BNP to stage small-scale rally in city over activist’s death

| Monday, 30 June 2008

The leader of the British National Party will be in Stoke-on-Trent to mark the anniversary of activist Keith Brown's death. Mr Brown, who lived in Uttoxeter Road in Normacot, was stabbed to death on July 6 last year by his Muslim neighbour Habib Khan following a long-running dispute. Last month Khan was convicted of manslaughter by reason of lack of intent, and... Read more

Decision day for BNP parish councillor

| Friday, 27 June 2008

Bedfordshire campaigners are organising to confront the racist politics of British National Party parish councillor Simon Deacon and will be scrutinising his response to the Equal Opportunities Policy being laid before a parish council meeting on Tuesday 1 July. On that day Simon Deacon, BNP councillor on Markyate Parish Council, will be asked to give his assent to its Equal... Read more

BNP activists conviction upheld

| Thursday, 26 June 2008

A BNP activist who said three illegal immigrants guilty of killings were "scum" has had his conviction upheld. Andrew Kendall, of Essex, had said he was entitled to put up posters with the details on to promote his party and the description was accurate. Kendall, 32 and of Westcliff-on-Sea, was found guilty of committing a racially aggravated offence as his... Read more

Solidarity PayPal account frozen

Sonia Gable | Thursday, 26 June 2008

The BNP's pretend trade union has suffered another financial problem. A notice posted on 25 June on Solidarity's website stated that PayPal had frozen its account, which is used to receive membership subscriptions and donations online. " This is due to the fact that the level of payments have triggered an automatic process designed to prevent money-laundering," the notice said. "We are... Read more

Racist hatemailer sentencing delayed

Jonathan Moyes | Thursday, 26 June 2008

THE sentencing of a racist BNP supporter who sent a councillor hate mail has been delayed again. Kevin David was due to hear what his punishment would be on Tuesday, but bench chairman Haydon Gott ordered a psychiatric report. David admitted sending a letter which included a bigoted rant against immigrants' and abused Cllr Marie Pye directly, Waltham Forest Magistrates' Court heard... Read more

Martyn Gilleard: press release

| Wednesday, 25 June 2008

Martyn Gilleard, an organiser in the neo-Nazi British People’s Party has been found guilty of three offences under the Terrorism Act. Upon raiding his flat police discovered a small arsenal consisting of four nail bombs, dozens of bullets, swords, axes and knives, which a jury found him guilty of possessing for the... Read more

Neo-Nazi had child abuse images

Jon Kelly | Tuesday, 24 June 2008

Neo-Nazi Martyn Gilleard has been found guilty of making bombs for a far-right terrorist campaign, after having previously admitted downloading thousands of images of child sexual abuse. Police initially searched Gilleard's flat in Goole, East Yorkshire, in connection with child pornography offences. But once inside the 31-year-old's home, they discovered not just evidence of a paedophile, but the equipment of a potential... Read more

Lily Allen puts up anti-fascist new song on her website

Jody Thompson | Monday, 23 June 2008

Lily Allen has posted up a brand new track attacking the British National Party on her official website. Called Guess Who Batman? it's a jaunty singalong that starts with a perky piano riff that brings to mind The Carpenters. Lily then starts singing lyrics which include "Look inside your tiny mind, now look a bit harder, cos we're so uninspired, so sick... Read more

Muslim covert ‘recruits’ inmates

Sally Chidzoy | Friday, 20 June 2008

A former British National Party activist who converted to Islam in prison is trying to radicalise young prisoners, the BBC can reveal. Inmate Stephen Jones is being held in a segregation unit at Whitemoor Prison, Cambridgeshire, the BBC has been told. Jones was put there after being suspected of recruiting for groups allied to al-Qaeda. The case has raised concerns that some radical... Read more

BNP councillor threatens college

Zjan Shirinian | Thursday, 19 June 2008

A TOP BNP councillor warned a college principal "there would be trouble" if he continued hosting anti-racism events, it has been claimed. Robert Bailey, leader of the BNP on Barking and Dagenham Council - who, in the run-up to the London Assembly elections launched tirade of foul-mouthed abuse at Recorder staff - had a face-off with Barking College principal Ted Parker... Read more

‘Nazi’ hid nail bombs under bed, court hears

| Monday, 16 June 2008

A racist with links to white supremacist organisations made nail bombs in his Yorkshire home to use in terrorism to further his political cause, a court heard today. Martyn Gilleard, 31, wanted to save the country from "multi-racial peril", a jury at Leeds Crown Court was told. Gilleard, of Pool Court, Goole, is charged with engaging in conduct in preparation of... Read more

Anthrax hoax postman jailed

| Friday, 13 June 2008

A neo-Nazi postman who targeted the Attorney General in an Anthrax hoax has been jailed for four years. Brazilian-born loner Jefferson Azevedo, 45, posted packages containing caustic soda and letters filled with "racist and depraved" threats to his victims. Azevedo's targets included Government figures and an elderly man whose family was wiped out in the Holocaust. One person was slightly burnt by the... Read more

Fears that BNP will run Stoke

Dana Gloger | Friday, 13 June 2008

Anti-fascists are concerned that the British National Party (BNP) could control Stoke-on-Trent City Council within the next three years, following its gains in last month’s elections. The party’s most notorious success in May’s local and London elections was Richard Barnbrook’s seat on the London Assembly, but it also made substantial gains elsewhere. In Stoke, the BNP increased its presence from six... Read more

BNP festival will go ahead despite licensing setback

| Wednesday, 11 June 2008

A BNP festival will go ahead this summer despite an application to provide entertainment and sell alcohol being withdrawn at the last minute. Organisers of the Red, White and Blue event walked out of a meeting of Amber Valley Borough Council's licensing panel last night after more than two hours of representations. The application for a premises licence, which would allow music... Read more

Defeat the BNP in east London on 3 July

Nick Lowles | Tuesday, 10 June 2008

I am writing to you to tell you about two forthcoming council by-elections in which the BNP pose a serious threat of winning. The by-elections in Chadwell Heath (Barking & Dagenham) and South Hornchurch (Havering) will both take place on Thursday 3 July. It is vitally important that we stop the BNP from winning either. Both these wards are... Read more

Denby villagers fear violent clashes as British National Party sets up camp

Dominic Kennedy | Tuesday, 10 June 2008

A village renowned for its pottery is trying to avoid becoming the permanent venue of the British National Party's summer gathering. Residents of Denby, in Derbyshire, home of glazed china tableware and kitchen utensils for two centuries, fear violent clashes as the police try to prevent anti-fascists stopping the Red, White and Blue Festival. They say that last year's inaugural event... Read more

BNP man given red card in football row

Iain Robinson | Monday, 9 June 2008

An honorary vice-president of Staffordshire Football Association has been suspended because of his links with the BNP. Stan Leese had been threatened with expulsion from the county FA after standing as a BNP candidate in last month's local elections. The 75-year-old former football coach represented the far-right party in Stoke-on-Trent's Northwood and Birches Head ward, and lost by just 30 votes. ... Read more

BNP man in fraud probe

Iain Robinson | Monday, 2 June 2008

Police and council officials are investigating allegations that a newly-elected BNP councillor has broken strict election laws. John Burgess was elected to represent the far-right party in the Meir Park and Sandon ward on Stoke-on-Trent City Council on May 1.But concerns have been raised about statements he made on his nomination papers. It is claimed he incorrectly stated he had a business... Read more