protests and even crashed the camera of one of the protesters last Friday. Ágnes Bárdos Deák, a regular participant of the protests and former ...
SERBIA | Festival cancelled after reports neo-Nazi would perform

Saturday, 16 August 2014, 21:44 | Source: Tanjug |

The organizers of the Kamp Pustai Music Festival in Novi Bečej have called off the event, Tanjug is reporting. This came after accusations that the festival program features the performance of Hungarian neo-Nazi Balazs Sziva and his rock band. One of the camp organizers Ferenc Erman told Tanjug on Friday that the ...
HUNGARY | Jobbik protests planned state award to Holocaust survivor

Friday, 15 August 2014, 23:55 | Source: politics.hu |

The radical nationalist Jobbik party on Friday protested in an open letter addressed to President Janos Ader against his plan, reported by the press, to grant the highest state award dubbed Hungarian Saint Stephen Order to Nobel laureate writer Imre Kertesz. In the letter, a copy of which was sent to ...
USA | Aryan Nations gone, but memory remains

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:56 | Source:today.com |

The house where Aryan Nations founder Richard Butler lived has been demolished. So has the church where he preached his racist religion. Cows graze where hundreds of white supremacists used to burn crosses in the summer.The Aryan Nations is long gone from northern Idaho, but its reputation lingers to ...
UKRAINE/SERBIA | Serbian mercenaries fighting in eastern Ukraine

Friday, 15 August 2014, 09:10 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

Serbian fighters fight side by side with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. According to Belgrade, they're not the only ones active in Ukraine, either. An unruly beard, army fatigues and an automatic weapon are part of Bratislav Zivkovic's image. The 39-year-old is the leader of the Serb Chetnik militia ...
SERBIA | Ban sought on concert of Hungarian neo-Nazi

Friday, 15 August 2014, 08:18 | Source: Tanjug |

The Liberal-Democratic Party (LDP) said in a statement that the announced performance was "unacceptable and in complete contradiction with the principles of respect for human and minority rights, multiculturalism and prohibition of discrimination and hate speech." "Promoting a dark totalitarian idea is an affront to our society that has made many ...
SLOVAKIA | Recalling the Roma Holocaust

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 23:07 | Source: The Slovak Spectator |

The Roma Holocaust in Slovakia largely took the form of forced labour in awful conditions leading to death and illness, and later moved to a second phase – direct mass murders. As the August 2 commemoration date of the Roma Holocaust passes, historians are returning to the theme of what ...
SLOVAKIA | Slovak media closing online discussions due to hatred and racism

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 23:06 | Source:Romea |

The Slovak media are starting to run out of patience with readers who inundate the discussion boards beneath their online articles with hatred, lies and racism. Two popular news servers, Aktuality.sk and SME.sk, have changed the format of their discussion boards in recent days. The main tool is not to post ...
ALBANIA | Roma Evictions in Albania 'Concern' CoE

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 22:59 | Source: Balkan Insight |

The Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muiznieks, has expressed concern over the planned eviction of seven Roma families in Elbasan to make way for development. “Concerned about planned evictions of Roma in Elbasan, Albania,” Muiznieks wrote on his twitter account on Thursday. “I call on authorities to ...
CZECH REPUBLIC | Czech cell of international Blood & Honour organization indicted

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 22:56 | Source: Romea |

The residential hotel in Aš shortly after the neo-Nazi arson attack (February 2012). (PHOTO: František Kostlán) This autumn a nine-member group from various parts of the Czech Republic will be going on trial. According to the indictment, the group planned to assault specific individuals and called for violent attacks on ...
NETHERLANDS | Civil servant who made zionist plot remarks suspended

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 22:47 | Source: Dutch News |

A civil servant at the justice ministry who said terror group ISIS does not exist and is a zionist plot has been suspended. Yasmina Haifi, project leader at the National Cyber Security Centre, said on Wednesday morning on Twitter that ISIS has nothing to do with Islam and is a ...
GERMANY | Neo-Nazis increasingly target young net users

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 22:21 | Source: Deutsche Welle |

Blatant racism, homophobia and promotion of violence are on the increase in the German-speaking cyber world, finds the latest annual report published by Jugendschutz.net, Germany's state-sponsored child protection service in matters relating to the Internet. The report, titled "Right-wing extremism online 2013" ("Rechtsextremismus online 2013") finds that the more offensive and ...
UKRAINE | Ukraine crisis: the neo-Nazi brigade fighting pro-Russian separatists

Monday, 11 August 2014, 17:02 | Source: The Telegraph |

Phantom, 23, a fighter in the Azov battalion, outside its HQ in the Ukrainian seaside town of Urzuf Photo: Tom Parfitt The fighters of the Azov battalion lined up in single file to say farewell to their fallen comrade. His pallid corpse lay under the sun in an open ...
FRANCE | France may ban violent Jewish fringe group

Friday, 8 August 2014, 23:29 | Source: thelocal.fr |

An violent Jewish 'self-defense' group may be banned in France. Photo: Screengrab/LDJ The French government is considering banning a violent, extremist Jewish ‘self-defense’ group that has been involved in recent fighting with pro-Palestinian demonstrators. Similar groups have already been banned in Israel and targeted by the FBI in the United States. News ...
ITALY | Italy expelling Moroccan imam who called for killing of Jews

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 17:46 | Source: JTA |

Italy is expelling a Moroccan imam who called for Jews to be killed. Raoudi Aldelbar, the imam of a mosque in the town of San Dona di Piave, near Venice, was filmed during a sermon there last month saying, among other things, “Oh Allah, bring upon [Jews] that which will make ...
AUSTRALIA | Three alleged anti-Semites identified

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 17:34 | Source: Sydney Morning Herald |

Three of the six allegedly drunk boys who threatened primary school kids with anti-Semitic rants and violence have been identified as Sydney's Jewish community comes to grips with the disturbing incident. "Heil Hitler, kill the Jews ... we're going to cut your throats", the abusers told children as young as five ...
HUNGARY | One-third accept use of force against minorities

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 09:17 | Source: politics.hu |

Almost one-third of Hungarians, 29%, consider it acceptable to use force against Roma, according to a Szonda-Ipsos poll. Use of force against Jews is deemed acceptable by 16%, and by 14% against homosexuals. Of the supporters of Hungarian parties, mostly Jobbik’s voters are inclined to approve of force against minorities. Fidesz voters accept ...
HUNGARY | Far-right Hungarian mayor, Mihaly Zoltan Orosz, filmed hanging effigy of Benjamin Netanyahu in protest against Gaza war

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 00:17 | Source: Independent |

co The member of notorious anti-semitic group Jobbik called Israel a "Jewish terror state" The extremist right-wing mayor of a town in eastern Hungary held a mock-execution in which effigies of the Prime Minister and former President of Israel were hanged, in what he claims was a protest against the war ...
DENMARK | Danish imam calls for death to Jews

Saturday, 2 August 2014, 00:26 | Source:thelocal.dk |

Speaking in Berlin, the imam of an Aarhus mosque prays for God to "destroy the Zionist Jews". Abu Bilal Ismail, an imam at Aarhus’s Grimhøjmoskeen mosque, used an appearance at a Berlin mosque on Friday to pray for the death of Jews. Speaking at the Al Nusra mosque in Berlin, ...
SPAIN | "We're hunting Arabs and scumbags"

Saturday, 2 August 2014, 00:23 | Source:elpais.com |

A neo-Nazi on trial this week was in charge of a youth center funded by the Valencia government. On June 30, 2005 Pedro “Lofer” Costa entrusted four boxes of 22-caliber ammunition to a comrade in his neo-Nazi gang Frente Antisistema (FAS, Anti-system Front), according to the Civil Guard. Nine years later, ...
POLAND | Neo-Nazi gang busted in Bialystok

Saturday, 2 August 2014, 00:21 | Source: The News |

A criminal Neo-Nazi gang numbering 14 members has been taken into custody by police in the north-eastern city of Bialystok. The arrests come as officers from the Central Investigation Bureau and functionaries from Bialystok police stormed 31 apartments and homes across the north-eastern Podlaskie region on Thursday morning. According to unofficial ...
ITALY | Spate of anti-Jewish, anti-Israel graffiti blankets Rome

Saturday, 2 August 2014, 00:14 | Source: JTA |

Italian police are investigating a widespread spate of anti-Jewish and anti-Israel graffiti in Rome that local media speculate could be the joint work of leftist and right-wing extremists. Dozens of swastikas, slogans and posters were found spray-painted or plastered on walls and shop windows Monday in various parts of the city ...
POLAND | Remembering the Sinti and Roma of Auschwitz

Saturday, 2 August 2014, 00:12 | Source:Tablet |

On August 2, 1944, Nazis liquidated the concentration camp’s Gypsy section. At twilight on the evening of Aug. 2, 1944, big, wood-sided trucks arrived at the Gypsy family camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The prisoners were given sausage and a piece of bread and told that they were being taken to another camp. ...