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Bulgaria's fascist paramilitaries parade their flags

Fascists taken 15% of the vote – especially worrying as the parliamentary fascist groups are closely linked to the armed paramilitaries who are “hunting” refugees at the borders.

13 November 2016 | Notes
Polish fascists give the Nazi "sieg heil" salute and brandish a White Power flag

Europe is witnessing a dangerous revival of fascist and racist populist parties and organisations. Over the next few weeks we are going to publish a series of articles analysing the scale of this threat. This is part one.

Ataka on the march (pic credit World Jewish Congress

At about 1.30am on 16 June, a group of 50 to 60 people stormed the Kremikovtsi area of Garmen, a Roma residential area of the village in south west Bulgaria, near the border with Greece.

17 June 2015 | In depth
Ataka leader Volen Siderov

Fascist parties hold one in eight of the seats in the new Bulgarian parliament, following the general election on 5 October – a big increase in their representation.

8 October 2014 | In depth