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Monday, December 3, 2012
Blood and Honour international Neo-Nazi network messages and passwords "We hold regular gigs around Australia for all those interested to attend and subsequently help a strong resistance grow," its website said. "We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children."
Blood and Honour is an international neo-Nazi white-power network built around a musical promotion front. It was founded in the UK during the 1980s. Germany and Spain banned the group's national chapters 2001 and 2005, respectively.
AS racial tensions in Adelaide escalate, a white supremacist group is planning family fun days and using music to lure young people to its cause.
The South Australian chapter of "white racialist" group Blood and Honour Australia will hold a Christmas barbecue for like-minded people this month, in a "family-friendly environment".
The group is promoting the event as its "white Xmas".
The like-minded apparently excludes Asians, Africans, Indians, Jews, Arabs and other racial groups, as well as those with partners from these groups.
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The national group, linked to international chapters, promotes music as the "powerful medium" of white resistance.
"We hold regular gigs around Australia for all those interested to attend and subsequently help a strong resistance grow," its website said. "We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children."
Social Inclusion Commissioner Monsignor David Cappo has highlighted racism as a growing issue.
YouTube clips linked to Blood and Honour Australia feature violent clashes and highlight anti-Australia protests overseas - apparently to justify vilifying ethnic groups.
"In these dark times it's our children's future that is paramount and ultimately that's what we're all working for," the website said. The group also holds regular "community building functions".
Forums on its website and others linked to it have drawn comment on the stabbing death of Sudanese father Akol "Alex" Akok, 25, at suburban Ottoway last month. A spokesman for acting state Multicultural Affairs Minister Paul Holloway said he was reluctant to comment and give publicity to any such group.
Police could not say if they were monitoring the group, or its website. The group did not respond to interview requests yesterday.
lood and Honour South Australian Section did not respond to email requests from The Advertiser for comment yesterday.
Melbourne media reported this weekend on a meeting of the group attended by members from across the country, particularly Adelaide, describing it as "resembling a scene from Romper Stomper".