Jayda Fransen

Donald Trump 'barred from Tower Hamlets'... despite the US President already cancelling his trip to UK

Tower Hamlets councillors have "barred" Donald Trump from the area should he still decide to visit the UK.

Donald Trump

12 Times Donald Trump's White House Insulted Britain In His First Year As President

Sadiq Khan. Theresa May. South London. His list of British targets is long.<p>It seemed to start so well. Theresa May was the first foreign leader …

Donald Trump

In tribute to murdered friend Jo Cox, Sadiq Khan says he won't apologise to Trump

Sadiq Khan has said he will not apologise for criticising Donald Trump after the President retweeted the organisation backed by the murderer of his …

Sadiq Khan

Liverpool based far-right activist charged with inciting hatred at rally with Britain First

Liverpool-based far-right activist Paul Rimmer has appeared in court charged with inciting hatred during a speech made at a Britain First-linked …

Britain First

Donald Trump thought terrorists controlled parts of the UK, so Theresa May had to correct him

Trump made the claims at a lunch with Theresa May in 2017.<p>The UK prime minister challenged him on the issue.<p>Trump is an avid Fox News viewer.<p>Donald …

Donald Trump

Britain First want to celebrate Donald Trump in Liverpool - but they might struggle

A member of the far-right group Britain First has invited “all patriots” to celebrate the first year in office of US President Donald Trump at a …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Insists He Is 'Not A Racist': Here's 5 Times He Was Racist

Starting with the time he called Mexican immigrants 'rapists'.<p>NICHOLAS KAMM via Getty Images<p>Donald Trump has denied claims he is racist<p>Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

I work for an anti-extremism organisation and this is the difference between neo-Nazi and Islamist propaganda online

Towards the end of last year, there was much fanfare about Twitter’s so called “purge” of extremist accounts, including those of prominent …

Britain First fan who drove van at London restaurant owner walks free

Marek Zakrocki, who also gave a Nazi salute and shouted ‘white power’, served his time on remand<p>A Britain First supporter who drove at a curry restaurant owner after saying “I’m going to kill a Muslim” is to walk free after serving his time on remand.<p>The Old Bailey heard that Marek Zakrocki, 48, …

Law (UK)

Calendar of racism and resistance (15 December 2017 – 11 January 2018) | Institute of Race Relations

January 11, 2018 — News<p>Written by IRR News Team<p><b>A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK</b> …

Race & Ethnicity

Donald Trump's February 'working visit' to Britain cancelled

President Donald Trump's expected "working visit" to Britain in February has been postponed, Downing Street has confirmed.<p>Theresa May was the first world leader to visit Mr Trump in the White House, and the US president accepted at the time an invitation for a state visit.<p>But that idea was fairly …

India News

Professor Green accused of ‘defending rapists’ in heated clash with Britain First protestors

Professor Green was accused of ‘defending rapists’ during a heated clash with Britain First supporters at a protest in Rochdale.<p>The rapper, real name …

Britain First

Britain First speech from Belfast council chamber investigated

Video shows group’s deputy leader Jayda Fransen making an address while wearing red robes and sitting in lord mayor’s chair<p>Belfast city council is investigating how the deputy leader of Britain First delivered an anti-immigration video from the lord mayor’s chair.<p>Video footage was posted on …

News

Fox News Host Laura Ingraham Shares Anti-Immigrant Tweet by Neo-Nazi David Duke Ally

Fox News host Laura Ingraham caused controversy Sunday by sharing a tweet by a British neo-Nazi with links to former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke.<p>In …

Laura Ingraham

Britain First's Fransen faces trial over 'hate speech'

<b>The deputy leader of far-right group Britain First, Jayda Fransen, will go on trial in April on charges connected with alleged hate speeches in Belfast.</b><p>She is accused of using threatening, abusive or insulting words during a protest in the city on 6 August 2017.<p>The 31 year old, from Anerly, London, …

Britain First

Fox News host retweets neo-Nazi

Mark Collett previously spoke of his admiration for Adolf Hitler<p>Fox News’ Laura Ingraham retweeted a British Neo-Nazi on Sunday — a man who has …

Racism

Twitter explains why it won’t block ‘world leaders’ — without naming Trump

Some Twitter users have called, repeatedly, for the social network to block President Trump's account — but a new statement from Twitter essentially says that is not going to happen.<p>Twitter has previously responded to complaints about Trump's account by saying that certain users' tweets have a …

Technology

National Action, Generation Identity, Britain First: The far-right groups currently operating in the UK

Number of suspected far-right extremist groups flagged to Britain's anti-terror programme spiked last year.<p>Six people have been arrested on suspicion …

Hate Groups

The rise of Islamophobia and anti-Semitism in Trump’s America

Hate crimes targeting Muslims and Jews have increased during Donald Trump’s rise to power. But is he really to blame?

Racism

Facebook apologises after investigation exposes string of mistakes by moderators

Facebook has apologised after an investigation found moderators failed to make the right decision almost half the time that deeply offensive posts were reported.<p>The social network admitted to several discrepancies in how it censored posts, after they were brought to light by a ProPublica …

Censorship

2017: Another difficult hard year for American Muslims

- Advertisement -<p>The seven-million American Muslims remained under siege since 9/11/2001 through reconfiguration of US laws, policies and priorities …

Liberal View

Trump's 2017, in 17 tweets

<b>(CNN) —</b> Through a little less than a year in office, President Donald Trump has tweeted more than 2,300 times, using Twitter to attack political opponents, announce policy shifts, rant about the media, spread propaganda and, in frequent pitched outbursts, seek to undermine public confidence in the …

Donald Trump

Twitter suspends outspoken ex-WSU College Republicans president amid far-right purge

A former Washington State University College Republicans student president received a bitter Christmas gift from Twitter amid ongoing far-right purges by the tech giant.<p>James Allsup revealed on Monday that the social media platform had suspended his account, @realjamesallsup – a nod to President …

Donald Trump

Why Did Twitter Ban A Group Trump Re-tweeted But Not Trump?

A century ago a newly introduced consumer media platform was going to change the world. It had the potential to democratize societies by offering …

Martin Shkreli

Meghan Markle And Prince Harry’s Wedding Invitation To Obama May Not Happen Thanks To Trump

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle want to invite the Obamas to their royal wedding in the spring, but the British government may leave them off the list …

Royal Family

2017 year-end fact check

Frederica Wilson

Julian Assange has apparently deleted his Twitter account in a Christmas mystery

WikiLeaks founder and notorious Ecuadorian embassy resident Julian Assange has seemingly deleted his Twitter account, throwing his supporters into a …

Julian Assange

Snapshots of 2017: the pain, the joy, and the Donald

It was the year photographers caught the world in turmoil, from the despair of thousands fleeing Myanmar to post-Mugabe joy in Zimbabwe<p>The extraordinary spectacle of Donald Trump’s presidency has dominated 2017: from Twitter wars with nuclear-armed North Korea, to Robert Mueller’s Russia inquiry, …

Robert Mugabe

Respect and believe all women… including Ann Coulter?

“No matter what Jackie said, we should generally believe rape claims” (<i>Washington Post</i>):<b>We should believe, as a matter of default</b>, what an accuser …

Ann Coulter

Twitter Urged To Ban Katie Hopkins In Wake Of Melbourne Crash Tweets

Amid online 'hate' crackdown.<p>There are growing calls for Twitter to suspend Katie Hopkins’ account following her comments about the Melbourne crash …

Sadiq Khan