Accused extremists face court over affray

TEN suspected right-wing extremists have appeared in court charged with violence. The men, from across Tyneside, are accused of attacking doormen at the Tyneside Irish Centre during a rival political meeting. The alleged attack is said to have happened on September 22 last year, when the left-wing Socialist Workers’ Party were meeting at the centre … Continue reading

Special Investigation: English Defence League and the hooligans spreading hate on the High Street

They call themselves ‘patriots’. But as they invite a Koran-burning American pastor to speak at a British rally, the English Defence League have a truly chilling background they’d rather you didn’t know about . . . They call themselves ‘patriots’ and wear masks emblazoned with the red cross of the Knights Templar. But behind the … Continue reading

Coach firm will refuse EDL passengers

A private hire coach firm that transported the far-right English Defence League (EDL) to their attempted race-riot last month in Bradford has vowed never to do business with them again. This follows complaints from Ausden’s customers who were concerned about the firms implication as one of the companies seen to be transporting the EDL. Ausden … Continue reading

Fascists in Profile: are Merseyside BNP ashamed of Andrew Tierney?

Today, Merseyside BNP report that they have had “BNP campaigning teams all over Merseyside.” Clearly, somebody has noticed that they’ve been positively neglecting potential voters locally, and forced them into overdrive. They’re also getting rattled by Liverpool Antifascists’ determination to expose them for what they are. Without the funding of any political party, or the … Continue reading

Desperate BNP resort to obvious lies

It would appear that the efforts of Liverpool Antifascists are getting to Merseyside BNP. On their blog, once again, their organiser Peter Squire has seen fit to spew out utter nonsense about our leafletting campaign; News is coming in to me that the fascist UAF were chased out of Anfield today by outraged residents. Apparently … Continue reading

What Do You Call A BNP Member In A Suit? A Thug.

BNP Advisory Council member has conviction for racist attack and promotes Holocaust denial Richard Edmonds, a veteran BNP member and life long friend of BNP founder John Tyndall, is a member of the BNPs elite Advisory Council leadership team and is a regular speaker at BNP meetings. In 1994, Edmonds was convicted of taking part in … Continue reading

Fascists in profile: Karen Otty

As we approach the council and parliamentary elections on 6th May, a fair few up-and-coming fascists will receive exposure by standing in elections. Who are they and what, if anything, distinguishes them from the far-right’s old guard? Liverpool Antifascists takes a look. First up is Anfield candidate Karen Otty. Full name: Karen Gillian Otty DOB: … Continue reading

Drawing a truly sorry saga to a close…

Update: the date of court appearence has been moved from March 15th to March 17th. Details here. As those who have been paying close attention to the far-right in Liverpool will be well aware, antifascists in the city have been following the court proceedings of Peter Tierney with some interest. On St George’s Day last … Continue reading

BNP supporters accused of hurling abuse at home of Liverpool’s ex-Lord Mayor

The following report is of the kind of incident which, according to local Fazakerley residents, is a typical BNP reaction to those who oppose their politics. Though it only made the news once a Labour councillor and former Lord Mayor became the victim, others in the area have told of similar treatment. A GROUP of … Continue reading

BNP Humiliated in Fazakerley

After a month of solid campaigning and leafleting, voters in Fazakerley went to the polls today for the local council By-Election. Now, the results are in and, as expected, Labour have held the seat. The Liberal Democrats came second, and the BNP came third, ahead of the Greens. The full results are as follows; Lab 1525 … Continue reading