National Alliance (Spain)

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National Alliance

Alianza Nacional
LeaderPedro Pablo Peña
FoundedApril 2006
Youth wingFrente de Juventudes
IdeologyNazism
Spanish nationalism
Ultranationalism
Spanish unionism[1]
Political positionFar-right
Website
Official Website

National Alliance (AN) (Spanish: Alianza Nacional) is a Neo-Nazi[2] political party in Spain. The party was founded in 2005 after the formation of Alliance for National Unity and Cultural Association Sisebuto King. Its first congress was held on April 30, 2006 in Valencia, although they had held public appearances since the previous year.

Ideology and policies[edit]

AN declares itself the ideological heir of European fascism and argues that the "jus sanguinis" (Right of Blood) should be used to determine the national origin of an individual. As well as these racial criteria, they are committed to a socialist economic policy, hence the theme of the training slogan: "Nation, Race, Socialism". Displays often incorporate party symbols adopted from other nationalist and extreme right organizations. They also promote the expulsion of immigrants from Spain and are against same-sex marriage. AN acknowledges as a major ideological and political influence nationalist Ramiro Ledesma Ramos and JONS and his calls for direct action.

Party leader Pedro Pablo Peña, known for his rather volatile, quarrelsome demeanor [3] and his outbursts justifying "bloodbaths" in Catalonia,[4] has displayed a somehow inconsistent worldview, at times holding back his hostility towards Israeli Jews or ETA[5] on account of their ability to defend themselves ("I admire whoever fights" [6]) to the point of even confronting other far-right activists in seemingly spontaneous episodes, and yet, most often, ridiculing Israel's alleged military incompetence and bridging the gap between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism with claims about the Holo-hoax (holocuento).[7]

National Alliance manifesto[edit]

The National Alliance manifesto includes:

National Action Alliance policy[edit]

AN is based on his political agitation and advertising . Opting for performing acts such as those in Valencia on May 1 of 2006 and in Malaga on October 12 of that year in April or in Segovia on May 1, 2007. These calls have followed many different points Spain. Their first date was in electoral Spanish municipal elections of 2007, when it presented list in several municipalities of Valencia and Catalonia as Chiva, Canals and Tarragona, and in Malaga and other municipalities in small Castilla y León, without obtain representation. The list presented in Chiva was particularly controversial locally because one candidate served time for the murder in 1993 of the young Guillem Agulló activist Valencian group independence Maulets . 10 Subsequently, AN has attended under the acronym for the first time to the Spanish general elections of 2008 in a total of 25 provinces, getting 2780 votes to the Congress of Deputies . 11 and a total of 14,680 candidates in the Senate, [ citation needed ] being Madrid constituency with the most votes, 11 628. 12[8] o en Segovia el 1 de mayo de 2007.[9] A estas han seguido otras muchas convocatorias en differentes puntos de España.[10][11][12][13]

History[edit]

Assassination of Guillem Agulló[edit]

Guillem Agulló i Salvador (Burjassot, 1975 – Montanejos, April 11, 1993) was a young Valencian leftist, who was killed on the morning of April 11, 1993 in Montanejos, Alto Mijares region (Castellón province). He was stabbed by a group of young fascists. During the trial of the case in Castellón de la Plana in 1995, the judge sentenced one defendant who confessed to the stabbing, Pedro Cuevas, to 14 years in prison for murder and acquitted the rest of the accused. A few days later, one of the defendants, Juan Manuel Sánchez, participated in another knife attack in the Carmen district of Valencia. Cuevas Pedro was released after serving only 4 years of his 14-year sentence. Following his release, he ran in the municipal elections of 27 May 2007 for the far-right National Alliance party. Another of those involved, Manuel Canduela, currently chairs the far-right political party National Democracy.[14]

Catalonia Day attack[edit]

A group of National Alliance members attacked the Catalonia Day ceremony at the Blanquerna cultural centre of Generalitat de Catalunya in Madrid on 11 September 2013. The perpetrators shouted slogans, physically attacked participants and desecrated Catalan flags, dropping tear gas canisters prior to fleeing the compound. Twelve suspects were detained the following day.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alianza Nacional celebra aquí su congreso porque está creando secciones en La Rioja". Rioja2.com. 3 December 2010. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Alianza Nacional celebra aquí su congreso porque está creando secciones en La Rioja - Rioja2.com". Rioja2.com. 3 December 2010. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  3. ^ Madrid An (17 September 2013). "Alianza Nacional - Intervención de Pedro Pablo Peña en "El Gato al Agua" (1)". YouTube. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  4. ^ "El líder de Alianza Nacional justifica ante el juez un baño de sangre si Catalunya se independiza". Europapress.es. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  5. ^ Agulló, Edgar Sánchez. "Pedro Pablo Peña, Alianza Nacional: 'ETA es un modelo de lucha revolucionaria a tener en cuenta'". Mediterraneodigital.com. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  6. ^ ANTIFA (10 May 2015). "¿Pedro Pablo Peña es un patriota?". YouTube. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  7. ^ Patriotas .es (1 August 2014). "Intervención de Pedro Pablo Peña en el acto frente a la embajada de Israel". YouTube. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Un acto ultra en Málaga". 20minuteos.es. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  9. ^ Segovia. La ultraderecha esgrime lemas xenófobos en la concentración del Primero de Mayo.
  10. ^ "Noticias, última hora en Informativos Telecinco". telecinco. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  11. ^ "AN convoca una manifestación contra la inmigración en Torrent". Laopiniondetorrent.es. Archived from the original on 1 July 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  12. ^ "LAS 2 CONVOCATORIAS ALREDEDOR DE LA INMIGRACIÓN EN ONTINYENT,SIN INCIDENTES". Ontinyentdigital.com. Retrieved 12 December 2017.[permanent dead link]
  13. ^ Levante-EMV. "Comunitat Valenciana - Levante-EMV - Hemeroteca 16-09-2007". Levante-emv.com. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  14. ^ «Manuel Canduela, un skinhead metido a político» Archived 2009-04-25 at the Wayback Machine, Cadenasperpetuas, 19 de octubre de 2008.
  15. ^ Ya son 12 los detenidos tras el ataque radical al centro cultural Blanquerna, El Mundo, 12 September 2013