ezra-rebel_thumb-1.png
ezra-rebel_thumb-1.png This article is more than 5 years old

Ezra Levant’s Rebel Media boosts propaganda from neo-Nazi group

Why did a website founded by Ezra Levant give a platform to neo-Nazi propaganda?

pressprogress-bannerad-watchourvideo.gif

Why did Rebel Media give a platform to neo-Nazi propaganda?

This week, the right-wing website run by Ezra Levant published a story featuring an anti-refugee video sourced from a YouTube channel belonging to an affiliate of an organization called Golden Dawn.

Golden Dawn is a fascist political party based in Greece.

goldendawn-therebel.jpg

The group’s YouTube channel states that it produces these videos in order to “familiarize everyone with Golden Dawn’s ideology and views.”

The group’s website, promoted at the end of the video, contains a number of blog posts advocating “racial nationalism” and complains about immigrants, refugees, multiculturalism and the “New World Order.”

It also includes warnings about various conspiracies orchestrated by what they call the “World Jewry.”

GD-screengrabs.jpg

The Southern Poverty Law Center identifies Golden Dawn as a “violence-prone neo-Nazi political party” – one MP thinks Hitler was a “great personality,” while the party’s leader claims the Holocaust is “a lie.”

That leader is also currently on trial for operating a criminal organization and orchestrating violent attacks on political opponents, immigrants and gay people, along with 69 other members of the party, several of whom have been accused of being linked to a string of murders.

Photo: Rebel Media.

Help us protect Canadians by holding the powerful accountable.

Journalism is an important public service. That’s why PressProgress is prioritizing stories aimed at keeping Canadians safe and holding the powerful accountable during the coronavirus pandemic.

Please consider supporting our award-winning non-profit news organization so we can keep making a positive impact for Canadians.

 

Support Our Journalism
PressProgress
PressProgress is an award-winning non-profit news organization focused on uncovering and unpacking the news through original investigative and explanatory journalism.

Most Shared

thumb-2021-05-07 News

Police Departments Across Ontario Are Issuing Statements Rejecting Use of Doug Ford’s Controversial New Police Powers

Related Stories

News

Instagram Apologizes For Deleting Posts About Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People

View the post
News

Disability Groups Say Ontario Government Did Not Consult Them on Life and Death COVID-19 ‘Triage’ Decisions

View the post
Explainer

How Federal Leadership Can Help Establish Important Social Programs and Health Reforms

View the post

Explainers

Politics & strategy

Tom Parkin

How Federal Leadership Can Help Establish Important Social Programs and Health Reforms

View the post
Power and democracy

Andrea Reimer

Why Powerful People Do Stupid Things

View the post
Work & rights

Liz Walker and Shanice Regis-Wilkins

What Anti-Worker Businesses Don’t Want You To Know About the Value of Unions

View the post