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

PEGIDA Québec cancels march after anti-racist groups convene

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Anti-Islam group with European roots and National Front sympathies organizes in Quebec Two women at the anti-PEGIDA protest share a laugh together while waiting to see whether members of the pro-nationalist group, anti-Islam group would show up. (Radio-Canada)  Related Stories European anti-Islam group PEGIDA plans debut in Montreal PEGIDA leader Kathrin Oertel resigns one week … Continue reading

France:Top 10 ugliest outbursts by far-right Front National party candidates

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FN leader Marine Le Pen has made efforts to clean up her close circle from radical members(PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty) Fance’s centre-right UMP party and its allies took first place in the first round of local elections. They took 32% of the vote, while the far-right National Front (FN) came second with 25%, with President Francois Hollande’s … Continue reading

Ukip is the sleaziest and most disreputable party in Britain, voters say

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Voters rate the party as nearly as sleazy as bankers Voters think UKIP is the most sleazy political party in Britain, a new poll has found. 63% of people branded Ukip “sleazy and disreputable” in the latest YouGov poll compared to 44% for the Conservatives and 33% for Labour. Of all the national parties the … Continue reading

Vote Ukip, says far-right group Britain First

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Letters and leaflets currently being distributed by Britain First effectively endorse Nigel Farage’s party Britain First, the far-right political party responsible for vigilante “invasions” of mosques and a campaign against the “Islamification” of Britain, has told its supporters to help deliver “major Ukip gains” at the general election. Letters and leaflets currently being distributed by … Continue reading

Right-Wing Groups Find a Haven, for a Day, in Russia

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Representatives of fringe political organizations gathered Sunday in St. Petersburg, Russia.CreditAnatoly Maltsev/European Pressphoto Agency ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — A motley crew of representatives of fringe right-wing political organizations in Europe and the United States used a conference here on Sunday to denounce what they called the degradation of white, Christian traditions in the West. Their … Continue reading

Ukip leader Nigel Farage is desperate to create a green and unpleasant land

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IB Times – Nigel Farage thinks Britain has fundamentally changed when it comes to attitudes to race and is now as colour-blind as he claims to be himself.  If we needed further proof of the deep unpleasantness of Ukip Nigel Farage served it up in bucketloads yesterday. When asked by a Channel 4 documentary if there … Continue reading

Public shuns far right gathering

Police at the event FAR-right group Britain First came to Wigan at the weekend but suffered a low turnout for what was billed as a grand event. The political party, which has a strong anti-Muslim agenda, has grown considerably over the last couple of years, using social networking to spread their views and generate support. … Continue reading

Pegida UK promoter Matthew Pope wants Islam banned and has far-right links

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One of the Facebook pages of Matthew Pope, an official spokesman for Pegida UK.(Facebook screengrab) The man acting as official spokesman for the Pegida UK group confessed to spreading hate through a Facebook page he ran called “Ban Islam”, claimed there are no peaceful Muslims and has social media ties to the far-right. Matthew Pope … Continue reading