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Mongolian neo-Nazis rebrand themselves as environmentalists

Posted By admin On July 3, 2013 @ 5:30 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Reuters [1]
July 3, 2013

A Mongolian neo-Nazi group has rebranded itself as an environmentalist organisation fighting pollution by foreign-owned mines, seeking legitimacy as it sends swastika-wearing members to check mining [2] permits.

Tsagaan Khass, or White Swastika, has only 100 or so members but it is one of several groups – others have names including Dayar Mongol (Whole Mongolia [3]), Gal Undesten (Fire Nation) and Khukh Mongol (Blue Mongolia) – that are linking nationalism and resources [4] as foreign firms seek to exploit the mineral wealth of the vast country, landlocked between Russia and China.

Based in an office behind a lingerie store in the Mongolian capital, the shaven-headed, jackbooted Tsagaan Khass stormtroopers launch raids on mining projects, demanding paperwork or soil samples to be studied for contaminants.

“Before, we used to work in a harsh way, like breaking down doors,” the group’s leader, Ariunbold Altankhuum, 40, told Reuters. “But now, we have changed and we use other approaches, like demonstrations.”On a patrol to a quarry two hours’ drive from the capital, members wore black, SS-style Nazi uniforms complete with lightning flashes and replica Iron Crosses.

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[1] Reuters: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jul/02/mongolian-neo-nazis-rebrand-environmentalists

[2] mining: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/mining

[3] Mongolia: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/mongolia

[4] that are linking nationalism and resources: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/aug/02/mongolia-far-right

[5] Mongolian Prime Minister blames carbon dioxide for Mongolia’s harshest winter in decades: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mongolian-prime-minister-blames-carbon-dioxide-for-mongolias-harshest-winter-in-decades.html

[6] Furious Greeks lampoon German ‘overlords’ as Nazis with picture of Merkel dressed as an SS guard: http://www.prisonplanet.com/furious-greeks-lampoon-german-overlords-as-nazis-with-picture-of-merkel-dressed-as-an-ss-guard.html

[7] The Original “Enviro Nazis” Were Nazis: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-original-enviro-nazis-were-nazis.html

[8] MI5 files: Nazis plotted to kill Allied troops with coffee: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mi5-files-nazis-plotted-to-kill-allied-troops-with-coffee.html

[9] Obama Likely to Rebrand Climate Bill: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-likely-to-rebrand-climate-bill.html

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