Nazi terrorist is out, about and unrepentant

Matthew Collins - 15 05 23

A man convicted under terror legislation for membership of the banned terror group National Action is back on the streets and back in contact with his former ‘comrades’, HOPE not hate can reveal.

Darren Fletcher, aka Darren Clifft and Christopher Phillips, was jailed along with five other members from the West Midlands for a total of 34 years in 2018. Fletcher’s sentence was for three years and four months, with an extra 18 months added on for breaching an outstanding order against him.

Now out in the community on strict license conditions (similar to those applied to former members or adherents of Islamic State), Fletcher is working as an HGV driver and bragging he is still spreading hatred and that nothing can stop him. He proved as much by attending a hardline anti-immigrant rally in Walsall two weekends ago where he was letting everyone know that he is back up to his old tricks.

Terrorist suspects traveling to or through Turkey are normally stopped. What’s happened here, then?

His appearance at far-right demonstrations comes despite supposedly being under supervision by probation services and police.

As well as visiting various tatty shrines to British and German Nazis across Britain, Fletcher has littered his social media with vile and unrepentant racism whilst on his travels. He also claims he managed to travel to Turkey last month for a hair transplant!

Fletcher will be no stranger to long term HOPE not hate readers. He first came to prominence in 2013 when the former English Defence League (EDL) supporter attended a rock concert held in support of the National Front (NF).  Fletcher took to the stage in full Ku Klux Klan regalia and carried out a lynching on a ‘golliwog’ doll. After posting the video of himself carrying out the act, he was arrested and subsequently jailed for twelve months and later jailed again in 2015.

A totally normal day out at the museum

After prison, Fletcher gravitated towards the terror group National Action and, after proscription, its regional continuity group ‘Triple K Mafia.’

The Triple K Mafia operated across the Midlands, under the watchful eye of National Action leader Christopher Lythgoe.  Among other things, the group discussed killing a female MP in the Midlands and murdering mixed race children.

Patatas: Nazi mother and matriarch with baby Adolf in arms

Fletcher, who was married with children, even bragged to the group’s matriarch Claudia Patatas (who named her own child after Adolf Hitler) how he had taught his own daughter to give the Nazi salute.

Prayers worked. He’s since been reemployed

Prison was not particularly kind to Fletcher. He was assaulted on a number of occasions (being relieved of a PlayStation on one particular occasion) and confined to solitary for his own protection.


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