Malcolm X in Smethwick
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BNP expels Griffin’s youth wing

Mark James: Naughty nazi Much ado is often made about the group National Action which is partly the alternative name for when the British National Party’s (BNP) youth wing (YBNP) want to behave like Nazis. For the last couple of years the former and currently expelled leader of the BNP, Nick Griffin has been encouraging … Continue reading

Luciana berger

Merseyside man jailed for sending ‘grossly offensive’ message to Liverpool MP Luciana Berger

Four weeks for 21 year-old who had SS and National Action flags in his Litherland home   Luciana Berger A 21-year-old man who sent a “grossly offensive” anti-Semitic message to Liverpool MP Luciana Berger has been jailed. Ms Berger was said to be “deeply shocked” by the tweet, sent by Garron Helm of Thomson Road, … Continue reading

Andrew-Edge

EDL member ASKS to be sent to prison after pelting police with bricks, bottles and cans

Andrew Edge chanted ‘EDL, EDL’ as he was led away from the dock following his trial in Birmingham – he was one of three men found guilty of violent disorder Jailed: Andrew Edge asked to be remanded in custody  An English Defence League member asked to be jailed after he was convicted of violent disorder … Continue reading

EDL Gobshite

Racial, religious hate crimes on the rise in UK

Racial and religious hate crimes are on the rise in Britain with the number of reported cases hitting record figures, Press TV reports. A new Home Office report showed racial hate crimes made up 84 percent of all hate crimes in Britain, rising 4 percent to 37,484 incidents. The study also showed that religious hate … Continue reading

Malcolm X in Smethwick

Britain’s most racist election: the story of Smethwick, 50 years on

In 1964, the West Midlands constituency of Smethwick was the most colour-conscious place in the country, and the scene of a Tory campaign that successfully exploited anti-immigrant sentiment. How has the town changed in the years since Malcolm X was inspired to visit in solidarity with its minorities? Malcolm X visiting Smethwick in February 1965, … Continue reading

Hitler

Farage and the manifesto of lies, how UKIP are soaring ahead in the polls

Brian Reade on how UKIP is filling a gap left by the main political parties – and that appeals to voters Filling a gap: Douglas-Carswell and UKIP-leader Nigel Farage The BBC Learning Zone website poses this age-old question: “Why did the people of Germany support the Nazis?” And this is what they boil it down … Continue reading

Carswell & Farage

Passionate UKIP supporter can’t name a single thing the party stand for in painful radio interview

LBC host James O’Brien often voices his opposition to UKIP (Picture: LBC) UKIP may have experienced some pretty significant wins over the past 24 hours, however all you have to do is listen to one of their average supporters to realise how far they still have to come. A supporter who recently called in to … Continue reading

Craig Owens

EDL activist racially abused Muslim shopkeeper who offered help

A racist yob shouted vile obscenities at a pizza shop owner after the businessman offered him a tissue to wipe his blooded nose. Craig Anthony Owens was outside Fatso’s Pizzeria, in York Road, Hartlepool, and was drunk. Hartlepool Magistrates’ Court heard the 29-year-old had a cut to his nose which was bleeding. The owner of … Continue reading

Julius Caesar

BNP losing the will to live

Seriously, artwork by Griffin supporters! The new leadership of the British National Party (BNP) have hit back at their former leader Nick Griffin and his mounting number of rebel supporters over their allegations of financial mismanagement. To put it into context, Nick Griffin seemed very happy with the way things were going in the party … Continue reading

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In pictures: Merseyside policeman selling Nazi mugs, knives and fake guns

Potentially lethal weapons and sickening WW2 objects sold by officer’s business     PC David Woods leaving Liverpool Magistrates Court A Merseyside Police officer viewed as being of “questionable integrity” by bosses runs a sideline business selling machetes, knives and ultra-realistic replica guns. PC David Woods, who the ECHO last week revealed has lost the … Continue reading