Tag: nordic resistance movement

Redox – 15 years of investigating the far-right in Denmark

Earlier this year, the Danish anti-fascist collective Redox turned 15 years old. The Varis network reached out for an interview about their work and the recent state of politics in Denmark. Hello, and congratulations to your 15th anniversary as a

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The long relationship between the Finns Party and the far-right in Southwest Finland

In this article Varis Turku will showcase the connections between the Finns Party (Perussuomalaiset) and the far-right in Turku and Southwest Finland (Varsinais-Suomi, Finland Proper). The article can be read as a local example of how the Finns Party has

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Finnish NMR activist Samuli Matilainen accused of murdering another member – pleaded insanity in court

[Suomeksi / På Svenska] The pan-Nordic neo-Nazi organization Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) was outlawed in Finland in October 2020 and further shaken two months later when a love triangle involving their members resulted in murder. Samuli Matilainen, an activist in

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Nordic Resistance Movement banned in Finland – the history of the court case and what the Nazis are doing now

The pan-Nordic national socialist organization Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) have been banned in Finland by the Supreme Court, but the Nazis are continuing their activities under new names. In this article we will present an overview of the legal process

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The influencers of the Finnish NS music scene part 2: Joakim Kuotesaho of Goatmoon and Stormheit.

Joakim “Stormheit” Kuotesaho lives in Metsäkylä, Ylöjärvi with his family and is one of the key influencers of the Finnish NS music scene. In an earlier article published by the Varis network, his surname was announced as “Soldehed”, a name

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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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