Support for British far-right groups hits 20-year low

Hope Not Hate report shows general decline in influence of BNP, EDL and others due to internal splits and rise of Ukip Nick Griffin (left) was expelled from the British National party last October. Photograph: Sean Smith for the Guardian Far-right groups in the UK are at their lowest ebb for 20 years despite the … Continue reading

Cursed by God’: Far-right activist claims Liverpool FC punished for backing gay rights

Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson (L) celebrates with Raheem Sterling after scoring his team’s third goal during their English Premier League soccer match against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England, December 2, 2014 A far-right English Democrats activist has claimed Premier League football team Liverpool FC had performed less well last season … Continue reading

BNP ANNIHILATED IN CRUSHING DEFEAT AT EURO POLL – BUT THE FIGHT AGAINST FASCISM CONTINUES

Pardon us if, after last Sunday’s wipe-out of the BNP at the Euro-Election count, Liveraf activists enjoy a few minutes of exultation. No, the BNP isn’t going to go away, not for a while at any rate, neither are any of the other insects of the far right. And we have to face the grim … Continue reading

‘Up to one in 10’ English Democrat members were in BNP

   Robin Tilbrook: “This is grown-up politics. People change their minds.” Up to one in 10 members of the English Democrats have converted from the British National Party, their leader has told the BBC. Robin Tilbrook said it was “perfectly fair” for people to “change their minds” and join a “moderate, sensible English nationalist party”. … Continue reading

Neo-Nazi former BNP members launch new far-right party

They hope the new British Democratic Party will kill off the BNP, while security for the launch meeting will be provided by EDL activists. Andrew Brons, a former Chair of the National Front and until recently one of the British National Party’s MEPs, will launch a new far-right party this weekend – one he and … Continue reading

Mayor candidate admits party ex-BNP members

An English Democrats candidate standing for Doncaster’s Mayoral election has confirmed his party has ex-BNP members – after mayor Peter Davies quit the party saying its ranks were being infiltrated by the far right group. David Allen, who has thrown his hat into the ring for the forthcoming May poll, admitted some party members had … Continue reading

Fascist Clown to sue Merseyside police for flying the rainbow flag

A FAR-RIGHT politician is to sue Merseyside police for flying a gay rights flag above a police station. English Democrat Paul Rimmer, who recently failed in his bid to become mayor of Liverpool, was arrested in May after an argument in Toxteth’s Admiral Street police station over the flying of the iconic rainbow flag. He answers police … Continue reading

Liverpool Far-Right Politician Arrested Over Rainbow Flag Row

A FAR right politician was held in cells for almost six hours for objecting to a pro-gay rights flag flying above a police station. English Democrat Paul Rimmer, who recently failed in his bid to become mayor of Liverpool, was arrested on Saturday after an argument in Admiral Street Police station, Toxteth. Mr Rimmer demanded … Continue reading

Far-right embarrass themselves at the polls – and at the count

The far-right failed miserably at yesterday’s elections. This was a nationwide trend, with the BNP losing all of the seats it contested, but it was particularly heartening to see on Merseyside. Given all the commotion they’ve been causing recently, it remains the case that the people of Liverpool resoundingly reject the politics of hate. Not … Continue reading

Threat of anti-fascist demonstration stops mayoral debate

Liverpool University has cancelled the Mayoral Debate scheduled for Thursday 19 April due to demonstrations called by anti-fascists. Liverpool Antifascists – followed by Unite Against Fascism – called the demonstrations in opposition to the platform given to candidates from the National Front, British National Party and English Democrats. We stand opposed to fascists as a … Continue reading