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Three years since the death of Jimi Karttunen

Today, the 16th of September 2019, three years have passed since the death of Jimi Karttunen. Karttunen died after a neo-Nazi Jesse Torniainen assaulted him. Torniainen is a local leader in the notorious national socialist organization Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM).

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Neo-Nazi group Nordic Resistance Movement temporarily banned in Finland, gives up NRM name and logo

Neo-nazi group Nordic Resistance Movement banned in Finland. Members of NRM are now trying to avoid legal consequences by using new name and logo. The biggest neo-Nazi organization in Finland called Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM), in Finnish Pohjoismainen Vastarintaliike (PVL),

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The influencers of the Finnish NS music scene part 5: Pasi Markkula of Bizarre Uproar, Xenophobic Ejaculation & Filth and Violence

(originally published in Finnish 09.07.2019 by Anti-fascist Network Varis) Please note: this article contain imagery, links and quotes that are strongly racist, violent, misogynist and antisemitic. Pasi Markkula is a noise and power electronics musician living in the Helsinki metropolitan

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Author Shane Burley on the far right speakers that are coming to Finland: “They desperately want to create a cross-European alliance to focus on the white race”

On 6th of April 2019, an international far right conference named Awakening will be organized in Finland. The aim of the Awakening conference is to spread ethno-nationalist, identitarian, white nationalist and other neo-fascist ideas to Finnish far right. Also the

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The Awakening II conference in the Turku area: Antisemitic race theories and paramilitary fascist organizations

The far-right Awakening conference will be held for the second time in Finland on the 6th of April 2019. The conference brings together fascists, Nazis and identitarians internationally as well as members of the Finns Party (Perussuomalaiset, PS, formerly known

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The influencers of the Finnish NS music scene part 3: Mikko Aspa of Northern Heritage, Clandestine Blaze, Vapaudenristi & Sarvilevyt

This article is part of a series about Finland’s national socialist music scene. We offer now an English version of the text due to several requests. The English version has been amended slightly from the original to give some basic

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NSBM band Necropole on a minitour in Finland – first gig with nazi bands in a secret venue in Jyväskylä.

This is an English translation of text that first appeared on the webpage of Anti-fascist Network Varis in Finnish. Original was published here 18th of November 2018. The French NSBM (National Socialist Black Metal) band Necropole, founded 2012, will do

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The Antifascist network Varis turns 5 years!

On Wednesday the 13th of February 2019 it has been five years since the founding of the Antifascist network Varis in Finland. The five year celebrations were held in the following weekend in Helsinki, Jyväskylä and Tampere. At the end

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SS-fan Pekka Kääriäinen’s business under pressure in Berlin

Pekka Kääriäinen and his company “Bryggeri Helsinki” are under more pressure from Berlin based antifascist networks. In January 2019 an article was published in the left-liberal daily newspaper taz, criticizing Pekka Kääriäinen’s appearance on one of Germany’s biggest annual trade

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What is Suomen Sisu?

Part 1: From taking over the scene to taking over the party The oldest of the currently active fascist organizations in Finland is Suomen Sisu – “the Finnish Sisu”, sisu referring to a kind of determination or hardiness supposedly part

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