An Irish organization with 651 Facebook followers is a branch of the same organization that Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik subscribed to.
The Irish Defence League says on Facebook it is “part of the international defence league movement of peaceful resistance to the Islamification of the Europe we love.”
The Norwegian, Anders Behring Breivik killed at least 93 in a bomb attack and hunting down and killing youths at a government sponsored summer school on a nearby island.
According to Reuters the 32-year old mass murderer calls himself “a crusader against a tide of Islam “ in a 1,500-page online manifesto, that he released.
He called his actions “atrocious but neccessary.”
The Irish site has a blogger named’ Gates of Vienna’ a title recalling a siege by Muslim forces on that city in 1683 that was repulsed. The killer quoted from the same blog which is by a Swedish extremist.
The organization differs fromm Neo Nazis in that it avidly supports Jews and the Israeli state, but despises Islam and countries that are Muslim. Its Facebook page is full of widgets supporting Israel and ads for anti -Islam books.
The blog cites Mark Humphrys,a Dublin-based anti-Islamist, who stated the Norwegian killer was not a racist.
“The killer was right-wing and anti-jihad, yes, but he was not a neo-Nazi (he was pro-Israel) or a white supremacist (he opposed the BNP because they are racist). He was Christian, but not a fanatic (he was pro-gay).
In fact he was apparently like me — liberal right. He was anti-racist, pro-gay and pro-Israel. So how on earth did someone like that become a terrorist against the West?”