Posts Tagged: neo nazi

Finnish Neo-Nazi thugs suspected of assaulting a man in broad daylight

How is it possible that a man is beaten up in broad daylight next to the Helsinki Railway Station next to a gathering of Neo-Nazis? How is it possible that this far-right group, which calls itself Kansallinen vastarintaliike (SVL), allegedly beat up the person, who is sent unconscious to the hospital to die six days later from cerebral hemorrhages?

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Nazi flag hoisted in northern Finnish refugee center

A Nazi flag was hoisted Friday night at a refugee center in the northern Finnish city of Tornio, writes tabloid Iltalehti. The refugee center, which started operating last week and houses 200 refugees, is located at a folk high school. The Nazi flag was taken down after it was noticed by students at the school. Iltalehti writes

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Turncoats and the Perussuomalaiset of Finland

Can you trust a party that says one thing and then does the other? If you look at the adamant stand that the the Perussuomalaiset (PS)* and its leader, Timo Soini, had against any bailouts for Greece, we have now witnessed one of the biggest turncoat performances in Finnish politics ever. This link in Finnish will

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Annammeko pimeyden laskea Suomen ylle?

Helsinkiläinen Hevibaari perui “natsikeikan” somekritiikin vuoksi. Tämä viime päivien kohupuheenaihe on tuonut esiin myös aivan uusia piirteitä suomalaisten suhteessa uusnatsismiin ja fasismiin. Itse kukin voi käydä tutustumassa keskusteluun vaikka täällä: http://yle.fi/uutiset/helsinkilainen_hevibaari_perui_natsikeikan_somekritiikin_vuoksi/8175235 Yllättävän – siis ainakin minulle yllättävän – monelle tämä nyt vaan on sanan- ja ilmaisunvapautta, joka kuuluu demokratiaan. Että taas meillä täällä turhasta nillitetään

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PS MP Immonen wants “a nationalistic revolution” in Finland

Perussuomalaiset (PS)* MP Olli Immonen appears to be on a crusade lined with pipe dreams. Immonen, who is chairman of the far-right Suomen Sisu association, which discourages white Finns from marrying foreigners, wrote that “the people” should grab power and start “a nationalistic revolution.” Pekka Venamo, the former leader of the Finnish Rural Party (SMP), has linked

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Racism Review: Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie: A Critical View

To be frank, the magazine Charlie Hebdo deserves criticism, not praise—despite the horrific events that have unfolded. While I am certainly not condoning the murder of its staff members, I do find them guilty of Islam-bashing and inconsiderately expressing religious intolerance, cultural ethnocentrism, and extremely poor human judgment, issues that should be important to antiracists

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Argentina’s dirty war: A couple I never met but always knew

It’s a long story how I ended up conscripted in the Argentinean army during the dirty war (1976-83). Being part of a country that was at war with itself was like taking a one-way stroll down the ally of hatred with a sack over your head. Even if no sack was placed over your head your eyes couldn’t see nor your ears hear what was happening. Terror has a way of numbing your senses.

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