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BNP expels its former London Assembly member

Searchlight / HOPE not hate by Hope not Hate | Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Richard Barnbrook, who was elected in 2008 as the British National Party’s sole member of the London Assembly, has been expelled from the fascist party. Barnbrook had resigned the BNP whip in the London Assembly on 13 August over the financial mismanagement of the party and the suspension of several more...


Irving banned from leading Auschwitz tour

News from Poland | Friday, 24 September 2010

Controversial British historian David Irving wants to lead a tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp site but the museum says he will not be allowed to do so.Imprisoned by Austria in 2006 for Holocaust denial, the historian started a tour around Poland this week with a group of people more...


Say no to BNP in Stroud meeting organised

Stroud News and Journal by Rachel Clare | Wednesday, 22 September 2010

COMMUNITY groups, trade union activists and political representatives are to stage a meeting called Say No To The BNP in Stroud following news that the party is moving its national media department to the Five Valleys.The meeting will be held at The Space in Lansdown and organisers say they want more...


Scotland's shame: Amnesty hits out at Roma racism

Sunday Herald by Billy Briggs | Sunday, 19 September 2010

Human rights organisation Amnesty International yesterday condemned the racism that the travelling community suffers on a daily basis throughout Scotland.The condemnation comes as the "gypsy" community in mainland Europe battles increasing levels of discrimination and after EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding compared France's expulsion of the Roma people to the more...


NICEM crisis fund fundraiser

by Matthew Collins | Friday, 17 September 2010

John Hewitt Bar, Belfast: Wed 13 Oct 2010As you will be aware the current system of immigration legislation in Northern Ireland excludes many categories of non-UK nationals from accessing even the most basic means of support including homelessness assistance. As the government has not ring-fenced any money to help such more...


Outrage at David Irving plan to visit Treblinka death camp

by Searchlight / Nigdy Wiecej | Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Survivors of the Holocaust are outraged that the Polish Government is permitting David Irving, one of the most notorious apologists for Hitler and the Nazi regime, to lead a tour of the Treblinka death camp later this month.Irving, a convicted Holocaust denier, is a self-admitted fascist. The British courts, over more...


Leicestershire police and city council may ban English Defence League demo

Leicester Mercury by Ciaran Fagan | Friday, 10 September 2010

Police and city council bosses are investigating measures to ban the controversial English Defence League from marching in Leicester.Senior officers at Leicestershire police and Leicester City Council are considering asking Home Secretary Theresa May to prohibit a march it is believed the group is aiming to stage next month.The English more...


Controversial historian David Irving outrages Poles with death camp tour

Daily Telegraph | Friday, 10 September 2010

David Irving, the controversial historian, has outraged war veterans and survivors’ groups with a tour of sites related to the Nazi occupation of Poland.Irving will be shadowed by the Polish secret service as he takes a week-long guided trip round various sites related to the German occupation of Poland, including more...


Nick Griffin jail proceedings adjourned

Searchlight / HOPE not hate by Sonia Gable | Tuesday, 7 September 2010

An attempt by the Equality Commission to imprison the British National Party leader Nick Griffin was adjourned today for two months. Griffin and two former BNP officers, Simon Darby and Tanya Lumby, are accused of failing to remove potentially racist clauses from the party’s constitution. Although the party agreed more...


Evictions have started in Basildon

Save Dale Farm Campaign by Grattan | Monday, 6 September 2010

Travellers at Hovefields, Wickford, Essex expect the return of Constant bailiffs and bulldozers any day. We're asking for people to act as human rights monitors - and a rota starts tomorrow (Monday) to report breaches of safety law, unlawful destruction of property - evidence which could pursuade a judge to more...