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Germany: Neo-Nazis and populists march in Berlin waving fake Third Reich flags and those of Russia

13.3.2016 0:46
Almost 3 000 right-wing populists and extremists marched on 12 March 2016 through the center of Berlin to express disagreement with the German Government's migration policy. (PHOTO:
Almost 3 000 right-wing populists and extremists marched on 12 March 2016 through the center of Berlin to express disagreement with the German Government's migration policy. (PHOTO:

Almost 3 000 right-wing extremists and populists marched through the center of Berlin today to express their disagreement with the German Government's migration policy and more than 1 000 people turned out to counter-protest them. Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) reports that smaller clashes occurred with police when approximately 200 people attempted to blockade the extremists' march.

The media has not reported on any arrests or injuries as a result of today's events. Authorities anticipated that the announced right-wing march would be attended by just a few hundred people.

Those participating included neo-Nazis, hooligans, adherents of the extreme-right movement called "Citizens of the Reich", sympathizers of the anti-immigrant movement Pegida and "rockers", according to DPA. Some waved German flags, but others were carrying fake flags of the Third Reich, the flags of Brandenburg and Saxony, and even the Russian state flag.

The crowd chanted "Merkel Must Go", "We Are the Nation", and "The Media Lies" to show their hostility to asylum-seekers. The march by extremists set out from the main train station and proceeded along the banks of the Spree and around the building of the Bundestag up to the Brandenburg Gate.

The route was lined with police barricades. The attempt by about 200 people to blockade the march was disrupted by police using tear gas.

Aggressive groups from either side faced off on either side of many of the barriers. DPA reports that the neo-Nazis in particular threatened to use force and intensively provoked those protesting them.

Numerous police forces kept the two camps at a safe distance from each other. According to official information, around 1 300 police officers were deployed during the march, but some were ensuring order at a demonstration by Kurds that was happening at the same time.

DPA reports that various political parties, unions, churches, left-wing group and the Union of Turks in Germany called on the public to participate in the counter-demonstration. The banners held above the crowd by the counter-protesters proclaimed "Asylum is a fundamental right, racism is not".  

ČTK, translated by Gwendolyn Albert
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UK: Romani family from Czech Republic convicted of human trafficking and slavery

26.10.2016 6:15
News server reports that the BBC has reported that five members of a Romani family from the Czech Republic have been convicted of human trafficking and slavery. The gang of two men and three women, all between the ages of 28 to 37, lured Czech citizens to the UK and then forced them to work and live in shocking conditions through various threats.
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Czech report on extremism: Regional elections behind significant growth in extreme-right activity

25.10.2016 17:48
During the period from July to September this year, the Department of Security Policy of the Czech Interior Ministry noted a total of 79 events directly organized by politically-motivated extremist groups or attended by the members of such groups in large numbers. Of those, 46 were organized by extreme-right groups and just 22 by extreme-left groups and initiatives.
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Patrik Banga: We Roma must not lower ourselves to the racists' level! Racism and threats are what we criticize

25.10.2016 15:26
Journalist Patrik Banga has posted to the Facebook page of the ROMEA organization calling on his fellow Romani comunity members not to lower themselves to the level of racists and to stop writing their own racist posts and calling for revenge in connection with the death of a Romani man in the town of Žatec last week. "Romale ... I am reading your posts on all of the discussion forums and on Facebook and I am sad. Many of us are calling for revenge, but you must remember that violence just breeds more violence. All of us want the same thing, and that is for there to be a proper investigation of what happened in Žatec. However, if we insult people, if we make threats, if we say racist things, if we use vulgar language, then we are just doing what we criticize others for doing. Please, let's not lower ourselves to the level of the racists," his message says.
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