MINELRES: UNITED: Call for resistance against neo-nazi and neo-fascist events in Milan, Italy

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UNITED E-NEWS 16/05/2010

Call for help: Resistance against neo-nazi and neo-fascist events in
Milan, Italy

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Urgent request for help from Milan, Italy: we are experiencing an
incredible presence of neo-nazi and neo-fascist organisations in our
city from the past weeks throughout all May 2010.

Please take voice against this attempt, help us to ask for the immediate
cancellation of the neo-nazi and neo-fascist events and demos, from the
2nd of May to the "European Hammerfest" scheduled in Milan on May 29,
2010. From your country and from Europe help us to ask for a stop to
this dangerous initiatives, and help us to ask to the local and national
italian politicians of Berlusconi's coalition to stop immediately to
support this extreme right wings organisations.

We ask to european organisation, ngos, movements and european
institutions to take voice and take action:

> Sign this call
> Spread this call for help

> Contact us directly if you think you can do something more from your country 
and/or give pressure on european institutions and european parliament
> Send us documents / dossiers about european neonazi/neofascist groups to 
unmask them and denounce the danger they represent
> Send us press release / spread them to local and national mass-media / 
publish them on website / spread the by mailinglists and newsletters

Our contacts: milanoamalaliberta@gmail.com, phone +390236511380,


European institutions, Italian government, Municipality of Milan: From
all Europe we all say no to the neo-nazi and neo-fascist italian and
europe an events and demos scheduled from May 2nd to May 29th in Milan,

Many italian and european neo-nazi and neo-fascist groups are organising
several  conventions/events/demos in Milan, Italy for all this month May
2010. The local coalition of Berlusconi it is absolutely majority on the
local government of the municipality and county of Milan, those
institutions are giving political and economical support to those
organisations, despite many democrats and anti-racist and anti-fascist
organisations (http://www.cantiere.org; http://lombardia.indymedia.org;

The italian extreme right wing organisations involved are different
groups, all have been recently officially admitted to be part or partner
of the Berlusconi's party called PDL/Partito delle Liberta? so called
"freedom's party". The italian national and local government of
Berlusconi is doing nothing against those groups, their ideas and
symbols and celtic crosses are spreading more and more and so their
violence. In the last 2 years Italy is experiencing many dangerous
attacks to the freedom and growing and growing escalation of historic
rehabilitation of fascism and xenophobic violence against minorities:
migrants, romas people, GLBTQ communities.

On our days, both for economical and political reasons, Berlusconi's
government is more and more evolving like an authoritarian government
which represents a growing alarm for the italian democracy and for all
Europe. We all ask to italian Berlusconi's national and local government
of Milan to stop the coalition with this extreme right-wing groups.

During the whole last week, from 24th April 2nd May they were scheduled
a big neo-nazis and neo-fascists convention in Milan. Thanks to several
initiatives, demos and actions made in Milan by many democratic,
antifascist and antiracist organizations, some of their events have been
blocked or posticipied, but fascists could do a demonstration in the
streets of Milan with celtic crosses and fascist slogan, and even with
support and participation of Berlusconi's PDL councilors. They also
could do a day full of events form the morning of 2nd May untill the
night. All this happened in Milan under the complete silence of
insitutions, because of their connivance with neofascist movement, and
neither the majority of mass-media took explicity part against it.

In the next weeks of May there are still other events organized by
extreme right wing, in particularly we ask to stop immediately the
support of following conventions:

- the 2nd tattos conventions with groups from Italy, France, Portugal,
Spain and Belgium scheduled in Milan on May 8 and 9 organised from the
Hammerskin (http://www.skinhouse.info/index1.htm)

- the national italian neo-fascist demonstration scheduled in Milan on
22nd May organized by Forza Nuova and its leader Roberto Fiore
in which will take part also european delegations from spanish and
french neonazis, but expecially from Hungary: in fact Laszlo Toroczkai
will come to Milan, he's th leader of HVIM and of the Jobbik party from
the Hungarian nazi-extreme-right-wing

- the european neo-nazi convention, so-called "European Hammerfest
1990-2010, 20 years of European Brotherhood" scheduled in Milan on 29th
May, 2010 (http://www.skinhouse.info/index1.htm).

Expecially about this we ask european organization to take voice and
denounce with us the danger that extreme right wing groups represent: in
all europe right wing is growing stronger and in Italy this is happening
with the complete support and connivance of goverment parties and
We all united ask to european organisation, ngos and european
institutions to take voice and take action in order to stop those events
and generally this alliance extremely dangerous for democracy and
freedom, not just for Italy but for all Europe.

>> Sign this call, Spread it, Contact us directly if you think you can do 
something more from your country and/or by giving pressure on european 
institutions and european parliament | to send us press release or 

our contacts: milanoamalaliberta@gmail.com, phone +390236511380,

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