Stoke-on-Trent BNP leader Michael Coleman guilty of racist internet blogs

STOKE-ON-TRENT’S BNP leader has been found guilty of racially-aggravated harassment after he posted articles on the internet. Former city councillor Michael Coleman was convicted after a jury at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court took just over four hours to reach a verdict. ​The 46-year-old was reported to police after two blogs he wrote in response to last … Continue reading

Stoke-on-Trent BNP leader Michael Coleman in court over ‘racist’ blogs

STOKE-ON-TRENT’S BNP leader posted racist articles on a website including claims the city was being ‘flooded with Muslims and blacks’, a court heard. Former city councillor Michael Coleman has gone on trial at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court accused of racially-aggravated harassment.  ​ Michael Coleman The 46-year-old was reported to police after two blogs he wrote in … Continue reading

Court date set for BNP Councillor Michael Coleman

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BNP leader Michael Coleman has been sent to Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court charged with racially aggravated harassment. The former councillor, aged 45, of Caverswall Road, Weston Coyney, elected crown court trial at an earlier hearing at North Staffordshire Magistrates’ Court. He is charged that between August 8, 2011 and March 8, 2012, he intended to cause … Continue reading

Stoke-on-Trent BNP leader Michael Coleman on race charge

BNP leader Michael Coleman has appeared in court on racism charges. The former councillor will go on trial accused of causing racial harassment over a seven-month period. It is understood the allegations relate to comments made on the defendant’s website. The 45-year-old lost his Meir North seat on Stoke-on-Trent City Council in last May’s elections. … Continue reading

Cloak-and-dagger day with the BNP – a party in crisis

This year was a far cry from 2008 when 300 BNP members, including Nick Griffin, held a rally in Stoke Deserted manifesto launch signals election disaster The low-key launch of the BNP’s English manifesto in a deserted Stoke-on-Trent shopping street yesterday was in marked contrast to previous events held by the group in the area. … Continue reading