On October 7, after a five-year trial, the leadership of the fascist Golden Dawn (GD) party of Greece was found guilty of criminal actions and the party itself was deemed a “criminal organization.” Fifty-one of the sixty-nine accused received prison terms based on their crimes. It was the longest...
August 29, 2020, will be remembered by Berliners as the day when a bizarre crowd of almost 40,000 Corona deniers came together from all over the country, among them hardcore neo-Nazis, Reich Citizens (Reichsbürger), Identitarians, anti-vaxxers, adherents to the QAnon conspiracy theory, and other proponents lured into the "crossfront" under an anti-scientific and conspiracist umbrella....
With the country in turmoil, FOIA Research, our sister European research group, explores the people and entities behind recent protests and exposes the covert action that goes unreported in the Western media.—Editors] In Western mainstream media, the current protests in Belarus are portrayed as a natural development, in which...
“Greeks for the Fatherland:” Ilias Kasidiaris and Greece's New Far-Right Party A new neo-Nazi party, “Greeks for the Fatherland,” has formed in Greece under the leadership of former Golden Dawn (GD) leader Ilias Kasidiaris as the infamous GD Party begins to fade. Serious fissures in GD began in July 2019 when...
Part 1: Old Nazi Networks and Cold War Crooks While voter support for Germany’s most powerful party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), had been crumbling in the course of the current legislation period (2017-2021), with the onset of the coronavirus crisis, the tables have turned importantly in favor of the...
In CovertAction Magazine’s prior Paris Dispatches, we explained that the “union of the rights” (UoR) project was a political venture aimed at blurring the barriers between the right and far right. It is based on the premise that we are currently experiencing a redistribution of the political forces in France,...
Golden Dawn’s export of neo-Nazism Although more than 5,223 miles separate Charlottesville, Virginia, from Athens, Greece, the political connections are ominously close. One of the major instigators of the August 11-12, 2017, neo-Nazi demonstration in Charlottesville was Matthew Heimbach. In the past he has participated in a cordial conversation with...
In CovertAction Magazine’s prior Paris Dispatch titled "Linking the Right and Far Right: Marion Maréchal's Plan for France" (dated April 12, 2020), we explained that the “union of the rights” project was a political venture aimed at blurring the barriers between the right and far right. This creates, instead,...
Part 2 -- Far-right groups in Greece In Part 1 of this dispatch we described recent visits of far-right politicians to the Turkish-Greek border. But also “pre-political” proponents have been instrumentalizing the current humanitarian crisis in Greece for their purposes. Since early March three groups of far-right and neo-Nazi sympathizers...
Part 1 - French and Belgian politicians foment jihadist conspiracy Since the end of February 2020, thousands of refugees and migrants have been trying to cross the Greek border by way of Turkey, specifically in the border region along the Evros River, but also by boat to the Greek island...