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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 20.11.12

Bulgaria: Novinite: Bulgarian Nationalists Snub No-Confidence Vote against GERB. ‘Bulgaria’s far-right, nationalist Ataka (Attack) party is not going to back the no-confidence vote against the Cabinet of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov. On Tuesday, the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, announced they will start consultations for tabling a new no-confidence vote against the government of the ruling center-right Citizens for [...]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 13.11.12

Greece: RT: Support for Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn swells amid wave of racial violence. ‘Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party is gaining popularity in the midst of the country’s deepening financial crisis. The group has been implicated in torture cases, and for inciting an wave of racial violence sweeping the country. An opinion poll published by [...]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 06.11.12

Bulgaria: Novinite: Bulgaria’s far-right demands ban of ethnic Turkish Party. ‘Bulgaria’s far-right party “Ataka” has started a petition among the Members of Parliament in order to ask the Constitutional Court to declare the ethnic Turkish party DPS (“Movement for Rights and Freedoms”) unconstitutional.’ Greece: Business Insider: Golden Dawn members ambush and assault a Greek journalist. [...]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 05.11.12

Austria: Austrian Independent: Far Right video shows regional boss as Bond-style tough guy. ‘Austria’s Far Right Freedom Party leader in Carinthia, Kurt Scheuch, has landed in hot water after creating a short You Tube video in which he portrays himself as a James Bond style character, loosely claiming that the video is to protect animal [...]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 11.10.12

Bosnia: Calgary Herald: Bosnian police detain 5 terrorism suspects, raid 8 homes throughout Bosnia. ‘Police say they have detained five people as they sought evidence they were instigating and planning terrorist attacks. Authorities raided eight homes, including at least one in the village Gornja Maoca, known as a stronghold of the ultraconservative Wahhabi Muslim sect’. [...]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 10.10.12

Balkans: SE Times: Radical Islamist threatens Balkans with terror attacks. ‘Religious leaders and analysts are discounting the recent statements of Omar Bakri Muhammad, a radical Islamist based in Lebanon, who claims that the Western Balkans are Islamic lands and a target for future terrorist attacks.’ A Serbian Mufti Muhammed Jusufspahic made a statement, exclaiming  “I [...]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 03.10.12

Austria: Reuters: Austrian conservative sentenced over bank sale scandal. ‘A former regional head of Austria’s conservative People’s Party (OVP) was sentenced to 5-1/2 years in jail in a corruption case that could hit support for his movement, part of the country’s ruling coalition, in elections next year. Josef Martinz, who led the party in the [...]

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