Nazism

German neo-Nazis tricked into fundraising for anti-Nazi charity

Neo-Nazis hold a parade celebrating the life of Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler’s right hand man every year in the German town of Wunsiedel. However, the 10,000 residents of this Bavarian town are not happy hosts. Angry and embarrassed by this annual gathering, the townspeople decided that this year they’d turn the tables on the extremists. Read more...

Johnson & Johnson execs play Nazis in role-play blunder

 
Not everyone’s idea of fun. Employees of the Malaysian branch of US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson went to a recent briefing seminar in a Kuala Lumpur hotel dressed up as…Hitler. Read more and see the photos…
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Who's behind the 'Association of Iranian Nazis'

Our Observer in Iran alerted us on this surprising newcomer to the Iranian Web: a website and discussion forum for the “Association of Iranian Nazis”. He was surprised to note that the domain name extension is ".ir", which indicates that it has been officially approved by Iranian authorities. Read more...
 

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Japan’s new hit: "Mein Kampf", Manga-style

A Japanese publishing firm has re-edited a translation of Adolf Hitler's ideological pamphlet, first published in 1924. But this edition has a new twist: it's a manga-style comic. It's made quite a splash in Japanese bookshops. Read more...  

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Harley Davidson trying to cause offence?

One of our Observers in Japan, Lee Chapman, photographed this motorbike, complete with Swastika-shaped spokes, outside a Harley Davidson shop in Tokyo. Depending on how you look at it, it could represent the ancient Buddhist symbol for universal harmony, the infamous emblem of Nazi Germany, or, as Lee tells us, simply being "cool". Read more...

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Homegrown neo-Nazis in the Jewish state

A group of Neo-Nazis who filmed themselves committing violent acts in the heart of the Jewish state have been condemned to jail. Read more and see the video...

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Hitler – fodder for comedy?

In today's comic terrain, few if any subjects are off limits. Case in point, the proliferation of YouTube clips that use Adolf Hitler as fodder for comedy. Read more and see the clips...

Neo-Nazis flaunt videos of violent attacks online

Preying on foreigners and gays and then posting the gruesome evidence online has become all the rage for skinheads in Russia. The growing trend was brought to public attention at the end of July, when a case opened against a gang charged with the daylight murder of 20 people. Read more and see the videos...

Russia celebrates Nazi Germany – by accident

A bank inadvertedly advertises the Nazi code for a fellow fighter.

The end of WWII is celebrated on May 9 in Russia. Since Putin came to power, the event has become increasingly more commercial. But this year, it went a step too far, when eager party-goers put up Nazi symbols in place of Soviet war imagery. Read more...

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Hailing Hitler on Capitol Hill

A group of around thirty neo-Nazis marched through Washington on Saturday to protest against illegal immigration. One man who took part in the rally tells us why he's proud to hail Hitler, while a free speech activist explains why he has the right to say something that, in a European country, could have him put behind bars. Read more...

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