(National Alignment) is the name of a Neo-Nazi
organisation that was formed in Serbia
and managed to attract some attention with their antisemitic demonstrations in 2005
. Eighteen of its leading members were arrested and face lengthy prison terms. Its members are mostly teenagers.
During the night of March 21–22, 2005, antisemitic
graffiti appeared, targeting the Jewish cemetery in Belgrade, buildings owned and used by Western
-leaning TV/Radio B92
, and two human rights
NGOs. In addition, antisemitic posters targeting B92 appeared in several highly visible downtown areas. The posters were signed Nacionalni Stroj (National Formation). The Government quickly painted over the graffiti at the cemetery and arrested three people caught putting up the posters. There was widespread condemnation of the incidents by government and democratic political parties. On March 31, 2005, police arrested another person caught writing graffiti on the wall of the Jewish cemetery in Belgrade.
On the tenth anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre
, a group claiming to belong to National Formation stuck posters in Negotin
and Sremska Mitrovica
with the following slogans: "Nož, žica, Srebrenica" (eng. "Knife, tie wire, Srebrenica") and "Mladiću, hvala ti za srpsku Srebrenicu" (eng. "Mladić, thank you for Serbian Srebrenica"). National Formation has made it to the media and was mentioned by BBC... Read More