Why has the BNP collapsed? Tim Wigmore visits Stoke-on-Trent to investigate the reasons for the BNP’s decline – and wonders whether Ukip stand to benefit.
Nick Griffin arrives to lay flowers close to the scene where Drummer Lee Rigby was killed, on May 24, 2013. Photograph: Getty Images. “The BNP were toss pots,” observes a grizzled former steel worker in the pub. “They were a load of thugs.” I am in The Last Orders, a dingy, male-dominated enclave in Stoke-on-Trent. The … Continue reading
Amjad Bashir, whose sons run Zouk in Manchester, confirms staff were arrested and firm fined for breaking immigration law Ukip candidate Amjad Bashir would not confirm how much the restaurant was fined for employing illegal immigrants. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian A restaurant run by the sons of one of Ukip’s top candidates in … Continue reading
A DAY of action against racism has been called for across Europe on March 22 to coincide with the marking of UN Anti-Racism Day in 2014, with eyes on the European elections in May. Already in most European countries parties of the Right, Centre and even the traditional Left are allowing the terrain of these … Continue reading
Anti-fascist campaigners said today that they hope to kick the last British National Party (BNP) councillor off Burnley Council in next Thursday’s local council elections. The far-right party took three seats on the council in 2002, cashing in on the neglect suffered by the former industrial town. The BNP concentrated its attack on Burnley’s Asian … Continue reading
The British National Party will field their lowest number of candidates for over a decade in local elections across England this year, with just 90 as opposed to 450 four years ago. Anti-fascist campaigners Hope Not Hate reported that the far right party only realistically has the possibility of winning two or three seats, with … Continue reading
Far right movements have existed since the early days of democracy, with political and non-political groups alike, based on two overarching, and vaguely fascist, beliefs. These are, of course, that national identity and national pride were defining features of an advanced race. With every perceived ‘growth’ in immigration and, all too often, each time society … Continue reading
As discussed in the blog post – DID NICK GRIFFIN AND ANDREW BRONS WANT TO GAS RACIAL MINORITIES IN THE ’70S? Here is the episode of World in Action in its enirety.
A now available on DVD “World in Action” documentary, reveals that when BNP MEP’s Nick Griffin and Andrew Brons were National Front leaders in the 1970’s, their party had privately decided to gas Britain’s racial minorities at concentration camps whose future locations had already been chosen. **UPDATE** See full documentary here As some BNP members … Continue reading
Michelle Harrington has accused Andrew Brons of sexual and religious discrimination and unfair dismissal. BNP leader Nick Griffin has been called to give evidence at a Scottish employment tribunal between a punk singer and far right politician. Michelle Harrington – also known as Mish Bondage – has accused the BNP’s Andrew Brons of sexual … Continue reading