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Neo-Nazis parade in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, May 12 (JTA) — In the first neo-Nazi demonstration here in years, a small group this week marked the first anniversary of the death of a skinhead who was killed in a street fight with left-wing activists. Some 50 black-clad youngsters gathered in a park Saturday, near the spot where Marcelo Scalera was killed, to sing patriotic songs and hear a speech by a neo-Nazi leader. The demonstration was organized by two little-known groups, the Nationalist Youth and the New Social and Patriotic Order Party. Dozens of heavily armed police agents passively looked on during the rally. A few neighbors walking their dogs watched the protest in amazement. “I did not know there were such groups anymore,” said a middle-aged woman. “They are weird.” Argentine Jewish officials expressed concern about the protest, which signaled the possible re-emergence of neo-Nazi activities
here.

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