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'EASY LONDON' and Italian neo-fascists

antifa | 17.02.2009 13:59 | World

Great Britain and London in particular has been a safe place for fascists coming from all over the world for almost 40 years. Fascists have always found a warm welcome here after commiting the most infamous actions.


Translation from 'Boicotta Easy London, colpisi Forza Nuova', Milan anti-facists, 2000

Great Britain and London in particular has been a safe place for fascists coming from all over the world for almost 40 years. Fascists have always found a warm welcome here after commiting the most infamous actions.

James Earl Ray, for example, Martin Luther King´s murderer, remained in hiding in England for a long time; and George Parisey, a French-Algerian fascist, later arrested together with a member of the British rightist group Oswald Mosleys 'Union Movement', found refuge among various English extreme-right groups on his arrival in this country.

The link between the international Right and Great-Britain is therefore quite strong, but the one between the latter and Italy is even stronger. In fact, most of the members of the world-wide fascist organization International Third Position are Italian. Two of them have created a big financial company in England, in order to support more or less openly many European neo-fascist groups, focusing their effort on Italy, where their political point of reference is the neo-fascist party Forza Nuova. These managers in black skirt are Roberto Fiore and Massimo Morsello, two filthy fascists who had fled to London in 1980, soon after the massacre at Bologne Station (2nd August 1980). During their hiding in Britain, precisely in 1986, the two fascists formed the business company Meeting Point, also with the help of Nick Griffin and other members of the British National Party. The company owns a real estate consisting of about 1300 flats which are rented almost exclusively by young people who came to England for the most various reasons. Meeting Point is also connected with a certain number of work agencies and take advantage from their profits. The young people from all over Europe who end up in Britain living in these flats and working for these agencies are 'Easy London's customers.

'Easy London' is a travel agency which offers an interesting package (journey, job, accommodation) at fair prices to any one willing to live and work in London. The customers, however, don't know that the job they will be given is the worst that can be found and will also be aimed at financing Fiore and his friends. They don't even know that the nice rooms illustrated in the ‘Easy London’ brochures are actually tiny and overcrowded places, with beds in the corridors and bathrooms shared by up to 15 people, and where tens of nazi youngsters patrol constantly.

These ones are not Italian only; 'The Mail' of 20/09/99 published the news that Fiore was about to call a few young nazis from Poland so as to manage more efficiently the arrival of the many European young people who contact 'Easy London' every year.

Besides the money coming from the flats and the work agencies, 'Meeting Point'; can also rely on a chain of restaurants, a record company, a few Italian food shops and schools of language. This recruitment of nazis and the creation of such a financial empire might seem science-fiction but it is no longer incredible if we consider who are the main supporters of 'Meeting Point'.

They are St George's Educational Trust and The Trust of St. Michael the Arcangel, two ultra-catholic organizations which have been supporting the Italian fascists since they arrived in England. The two organizations also own a chain of charity shops which serve as a front for financing the fascist party 'International Third Position', no matter if their official activity is to spread the Roman Catholic religion in a Protestant country. In spite of the fact that the Valtican doesn't support publicly these charities, many English catholics are unaware of the truth. Keeping on visiting their shops, where among odd objects, second-hand clothes and records, they may also pick fascist books and pamphlets. Moreover, if you visit the web-sites of the two catholic associations mentioned above, you will see posters of Mussolini and Hitler on sale along with nazi, anti-Semitic and racist books.

Like any serious company, 'Meeting Point' need to re-invest their profits. Hence Fiore´s plan to invest in the setting up of a whole village, 'Los Pedriches', 80km far from Valencia, Spain. Fiore bought the first buildings inside the village in 1996 and since then various European fascist groups have been building houses as well as a church and a family house, following the best fascist tradition. In answer to the many protests concerning the growing presence of nazis in the area, Fiore replies that his village is a tourist resourt, which also relies on the Spanish Tourism Ministry´s support. The reason for this enterprise has obviously nothing to do with tourism; the village is intended as a refuge for fascists and a place where congresses and gatherings can be easily organized. Not by chance, again in the web-sites of St George´s Educational Trust and St Michael´s The Arcangel Trust, the fascist village is described as a place where young people can experience a 'new order'; and are taught to stop `thinking, taking and acting as niggers´!




Who is Roberto Fiore?

Roberto Fiore (born April 15, 1959 in Rome) has been a leading neo-fascist in the post-war era, both in Italy and across Europe. He has long been a disciple of Julius Evola and helped to develop the Third Position stance on the far right.

As a leader of Terza Posizione, Fiore (along with other various neo-fascist activists, notably Gabriele Adinolfi and Massimo Morsello) became a wanted man in Italy after the 1980 bombing of Bologna train station which left 85 people dead and over 200 wounded. This status was increased in 1985 when a Rome court declared that TP was simply a cover movement for the Nuclei Armati Rivoluzionari, the terror group blamed on the attack and linked with the Propaganda Due-organisation. He was condemned for association to an armed subversive gang (associazione sovversiva e banda armata).

As a result Fiore spent much of the 1980s in hiding in the United Kingdom, where it was alleged by the magazine Searchlight that he avoided extradition by working for the Secret Intelligence Service.[1] This has also been alleged by the Sunday Express, in 2000, citing a source within MI5. Fiore disclaimed he had connections to British intelligence.[2] Valerio Fioravanti, leader of the Nuclei Armati Rivoluzionari later accused Fiore of having expatriated with the money of the movement.

In England Fiore became a close friend of Nick Griffin and following Griffin's departure from the British National Front he helped to organise the International Third Position, becoming a founder member.

In 1986, thanks to their friendship with Nick Griffin and other far right activists, Roberto Fiore and Massimo Morsello managed to found "Meeting Point", which was later renamed "Easy London". Easy London is a society that helps young students and workers live and work in London by providing jobs, beds, and contracts. This rapidly made Morsello and Fiore wealthy (the profits being around 15 million euros), but the society was more of a fundraising tool to help various far-right organizations in Italy. "Easy London" is still active. Fiore's association with London has remained as, in August 2007, he became sole director of CL English Language, a college for overseas students in the west of the city.[3]

Fiore has since returned to Italy and is active in politics as the leader of the extreme-right organization Forza Nuova (a group he founded with Morsello), one of the constituent parts of Alternativa Sociale, allied in the House of Freedoms for the 2006 political elections in Italy.

In 2008 he joined as a speaker on the right wing festival Nordiska Festivalen (Nordic Festival) in Sweden to speak about European identity. He also took up the seat in the European Parliament vacated by Alessandra Mussolini.



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Good initiative Antifa

17.02.2009 15:23

Good luck


Fiore Business in Waterloo closed down

17.02.2009 15:25

Fiore's CL English Language School building at 170 Westminister Bridge Rd London SE1 has been closed for about a year. It had been in operation in these premises for many years before that. I wonder what that means for the school. Did it just move premises?

Their website ( seems to be broken although it says: ' New School Opening - CL English Language School is expanding! "

Walter Audisio

new building

17.02.2009 15:56

You're right Walter, the school, as You can see, has moved in Northfield Avenue



17.02.2009 16:04

Portrait of a bomber

A bomb that destroyed the offices of an Italian left-wing daily paper last December was planted by a member of Roberto Fiore’s fascist third positionist group, Forza Nuova. The Italian police anti-terrorist section, DIGOS, is now calling for the FN to be banned and its bank accounts in Rome and London to be seized.

Since the bomb that shattered Bologna railway station in August 1980, taking the lives of 85 people including two young Britons and injuring over 200 more, Searchlight has dedicated itself to tracking down the organisations and individuals who have tried to destabilise Italy in the postwar years. With the protection of MI6, Fiore and a core group of activists of his Armed Revolutionary Nuclei (NAR) arrived in London in the early 1980s and were allowed to build up a multimillion pound business empire as a cover and financial source for their ongoing political work.

Their agenda in Britain included the collapse of the once powerful National Front, the dispatch of key NF activists to Libya, the formation of the International Third Position and possibly the murder of one of the ITP’s financial benefactors a year ago in order to get their hand on the rest of the assets. Despite constant exposures in Searchlight, the national media and a television documentary, and numerous attempts by MPs to demand and end to their protection by MI6, they remain free to carry on their terrorist activities.

Despite Andreas Insabato’s long history of terrorist activities, the only person he managed to injure with his bomb at the offices of Il Manifesto was himself. Insabato, 42, has been an active and violent terrorist since the mid 1970s, when a number of young middle-class men and women were moving from the major postwar fascist party in Italy, the MSI, into groups which had their ideological roots in Latin America. The son of a liberal magistrate, he shared the same social background as many of his contemporaries on the 1970s Italian fascist scene.

Insabato became a footsoldier in the war against democracy in postwar Italy, being conducted by senior members of the Christian Democrats, which for many years ruled Italy, along with elements of the Secret Service, Mafia bosses, reactionaries in the Vatican, the CIA and Nato, all of which came together in the secret P2 lodge of Freemasons. Insabato was guided towards terrorism first against the left and trade unions and later the public at large.

The Communist Party headquarters in Rome was one of his targets in the mid-1970s, when Insabato and his comrades drove past the building firing shots. At that time one of his closest comrades was Francesco Storace, then a thug, now the Member of Parliament for the Lazio Region around Rome. His days as an MP for Gianfranco Fini’s fascist Alleanza Nazionale have been no less violent, with assaults on the floor of Parliament.

Storace and other AN MPs have leapt to Fiore’s defence and were instrumental in obtaining permission for Fiore’s political and business partner, Massimo Morsello, to return home from Britain on the grounds that he was terminally ill, although his conviction for terrorism was not spent. Morsello’s illness has not prevented him being active on the streets.

Morsello is one of the organisers of the thuggish Hammerskins, which is financed by Fiore’s London businesses. Morsello also runs the FN music scene, which comprises bands and two record companies, Rupa Tarpea and Londinium SPQR. Both are registered in Rome but Londinium’s manager, Francesco Pallitino, lives in London.

By 1977 Insabato was facing trial charged with an attempt to reconstitute the Italian Fascist movement, which was constitutionally banned after 1943. Three years later he was back in court on charges of possessing a weapon. By this time he was firmly in contact with Fiore and others who had created the Third Position in Italy with the NAR as its activist wing.

In the period immediately after the Bologna bombing he fled, only to be caught and held for three years in preventive detention. He was acquitted in 1985 in one of several trials that took place over a number of years following the Bologna bombing. In 1990 he paid two visits to London apparently plugged into the Fiore/Morsello business empire. He returned to Rome to set up an English language video store, which went bankrupt after a year.

In 1992 Insabato received an 18-month suspended prison sentence for his anti-Jewish actions on football terraces. Lazio FC, whose Ultras fan club is presided over by Storace, must have made him feel at home.

Insabato returned to London for six months in 1996, working for Fiore as a “doorman”. He was almost certainly here when Fiore and Morsello staged a jazz concert at a West End hotel, starring Mussolini’s son, at which their thugs beat up anti-fascist protesters. According to bank documents seized by the police Insabato was paid £250 a week.

Returning to Italy he was running back and forth to the Balkans. When war broke out he concealed himself inside the peace movement opposing the war.

Documentary evidence shows that Fiore paid Insabato a retainer of £100 a month, but as most of Fiore’s workers were paid cash in hand this is not a reliable indicator of his true earnings. Interviewed after the Il Manifesto bomb, Fiore denied all knowledge of Insabato. However it is clear from the cheque payments that they are close and the Italian police now say that Insabato is a fully registered member of the FN.

The present rise of far-right terrorism started when Fiore returned to Italy from London in 1999. Late that year an academic, who was advising the centre-left government, was assassinated in a style reminiscent of the NAR killings of the 1970s and 1980s. Around the same time, a number of bombings were followed by calls purporting to come from anarchists or the left, but which the police laid firmly at the door of the FN.

Last year a bomb went off in Rome at the Museum dedicated to the Resistance to Mussolini fascism. A second bomb was placed at a cinema showing a documentary on Eichmann, at which the Israeli ambassador was the guest of honour. The bomb was discovered by the police and disarmed. After investigation the police arrested Giuliano Castellino, a man closely linked to the FN. As a result the police extended their existing investigation into the Hammerskins and its wide international links and started looking at the newly formed FN.

DIGOS received good cooperation not only from Searchlight but from Special Branch in London. At that time Special Branch was trying to boot out a number of fascist criminals sheltering here, who had been convicted abroad of crimes ranging from bank robberies to the killing of police officers. Some of these fascist criminals were linked with Fiore and the other long-term fascist exiles. Some were deported to Italy; others walked away scot free because their convictions were too long ago.

On 16 December last year a bomb placed on the roof of Milan Cathedral failed to explode. DIGOS stepped up its efforts, discounting the phoned claim that the bomb had been planted by anarchists.

Concern was also being raised over the FN’s association with Horst Mahler, a former Baader-Meinhof terrorist, and Udo Voigt, of the German National Democratic Party, which faces a possible ban because of its own close associations with bombers. Both Germans have attended meetings alongside Fiore and other FN leaders in Italy and Germany.

Two weeks before the Il Manifesto bombing, Ricardo Baggio, the FN chief in Padova, was held with three other FN members after police raided a bomb factory. They found guns and ammunition, pipe bombs and enough explosive to destroy the block had it gone off.

Insabato was already on the DIGOS watch list after he appeared late in 1999 on a platform with Fiore at an anti-abortion rally and again at a similar rally last spring.

During the visit of Jörg Haider, the Austrian fascist leader, to the Vatican last December, Insabato was photographed carrying two flags. On the same day he had been recorded on television giving out FN leaflets. The FN was expressing noisy public support for Haider and attacking the government and the Jewish community.

In the early morning of 22 December, a police telephone tap picked up a call between Fiore and Insabato. It is also believed that Insabato was captured on video near the Il Manifesto offices in the company of a leading Rome FN official. Security cameras record him arriving on a scooter, later recovered near the bombed building, with a pillion rider. After the explosion, which left Insabato with his legs shattered, there was speculation that as many as three people were seen running away.

Insabato’s life was probably saved by the first aid given to him by those he had come to kill. Despite Fiore’s denial of all knowledge of Insabato, within hours, Stephano Fiore, Roberto’s lawyer brother, had taken Insabato’s case free of charge.

Calling for an immediate ban on the FN, UCIGOS, a section of DIGOS, showed the Italian Parliamentary Commission on Terrorism evidence gathered in Italy, London and elsewhere on Fiore’s political, financial and criminal operations. Calls for the seizure of Fiore’s bank accounts will come as an embarrassment to the Charity Commissioners in England, who recently unfroze the accounts of Fiore’s British charities, despite recognising that there was a political link between them and the ITP.

UCIGOS officers revealed that several terrorists have benefited from Fiore’s largesse. Possibly the most notorious is Franco Freda, who bombed the Piazza Fontana in the late 1960s. He has appeared in court several times in connection with the bombing, the latest occasion being in 1995. At that time he received £3,000 towards his costs by means of a cheque drawn on Meeting Point, one of Fiore’s and Morsello’s London businesses.

Meeting Point also made payments to Fabrizio Croce and Duilio Canu, two fascist criminals running the Hammerskins. Canu is now the FN’s Milan organiser. Others put in funds included Davide Sante Petrini, Rosario Lasdica and Francesco Bianchi. Bianchi severely beat up a reporter from La Stampa who dared to try and ask Fiore a question after the Il Manifesto bombing.

The Italian police have warned that Fiore and his chums may try to destabilise the investigation into them by giving journalists false trails to follow.

One story circulating is that they were paid by MI6. While Searchlight has always maintained that they were protected as a reward for services rendered, no money was handed over because Fiore had enough from illicit sources and from his growing business empire. Another story doing the rounds is that Fiore stole the funds of the Third Position in Italy, when he fled around the time of the Bologna bombing.

UCIGOS has countered these rumours by alleging it has evidence that Fiore has received help from the Molinari drinks empire, producers of Sambuca, and from sources close to known Mafia figures or operations.

UCIGOS also believes preparations were under way for a private army of fascists to go onto the streets to attack prostitutes, abortionists and refugees. It describes the FN as existing on two level: one which it cynically describes as the “unarmed parliamentary wing”; the other a full-blown terrorist outfit.

Fiore is now likely to return to London. He probably thinks that any extradition proceedings would be long and drawn out. But the fact that he has signed cheques in favour of a series of terrorists, drawn on bank accounts held in Britain, would provide grounds to send him packing, in the view of some lawyers.

In the meantime one must hope the Italian authorities can keep Insabato alive, as in the past the shadowy people behind Italian terrorism have been known to shut the mouths of vital witnesses.


London Easy for the Mafia to

17.02.2009 17:19

Funny you should publish this today I am very well aware of this, in fact I am sure I published something on IMC UK some years ago. Italian Fascists with links to Conservative MPs and the Monday Club certainly the case for two MSI fascist MP's Sandro Saccucci,Luigi De Rosa della who Britain who were made to feel very much at home by Her majesty's Government. Links between the various Italian Mafia and the extreme right are very strong. check out the article on mafia money laundering posted just a few hours after this one. by the way Forza Nuova is known as Fogna Nuova (new sewer) in Italy

Toscana Massonica

If I may ask

17.02.2009 17:47

What is the position of Antifa on Israel ?

I could not find anything about it on their websites but maybe I haven't looked well enough.

It seems to me that even the "moderate" Israeli politicians, currently still in power in Tel-Aviv, are dwarfing by their deeds any fascist/nazi in existence today.

And there is arguably much more support for them in the UK than there is for any other fascist and extremist group of any kind.

Why is Antifa not also there if I may ask ?

Is it because Antifa is actually just a front name for some Betar (a modern equivalent of Hitlerjugend) dudes as I tend to believe more and more ?



18.02.2009 13:05

hasta siempre!

Soccer fans and clubs, Far Right, Mario Corsi e Roberto Fiore

23.02.2009 13:09

Ties and contacts between groups ultras and Roman elements of fascism are always in the curve north of Lazio soccer club, historically right. Since the beginning of the 90s, but also "the legendary and popular" Southern curve of AS Roma is definitely passed on the right.
After the expulsion of Roma Curva Sud Commando Ultrà (born 1977), group leader who was able to unify all the ultras romani (Fedayn from the left, then the indifference Boys), which took place in mid 90s , is considered the watershed, not just the political coloration of the curve, but also the way of understanding the support, and business who are with fanclubs.
The other episode is a watershed that have occurred during the clashes Brescia - Rome in 1994, when was stabbed a deputy quaestor, whose protagonists were all fans of Rome (opposing factions) and Lazio (Irriducibili), with direct presence Maurizio Boccacci, leader of the Political Movement. These clashes definitively clarify that there are components that take on the Sunday game a pretext to create aggregation to politics, to the far right and collide with the forces of dis-order.
In those years the leading exponents of Boys, cousins Zappavigna will be candidates in the lists before Msi and then AN at elections.

It should be recalled that one of the cousins Zappavigna, Guido, was suspect for the murder of antifascist Jaio and Fausto and Leoncavallo in Milan as far back as March 1978, together with Valerio Fioravanti and Mario Corsi, said Marione, also suspect the killing of Ivo Zini front of the headquarters of the PCI dell'Alberone. Marione and another chapter supporter of Rome, now leads a successful transmission in a local radio station of Rome, where even deny its past. For the curious, check out the site and Fausto Jaio, / Leoncavallo / Faja / Salvini.

As you said the changes in the curve occurs mainly in the early 90s, is consolidating over the years, the militant left-wing rival in the curve up to the 80s, they turn away from the stadium, perhaps disgusted by a certain football , leaving the freedom to act within the militant right.
In 1996, Roberto Fiore (roman, a former third position) based in London Forza Nuova, has contacts with the Lazio ultras by Maurizio "Chain" at the leaders of Irriducibili, and entrusts to him the management of his tourist company called Easy London . Even Fabrizio "Diabolik" of Irriducibili is a sympathizer of Forza Nuova, the Irriducibili are the first in Italy to introduce the fans to English, with drums, large flags, banners, large choirs, and also manage the fans like a true business of its own, management tickets, even have points of sale merchandising company, manage travel, etc.., shall conduct a daily self-transmission charges on a Roman radio station, Blue Network, it is rumored that invoice one million euros a year.
And in this context changes the curve of the As Roma, also influenced by this new way of making fans and money.
In town, Forza Nuova, a few years after the closure of the Political Movement and Meridiano Zero, has incorporated all the neo-fascist impulses, ultimately be the only real movement numerically right Alleanza Nazionale, a militant subtracting all other formations, and in fact is moving in accordance with Autonomous basis, so that their actions do not overlap ever.

Autonomous Base is a growing part of the remnants of the dissolved Boccacci of Political Movement, but also in the broth from the neo-fascist stage (Tradition - Distinction for Rome, and especially Irriducibili Band Noantri for Lazio).