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Analysis of the 612-torch march in 2019: number of participants stagnates, fascism is no longer covered up

Following last years’ tradition, the fascist 612-torch march held on Finnish Independence Day 6.12.2019 gathered some 1000 to 1500 people in Helsinki’s Töölö neighborhood. Once again, all of Finland’s extreme right participated in the march, from the Nordic Resistance Movement

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Interview: Another year of antifascist action – what has changed during 2019?

Varis-verkosto published in the end of 2018 an analysis, which went through antifascist mobilisations between 2015 and 2018. We published this text in English as a part of an international call to action to come to Helsinki to demonstrate on

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Four years of antifascist mobilisations – what have we learned from the Independence Day demonstrations of 2015-2018?

This is a translation of a Finnish original published in 26th of December 2018. Four years of antifascist mobilisations – what have we learned from the Independence Day demonstrations of 2015-2018? After the year 2018, the fascist 612 demonstrations  that

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International call: Come to Finland to oppose nazimarches on the 6th  December 2019

(In italiano / In English / Auf Deutsch / по-русски / På svenska / Suomeksi) International call: Come to Finland to oppose nazimarches on the 6th  December 2019 Since 2014, the far right has been organizing demonstrations on the 6th of December, the Finnish Independence Day. This year the nazis of the Nordic Resistance

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Finland: Temporarily banned neo-Nazi group Nordic Resistance Movement announces demonstration for Independence Day

The Nazi organization Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) which was in the March of 2019 temporarily banned by the Finnish Supreme Court has said on their website that they will be organizing a national socialist demonstration on the Finnish Independence Day

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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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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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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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Swedish nazis of the Nordic Resistance Movement had a surprise march in Helsinki, Finnish members also took part

The Nordic Resistance Movement, which was ruled to be abolished by the Turku Appeal Court, organized a surprise demonstration in Helsinki on 20th of October 2018. The demonstration came as a surprise to most of the Finnish nazis as well,

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