• August 13, 2007 10:56 AM
  • - General

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center advises of Calgary-based neo-nazi's recent activity


    CALGARY, and VANCOUVER, Aug. 13 /CNW/ - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal
Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC) has uncovered the most recent example of
known racist Bill Noble's attack on racial minorities.
    Following a call from the Calgary Police Service in response to bigoted
leaflets posted in that city by a group calling itself the Aryan Guard,
Wiesenthal researchers in Toronto and Los Angeles determined that Mr. Noble -
who is currently awaiting trial in British Columbia for charges on willful
promotion of hatred - registered the Aryan Guard website on June 17, 2007.
    Referring to it as 'a new initiative to carry on the spirit of the
Fourteen Words', in his Internet blog, Noble, who also operates by the alias
'Exterminance' has a long history of racist and white supremacist behavior
online. The Fourteen Words was originally coined by infamous American racist
leader David Lane and has since become the rallying cry of likeminded
individuals the world over.
    Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center's Director of National Affairs
Leo Adler said, "We originally filed a complaint with British Columbia
authorities in December 2004 which led to Noble's arrest. His new on-line
initiatives are cause for great concern and vigilance by Canadians.
    "Noble has begun to re-acquaint himself among global racists on popular
Internet chat forums in recent weeks and all indications suggest he will
continue to peddle intolerant ideologies geared specifically to the Calgary
area," added Adler.
    Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies urges the law
enforcement community to maintain its ongoing investigation of Bill Noble and
will continue to share its findings with investigators.

    About Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies

    Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies is a Canadian
human rights organization dedicated to fostering tolerance and understanding
through community involvement, educational outreach and social action. With
over 25,000 members of all faiths around the world, it confronts important
contemporary issues including racism, anti-Semitism, terrorism and genocide.
Friends is affiliated with the world-wide, Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal
Center, an accredited Non-Government Organization with status at international
agencies, including the United Nations, UNESCO, OSCE and the Council of
Europe, with offices in New York, Miami, Paris, Jerusalem, Buenos Aires, and
Toronto. Simon Wiesenthal died in 2005 after devoting his life to preserving
the memories of Holocaust victims, while simultaneously seeking justice for
the war criminals. Visit: www.fswc.ca




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