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Christian Church opens doors to Muslims

BBC by Divya Talwar | Sunday, 31 March 2013

On a bitterly cold and snowing afternoon in Aberdeen, the doors of St John's Episcopal Church are open to hundreds of Muslim worshippers, arriving for daily prayers. The familiar sounds of Christian hymns have been replaced with Islamic prayer in the chapel this Friday lunchtime and the church priest with the more...


Three arrests during English Defence League demonstration in Sunderland

The Northern Echo by Gavin Havery | Sunday, 31 March 2013

Three people were arrested for minor offences during a far right demonstration in the North-East over the weekend. Around 250 people attended the site of the new mosque in St Marks Road in Millfied at around 1.45pm, while anti fascist groups were involved in a counter protest slightly earlier. At the English more...


Walsall English Defence League protest: New arrests

BBC | Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Eight men have been arrested in connection with violence at an English Defence League protest in Walsall. The town was sealed off and 30 people were arrested in the incident on 29 September. Tuesday's early morning arrests for violent disorder were carried out at homes in Tipton, West Bromwich, Brownhills and Acocks more...


French far right heaps praise on Britain’s Cameron

France 24 | Wednesday, 27 March 2013

France’s far-right National Front (FN) has praised British Prime Minister David Cameron after he said Tuesday he would stop immigrants receiving welfare benefits after six months. "The Front National hails the speech by the British prime minister which has smashed the taboo surrounding the unsustainable cost of immigration for European nations," more...


UKIP distances itself from Wisbech anti-immigration march

Wisbech Standard | Wednesday, 27 March 2013

A UKIP MEP has described the anti-immigration march planned for Wisbech town centre in May as “provocative” and asked party members to stay away from it. Stuart Agnew, the UK Independence Party MEP for the East of England, has moved to distance his party from the protest. Mr Agnew MEP said: “The more...


Loughborough teenagers in court on terrorism charges

Leicester Mercury | Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Three Loughborough teenagers accused of plotting terror attacks using pipe bombs today appeared at the Old Bailey. The youths, who are believed to be right-wing extremists, had already partly assembled the explosives when they were arrested in February this year. One of them was allegedly found with a stash of components more...


Crayford mosque 'sexist and offensive signs' spark protest

News Shopper by Sam Christie | Monday, 25 March 2013

A protest is being staged by a new right wing nationalist organisation over what it describes as "sexist and offensive signs" at a Crayford mosque. Members of the England National Resistance (ENR) are angry the North West Kent Muslim Association’s mosque in Crayford High Street has separate entrances for men and more...


Former BNP candidate for mayor of Liverpool guilty of racially abusing traffic warden in Wirral

Liverpool Echo by Liam Murphy | Monday, 25 March 2013

A former British National Party candidate for mayor of Liverpool was found guilty of racially abusing a traffic warden in Wirral. Michael Whitby, 60, refused to take part in the hearing at Wirral Magistrates' Court but was tried in his absence. He was accused of verbally abusing civil enforcement officer Henry Ibe more...


The reclusive train driver who saved the BNP

The Independent by Jerome Taylor | Saturday, 23 March 2013

The newsletter from the British National Party could hardly contain its glee. “Reports of our demise were greatly exaggerated,” wrote the far-right party’s new treasurer Clive Jefferson last month. “The British National Party is here to stay and here to fight.” The letter, which was emailed out to all members and more...


Wisbech UKIP anti-immigration demonstration founded on myths and lies and will incite hatred, community figures claim

Cambridgeshire Times by James Podesta | Friday, 22 March 2013

THE UKIP anti-immigration protest planned for Wisbech Park in May has been slammed by a number of the town’s community groups. Representatives from Trade Unions, the Police, churches, pensioners and residents as well as Labour and Conservative councillors spoke out against the demonstration, which they claim will incite tensions and lead more...


Far Right Leader In Court Over Millfield Mosque Demonstration

Sky Tyne & Wear by Andy Hughes | Thursday, 21 March 2013

The leader of far-right group the North East Infidels has appeared in court accused of causing disorder during a demonstration at the site of a new mosque in Sunderland. Warren Faulkner, who leads a splinter group of the English Defence League, will be tried by a jury after he denied causing more...


The sorry truth is that the virus of anti-Semitism has infected the British Muslim community

New Statesman by Mehdi Hasan | Thursday, 21 March 2013

If tomorrow, God forbid, I were to cause the death of an innocent man with my car, minutes after sending a series of texts on my mobile phone, I’m guessing I’d spend the rest of my life riddled with guilt. What I wouldn’t do is go on television and lay more...


Bulgar off

New Europe by Kassandra | Thursday, 21 March 2013

The archly Eurosceptic United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip) is reaching out to its EU neighbours. The party, currently experiencing a bounce in the polls, is holding its spring conference this weekend (23 March) in its south-west heartland. The keynote speaker will be Slavi Binev, an MEP and new member of the more...


Malala Yousafzai attends first day at Edgbaston High School in Birmingham

BBC | Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban after campaigning for girls' rights to education, has attended her first day at school in the UK. The 15-year-old was shot on a school bus in Pakistan in October. She has now recovered following treatment at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth more...


Islamist haters blocked at East London University

by Peter Tatchell | Monday, 18 March 2013

The University of East London (UEL) blocked an Islamist meeting that was due to be held on the Stratford campus last Friday, 15 March. The meeting was billed as featuring hate preachers Khalid Yasin and Jalal Ibn Saeed. The meeting was also advertised with “segregated seating”, where women would be forced more...


Arrests and police orders issued at South Yorkshire BNP demonstration

Sheffield Star | Sunday, 17 March 2013

Arrests were made and dispersal orders handed out when the British National Party held a protest against a proposed new mosque in Rotherham. Around 50 people gathered on Thornhill Recreation Ground in the town - next to a former B&Q store - for the BNP demonstration while another, larger group of more...


Insult to Kriss

The Scottish Sun by Cameron Hay | Sunday, 17 March 2013

The outraged family of murdered Kriss Donald have blasted fascists who held an anniversary memorial at the spot where he was snatched. A band of thugs defied cops by laying a wreath for the 15-year-old who was killed by a racist Asian gang in Glasgow in 2004. But Kriss’s sickened family called more...


BNP accused of exploiting animal rights concerns of Skegness public

Skegness Standard | Saturday, 16 March 2013

A far-right group has been accused of exploiting animal rights concerns in Skegness to push its ideology. The BNP were expected to hold their latest protest outside the halal abattoir in Heath Road today (Saturday). The protest is one of several that have taken place outside the abattoir following the news that more...


Police ban far-right SDL ceremony to mark teenager's death

The Herald by Jody Harrison | Saturday, 16 March 2013

Police have banned a far-right group from holding a ceremony to commemorate a teenager murdered by Asian men. Strathclyde Police have written to members of the Scottish Defence League (SDL) to tell them not to gather today in Pollokshields, in the south side of Glasgow, to mark the ninth anniversary of more...


UKIP candidate receives apology over immigration comments

BBC | Saturday, 16 March 2013

Mr Collins had said illegal immigrants should be detained in closed down prisons such as HMP Shepton Mallet. UKIP has accepted these were Mr Collins' views and not those of UKIP. "We are fully committed to free speech and divergent opinions within our party. Phil was trying to make sense of a more...


Jail for "disgraceful" racist lout

The Northern Echo | Thursday, 14 March 2013

A racist lout who attacked a shopkeeper and his friend was behind bars tonight (Wednesday, March 13) after being branded "thoroughly disgraceful" by a judge. James Appleby yelled obscenities at Fakher Rasul Mohammed when he said he was charging too much for a can of lager and a chocolate bar. Mr Mohammed more...


Community groups rally together to save Bradford's historic synagogue

Telegraph & Argus | Thursday, 14 March 2013

Community groups in Bradford are rallyingtogether in a bid to save the city’s last remaining synagogue. Bradford Council for Mosques and other businesses and groups in the area are working together with the local authority to raise funds for the Bradford synagogue, to ensure the building remains a sacred space for more...


Extreme Right poses a threat like al Qaeda, warns minister

Evening Standard by Martin Bentham | Thursday, 14 March 2013

Right-wing extremists could pose an al-Qaeda-style threat in Britain, the security minister warned today. James Brokenshire said the “ugly face” of the far Right was a “real” danger to public safety and had the same aim as Islamist extremists of wanting to reshape society. He warned of the risk of attacks by more...


Mayor candidate admits party ex-BNP members

Sheffield Star | Wednesday, 13 March 2013

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 more...


English Defence League exploiting sex-grooming fears, says report

by Mark Smith | Wednesday, 13 March 2013

The English Defence League (EDL) is exploiting concerns about sex-grooming gangs to fuel its anti-Islam agenda and help forge networks with far-right groups across Europe, according to a university report. The EDL has used recent cases, such as that of nine Asian men jailed last year for grooming girls in Rochdale, more...


Muslim women are caught in the crossfire between bigots on both sides

The Guardian by Sara Khan | Monday, 11 March 2013

Muslim women have always experienced higher incidences of anti-Muslim violence than men. This is confirmed by Tell Mama, the government-backed helpline which measures anti-Muslim violence, which states that 58%of incidents are experienced by women. Victims have ranged from a five-year-old girl who was run over, to an 89-year-old pensioner. Seventy-five more...


Neo-Nazis protest outside Erdington primary school

Birmingham Mail by Jonny Greatrex | Monday, 11 March 2013

A Neo-Nazi protest outside a Birmingham school has been condemned by an MP. A group, calling themselves the ‘Infidels of Britain’ (IoB), gathered at the gates of Erdington Hall Primary School as children arrived for lessons on Monday morning. Three weeks earlier nine-year-old pupil Aaron Dugmore was found hanging in his bedroom. more...


Far-right on campus: National Culturists exposed

Liverpool Student Media by James Margeson | Monday, 11 March 2013

On their website The National Culturists claim to be against racism but on his personal blog “boy wonder of the British far-right” posted Obama image captioned with “n****r” and boasted of connections with Nick Griffin University of Liverpool politics student and National Culturists Chairman Jack Buckby caused a stir in the more...


Nazi yob’s race hate demo ban

The Scottish Sun by Cameron Hay | Sunday, 10 March 2013

A Nazi thug exposed by The Scottish Sun was banned from a powderkeg far-right demo.Cops warned Scottish Defence League yob Paul Newlands to stay away from the race-hate rally held by the extremist group’s English counterpart.Fifteen people were arrested as around 700 EDL supporters faced 350 anti-fascist rivals during tense more...


Buoyant Ukip battles to contain party's most extreme elements

The Guardian by Robert Booth and Rajeev Syal | Friday, 8 March 2013

Every political party has its fringe, but not many have members whose policy priorities include death to all squirrels, the end of the NHS and a return to the gold standard. The United Kingdom Independence party is a different case. As Nigel Farage, the party leader, enjoyed his popularity bounce following more...


BNP supporters in ugly confrontation outside Harold Wood station

Romford Reporter | Thursday, 7 March 2013

The chairman of the British National Party (BNP) claims that his supporters were behind a confrontation with anti-fascist campaigners. Footage has been uploaded on the Hope Not Hate website of ugly scenes between a team of campaigners, which included its co-ordinator Nick Lowles, and a gang outside Harold Wood station more...


Swansea prepares to host white pride march

This is South Wales | Thursday, 7 March 2013

Racial tensions could rise high in Swansea's city centre on Saturday as a White Pride march takes place. The event is being planned to coincide with the White Pride World Wide Day and includes a Blood and Honour gig in the evening. Supporters of the rally, that is being promoted on a more...


EDL Teenager admits racist graffiti near mosque

Get Surrey by Simon Cressy | Thursday, 7 March 2013

A teenager spray-painted racist graffiti near a mosque and daubed the names Saddam Hussein and Bin Laden on flats during a booze-fuelled spree. Laura Woodward, 19 of Byron Road, Addlestone, admitted four counts of racially and religious aggravated criminal damage and two of criminal damage. Woodward, appearing before Guildford magistrates last Thursday, more...


Luton HQ plans for EDL

Luton Today | Thursday, 7 March 2013

The English Defence League is set to open a headquarters in Luton, says its leader, who has been released from jail. Stephen Lennon, who calls himself Tommy Robinson, said the HQ would be at his tanning shop premises in Hastings Street. “It will be like the Discover Islam centre but we will more...


Will Self walks through Britain's flag-waving heartlands

The Guardian by Will Self | Thursday, 7 March 2013

Back in the tail end of 2009, Nigel Farage stepped aside from his leadership of the United Kingdom Independence Party to concentrate on challenging the speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, in the parliamentary elections of 2010. In a characteristically forthright statement, Farage said that Bercow "represented the more...


UKIP local deputy chair resigns over party’s ‘shift’ towards opposing equal marriage

Pink News by Joseph Patrick McCormick | Wednesday, 6 March 2013

A local deputy chairman for the UK Independence Party has resigned from his post due to what he described as a “shift” towards a more right-wing stance, opposing equal marriage. Arnie Craven, the former deputy chairman of the party’s Wakefield branch has resigned, and said that he had done so following more...


Scottish Defence League moron is a Nazi piece of work

The Scottish Sun | Sunday, 3 March 2013

A leading member of the sinister far-right Scottish DefenceLeague is today unmasked as a vile racist with links to outlawed neo-Nazis. The Scottish Sun can reveal hate-filled bigot Paul Newlands is a major driving force behind the prejudice and tensions stirred up by the extremist faction. He was snapped in Berwick last more...


Five charged following EDL protest in Manchester

ITV Granada | Sunday, 3 March 2013

Five people have been charged following yesterday’s demonstrations in Manchester city centre. Daniel Shaw (18/07/1986) of Keeley Close Manchester was charged with possessing a class B drug. He is due to appear before Manchester Magistrates on 27 March 2013. Daniel Hare (11/11/1987) of Studmoor Road, Rotherham was charged with section 5 public more...


BNP set for protest at Skegness abattoir

Skegness Standard | Friday, 1 March 2013

A political party has announced it will be visiting Skegness to hold a protest and day of action against a Halal abattoir. The Lincolnshire Coastal Branch of the BNP will be at the Heath Road site on Saturday, March 16 from noon to voice its views and drum up support for more...


13 Charged Over Violent Clashes At Millfield Mosque Demonstration

Sky Tyne & Wear by Ruth Holliday | Friday, 1 March 2013

Police have charged 13 people after a demonstration at the site of a new mosque in Sunderland turned violent, as far-right groups including the EDL clashed with local Muslims and anti-fascists. Around 200 people attended the pre-planned demonstration on St Mark's Road in Millfield on Saturday, October 6, 2012, where a more...


Facebook pervert Stephen Payne walks free after grooming 13-year-old girl for sex

The Daily Record | Friday, 1 March 2013

Fury erupted after a right-wing yob who groomed a 13-year-old girl online before having sex with her avoided jail and a place on the sex offenders’ register. A court heard Stephen Payne had sex with the teenager at his home after the youngster made clear to him during Facebook chat that more...