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'Ku Klux Klan mock golliwog hanging' man pleads guilty

BBC News | Thursday, 31 October 2013

A man who carried out a mock hanging of a man-sized golliwog doll while wearing a Ku Klux Klan costume has pleaded guilty to a charge of stirring up racial hatred. Christopher Philips, formerly known as Darren Clifft, 23, from Willenhall, will be sentenced on 19 December. Wolverhampton Crown Court heard the more...


Muslim EDL member fined for abusing Asians at Bradford rally

Yorkshire Post | Thursday, 31 October 2013

THE English Defence League’s only Muslim member has been fined by magistrates after pleading guilty to abusing Asians at a rally in Bradford. Abdul Rafiq, 43, admitted using threatening language and behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress. But he is free to continue his activities with the far-right group after magistrates more...


Fans Jailed Over Stephen Lawrence Abuse Chants

Sky | Thursday, 31 October 2013

The men, aged between 22 and 31, were convicted of causing racially aggravated fear of violence after witnesses complained of sexual and racially motivated abuse. Baljit Ubhey, CPS London Chief Crown Prosecutor, said: "These men were singing and chanting racist abuse in praise of the convicted murderers of Stephen Lawrence. To more...


Terror trial teenager 'filmed making petrol bombs'

Leicester Mercury | Wednesday, 30 October 2013

A teenager accused of plotting a "new Columbine" has told a court he filmed himself making petrol bombs "for a laugh". The boy, now aged 17, said he formed a group called the United Rebel Army and would test homemade petrol bombs and weapons. The video shows the defendant and his friends more...


Stoke-on-Trent BNP leader will risk jail for free speech

Stoke Sentinel | Monday, 28 October 2013

STOKE-ON-TRENT BNP leader Michael Coleman says he will risk jail by continuing to post political articles on his blog. The former city councillor, right, received a suspended eight-month sentence at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court yesterday, after being convicted of racially-aggravated harassment. Coleman wrote two blogs responding to last summer's riots, claiming that the more...


HOPE not hate in Govan

by HOPE not hate Glasgow | Sunday, 27 October 2013

Over the last few weeks Greater Glasgow HOPE not hate have hit the streets with their campaign against a tiny far-right party contesting the Glasgow, Govan Ward Council By-Election, taking place after the death of SNP Councillor; Alison Hunter. The campaign was well received by local people over the course of more...


Race hate group: 'Croydon random target for missing girl hoax'

Croydon Advertiser by Rachel MIllard | Friday, 25 October 2013

THE race hate group behind a sick social media hoax that a girl had been abducted by an “Asian grooming gang” have admitted they targeted Croydon completely at random. A poster, circulated to thousands of people on Facebook and other social networking sites, appealed for the safe return of a girl more...


Anti-Muslim hate bomber and murderer jailed for 40 years

by HOPE not hate | Friday, 25 October 2013

Motivated by a disturbing fantasy of Muslims ‘taking over’ and idealising killers such as Anders Breivik, Ukranian student Pavlo Lapshyn was today sentenced for a minimum of 40 years years for the appalling murder of a Muslim grandfather, Mohammed Saleem, in Birmingham and the bombing of three mosques in the more...


Ukrainian student who murdered a Muslim pensioner before planting three bombs near mosques jailed for life

The Mirror by Anthony Bond | Friday, 25 October 2013

A racist student who murdered a Muslim pensioner within five days of entering the UK before planting three bombs near mosques has been jailed for life today. Ukrainian student Pavlo Lapshyn, 25, told police he murdered frail Mohammed Saleem, 82, because he hated "non-whites". Father-of-seven Mr Saleem, who walked with a stick, more...


UKIP candidate brands kinky picture storm "the latest smear"

Halesowen News by Simon Cressy | Friday, 25 October 2013

The UKIP candidate at the centre of a Twitter kinky photo storm has described the controversy as “a smear attack on my good name”. Parliamentary candidate Dean Perks, who landed himself in hot water earlier this year by calling for criminals to have their hands chopped off, posted a picture of more...


Mohammed Saleem stabbing: Man admits murder and mosque blasts

BBC by Simon Cressy | Monday, 21 October 2013

A Ukrainian student has admitted murdering an 82-year-old man who was walking home from a Birmingham mosque. Mohammed Saleem was stabbed by Pavlo Lapshyn in Small Heath on 29 April, less than a week after Lapshyn had arrived in the UK. At the Old Bailey, 25-year-old Lapshyn pleaded guilty to murder, as more...


Godfrey Bloom unrepentant as autobiography launches

BBC by Len Tingle | Monday, 21 October 2013

A recording from the conference emerged of him joking that a group of UKIP women who did not clean behind their fridges were "sluts". In the weeks since then he has hurriedly added a new chapter to the original manuscript attempting to explain recent events which left him defending himself against more...


EDL spokesman Guramit Singh Kalirai finally jailed for robbery bid

BBC by . | Friday, 18 October 2013

A once-prominent member of the English Defence League (EDL) has been jailed after he went on the run following a violent attempted robbery. Guramit Singh Kalirai, 31, of Ullswater Crescent in Bramcote, Nottingham, did not turn up to his trial in September. He was found guilty in his absence and sentenced to more...


‘Nazi and National Front graffiti’ daubed onto church

Boston Standard by , | Thursday, 17 October 2013

Vandals spray painted what police have described as ‘Nazi and National Front slogans and logos’ onto the side of a church at the weekend. The material was found on the doors and windows of the church hall at St Peter and St Paul’s Church in Westhorpe Road, Gosberton, on Sunday. It is more...


EDL member from Hartlepool fined after protest disturbance

Hartlepool Mail by . | Thursday, 17 October 2013

An EDL supporter has been fined after trying to charge at rival protesters during a rally. Craig Owens repeatedly shouted EDL at the group who were in South Shields to protest against a march by the right-wing English Defence League on August 31. The 28-year-old was arrested as he ran towards more...


Robinson denies EDL street rally charges

Yorkshire Post by . | Thursday, 17 October 2013

Former English Defence League (EDL) leader Tommy Robinson said he had become “the most wanted man on either side” since leaving the far-right group. The 30-year-old from Luton, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, said he had received threats from both Muslim extremists and Nazis, adding: “I am the most wanted more...


EDL spokesman Guramit Singh Kalirai finally jailed for robbery bid

| Thursday, 17 October 2013

He was found guilty in his absence and sentenced to six-and-a-half years. His two accomplices were jailed. Appearing at Nottingham Crown Court on Friday, he was sentenced to a further nine months for breaching his bail. Throat slash Kalirai, who was previously a spokesman for the EDL, was arrested earlier this month in more...


New Amazon Shame: Holocaust Denial

The Kernel by Enda Crowley | Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Amazon silently removed scores of incest, child rape and bestiality e-books from its store when we reported last week the depraved books the online retailer was profiting from. Other retailers took their entire websites offline following our reporting and a front-page story in the Mail on Sunday, with whom we more...


EDL ex-leaders in court over march

Belfast Telegraph by . | Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Two former leaders of far-right group the English Defence League will go on trial today after allegedly trying to defy a ban on marching to the scene of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby via a major mosque. Tommy Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, and Kevin Carroll each deny more...


Tommy Robinson, Ex-Leader Of EDL, Rejected By Pamela Geller For Quilliam Association

The Huffington Post by . | Wednesday, 16 October 2013

There's been ups and downs, laughs and tears, but the trans-Atlantic friendship between the former EDL leader Tommy Robinson and anti-Islam activists Robert Spencer and Pamela Geller may have finally run its course. In a biting blogpost, Geller said that she disapproves of Robinson's relationship with anti-extremism think-tank Quilliam, and with more...


Bradford Council to consider bid to make English Defence League illegal

Telegraph & Argus by Rhys Thomas | Wednesday, 16 October 2013

A motion to have the far-right English Defence League deemed an illegal organisation on grounds of terrorism will go before Bradford Council next week. Respect councillors Alyas Karmani (Little Horton) and Ishtiaq Ahmed (Manningham) have put forward a motion for debate when the authority holds its full meeting on Tuesday. They want more...


Mosque graffiti left worshippers in fear of attack

Leicester Mercury by Adrian Troughton | Sunday, 13 October 2013

Muslims at a mosque feared an attack after a teenager daubed graffiti outside the building following the killing of soldier Lee Rigby, a court heard. Worshippers at Oadby Central Mosque believed they could be assaulted after "EDL" – a reference to the English Defence League – was scrawled on a charity more...


Tommy Robinson: For you, Tommy, the war isn’t over

The Sunday Times by Rosie Kinchen | Sunday, 13 October 2013

Tommy Robinson likes getting something for nothing. He walks into the lobby of the hotel and asks if he can have a full English on The Sunday Times. And one, too, for the cameraman who is filming him for a documentary. Having informed me it will cost £20 a head, more...


Vandals target Muslim leader's car and leave racist note on windscreen

Get West London by Alix Culbertson | Sunday, 13 October 2013

A spate of racist vandalism has hit Brentford in recent weeks sparking local condemnation. The crimes started when a shocked father found his number plate defaced and a racist note on his car claiming to come from the English Defence League. Muhammed Abu Sayed Ansarey went to his Honda Civic in the more...


Ex-EDL leader Tommy Robinson says sorry for causing fear to Muslims

The Guardian by Shiv Malik | Sunday, 13 October 2013

The former leader of the English Defence League, Tommy Robinson, has apologised for causing fear among British Muslims and for issuing bigoted, anti-Islamic statements during his time with the group. In an interview with the Guardian, Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, said he was sorry for helping to create more...


Don't be fooled by Tommy Robinson's political sleight-of-hand

The Guardian by Alex Andreou | Sunday, 13 October 2013

In interview after interview, the newly reformed Tommy Robinson was challenged last week about inconsistencies in his account about leaving the English Defence League (EDL). About the fact, for instance, that the assertion he hates extremism, not Muslims, did not tally with his past rhetoric; that his claim he decided more...


EDL Bradford March Dissolves in the Yorkshire Rain

IBT by Mark Piggott | Sunday, 13 October 2013

The English Defence League march through Bradford went ahead as planned today, following the resignation of founder Tommy Robinson. However, a combination of bad weather, apathy and stringent policing meant that turnout was small and, according to onlookers, EDL factions ended up fighting among themselves, or with other far-right groups. more...


EDL Head To Bradford For First Rally Since Resignation Of Tommy Robinson

Huffington Post. by Charlotte Meredith | Saturday, 12 October 2013

The leaderless English Defence League will today hold its first demonstration since the resignation of Tommy Robinson this week. The rally in the centre of Bradford will be the first by the EDL since the departure of Robinson, who said he left the anti-Islamic group because "far-right extremism" had "ruined everything". Among more...


Groups hold celebration of Unity ahead of EDL demonstration

Telegraph and Argus by . | Friday, 11 October 2013

Green ribbons will act as the symbol of peace at locations around the city centre today, as a celebration event takes place in City Park. Banner group Bradford Together, consisting of groups including HOPE not Hate, Bradford Women for Peace, Bradford TUC, the Muslim Women’s Council, Bradford Council for Mosques, Unison, more...


David Cameron speaks out during visit to Yorkshire

Telegraph & Argus by . | Thursday, 10 October 2013

Prime Minister David Cameron branded the far-right English Defence League “hateful” during a visit to Yorkshire today. He said the resignation of EDL leader Tommy Robinson and its co-founder Kevin Carroll proved how extremist the organisation was. The pair stepped down on Tuesday, with Mr Robinson saying he was concerned over more...


Tommy Robinson may have decapitated the EDL, but the headless corpse of fascism will live

The Telegraph by Tim Stanley | Thursday, 10 October 2013

Tommy Robinson has resigned from the EDL because he was shocked to discover that they contain some drunken racist thugs. He gave this quote to the BBC that's pure gold: "When some moron lifts up his top and he's got the picture of a mosque saying 'boom' and it's all more...


Revealing Quilliam, the Muslim Destroyers of the English Far-Right

Vice Magazine by Katie Engelhart | Thursday, 10 October 2013

It’s hard to quit things you like, even when they’re bad for you: smoking, drinking, marching through the streets of England with gaggles of thugs, singing nasty songs about Muslims. Luckily, there’s help: Nicorette, AA and Quilliam – a London-based “counter-extremism think tank” that helps de-radicalise men and women who more...


Woman denies trying to headbutt officer after South Shields EDL rally

The Shields Gazette | Thursday, 10 October 2013

A woman is to stand trial over claims that she tried to headbutt a police officer after a protest by far-right groups in South Tyneside. About 350 members of the English Defence League (EDL) and the North East Infidels (NEI) took part in a march through South Shields on August more...


Crazed EDL supporter jailed after air rifle incident at Muslim home

Halesowen News by . | Wednesday, 9 October 2013

A crazed English Defence League supporter from Rowley Regis has been jailed for brandishing an air rifle as he shouted racial abuse at a Muslim family’s home. Neighbours of the Muslim family were terrified after seeing Shaun Havelin, aged 28, screaming and shouting racial taunts with the gun whilst wearing an more...


Community leaders in Bradford call for a day of ‘dignified celebrations’ 24 hours before EDL gathering

Telegraph and Argus by Dolores Cowburn | Monday, 7 October 2013

Religious groups, community organisations and trade unions have joined forces to hold a day of celebrations this Friday for all Bradfordians. The event is being held by the banner group Bradford Together, which incorporates all those above, and is supported by Bradford Council. It comes 24 hours before the English Defence more...


Loughborough teen Neo-Nazi 'asked teacher what gun he wanted to be shot with'

Loughborough Echo by David Godsall | Saturday, 5 October 2013

The science teacher of a teenager accused of planning a repeat of the Columbine massacre told a court the boy asked him which gun he would prefer to be shot with. The 17-year-old, who can not be named for legal reasons, also asked for advice from the chemistry teacher about making more...


Scottish Defence League to demonstrate in Dundee this weekend

STV by . | Friday, 4 October 2013

Demonstrations by the Scottish Defence League (SDL) and Unite Against Fascism in Dundee will be monitored by a "significant" police presence, a senior officer said. The far-right SDL is staging a static demonstration in the city's centre on Saturday, while the anti-fascists will be marching through the same area. Police said a more...


Tadley UKIP councillor Stephen West denies he quit the party

This Is Hampshire by Adam Richards | Tuesday, 1 October 2013

A Tadley UKIP councillor has denied that he ever resigned from the party. As reported by The Gazette yesterday, several UKIP bosses revealed that Councillor Stephen West, Tadley Central ward member for Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, resigned from UKIP two weeks ago by email. Alan Stone, chairman of UKIP Basingstoke, more...