1 MAY. Today is 1 May, the workers’ day of celebration. In honour of the occasion, the Nordic Resistance Movement has been conducting activism around the Nordic nations.
The day’s slogan, which adorns many of the posters and banners displayed at the activities, is “White workers built this country – White workers can take this country back!”
Below are reports of some of the actions from throughout the day. A livestream (Swedish) hosted by members of the Resistance Movement’s Swedish National Council was also broadcast earlier in the day. A recording of a speech by the Leader of the Nordic Resistance Movement, Simon Lindberg, was played in various cities.
The reports have started coming in early. In Sweden’s Nest 7, in Småland, posters have been put up in Smålandsstener and Reftele in Gislaved Municipality, and Bredaryd and Forsheda in Värnamo Municipality.
Reports have also come in from Norway. Posters have been placed in Fredrikstad, Sarpsborg, Halden and Honefoss.
Activism has also taken place in Iceland, with banners and posters honouring the Nordic worker on display in Reykjavik. More photos here.
Reports of activism have come in from Borås, Sweden.
Banners have been hung up by groups in Sweden’s Nest 1 around Stockholm, Uppsala and more.
Propaganda has been spread in Norway’s Nest 3, which includes the city of Bergen and nearby areas in Western Norway.
Banner action in Sweden’s Nest 1. The activists were visited by the state’s lackeys, who managed to control themselves and allow the lawful spreading of opinion.
Video material sent to motståndsrörelsen.se shows that motorists are driving slowly. According to the activists, they are slowing down when they come close to the banner. There are more positive reactions than negative.
Photos have also come in from various parts of Sweden that indicate something is underway…
Activists in Skåne, Sweden, have put up banners on the city hall in central Helsingborg.
12:00: The poster activism is continuing in Norway. According to the Chief of the Norwegian branch, Tommy Olsen, one activist was greeted with a hug from a passer-by who liked our message.
12:25: More photos of a trailer and a truck have reached the editors. What could be happening?
Activists from Sweden’s Nest 7 are in place at Östra Square in Jönköping.
A fully decorated trailer in Skåne:
According to the livestream, the activists are now in central Helsingborg, where they will play a recording of Simon Lindberg’s 1 May speech.
12:50: Posters have been put up in Eskilstuna, Sweden.
Members from Sweden’s Nest 4 are on their way to a city in Lower Norrland:
13:10: Sweden’s Nest 8 are in Kolsva.
Members in Småland have been stopped by the police.
Sweden’s Nest 5 have also prepared a propaganda truck.
13:35: The activists in Skåne report that the police in Helsingborg are disrupting the activity.
Sweden’s Nest 4 are in Sundsvall.
Sweden’s Nest 6 are in Örnnäset in Luleå:
Nest 5 are in Lyviksberget in Ludvika.
13:45: A propaganda bus in Sweden’s Nest 2 has been stopped by the police. Activists have also been stopped by police in Nest 1, with their vehicles likely to be searched.
Nest 5 have gone to central Ludvika. Passers-by have responded positively.
An activist holds a 1 May banner on a boat in Denmark:
Sweden’s Nest 7 are in the A6 retail park in Jönköping playing a speech.
14:00: Nest 8 are now in Västerås, while Nest 6 have moved to Björkstaden.
14:25: Nest 3 have concluded the activity in Helsingborg. What will happen next?
Banner action by Member Group 2 in Sweden’s Nest 5, in Karlstad:
14:55: Activists from Nest 1 are still being detained in central Stockholm.
Nest 8 are in Tillberga:
Nest 4 were followed by police in Birsta in Sundsvall. The police thought the activity should be terminated because it was “offensive”. After the activists refused to back down, the police announced that their car was banned from driving, despite the fact that its inspection period has not expired.
According to the activists, the police must have made an on-site inspection without informing them of it, and without even examining the car. “As of today, you have a driving ban,” the police announced with a bad attitude.
15:20: The police have stopped activists in Nest 8, according to new video material from the livestream.
Meanwhile, the action in Gothenburg has concluded. After the members were stopped by police, they moved around for an hour. Now they are off to their next stop.
Nest 5 have been in Borlänge, where they played a recording of the speech.
15:35: Activists were stopped for a short time outside Borlänge, but the police are reported to have behaved correctly and have since left.
Nest 5 activists are now in Falun:
15:45: According to new information, the members from Nest 8 have finally gotten away from the police.
Meanwhile, activists from Nest 1 have been stopped again. Apparently, due to someone reprimanding a person who was behaving badly.
Right now, the activists are being photographed by the police. The Nest’s photographer is reported to have been “brutally tackled” by a police officer, causing him a knee injury.
16:15: Activism in Nest 5 has continued in Falun, where the comrades have been stopped and harassed by the police again.
Activists in Nest 1 have been ordered to follow the police.
16:25: The truck and its loudspeaker is now outside the Falun offices of the Dalarnas tidningar and Dala-demokraten newspapers, which share the premises. The action has been noticed from inside the building.
Reports have come in that Nest 8 are having their every move watched by the police.
Motståndsrörelsen.se has been in contact with the photographer who was tackled by a policeman. The policeman injured him badly, and he is currently limping on the injured leg.
Reports are also coming in from Nest 7, who are playing a speech in Vetlanda.
Nest 3 have conducted an abseiling action in Helsingborg, fastening a banner to a castle wall.
Photo from Nest 2, who have been driving a truck outfitted with a loudspeaker during the day.
17:00: According to a report from Sarpsborg in Norway, there were a number of offended people on a pedestrian street in the city. Among them was a non-White person who was offended by the message to White workers, but could not explain what the problem was.
Another man was walking with his son, who was trying to tear down the Resistance Movement’s posters. The incident ended with the father grabbing the son and saying they should leave before they became “infected by the Nazis”.
Back in Sweden, four people in Nest 1 are suspected of assault. The police have now left the activists.
Meanwhile, Motstandsrörelsen.se received a report from Nest 5, stating their truck has arrived in Björbo, which was recently shaken by a paedophile scandal. The group are currently driving around the town with their loudspeaker.
17:30: Sweden’s Nest 7 hold a banner action from a footbridge.
18:00: Poster activism has taken place in Randers, Denmark:
Nest 1 report that the activists are still moving around the capital city’s streets.
18:40: The activists from Nest 1 have concluded the day’s activities. They describe the day as successful.
19:00: Norway’s Nest 1 have also concluded their activities, after 12 hours of activism. Propaganda has been spread around Östfold, which has provoked reactions from both dissidents and sympathisers.