Nazi sympathiser plastered racist stickers across Hastings

The Argus by Anna Roberts | Friday, 26 November 2010

A man who hoarded Nazi iconography has avoided jail despite plastering racist stickers across Hastings. Stefan Luff was wearing a ring bearing the symbol of the Nazi paramilitary group the SS when he was arrested in September last year, after racially abusing members of the public. After police searched his home they discovered a large amount of racist literature and Nazi iconography... Read more

BNP rejects threat claims

This is Lancashire | Friday, 26 November 2010

THE British National Party has rejected claims its supporters have been threatening a Bolton Euro MP. Yesterday, The Bolton News reported how Sajjad Karim, the North West Conservative MEP, had employed 24-hour security to watch over his family after receiving abusive emails. He believes BNP sympathisers were behind the verbal attacks as the emails followed his criticism of the party and... Read more

BNP councillor quits and slams leadership

The Enquirer | Thursday, 25 November 2010

A BNP councillor has quit the party with a blast at its leader, Nick Griffin. After a lengthy absence from public appearances relating to her council duties, councillor Emma Colgate (right) returned to Thurrock Council’s chamber on Wednesday evening. Her only contribution to the meeting was to second a motion calling for a five per cent voluntary cut in the wages... Read more

North West MEP's home targeted by far-right extremists

Lancashire Telegraph by Tom Moseley | Thursday, 25 November 2010

A CONSERVATIVE North West Euro MP has hired a private security firm to guard his home because of threats from far-right extremists. Sajjad Karim has been bombarded with offensive emails over his stance on halal and kosher meat. Is home in Simonstone in the Ribble Valley has also had ‘BNP’ daubed on it in graffiti. He said he was worried about the safety... Read more

UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom ejected for Nazi slogan rant at German

The Mirror by . | Thursday, 25 November 2010

A sober debate at the EU degenerated into chaos yesterday when UKIP's Godfrey Bloom screamed a Nazi slur at a German MEP. Angry Mr Bloom yelled "ein volk, ein Reich, ein Fuhrer" which was one of Hitler's slogans. The insult, "one people, one empire, one leader", was hurled at Martin Schulz at the parliament in Strasbourg. Mr Bloom was promptly ejected and... Read more

Saudi Arabian schoolbooks reveal rampant anti-Semitism gripping the Muslim world

The Telegraph by Julian Kossoff | Tuesday, 23 November 2010

The expose by BBC1’s Panorama documentary of Saudi run schools operating in Britain teaching lessons in Jew-hatred to six year-olds (as well as homophobia and instructions on how to amputate the hand of a thief) highlights several important themes. Firstly, anti-Semitism (which, whatever the literal translation, in this context means attacking Jews) is rampant in the Arab/Muslim world. The text books... Read more

Fears grow over EDL city protest

Lancashire Evening Post | Tuesday, 23 November 2010

POLICE patrols are to be stepped up around Preston’s mosques on Saturday as around 1,200 protesters head into the city to take part in two demonstrations. Chief Supt Tim Jacques, head of Preston Police, revealed the plans ahead of the demonstration by the English Defence League and counter demonstration by Unite Against Facism and the Trade Union Council. The protests coincide with... Read more

EDL founder pleads not guilty to assault

The Guardian by Matthew Taylor | Monday, 22 November 2010

The founder of the far-right English Defence League, Stephen Lennon, today pleaded not guilty to assaulting a police officer during violent clashes on Armistice Day. Lennon, 27, of Layham Drive, Luton, was arrested in Kensington, west London, after clashing with police and members of Muslims Against Crusades – a small extremist Islamic group. Five others associated with the EDL and two members... Read more

Surprise EDL demo causes chaos in Wolverhampton

Express and Star | Monday, 22 November 2010

A surprise protest by the English Defence League in Wolverhampton brought chaotic scenes to the city centre. Alarmed passers-by sought refuge in shops as around 100 protesters from the right wing group staged the demonstration, which was arranged over the internet. Today police were facing questions over the handling of the protest, which officers said was “unplanned”. Reports appeared on the internet on... Read more

Nick Griffin planned to exploit war hero

Searchlight / HOPE not hate by Sonia Gable | Monday, 22 November 2010

Shameless Nick Griffin intended to capitalise on a leading Conservative industrialist’s distinguished war record until an arrest put paid to his plans. Michael Smith, son of Sir Alan Smith, was due to stand for the British National Party against Gordon Brown at the general election until he was charged with killing two cormorants with a shotgun on the banks of... Read more

EDL rejects Barnbrook approach

Searchlight / HOPE not hate by Sonia Gable | Sunday, 21 November 2010

A lonely Richard Barnbrook, who resigned the British National Party whip in the London Assembly over Griffin’s financial mismanagement of the party, has been rejected by the Islamophobic thugs of the English Defence League. Spotted hanging around the EDL’s violent protest in Leicester on 9 October, Barnbrook then turned up at a meeting of London EDL and Casuals United... Read more

How Griffin turned nasty to oust Barnbrook from Barking

Searchlight / HOPE not hate by Sonia Gable | Saturday, 20 November 2010

Nick Griffin threatened to ditch the British National Party’s sole London Assembly member last year if he stood in the way of Griffin being the party’s Parliamentary candidate for Barking in the general election, it has been revealed. Richard Barnbrook, who was also a BNP councillor in Barking and Dagenham, felt it was his right to stand in what the... Read more

Pub landlord is jailed for forging signature

The Journal by Andy Hughes | Saturday, 20 November 2010

A PUB landlord and parliamentary candidate for the British National Party has been jailed for forging a signature to assist the sale of a Northumberland hotel. Peter Mailer, 54, had used his former manager’s signature to push through the £245,000 sale of the Hen and Chickens Hotel, in Berwick. Mailer, who stood as a BNP candidate in Berwick in this year’s General... Read more

English Defence League demos 'feed Islamic extremism'

BBC News by Sonia Gable | Friday, 19 November 2010

Right wing groups like the English Defence League are turning parts of Britain into recruiting grounds for Islamic extremists, police have said. The EDL emerged last year and has held demonstrations in a number of towns and cities against radicalisation. But the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit has told BBC Radio 5 live there is evidence EDL events can encourage extremists. Officers also... Read more

Man jailed for posting racist video clips on YouTube

BBC News | Tuesday, 16 November 2010

A man has been jailed for 15 months for uploading racist video clips on to YouTube. Gareth Hemingway, 29, of Bognor Regis, earlier pleaded guilty to five offences under the Public Order Act at Leeds Crown Court. The clips called for a "racial holy war" and were designed to provoke violence against ethnic minorities, particularly in Dewsbury. When he was arrested, police found... Read more

Police to take no further action over plot to kill head of BNP Nick Griffin

Sunday Mercury by Ben Goldby | Sunday, 14 November 2010

COPS investigating an alleged plot to kill the head of the BNP are taking no further action against a former member accused of planning to kill him. Mark Collett, 30, from Rothley, Leicestershire, was arrested by Humberside police in April over alleged threats against Nick Griffin. He was sacked as the BNP’s spin doctor the same month for trying to launch... Read more

Anger as BNP gives speech to kids of 10

Sunday Mirror by Gary Anderson | Sunday, 14 November 2010

A Euro MP from the racist BNP has given a speech to Sea Cadets – sparking outrage among parents. Former National Front chairman Andrew Brons - who sits with BNP chief Nick Griffin in the European parliament - was guest of honour at a prize-giving ceremony. Horrified staff and guests watched as Brons shook hands with the cadets – some as young... Read more

Jews against EDL launch unity voice

Jewish Chronicle by Marcus Dysch | Friday, 12 November 2010

The first joint initiative to combat Jewish support for the English Defence League within the community has been launched. The "Not in our name - Jews against the EDL" campaign is backed by more than a dozen organisations, including the Board of Deputies, Community Security Trust, the Israeli Embassy, and Jews for Justice for Palestinians. More than 500 people have already pledged... Read more

EDL founder charged with assault

Aol News | Friday, 12 November 2010

The founder of the English Defence League (EDL) has been charged with assaulting a police officer during clashes with Islamic protesters. Stephen Lennon, 27, of Layham Drive, Luton, was held by police in Kensington, west London, as the nation stopped to mark the anniversary of Armistice Day. Five others associated with his group were also arrested as members of Muslims Against Crusades... Read more

North West Leicestershire BNP parish councillor in racism probe

This is Leicestershire by Joseph Watts | Thursday, 11 November 2010

Police have advised a BNP councillor to apologise over a posting on his website which has been condemned as racist. Wayne McDermott, a parish councillor in North West Leicestershire, posted a comment supposedly said by a Scottish councillor on a radio talk show. The comment, which has now been removed from Councillor McDermott's website, used insulting racist terms and suggested it was... Read more

BNP activist on firearms charges

Newmarket Journal | Thursday, 11 November 2010

A BRITISH National Party (BNP) activist has appeared in court on firearms charges. Police officers were posted outside the magistrates courts building in Bury St Edmunds on Friday when 50-year-old David Lucas made a brief appearance to face two charges of possession of a signal launcher gun without a certificate and possession of ammunition for a firearm without a certificate. Lucas, of... Read more

Griffin “did not understand” court order

HOPE not hate / Searchlight by Jean Geldart | Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Judgment was deferred today at the end of a two-day hearing over the BNP’s constitution. The Equality and Human Rights Commission has been pursuing the BNP through the courts for more than a year over racist clauses in its constitution and the BNP has tried to dodge its legal obligations. In March, Nick Griffin, the BNP leader, was instructed... Read more

BNP leader Nick Griffin accused of lying over party's constitution

The Guardian by Matthew Taylor | Monday, 8 November 2010

Nick Griffin, the leader of the British National Party, was accused of lying in the high court today during a showdown with the equality and human rights watchdog over the party's potentially discriminatory constitution. The leader of the BNP had been due in court for the latest instalment of a legal battle that began last year when the party was ordered... Read more

Pre-Christmas shopping fears over EDL march

Peterborough Evening Telegraph by Matthew Reville | Monday, 8 November 2010

ORRIED shopkeepers are calling for a right wing group to cancel a pre-Christmas march in Peterborough, as its leader prepares to map out the protest. Traders fear the English Defence League (EDL) march through Peterborough on December 11 – the penultimate Saturday before Christmas – will ruin one of the busiest shopping days of the year. EDL leader Gurmeet Singh and spokesman... Read more

BNP constitution battle returns to court

BBC News | Monday, 8 November 2010

The battle between the equalities watchdog and the British National Party over the party's membership policy returns to court on Monday. The BNP voted on new rules after facing the threat of a court injunction over its "whites only" membership. But the Equality and Human Rights said the new rules were still "indirectly discriminatory". BNP leader Nick Griffin has applied for the cases... Read more

BNP leader Nick Griffin could lose Euro seat as party faces bankruptcy

Daily Mirror by Tom Mctague | Wednesday, 3 November 2010

BNP leader Nick Griffin faces being axed as a Euro MP as he fights to avoid bankruptcy over his party's soaring cash crisis. He is among top officials thought to be personally liable for the racist group's £700,000 debts - which it admits it cannot pay. Anyone made bankrupt is legally barred from being an MP or Euro MP. The BNP's money woes... Read more

Fascist fund raiser quits broke party

Sunday World by Steven Moore | Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Nasty right-wing thug Jim Dowson has quit the BNP forcing the party to pull its fundraising wing out of Ulster. And last night he had the bare-faced cheek to tell the Sunday World he would have ended it sooner if we hadn’t written so much about him! In a bizarre conference call involving party chief Nick Griffin, he confirmed he... Read more

BNP members to be barred from teaching

The Guardian by Jeevan Vasagar | Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Headteachers are to be given the power to dismiss teachers who are members of the BNP or other groups which have an "extremist tenor". The pledge by the education secretary, Michael Gove, follows the case of a BNP activist who used a school laptop to post comments describing some immigrants as "filth". Gove said he would allow school heads and governing... Read more

BNP establishes 'social networking' branch in America

The Independent by Nigel Morris, Deputy Political Editor | Monday, 1 November 2010

The British National Party has set up a branch in the United States – nine years after it abandoned a fundraising drive across the Atlantic amid controversy over its links with American white supremacists. The far-right party described its new US "unit" as simply a social networking organisation designed to help expatriate BNP supporters stay in touch with one another, and... Read more