Convicted Bristol bacon botherer ups ante with mosque arson call

Matthew Collins - 12 04 16
Mark Bennett; playing with fire

Mark Bennett; playing with fire

We’ve noted many times before the immense overlap between domestic fascists, criminality and rank stupidity. Today’s evidence of that vicious Venn diagram is provided by Mark Bennett, a supporter of Bristol United Patriots, the EDL splinter founded by New British Union of fascists’ Ed Dowden.

Mark is currently on bail awaiting sentencing having pleaded guilty with his wife Alison to religiously aggravated assault. The couple, together with Alison Swailes and Kevin Crehan, hurled racist abuse and bacon sarnies at elderly worshippers attending Bristol’s Totterdown mosque. How hard of them.

I guess posting pictures of yourself at the scene of the crime didn’t help eh Mark?

Bennett is expecting a custodial sentence. Having seen his online activity post-conviction, he may well be right. Firstly he’s upped the ante from bacon bothering, posting a call to his Facebook pals to “Burn your local mosque”.

He and buddy ‘Carlos England’, aka ‘Carlos Mask’, aka Carl Prosser have also publicly toyed with the idea of getting their hands on some guns with which to target the “Stokes Croft lefties.” They’re a bit sore, literally and metaphorically, after an attempt to disrupt an anti-racism meeting in the district didn’t quite go according to plan.

It doesn’t end there. Bennett, who was a senior member of the BUP, is, whilst on bail, trying to organise a “mass march” in London on April 30th. This is being set up under the auspices of the White Defence League, a vehicle of National Front leadership wannabe, Kev McMahon. You’d think he had enough on his hands what with the NF’s increasingly violent internal feuding resulting in at least one member turning to the police.

The event, promoted by Prosser’s pitiful online Masked Brothers gang, will clearly not be one of mass participation. We base that assumption not just on the recent history of far right gatherings, but the fact the Masked Brothers page has just 28 likes whilst the YouTube channel, clumsily rebranded from Carl Prosser’s original eponymously titled effort, has 11 subscriptions.

But those wishing to attend best get down the fancy dress shop too given the day is also set to be Munsters themed……

Meanwhile Prosser, a man getting increasingly agitated about the possibility of being nicked in connection with the violence in Dover, thinks being a mysterious masked man will protect him from the long arm of the law. It’s a shame then that HOPE Not Hate has acquired an image of the less than mysterious unmasked man. Both Kent and Bristol & Avon Police might want to take a peek as Prosser shares his pal Bennett’s unhealthy interest in hanging around mosques.

Carl Prosser aka Carlos England aka Carlos Masked

Carl Prosser aka Carlos England aka Carlos Masked


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