Neo-Nazi acquitted after driving into leftists

  A German neo-Nazi who drove into a group of leftists, leaving one with a brain injury, has been acquitted of attempted manslaughter. The judge found he was acting in self-defence. The incident happened last October at a neo-Nazi event in Riegel am Rande in the southern German state of Baden-Württemberg. The 29-year-old accused was sitting … Continue reading

BNP candidate Roy West given two-year restraining order

A former BNP candidate has been barred from contacting a prominent Labour councillor. Roy Kevin West, 47, had been charged with pursuing a course of harassment against the deputy leader of Tameside council for a period of more than 18 months. Mr West, of Glenmore Grove, Dukinfield, denied the charge and was due to stand … Continue reading

BNP National Organiser faces jail for chasing children with knives

A BNP activist and former teacher could be jailed for driving in pursuit of three boys on bikes who he believed had been cheeky. The warning was made to Adam Walker after he admitted dangerous driving following the incident involving three 11-year-old boys in the wake of a St George’s Day march in Spennymoor, County Durham, … Continue reading

German far right in legal battle over free speech

A German far-right party’s legal challenge against the German postal service over its refusal to deliver the party’s magazine will be decided in the Federal High Court in September. A leader in the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) said on Friday the challenge on freedom of speech grounds was raised by NPD deputies in the … Continue reading

EDL Court Case Adjourned Yet Again

The sentencing of a group of English Defence League (EDL) supporters was adjourned for a second time after the man dubbed their “commander” collapsed in court. Judge Norman Wright postponed the Preston Crown Court case after being told Bernard Holmes was lying “semi comatose” in the public gallery yesterday. Representing him, Jeremy Lasker said Holmes … Continue reading

Three Arrests outside BNP Court Case in Liverpool

This morning, the BNP National Treasurer and Griffin ‘yes man’ Clive Jefferson, was at Liverpool Magistrates Court on charges relating to his arrest outside the Crown Court earlier in the month. The BNP had called for a national mobilisation to support Jefferson, yet unfortunately the active BNP membership is disappearing as fast as party funding. … Continue reading

Court date set for BNP Councillor Michael Coleman

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

Lancashire EDL boneheads in court

“A commander, aided by lieutenants and foot soldiers.” That is how the hierarchy of an English Defence League demonstration was described to a court. Judge Norman Wright heard how a day of random protests in Lancashire on July 2 last year turned violent. Two Chorley men and a Longridge man are among those who will … Continue reading

Destroying the BNP in court won’t defeat fascism

In February, the British National Party voted to change its constitution to allow non-whites to join, after legal threats from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). But both sides have since returned to court after the EHRC declared that the new rules are still “indirectly discriminatory.” The matter in contention is that members have … Continue reading