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BNP ‘to face legal challenges over discrimination’

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  1. Simon Murphy 9 Jun 2009, 3:52pm

    This is all true no doubt but utterly irrelevant. I can’t think of any circumstance in which a black or gay or jewish or muslim person would even apply to join them or work with them.

    In any case even if someone from a minority applied to work for or join the party then I’m sure they’d be hired and used for PR purposes.

  2. “Off our streets, Nazi scum”

    Have any of these people even read the BNP’s policies, do they even know what National Socialism is?

    I think not, calling the BNP nazis is pathetic, why dont they put there enrgies into protesting the fact we have an unelected P.M. now that is facist!

  3. Simon Murphy 9 Jun 2009, 4:25pm

    Having an unelected PM is not facist as he is not the head of state. He is the head of the governing party who is appointed by the unelected head of state – Queen Liz 2. Having a monarchy is undemocratic. Plus considering that the rights of succession favour males the monarchy is a sexist, undemocratic organisation.

    Britain needs to abolish the monarchy and have an elected ceremonial head of state as exists in many countries. That would resolve the issue.

    As for the BNP – well considering that their policies call for the mass deportation of immigrants based on skin colour and/or religious belief then the comparison with facism is very valid.

  4. “Off our streets, Nazi scum”

    “Have any of these people even read the BNP’s policies, do they even know what National Socialism is?”

    Yes. We have read their twisted policies, and they are neo-nazi scumbags. They want to legislate against gay people, disabled people, anyone whom they deem to be a “foreigner” with forced repatriation elsewhere. They use Winston Churchill’s image in their posters – something which his great-grandson has publicly stated Winston would have been disgusted about – The BNP guy Mark Colette has said on camera that he considers the HIV virus and full-blown AIDS to “be a friendly disease”.

    So yes, we are well informed as to the sick policies of the BNP, what they say, and what they say but don’t want people to hear them say.

  5. Jean-Paul 9 Jun 2009, 5:19pm

    Simon Murphy (3):

    ‘Having a monarchy is undemocratic.’

    Of course it’s undemocratic. Why haven’t I heard this more often?

  6. Although I kind of see what they’re driving at by holding the BNP to account for having public funds and not employing minority groups, I still had to pinch myself when I read that.
    The BNP has discriminatory employment policies? I also hear bears defecate in the woods!

  7. “Have any of these people even read the BNP’s policies, do they even know what National Socialism is?”

    What do you think we are, idiots? Believe all your own propaganda Davew, do you? We’re smarter than that to fall for your BNP lies.

    Its WE who ended up in death camps last time people like the BNP got elected in a country not too far away from here. Take your racist homophobic garbage to another site.

  8. Pumpkin Pie 9 Jun 2009, 5:43pm

    “Indigenous Caucasians”? Don’t these halfwits know anything about the history of the British people? Celts, Anglo-Saxons, Normans, Romans – this is a country of half-breeds, of ethnic diversity.

    More illogical still is the specific requirement for Caucasians. The invader William the Conqueror’s men bred with “local” (hey, we’re all from Africa, anyway) women, and their descendents are regarded British. But, if a guy from Nigeria had a child with his white “British” wife, their child wouldn’t be able to join the BNP (as if it would want to), just because it can’t be classified as Caucasian? That’s…pretty confusing.

  9. Simon Murphy 9 Jun 2009, 5:51pm

    Weirdly the BNP claims to represent the ‘indigenous’ population of Britain.

    Anyone with Viking or Norman ancestors are apparently also not welcome.

    Can Nick Griffin prove his Celtic heritage? If not then he has no place in his own scummy party.

  10. Pumpkin Pie 9 Jun 2009, 6:09pm

    You’re kidding me! Seriously?! That’s even stupider than what I was accusing them of! What a cretin.

  11. vulpus_rex 9 Jun 2009, 6:54pm

    Hmm – facing legal challenges.

    They must be laughing their heads off – loads of free publicity on highly contentious issues that is just as likely to garner more support than not.

    Too many people already believe that the legal system has been traduced by minority interest groups as a means of getting free tax payers cash for specious claims of discrimination.

    Whilst laudable in aim, this will just feed this misconception.

    If the mainstream political parties spent less time uttering weasely condemnations and concentrated on policies that addressed real concerns, then the BNP would simply disappear.

  12. I certainly don’t support the BNP but why should they be singled out?

    There are many other minority groups who don’t employ gay men or white /black Asian Jewish.

    How many gay men work for the Christian Party that stood in the European elections? Revd George Hargreaves, the homophobe who leads this party – would he employ a gay man –of course not, so maybe this organization should face legal challenges as well as the BNP

    Lee

  13. The fact that a large minority (1 million people) in this country are indeed nazi-fascists, just like the ones who praised Hitler not many decades ago, must not go unnoticed or undermined. Their real concerns are the same concerns of the Nazi-Fascist parties around Europe. Their ideologies and methods are still the same as employed before, during and after the “3rd Reich”.

  14. HAPPY BIRTHDAY JUDY GARLAND (1922-1969)

  15. Simon Murphy wrote
    “This is all true no doubt but utterly irrelevant. I can’t think of any circumstance in which a black or gay or jewish or muslim person would even apply to join them or work with them.”

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    Unfortunately I few years ago A Jewish women did stand as a BNP councillor.

    Interracial, Inter-relgious and Inter-ethnic hatred is something that some politicians are not addressing. . . The BNP are highly aware of it and using it to their advantage.

  16. I don’t agree or support the BNP, infact shudder at the thoughts of what they believe in. But isn’t it democracy? If we refuse parties their say, and people right to support them, then we become a dictatorship.

  17. Joe Johnston 10 Jun 2009, 7:06pm

    Well the people I blame for the BNP are not those who vote for them but the 3 main parties who have consistently ignored the legitimate concerns of the respectable white working class about mass immigration, jobs going to foreign workers and Europe. If these issues had been properly recognised and addressed, the BNP would have stood no chance. Exactly the same thing happened in Germany in the 20′s and 30′s and it’s scary for us. So what will these legal challenges to the BNP do – give them publicity, widen their appeal, get them sympathy – and do them absolutely no harm at all.
    Funny how those who, quite rightly, abhor the BNP and campaign against them fall suspiciously silent about Muslim extremism which is equally frightening to the gay community and. as far as I’m concerned is just as bad if not worse.

  18. Simon Murphy 10 Jun 2009, 7:15pm

    No 17: Joe Johnston: You say:

    “Well the people I blame for the BNP are not those who vote for them but the 3 main parties who have consistently ignored the legitimate concerns of the respectable white working class about mass immigration, jobs going to foreign workers and Europe. ”

    I DO blame the people who vote for the BNP. Concerns about immigration; Europe etc are a big feature of UKIP which is a rightwing party but at least they are not violent extremists.
    I’m not a fan of UKIP but they are not calling for the mass enforced deportation of foreigners or non-white people.

    As for the muslim leaders who call for condemnation of homosexuals – well I think most people on here would classify them alongside the BNP.

  19. All i know is the other day i saw in the paper Griffin’s goons giving him a nazi salute.. not only this he’s trying to recruit the very young…something the nazi’s themselves did…we might be a democracy but if that party comes in… well we can only imagine

  20. Whilst the BNP should be condemned for their bigotry, only a few weeks ago, a Labour councillor refused to endorse another candidate because she was Jewish. How is that any better than the BNP?

  21. Comment number 4 by George.

    You are a liar.

    It is obvious you haven’t read the BNP policies because they do not wish to forcibly remove anyone from this country (apart from illegal immigrants and foreigners who come here and commit a crime).

    They want voluntary repatriation, that means if a person comes to this country and then wishes to return to their homeland they will be assisted in doing such.

    So when you ask if we take you for idiots, I have no choice to say yes, because you lie through your teeth and think you will get away with it.

  22. People dont seem to realise what it is they are supporting in the BNP. The cancer that was Naziz Germany has reared it’s head again and gathering support from intolerant dimbwits, who have no idea what they are encouraging. Very sad and dangerous.

  23. #
    Comment by George — June 9, 2009 @ 16:35

    Soames, Churchill’s grand son,has lived off this connection all his life. He didn’t know Churchill. In the general election in 1955 Churchill wanted to use the slogan “Keep Britain White” Soames didn’t mention that did he? Churchill also warned about the dangers of Islam in his book “Rivers of Blood”. Soames didn’t mention that either did he?
    “…Have any of these people even read the BNP’s policies…”
    Yes, I have. You obviously have not. The “policies” you mention must be a figment of your imagination. If you are going to post about something it would be a courtesy to your readers to actually know something about the subject you write about.

  24. sad and unhappy in the north west 11 Jun 2009, 12:00pm

    I’m not a violent person but – eggs what a waist of time… all nazi scum should be pelted with bricks then locked up never to see daylight again.

    a world sick with racism and discrimination will never heal as long as long as parties such as the BNP are able to operate.

    I’ve always been proud to come from Liverpool and the north west of england, i can no longer say I’m proud only dismayed at the people of the north west who sat on there backsides to watch soaps and junk on the TV and let this travesty happen, only the stupid, evil and ignorant would vote BNP and because of the lazy the BNP won a seat not only that they won TWO.

    Many years ago Liverpool was for a time the heart and soul of the slave trade. The blood spilt in the slave trade will stain Liverpool for all eternity. Having a BNP represent anywhere is a disgrace but Liverpool has been set back 200 years in the eyes of the world….

    I cannot express how i feel apart from anger that the BNP is even aloud to exist…

    r

  25. Pumpkin Pie 11 Jun 2009, 5:05pm

    I don’t agree or support the BNP, infact shudder at the thoughts of what they believe in. But isn’t it democracy? If we refuse parties their say, and people right to support them, then we become a dictatorship.

    If we had a written constitution to protect us, then I’d agree with you. Human rights mean more than democracy, for there is no right to deny somebody else their rights. Should we be able to vote on whether or not to reinstitute slavery? That’s democracy, isn’t it? Democracy is great, but it’s also dangerous if left unchecked. I’m not advocating authoritarianism, which I abhor, I just also abhor mob rule, which is precisely what undiluted democracy is. Parties which denounce human rights so clearly as the BNP should be outlawed.

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