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19,634. Polish football hooligans are renowned for some of the worst violence the game has ever seen. They have close links with the extreme right wing and Nazi groups. And are feared throughout Europe. (Gangstas: Poland & Skinheads & Poland) Ross Kemp on Gangs: Poland
19,635. Football hooliganism in Poland is well planned. (Gangstas: Poland & Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,636. Police in white helmets are deployed into the ground to prevent a full-scale riot. (Gangstas: Poland & Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,637. The levels of hatred seem out of control. (Gangstas: Poland & Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,638. We are really really not wanted here ... The Stilon Fighters are determined to stop us filming them. (Gangstas: Poland & Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,639. They don’t regard themselves as hooligans but skinheads. (Gangstas: Poland & Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,640. The right wing have infiltrated the terraces. (Gangstas: Poland & Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,641. A right-wing hitlist called the Red List. (Gangstas: Poland & Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,642. The hatred runs so deep that people are killed. (Gangstas: Poland & Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,848. Skinheads call themselves soldiers on the front lines of a race. Troops for the white power movement number in the hundreds of thousands. They are neo-Nazis who deal in violence and intimidation. Their targets are anyone whose skin is not white. Anyone whose beliefs are different. Gangland: Hate Nation
19,849. The first skinhead crews formed in England during the 1960s. By the mid-1980s they were a global force ... Known for their violence, their uniform quickly became a source of fear: short cropped hair, steel-toed Doc Martins, pressed shirts and red braces, swastikas and white power tattoos, they were the new face of hate. ibid.
19,850. The skinhead’s special brand of violence is the boot party. ibid.
19,851. They cultivated their own bands. ibid.
19,852. As the new racist skinheads emerged they began attacking immigrants from Asia and the Middle East, blaming them for stealing their working-class jobs. Popular bands like Screwdriver began incorporating intolerance into their music. ibid.
19,853. None of these was more dangerous than the Hammer Skin Nation. ibid.
19,854. Racist tattoos are common among skinheads ... Alpha-numeric codes are also popular. ibid.
19,855. The easiest targets are boys with troubled lives. ibid.
19,856. Internet recruitment infuses new blood into the movement. ibid.
19,857. Racist skinheads with their shaven heads, tattooed bodies and violent culture have always stayed on the fringes of society. But today in America many racist skinheads are discarding the outwards trappings of the culture to spread a message, targeted at mainstream society. American Skinheads, National Geographic
19,858. The number of racist skinheads in the United States has grown from an estimated 5,000 in 2001 to 10,000 in 2007. But has the message really changed? ibid.
19,859. Racist skinheads emerged in Britain in the 1970s and 80s in the midst of economic and racial tensions. Their culture copied the working-class skinhead movement of the 1960s, identified by shaven heads, steel-toe-capped boots and braces. Some skinheads adopted the ideology of the National Front. (Gangstas: World & Gangstas UK) ibid.
19,860. The white supremacy movement is complex and contradictory and made up of many factions. (Gangstas: World & Gangstas UK) ibid.
19,861. Music plays an important role in attracting young people into the racist skinhead culture. (Gangstas: World & Gangstas UK) ibid.
19,862. In the 1980s British band Screwdriver screamed their racist message to crowds of angry white youth. (Gangstas: World & Gangstas UK) ibid.
19,863. SHARP – an acronym that stands for Skinheads Against Racial Prejudice ... In America SHARPS and racist skinheads have clashed many times. ibid.
19,864. We’ve moved a hell of a lot of skinheads into big positions ... They are going to get the boot on the neck. Tom Metzger
19,865. It’s justifiable homicide in the name of the white race. Tim Zaal, former skinhead, lectures against dangers of skinhead gangs