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17Dec/16

Britain First founder’s pro-Trump dabbling

When discussing the election of Donald J Trump as President-elect of the United States, a lot has been made of the “fake news” phenomenon. OneBuzzFeed story in particular, featuring a cottage industry of pro-Trump websites in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia — coincidentally, the same country Melania Trump was born in — was cited by Barack Obama.

In this era of hyped-up McCarthyist accusations, it’s important to realise that the issue here does not just relate to America’s former adversaries. The Patriot News Agency — which arose in July this year, soon after it became obvious Trump would win the Republican nomination — is one such example. Whilst the New York Times notes that many foreign conservative outlets (such as the aforementioned Macedonian sites) have been set up to cash in on the Trump phenomenon, Patriot News had another objective: To get Donald J. Trump to be the next President of the United States.

The organisation is headed by Jim Dowson, described by The Times as an “inveterate agitator” and “the invisible man of Britain’s far right”. Dowson, an anti-abortion activist in Northern Ireland who helped set up the far-right Britain First political organisation. Britain First is such a far-right organisation that following the assassination of Labour MP Jo Cox, some in Parliament have called for the group’s proscription under the Terrorism Act 2000. Dowson himself advocated Britain’s exit from the EU and has expressed admiration for the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, speaking at a conference for far-right political leaders in Russia heralding Putin’s defence of traditional western values. This is presumably due to Russia’s stance on gay rights — Dowson set up his own organisation (the Parent Truth Campaign) opposing sex education and gay rights in 2001.

Dowson made it his mission, according to messages posted on one of his sites, to “spread devastating anti-Clinton, pro-Trump memes and sound bites into sections of the population too disillusioned with politics to have taken any notice of conventional campaigning,” in the same way that Dowson “made deft use of social media … to promote [his] work and convey an impression of mass following”, according to the New York Times

People familiar with Britain First will know that it is mostly known for its spread of repackaged vital memes online using blatantly misleading statistics or using the issue of animal welfare to its own advantage. Many people forwarding these memes are unaware of the origins of these posts, and thus misinformation and disinformation are spread abound. It’s no surprise that Jim Dowson decided he’d try his hand at trumpeting Trump in the US: after all, most people who read the fabricated stories on Facebook — such as the widely-circulated hoax meme that Pope Francis had endorsed Trump — actually believed them.

The fact that a pro-Trump Britain First activist has managed to create a viral conservative news website should be a wake-up call to liberals in the United States. The seeds of “post-truth” politics already existed beforehand, but the voices promoting them were dismissed as marginal, ringe and insignificant. It is imperative that activists within the United States stop squabbling among themselves and think of a populist counter-message to this extreme xenophobic nationalism which seems to be permeating online at the moment. Politics as usual is over, period.

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Joshua Hopper

15Dec/16

Britain First – A Great British Con?

Britain First have had great success on social media, with their Facebook page having gained almost 1.5 million likes in the past few years. Founded by ex BNP chief fundraiser Jim Dowson in 2011, the group started as another of his get-rich-quick schemes. In 2012 they collected money on the streets under the guise of helping ex armed forces, in a true Del and Rodney style complete with folding table that got packed up in seconds if someone called the rozzers.

This video was recorded by an ex soldier who tracked them down.

In 2014 Britain First registered as an official political party, with Paul Golding as leader. Also in 2014 Golding along with his father and his deputy Jayda Fransen, opened a limited company – Britain First Merchandise Ltd. The company initially used Jim Dowson’s patriot store to sell their products, heavily promoting the link on their now popular Facebook page. These days the online shop is directly accessed from the official party website. Party accounts are registered annually with the Electoral Commission and are available to the public. On checking the available 2014 and 2015 accounts, we noted that there was no revenue declared from any commercial or miscellaneous activities. Obviously we were aware the party promoted and sold their merchandise, so we queried this omission of declared funds with the Electoral Commission. The response was sadly unhelpful. Britain First have confirmed to them the Ltd company and the political party are two separate entities and the proceeds from each activity are completely separate.

BUT THEY USE THE SAME WEBSITE! THEY PROMOTE THE GOODS THROUGH THEIR PARTY PAGE!! THEY EMAIL PARTY SUPPORTERS TO ASK THEM TO PURCHASE GOODS!!!

Imagine the same thing happening with the Conservatives or Labour. Surely this can’t be legal, we asked? The EC were once again unhelpful and suggested we contact the police ourselves if we believed fraud had been committed.

Of course, we then reported this to the police action fraud department, along with evidence of Mr Golding and Ms Fransen emailing supporters of the party for donations to fund their own criminal legal proceedings and fines. In what was beginning to feel like a ping pong match, after 5 minutes on hold whilst they took some advice, we were told it was a matter for the Electoral Commission.

We will continue in our quest to find some official department that can take action, and report any progress.

23May/16

Knights Templar International: Christian Knights or Fascist Front?

Like many groups and individuals whose (bizarre?) hobby is monitoring far right pages on social media we spotted a new kid on the block in 2014 – the Knights Templar International. The Facebook page was a strange mix of ads for clothing (from the Patriot Store, more on that later), Islamaphobia, ads to join the order and click bait. From the outset we were suspicious of the page and suspected the involvement of James Dowson, ex Orangeman, BNP and Britain First. The hallmarks of Dowson’s involvement were all over the KTI page. The usual click bait posts, ‘Share if you are against animal cruelty’, ‘Share if you respect our armed forces’ and post after post espousing a pro-life agenda.

And of course the cross posting between KTI and the Britain First Facebook page.
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And the infamous email from Britain First leader Paul Golding asking people (in sensitive careers who cannot openly support the party, make of that what you will) to join KTI.

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Dowson having claimed before this that he had quit Britain First in disgust at their Mosque invasions (which consisted of Golding and his Blackshirts forcing their way into a Mosque during the quietest period and then harassing elderly Imams).
And yet here he is at the Britain First Conference in 2015 (billed as a ‘guest’ speaker and not the power behind the throne that he really is). Jim was also at a Britain First march in 2015, whizzing around in his merchandise van (which says everything about the man).

Also pictured (right) is one Imre Teglasy (more on him later).

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Not anything to do with Britain First though:

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But actual proof of Dowson involvement remained elusive until we discovered a video from a Russian television report where Dowson admitted to being KTI.

Hi Jim!

The video was made during the International Conservative Forum held in St Petersburg, Russia (for conservative insert ‘Far Right’ the participants). Also at the forum was a certain Nick Griffin, Jim Dowson’s old boss at the BNP (more on that later).

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Hi Jim!

KTI covered this ‘Mission’ to Russia extensively…then strangely deleted all the posts…

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The officials that KTI had there being Dowson and Griffin, Griffin of course attending in his role as Vice President of the Alliance for Peace and Freedom.

Jim’s full speech there can be viewed here. Worth noting is how he keeps describing Britain First as his party, boasting about its social media reach etc. even though he was supposed to have quit in disgust at the Mosque Invasions.

 

KTI Novus Ordo Militiae Limited, the business.

So we had proof that KTI was Dowson, but was there anything else to link him to KTI?

Funnily enough the director of KTI Nom is one Marian Thomas (also ex-BNP), who just happens to be Jim Dowson’s sister in law.

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Who also just happens to be the director of the Patriot Society (inc: the Patriot Store, LionheatGB).

 

Jimbos sister in law who just happens to be KTI and Patriot Store director

 

The Patriot Store… original domain registered by James Dowson using his (defunct) UK Life League ‘charity’…

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But of course KTI are nothing to with LionheartGB or the Patriot Store…

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Recent marketing email from LionheartGB, note both Patriot Store mentioned and the sender address:

 

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Jimbo still nothing to do with the Patriot Store/LionheartGB though, even though he has the same solicitor who sends out the same quasi legal threatening letters if you have the temerity to go up against him.

 

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These coincidences keep mounting up, still waiting for our letters Jim.

And not forgeting his old mate and English Democrat party leader Robin Tillbrook:

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Now why would KTI be bothered about a group opposed to Britain First? (redacted name not EBF). Tillbrooks being Britain First’s solicitor by the way…

 

Worth noting here is the recent Advertising Standards Authority ruling against KTI, where, basically, they lied about a Christian Family under threat from ISIS in order to solicit donations (another ASA ruling against the con men at KTI and another here).

Edit: link redacted as KTI, trying to cover their tracks have deleted all mention from their website, although it can still be found with cached versions and in their ‘Crusader’ magazine.

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Jim Dowson now selling KTI memberships and tat via a new compnay registered in his own name (guess he has given up trying to hide since he has been widely outed).

Same old crap.

Items sold in US Dollars, KTI also have a new KTI America Facebook page.

 

KTI and Nick Griffin.

You would think that after the acrimonious departure of Dowson from the BNP (and BNP members fraud allegations against Dowson) that Nick Griffin would have washed his hands of Jim. But…

We already know that Griffin was at the fascist shin-dig in Russia at the same time as Dowson. But is there any evidence to link Griffin to KTI?

We first became suspicious of Griffin’s involvement with KTI when we noticed the similarities to KTI’s ‘Syria Mission’ posts and posts made on Nick Griffin’s Twitter account.

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Griffin with Alliance for Peace and Freedom and KTI posts showing same

 

It must be noted here that Nick Griffin is a prominent member of the Alliance for Peace and Freedom  (APF), a group currently being investigated by the European Union, and, his trip to Syria (which just happened to mirror KTI’s mission to Syria) was as a part of the APF group. Also worthy of note is the KTI claim of a meeting at the European Parliament, which again was the APF (with Fiore and Griffin). (more on Fiore)

But all of this could have been a coincidence, the same as Nick Griffin being pictured by KTI during their ‘Mission’ to the Hungarian border.

 

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Also at the KTI Hungarian Border Mission was a mysterious pixellated figure, one of their Templars (pic taken from KTI website, since removed)

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Jimbo Hungarian border KTI pixelated post.

 

A quick reverse-image search revealed just who the mysterious Templar Knight was…

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Hi Jim!

Purely by coincidence (obviously Jim has quit BF honest guv), Britain First were in Hungary at the same time.

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But still no real proof that Griffin is KTI, even the usual cross posting could have been another coincidence…

 

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And another weird coincidence…
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Nice White Power symbol there Griffy

 

It looked like it would remain supposition that Griffin was KTI…until Griffin posted a picture of the KTI WordPress dashboard with himself logged in as Peter Mellows (blog writer on KTI website) on his British Unity  Facebook page (post removed a few days later).

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Griffin doxing himself as KTI by posting pic of KTI WordPress dashboard and himself logged in as Peter Mellows.

Yeah, we’re still laughing at that.

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Peter Mellows, aka Nick Griffin KTI ‘Author’
Edit: Since this blog was released Peter Mellows has mysteriously disappeared, the cat is out of the bag Jimbo/Griffy…

 

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Oh dear a KTI admin being banned for a post at the same time as Nick Griffin, note, Griffin also logged into This is England WordPress dashboard (another Dowson page).

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Additional, 08/10/2016 Nick Griffin admits he is KTI on his VK account

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And here’s Griffy again (April 2016) with the Serbian National Front with Teglasy.
Again APF . More on the Serb National Front here.
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Video of his speech here

And the three Templarteers at a social after.

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Hi Jim!

 

KTI in Eastern Europe.

The brave Knights Templar have been spending a lot of time in Hungary recently
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Hi Jim!

Even to the point of opening up a new ‘Priory’ and Hungarian chapter (actually an apartment in the Oktogon, Budapest address 24 Terez krt).

Edit: The new Priory being used as a venue for Teglasy and his pro-life lunacy (video and for adoption courses)

And here is the new KTI Chapter Grandmaster during his investiture, one Imre Teglasy …

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Who just happens to be an old friend of James Dowson’s…

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Hi Jim!

And a Pro Life advocate with the Alfa Allianz.

KTI have been running a number of ‘Missions’. Attending a ‘Population‘ (pro life – note links to Jobbik) conference… actually Teglasy and his Alfa Alliance group….

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Which just happened to be attended by Teglasy, Dowson, Griffin and Edda Budaházy (more about her later) .

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Hi Jim!

And the Knights Templar at another Pro Life demo in Hungary, again Teglasy, Edda and Dowson (video link)

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Hi Jim!

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Prague this time, 2 more Templars…Griffin and Teglasy (video link).

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And in Serbia (actually the APF and Griffin, Tegalsy).
And again, this time in Vienna distributing Rape Kits (more on this later)…

 

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All this seems relatively normal, barking mad to be sure, even the pixellated faces have been explained by KTI.

KTI excuse why they pixel their faces.

How brave eh?

But one has to wonder why they deny having links to other parties and businesses.

KTI nervous post, probably due to the EU investigating the Alliance for Peace and Freedom group that Griffin is in and KTI claim their activities as their own.

Even more odd when you look at the KTI Terms and Conditions.

 

This is where it gets murky…

Back to the KTI Rape Kit Mission in Vienna (actually Alpha Allianz and Jobbick – Novak Elod).

Here’s Teglasy at the demo

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Also with Teglasy is one Edda Budaházy, who was at the Hungarian pro life conference with Griffin and Dowson (she is also linked to the Hungarian Outlaws, more on that later)…

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Edda Budaházy is the sister of Gyorgy Budaházy, currently on trial in Budapest for numerous acts of violence with Molotov cocktails. Budaházy has been imprisoned for various militant offenses since 2009.

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Which is fair enough, you cannot choose your family. Yet KTI are championing Budaházy.

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Worse Han Solo cosplay ever!

 

So via Griffin, KTI are linked to the Alliance of Peace and Freedom group, being investigated by the EU Parliament (for being fascists basically). Linked via Edda and Teglasy to Gyorgy Budaházy a far right extremist who they are championing as a one of their Templars).  Are there any other links to extremist groups (other than Britain First)? Edit: Gyorgy Budaházy was found guilty and given a 13 year custodial sentence.

Well there are the Hungarian Outlaws .

The Hungarian Outlaws are a notorious Hungarian far right group, with a history of violence:

Whom KTI admit to having links to:

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They also provide the security for Teglasy/KTI at their Pro Life Demos.

And who do we see pictured here with the Outlaws during a KTI pro-life ‘Mission?

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Hi Jim!

Most recently Dowson has hooked up with another Hungarian neo-Nazi group,  one that has already been banned once by the Hungarian Gov’t. Magyar Önvédelmi Mozgalom.

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Interesting again how Dowson is once again outed as KTI.

And not really a bunch of Nazi’s these guys eh?

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And they do love their guns.

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And playing Rambo hunting refugees crossing the border.

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And another far right link, and another claim by KTI that it was their representatives (again Griffin). This time Shipka Bulgarian National Movement (webpage).

These self styled paramilitaries have hit the headlines recently for their dubiously legal border patrols (a bunch of mainly skinhead men running around the forests of Bulgaria hunting refugees down video).  Here we see ol’Griffy donning his camo gear before going out on patrol!

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They love their guns too (Dowson has proven links already with an Ulster Unionist weapon smuggler).
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And here are Dowson and Griffin dropping some KTI supplies off to the same paramilitary group 25/09/2016

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Jimbo even has a starring role in this video, but he is not KTI honest.

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Image from latest KTI email (Dowson has a conviction for firearm offence)

Of course Jimbo is not KTI, honest guv.

 

Some commentors believe that these nationalist groups are actually a Russian proxy.

 

So not linked to Britain First either…edit Mom told BF to do one lol 

Remember how National Action were proscribed for having links to foreign fascist groups?

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Nice bit of advertising eh Jim?

And here the not KTI, honest guv, Jimbo and Griffy pop up together again. This time in Serbia with the Red Zmaja and one Dejan Damnjanović  The Sovereign Military Order of the Dragon!

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Not sure what they actually do, as yet. Far right politically it seems and reviving the Order of the Dragon for Serbian nationalist reasons (bit like the “Templars”).

 

Should we be worried about the Knights Templar International and their links to extremists? Is KTI just another fake Templar group whose mission is to make money (via subscriptions and the selling of merchandise through the Patriot Store)? Or do they have a longer term political endgame  in mind? We at IRBF will keep watching, and reporting.

 

Edit: KTI’s video would certainly suggest that they wish to set up underground paramilitary groups (most likely along the lines of Ulster Unionist with which Jim Dowson already has links). Although  This is quite an old video, anyone with a knowledge of history will notice the word “Euskal”, It’s a propaganda video promoting the Basques separatists, ETA. But worth noting is the VII VII VII that keeps appearing on the video, 777 being a pan-European paramilitary group.

 

Could just be another marketing ploy though…

 

addendum: On the 26/05/2016 KTI on Facebook, for the first time, confirmed links to Jim Dowson (Video Here).

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Operation Ark is the KTI (actually APF and Nick Griffin and also a certain Jack Sen and Arthur Kemp (again exBNP) via Project Nova Europa)  ‘Mission’ to relocate Boers (read white people) from South Africa to Hungary, which is interesting as KTI claim that they will be starting a relocation service for ‘Patriots’ to Hungary (again championed by APF, Project Nova Europa).

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You will have to be financialy independent though…

 

 

And again it just happens to be Nick ‘APF’ Griffin (Pic from Exposing Britain First):

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And more Hungary, a pan European Defence Force (read Paramilitary) Custodela.

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The mayor of the town in question and the Custodela head being one and the same (thank you to Exposing Britain First for this).

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Victoria Derbshire Show BBC 07/02/2017 Video

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No immigrants, unless you’re white obviously, eh Jimbo?

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And of course Britain First just happen to be in Hungary as well now, with a new company.

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Many people will have seen how KTI keep posting pictures of mercenaries fighting in Syria and claiming that they are Templars, in fact they are not (surprise, surprise).

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Happens to be Timothy Scott, he of the car crash Pegida interview fame (video). And they are not happy KTI have stolen their image for personal gain.

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A quick note, if you were wondering who the guy standing next to Jim Dowson was in one of the links (Pro Life).
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It is Glen Robertson, KTI Grand Commander… according to their scrolls.
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He usually just hangs around taking the photos…. (Edit, new Grand Commander a certain Sir McBride, another exBNP loon).

It was our pleasure to work with the Daily Mirror on this article:

In response to a NYT article on how KTI and Dowson used social media to try and influence the US election.

How a Putin Fan Overseas Pushed Pro-Trump Propaganda to Americans

Nick Griffin responded on his Facebook page by confirming that he and Dowson are indeed KTI once again. And that they are the owners of the fake news sites mentioned.

Channel 4 News (ITN) have produced a report on how KTI manipulate with fake news.

Additional:

James Dowson has now been kicked out of Hungary.

“James Dowson (pictured), a British citizen and far-right figure residing in Hungary, has been banned from the country, Hungarian newspaper Magyar Narancs reported Wednesday.

The Hungarian Interior Ministry issued a statement explaining that Dowson has been deemedpersona non grata upon the suggestion of TEK, Hungary’s anti-terror organization. Magyar Narancs reported that had it received information earlier saying Dowson was considered a threat to Hungarian national security.” Full article from the Budapest Beacon here:

 

Additional additonal:

Budapest (AFP) – Hungary has declared British far-right figure Nick Griffin a “persona non grata” and barred him from the country, the interior ministry said Friday.

The announcement came two days after Budapest expelled James Dowson, another prominent British far-right activist with links to Griffin.” Full article here:

 

 

Déjà vu all over again…

Here we go again. Jimbo has, like the turd that just won’t flush, bobbed back to the surface. This time in Serbia. And once again he is equiping far right groups with drones. As we noted earlier in the blog, this time it is with the Order of the Dragon.

“The activities of nationalist and far-right groups in this volatile region, particularly as a probe by BIRN has revealed a constellation of loosely linked groups which claims that they are attempting to equip and prepare Kosovo Serbs with drones, communication equipment and links to powerful Russians in order to resist an attack. Weapons have, however, not been referenced.

These groups believe that an offensive by Kosovo Albanians on the area’s ethnic Serb enclaves is looming, although no evidence exists that any such operation is planned.

This wide network of far-right groups and activists gravitates around the Belgrade-based Order of the Dragon, named after 15th Century Christian knights who fought the Ottoman Empire, and which in the past has made regular deliveries to Kosovo Serb families of warm clothes, food and other household goods.

Those linked to it include Jim Dowson, a prominent British right-winger who describes himself as a Christian activist and who was banned from Hungary earlier this year.

Through a new group called the Knights Templar International that describes Dowson as its spokesman, he also calls for the delivery of equipment such as tactical vests and drones to Serb groups in northern Kosovo.”

Full Article Here:

Let’s hope the Serbs boot the pair out as well. 

¡No Pasarán!

 

28Jan/16

Britain First is corrupting the message of the cross, and we need to claim it back

It might seem obvious that extreme right-wing party Britain First is not a Christian group. Its scaremongering policies, widely considered to be racist, are hopefully not the first thing that spring to mind when you think of Christianity.

However, Britain First seems to think otherwise. The group recently held a “Christian Patrol” in Luton, during which members brandished wooden crosses and claimed to be defending “Christian values” while handing out anti-Islam newspapers to Muslims.

Although this “Christian Patrol” and others like it have only attracted marchers in their tens, a video of the Luton march has been viewed 21 million times on Facebook. Britain First is disrupting communities, harrassing Muslim neighbours and doing so in the name of a “Christian Britain”. It’s time we said: “not in my name.”

It may seem superfluous to defend the Christian faith from such a group, but its online popularity (the Britain First Facebook page has 1,280,406 likes – more than the Labour and Conservative Party pages combined), and a quick look at historical cases of the appropriation of Christianity by far-right groups (think the Nazis and the KKK) suggest otherwise.

Britain First is a far-right and British nationalist party that was formed in 2011, as a splinter group from the BNP. It fights against immigration, multiculturalism and what it describes as the “Islamisation” of the UK. On its Wikipedia page, the group is also described as having a “Christian” ideology.

Deputy leader Jayda Fransen has declared that the UK is heading for a “civil war” between those who hold “British values” and Islamists.

In the nine-minute clip of the Luton march, Fransen argues ferociously with a Muslim man, shouting “our country, not your country. It’s a Christian country.”

When challenged, she continues, saying: “You think you can take over a town and say ‘It’s your country, you’re taking over’… not for long, see this cross? It will prevail.”

Britain First has “corrupted the message of the cross, which for us is a symbol of reconciliation, forgiveness and selfless love,” Peter Adams, a member of Luton’s St Mary’s Church, told Luton Today.

He was among a group of local Christians and Muslims who stood together to hand out flowers in a show of unity following the march.

Britain First’s “method, their provocative actions, their carrying of white crosses, very angry [and] abusive words were not the message that the church in Luton had towards our Muslim neighbours”, Adams said.

It is difficult to equate the Jesus of the Bible with the message of Britain First. Scripture calls us to welcome the orphan and the alien, and that needs to be central to Christianity, particularly in this current climate.

Speaking to Christian Today in 2014, Paul Golding, leader of Britain First, said: “Jesus Christ did use physical violence according to the Gospels in the temple in Jerusalem, and he met a very violent end. He preached love and forgiveness etc, but he also said he didn’t come to bring peace; he came to bring division and a sword, he came to bring fire upon the world to sort the world out.”

But though Jesus did clear the Temple, to take this story out of context, manipulate it and use it to justify prejudice is not OK.

Although only a few people are showing up for these “Christian patrols” at the moment, Fransen claims that membership of Britain First is “swelling by the thousands”.

The group has planned another Christian Patrol, this time through Dewsbury, which Fransen described as having “Islamic extremists coming out of the woodwork”.

The deputy leader, who is of foreign descent herself, said that, “the indigenous people in Britain don’t want their own towns turned into Muslim ghettos. It doesn’t look like Britain any more.”

Tell Mama, a charity that monitors Islamophobia in the UK, shared the concern that “these inflammatory actions continue with Britain First trying to pain themselves as ‘defenders of Christian values’, something that they are far from”.

The fear is that people who are on the receiving end of this violent action, into whose communities Britain First storm brandishing white crosses, will begin to equate this hate-filled action with Christianity.

We need to stand against their appropriation and distortion of the cross.

Follow Florence Taylor on Twitter: @Flo_Taylor

07Jan/16

Proscribe Britain First Petition close to 10,000

Nice to see that the Proscribe the ‘Political Party’ Britain First has nearly reached 10,000 signatures. Anyone wanting to sign can click here

Although many will not agree that Britain First need proscribing (basically banning), citing Free Speech as the reason, we all know that they do not allow free speech themselves and censor/ban any dissenting voices.

The Proscribe petition explains why it is so important that Britain First are banned:

Proscribe the ‘political party’ Britain First

Britain First are an extremist offshoot of the BNP. Via the internet and social media the group spews out anti Muslim propaganda in order to fulfill their goal of an ‘Holy War’ against the Muslim community in the UK.
The UK Government must proscribe this party before they achieve their aims.

Their founder, James Dowson as to why he set up Britain First:
“In an interview with Channel Four News, Dowson admitted to pursuing a “holy war” on the streets of Britain:
“One thing I agree with Mr Choudry on, there is such a concept as a just war, a holy war. He calls it Jihad. We call it a crusade,” he told Paraic O’Brien.
“Without any shadow of a doubt, this is a holy war.”

Britain First the Violent New Face of British Fascism

31Dec/15

Where were you Britain First?

Where were you Britain First?
Where were you Britain first as Yorkshire and Lancashire slowly sank below the water?
How many of your supporters opened their doors on Christmas Morning to welcome us into their homes as the 700 families of our village were evacuated due to the floods?
Where were your supporters yesterday as we were allowed to return to our homes?
Where was the help today as we had to stand knee deep in mud and silt shoveling it off our streets? Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Sikh all stood shoulder to shoulder all day filling skip after skip with mud and filth, even the two Hare Krishnas who stand outside the post office every afternoon singing and chanting come rain or shine joined in. Where were you and your followers Golding and Fransen? two Labor councilors and the local MP managed to make it and mucked in with the clear up, where were you? Even David Cameron put in an appearance and he’s as popular around here as a dose of Herpes.
Our local Parrish church was so badly damaged the cost of repairing it will make even Mark Zuckerberg’s eyes water, maybe Britain First could hold a fundraiser on their page to help with the repairs Mr Golding? If every one of your page followers chipped in just £1 it will more than cover the costs with a shed load left over to throw a big street party in your honor. Sounds good yes? But we won’t hold our breath waiting for your help after all helping others will not do anything to line your own pockets will it?
So my original question still stands Britain First and all your followers where were you the last few days? Watching Football on Sky Sports no doubt, laughing as we sank below the water.
Britain First, in a few of weeks you are going to be holding a march in Dewsbury and as you shamble along the road between the Railway station and the market just listen to the jeers and catcalls and as you wonder about the vast number of people along the route who are opposed to you just think about this, their ranks will be swelled by 700 not because of something that you have done, but because of something you did not do
You did not help, the village that almost drowned is only six short miles away from Dewsbury and i personally guarantee you the hottest of welcomes on 30th January 2016.