Racist EDL supporters arrested during demo

SIX supporters of the racist English Defence League were arrested in Halifax in West Yorkshire on Saturday during a demonstration. Around 150 racists marched in a tightly packed bunch with a close police escort surrounding them. The racists were reported to have drunk heavily in local pubs before the march, culminating in a demonstration outside … Continue reading

UK Students Hold Racist, Anti-Muslim Views

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 CAIRO – Reflecting a worrying level of anti-Muslim rhetoric in the UK, a new study has found that almost a third of school pupils believe ‘Muslims are taking over our country’, amid unprecedented level of negative attitudes towards Muslims and immigrants. “This survey shows that this is fuelled by a totally distorted view of the … Continue reading

Neo-Nazi groups to protest outside US embassy

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Neo-Nazi groups will hold their third protest in six months outside the US embassy later this month, a memorial for Nazi terrorist David Lane. Holding publicly advertised events has traditionally been difficult for neo-Nazi organisations. Normally when their events are announced anti-fascists start organising against them, bringing large crowds out to block the routes of … Continue reading

Ukip candidate ‘outed’ as former EDL member. Bradley Monk denies links to the group found on Facebook

A Ukip candidate who has been linked to the far-right yesterday denied he had ever been a member of the English Defence League. Bradley Monk, who will stand for the party in south-east Cornwall in tomorrow’s general election, was alleged to been active in the anti-Muslim group by two independent sources. After he ran into … Continue reading

Exposed: EDL thug in South Thanet backing Nigel Farage’s Ukip as rival candidate receives sickening abuse online

Former EDL organiser Gary Field was spotted at a Ukip event in Kent Mr Field was tagged after he was convicted in 2013 for an assault One Labour canvasser said that Mr Field sprayed her with deodorant Mr Field said he did spray her but claimed the incident was just ‘banter’ Gary Field, pictured,  was … Continue reading

UKIP absorbs Britain’s far-right

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  English Defense League march. Newcastle, 2010. [Gavin Lynn/Flickr] Sparsely attended far-right rallies in Britain highlight the decline of a movement in disarray, but experts say that some of its ideas have found new expression in the Eurosceptic UKIP ahead of elections in May. Anti-fascist demonstrators outnumbered the roughly 400 people at a raucous English … Continue reading

Preventing far right extremism? Schools in EDL and BNP heartland only monitoring ethnic minority pupils

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EDL supporters from South Yorkshire at a demo in Rotherham, near Barnsley, 2014, by Chris/Flickr Schools in an area with a history of far-right activism have been singling out black and ethnic minority pupils in monitoring for signs of radicalisation – while suggesting white children are not at risk due to their skin colour. The three schools, in Barnsley, South … Continue reading

Tory suspended in ‘vote plot’ probe

The Tory candidate in a key general election marginal has been suspended after allegedly hatching a plot with far-right extremists to win votes by stirring up racial hatred. Afzal Amin is accused of scheming with the English Defence League (EDL) Afzal Amin is accused of scheming with the English Defence League (EDL) to announce an … Continue reading

Owner’s shock at ‘racially motivated’ attack on former restaurant

ARSONISTS have struck at a former Indian restaurant in a “racially motivated” attack. An investigation is underway following a fire at the MAA Tandoori Takeaway on High Street, Connah’s Quay. Police are treating the blaze as being racially motivated because ‘EDL’ signs – alluding to the far-right group English Defence League – were spray-painted on … Continue reading

Pegida UK: A lacklustre disappointment to its German parents

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A man with a swastika on the back of his helmet holds a sign aloft amid the Pegida UK crowd in Newcastle.(IBT) For a new protest group, there is little new about Pegida UK. Its launch in Newcastle on 28 February could barely muster a tenth of the support its parent organisation in Germany drew, … Continue reading