Switzerland for the Swiss…

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Swiss ‘race’ attack stuns Brazil
February 12, 2009

Brazil has called in the Swiss envoy to discuss an alleged bonehead attack near Zurich on a pregnant Brazilian woman that caused her to miscarry twins.

Three boneheads are reported to have attacked Paula Oliveira, aged 26, on Monday, leaving her badly scarred.

Ms Oliveira received some 100 razor cuts, and the initials of the right-wing Swiss People’s Party (SVP) were also carved into her body.

Ms Oliveira’s family says the assault was racially-motivated.

It says she had been speaking Portuguese outside a Zurich train station shortly before the attack.

“What they did to my daughter is like a horror movie,” Ms Oliveira’s father, Paulo, told Brazil’s Globo TV.

The attack has caused shock in Brazil where it has been widely reported along with graphic images of the scars inflicted on Ms Oliveira, the BBC’s Gary Duffy in Sao Paulo reports.

Brazil’s Foreign Minister Celso Amorim has described the assault as “grave” and “shocking”.

The facts surrounding the attack remain unclear but police in Zurich say a man called them on Monday evening to report that a woman in a train station needed help.

The assault is said to have continued for about 10 minutes. Ms Oliveira told police that she had suffered a miscarriage shortly afterwards in a toilet near the train station.

Ms Oliveira was working as a lawyer for a big European company in Switzerland. She is said to have been living legally in the country for almost two years.

No-one has been arrested in connection with the attack. Swiss police have asked for patience while the investigation is continuing.

A lawmaker from the Swiss People’s Party condemned the attack.

“If that really was someone from our party, we wouldn’t hesitate for a second. That person would be immediately kicked out,” Oskar Freysinger told the Associated Press news agency.


Courage & Solidarity not Blood & Soil

In Bern, Switzerland, according to AP, 500 antifa managed to disrupt a march by 10,000 members and supporters of the People’s Party (SVP), described as a ‘nationalist’ party by AP (Swiss president calls for calm after pre-election violence in capital, International Herald Tribune, October 7, 2007). In other reports, the SVP is described as belonging to the far right. In 2003, “The party ran an anti-foreigner campaign, in which asylum seekers were portrayed as criminals and drug dealers”, and gained 27% of the vote in national elections, or 55 seats from a total of 200. The party’s leader, Christoph Blocher, is a billionaire industrialist, and “The party recently launched a campaign to deport criminal foreigners, illustrating its point with posters showing white sheep kicking a black sheep off a Swiss flag.”

Whoever suspected Swiss nationalists could wield such influence over the ideological pronouncements of Australian-based Tories?

The next big bonehead gig is scheduled for ANZAC Day in Perth; the same location local plasterer Paul Innes — moderator of the White supremacist Stormfront Down Under, and a supporter of the two organising groups, Blood & Honour Australia and the Southern Cross Hammerskins — is planning on creating a Pioneer Little Europe: nie blankes!

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2 Responses to Switzerland for the Swiss…

  1. Darrin Hodges says:

    A Brazilian woman who said she miscarried twins after an alleged racist attack in Zurich was not pregnant, investigators have said.

    Paula Oliveira, a 26-year-old lawyer, had said she was attacked by three knife-wielding skinheads on Monday.

    However, medical experts said she was not pregnant, and that it was possible the numerous wounds on her torso and legs were self-inflicted.

  2. @ndy says:


    Girl ‘carved swastika into hip’
    September 17, 2008

    A GERMAN teenager accused of engraving a swastika into her hip and blaming the injury on right-wing militants has gone on trial in eastern Germany. The 18-year-old, known only as Rebecca K., had last year been hailed as a local hero when she reported saving a five-year-old from being pushed and shoved by four neo-Nazi youths, risking her own safety and subsequently being attacked herself. Despite public outrage and a promised police reward of €5000 ($7096) for any witnesses or evidence, nobody was able to back up her statements. “We have often had cases where individuals fake a chargeable offence, but this one is extraordinary,” said Lutz Hasselmann, spokesman for the district court of Hainichen, near the eastern city of Chemnitz. The girl became a local celebrity and was awarded an honorary medal for exceptional courage after she told police about the attack, which she said included cutting a swastika into the skin of her hip with a scalpel-like object. Nazi symbols, including swastikas, are banned in Germany. The girl had accused members of ‘Sturm 34′, a right-wing organisation which was last year banned by the state of Saxony, where far-right groups are particularly strong. Hasselmann said the lack of evidence caused prosecutors to doubt the young woman’s account. She is charged with making false accusations and lying to the police and public authorities, in a trial expected to last until mid-October.

    Swiss police: Woman may have faked skinhead attack
    Bradley S. Klapper and Ernst E. Abegg

    …Even before the independent gynecological and forensic conclusions were released, some Swiss newspapers and politicians had suggested the woman’s story might have been made up, like some other alleged attacks.

    Last year, an 18-year-old woman in Germany was convicted of faking a neo-Nazi attack by carving a swastika into her skin. In 2004, a young French woman admitted to lying about having been robbed on a train by a knife-wielding gang that mistook her for a Jew and scrawled swastikas on her body — but only after the alleged attack was condemned by then-President Jacques Chirac.

    And in October, a volunteer for John McCain’s presidential campaign agreed to enter a probation program for falsely reporting that a Barack Obama supporter robbed and assaulted her and scratched a “B” on her cheek.

    The woman’s father has blamed Swiss police for dragging their feet on a potentially embarrassing investigation and criticized those who suggested his daughter had lied.

    “They’re trying to transform the victim into a criminal. This is the tactic of a Nazi militia,” Paulo Oliveira told the O Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper.

    Oliveira’s fiance, investment consultant Marco Trepp, claimed she was still terrified by the attack, which he said occurred only days after she accepted his marriage proposal.

    “She’s in a post-traumatic phase, scared of everything, especially to walk on the street,” Trepp told the Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper. “Last night, she had lots of nightmares. She couldn’t sleep well. She woke up sweating, screaming.”

    Photographs of the smiling woman have been splashed across newspapers next to those of a bare stomach and legs with the initials SVP — presumably for “Schweizerische Volkspartei” (Swiss People’s Party).

    The Swiss People’s Party has taken a hardline stance against immigrants and pressed to toughen asylum laws and make it easier to expel foreign nationals. However, the party is part of Switzerland’s broad coalition government and has never had links to neo-Nazism.

    PS. How’s Martin these days?

    Pretty funny stuff eh?

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