Far-Right Extremist Groups

Ethno-nationalist and white supremacist movements in the United States and Europe include far-right political parties, neo-Nazi movements, and apolitical protest groups. European ethno-nationalist groups believe that a nation should be composed of a single ethnicity, and endorse anti-immigrant and particularly anti-Muslim xenophobia. Both in the United States and Europe, these groups often espouse a "Great Replacement" theory, claiming that foreign migrants will eventually replace "dominant" white populations if action against them is not taken. Many have an insidious online presence and primarily target youth for recruitment through social media and other means.

Leaders

Nikolaos Michaloliakos

Leader of Golden Dawn

Christos Pappas

Member of Greek Parliament, alleged deputy leader of Golden Dawn

Ilias Kasidiaris

Golden Dawn Spokesperson and Member of Greek Parliament

Ilias Panagiotaros

Golden Dawn Member of Greek Parliament

Gábor Vona

Former Party President, resigned April 8, 2018

Krisztina Morvai

Member of European Parliament, Jobbik’s 2018 Presidential Candidate, resigned from party in April 2018

Udo Pastörs

Former Interim Party Chairman, former Member of the State Parliament in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Udo Voigt

Former Party Chairman, Member of European Parliament (MEP)

News and Blogs

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

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