Nick Lowles’ blog

Nick is HOPE not hate co-ordinator, see all Nicks blogs

Hope Street

Thursday, 22 January 2015

On Saturday 10th January, the “HOPE Street” community event in Southampton took place with fantastic success. Designed as an opportunity to assist local residents in seeing their place within a positive future for the city, “HOPE Street” saw between 350 and 400 people burst into the event hall with smiles  more...


Understanding the UKIP threat

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

If UKIP were pigeons, Clacton-on-Sea #Banksy. Photo from flickr by  Duncan Hull

It's been a very busy day at the HOPE not hate office, launching the first ever digital version of our magazine and dealing with dozens of media calls about our 2014 State of Hate report. A few people have asked about why we ignored UKIP in our far right profile. It  more...


The Insider’s blog

Getting under the skin of the far-right, see all Insiders blogs

When Nazis just want to be friends

Monday, 26 January 2015

Gary Raikes: Leader and madman of the right

A bizarre video came out of the far-right last week, more bizarre than usual. It's been a long time since we have mentioned the New British Union (NBU) which is led by former British National Party (BNP), organiser and Britain First activist, Gary Raikes. Raikes went to bed one day a  more...


Dover and out!

Monday, 26 January 2015

Oops! They then lost their banner

There seems to be no end to the marvellous talents of Paul Prodromou, the leader of the South East Alliance fascist gang. His ability to shrink fascist demonstrations just by appearing at them is second to none. Yesterday he did his vanishing act with assorted members of National Action and the  more...


Purple Rain blog

Putting UKIP under the magnifying glass, see all PR blogs

UKIP: The Party For Bigots-Meet Clive.

Monday, 26 January 2015

Clive Woosey

Over the weekend it was revealed that UKIP General Secretary Matthew Richardson claimed that the party should stand up for “bigots”. Richardson told a meeting last month: “I’ve said before, people talk about Ukip being bigots. There are hundreds of thousands of bigots in the United Kingdom and they deserve representation.” Farage  more...


Newport UKIP On Its Knees

Monday, 26 January 2015

Mike Chaffin

Newport UKIP seems on the point of collapse this weekend following an appeal by Mike Chaffin, chairman of the Newport UKIP branch to rid his branch of "EDL sympathisers". Posting on the UKIP Newport Facebook page, Chaffin reveals how the branch has been taken over by EDL supporters. Chaffin reveals how he  more...


Generation Jihad blog

Generation Jihad, see all GJ blogs

Choudary Disciple Flees UK For ISIS

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Yet another of Anjem Choudary's followers has skipped police bail and left the UK to join ISIS in Syria. Luton based Abu Rahin Aziz has been posting photos of himself on Twitter dressed in combat fatigues complete with an AK47 rifle. Aziz who also refers to himself as Abu Abdullah al-Britani  more...


Another Choudary Terrorist Guilty

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

A quick scan through our blog will reveal the countless links between Anjem Choudary and terrorism, today we add to that number with the conviction of student David Souaan. David Souaan, 20, was stopped by police at Heathrow airport in May as he intended to travel to Syria to link up  more...