Fears that Canadian training mission in Ukraine may unintentionally help neo-Nazis groups

U.S. lawmakers have voted to block American troops from training a unit with neo-Nazi members that’s operating with Ukraine’s forces — a move that raises questions about what safeguards Canada has to ensure it doesn’t help extremist groups.

Canadian soldiers from Petawawa Garrison in the Ottawa Valley are preparing to head to Ukraine later in the summer to train government forces. U.S. troops are already there.

But Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are concerned some of those to be trained could be linked to extremist groups.

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Neo-Nazi turned Native ally discusses white privilege in Canadian terror laws

The Two Row Times has previously printed Daniel Gallant’s personal story of transformation from being a Neo-Nazi to walking the red road, but the story doesn’t end there. Gallant completed a Grade 7 education in the suburbs of Toronto and lived on reserve and the streets in BC for years, involved with gangs, organized crime, and violent extremism associated with white supremacist hate groups. He later graduated from the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) with a Bachelor of Arts in First Nations Studies and a Masters in Social Work. He is currently studying law.


Police ID suspect in attacks on Jewish sites near Kansas City as known white supremacist

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community centre and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the subject of a nationwide manhunt.

Frazier Glenn Cross, of Aurora, Mo., was booked into Johnson County jail on a preliminary charge of first-degree murder after the attacks Sunday in Overland Park.

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Harper and His Movement Were No Friends to Mandela

Of all the hypocrisies revealed by Stephen Harper, perhaps none are so morally offensive as his sudden, solemn respect for Nelson Mandela. We will never know how Harper would reconcile his past attitudes towards apartheid with his trip to South Africa to honour the iconic statesman at his memorial.

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Antifascists in Russia: Brutal, dangerous fight against neo-Nazis

According to world’s human right organizations, Russia today is not a good place to live. Recently enacted anti-gay law that bans “the distribution of propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations to minors,” increased the number of attacks against gay people. Russian society is very conservative. According to results of survey by All-Russian Centre for the Study of Public Opinion, about 90 percent of citizens support that discriminatory law. There are also many hate crimes against illegal immigrants, especially Caucasians.

Seven charged in Danish political hacking case

Seven Danish men face hacking-related charges for compiling information about thousands of alleged far-right supporters, Danish prosecutors said Wednesday. Information on 6,000 individuals and groups - including passwords, email correspondence and notes - was catalogued by the seven men, who are linked to the left-wing research network Redox, according to the charges. "The number was based on the police investigation and the analysis of the computer server where the information was stored," state prosecutor Lise-Lotte Nilas told dpa.