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Mongolian neo-Nazis rebrand themselves as environmentalists
Guardian ^ | July 2, 2013

Posted on 07/02/2013 10:34:18 PM PDT by grundle

Members of the Mongolian neo-Nazi group Tsagaan Khass stand near a quarry where they questioned a worker.

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 permits.

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.

"Today our main goal is to save nature. We are doing things to protect the environment," Altankhuum said. "The development of mining is growing and has become an issue."

The group, founded in the 1990s, says it wants to halt pollution in the former Soviet satellite as foreign companies dig for gold, copper, coal and iron ore using cheap labour from China and nearby south-east Asia. But a lot of the pollution is caused by local, illegal miners working individually.

"We used to talk about fighting with foreigners, but some time ago we realised that is not efficient, so our purpose changed from fighting foreigners in the streets to fighting the mining companies," Altankhuum said.

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1 posted on 07/02/2013 10:34:18 PM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

Nowadays, not much difference between radical environmentalists and Nazis. Might as well make it official!


2 posted on 07/02/2013 10:42:54 PM PDT by winner3000
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To: winner3000

Let me know when they invade France.


3 posted on 07/02/2013 10:46:06 PM PDT by haroldeveryman
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To: grundle

Nature Nazis. Like EPA.


4 posted on 07/02/2013 10:48:24 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: grundle

If these techniques have worked for the progressives and liberals, I don’t see why they shouldn’t also work for the Mongolian Nazis.


5 posted on 07/02/2013 10:49:14 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: grundle

Neo Nazi environmentalists; a redundancy.


6 posted on 07/02/2013 11:07:06 PM PDT by lurk
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To: grundle

“Mongolian NAZIS? I HATE Mongolian Nazis!”


7 posted on 07/02/2013 11:27:12 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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To: winner3000

There is a National Socialist Green party...


8 posted on 07/03/2013 12:08:34 AM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: haroldeveryman
Let me know when they invade France.

I think France has already issued their surrender.

9 posted on 07/03/2013 1:01:52 AM PDT by SIDENET
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To: grundle

Refreshingly more honest than our enviro weenies.


10 posted on 07/03/2013 2:37:14 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: grundle
"I hate Illinois Mongolian Nazis"
11 posted on 07/03/2013 5:18:31 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: grundle

Bump


12 posted on 07/03/2013 9:41:02 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: grundle
From Wikipedia:

One of the group's leaders is an interior designer.

That accounts for the spiffy uniforms. No way are they ghey, of course.

13 posted on 07/03/2013 12:23:01 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: SIDENET

“I think France has already issued their surrender.”

Following stubborn resistance.


14 posted on 07/03/2013 3:33:59 PM PDT by haroldeveryman
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