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posted by: Laszlo Balko | on: Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 13:01
Yesterday HOPE not hate ran a story about Jim Dowson, a far-right extremist from Northern Ireland who was in Hungary on a tour visiting other far-right extremists, religious fundamentalists and anti-abortionists.
As the article points out, Jim Dowson has met with the MPs of the fascist party Jobbik who even kindly gave Jim Dowson a tour of our parliament here in Budapest.
Dowson has also been up to the Croatian border where there is great tension between the two countries over managing the influx of desperate people fleeing terror and tyranny and of course, where Hungarian fascists have been very keen to further inflame tensions.
Although we did try to catch up with Dowson in Budapest on a number of occasions, Dowson had minders with him and a driver at all times. In Budapest, Dowson was a regular visitor to Eötvös Loránd University where there are a small number of Jobbik supporters active.
Much of Dowson's business in Hungary is however in the second city, Debrecen. For Dowson this is a good place as it is a largely Protestant City, the majority of whom are Calvinist like Dowson.
Dowson was trying to find properties to purchase or rent on behalf of 'New European Family Forum' a group that apparently has links to Nick Griffin and Roberto Fiore, through Dowson's offices in Belfast. It is also the name of the front group Dowson is using for his further planned visits to Russia and the Ukraine.
According to a source in Debrecen, Dowson met a number of pastors of small and radical Protestant churches who he was trying to buy or rent land from. In the past, Dowson has ran his own church services and anti-abortion activities from an abandoned church in Scotland.
Hungary has very liberal laws on abortion and women's rights and has done so from as early as the 1950's although there is mounting campaigns by the far-right to restrict the availability of abortions. This is of obvious concern to women's and civil rights groups.
As HOPE not hate reported yesterday, Dowson has already made the acquaintance of Polish anti-abortionist Bogdan Chazan who has become a hero to anti-abortionists in Hungary.
We did catch up with Dowson yesterday morning in Budapest but he refused a request for an interview and a photograph, lashing out at us, calling us "communist bastards."
Posted: 30 Sep 2015 | There are 1 comments | make a comment/view comments
posted by: Trudy Strachan & Matthew Collins | on: Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 16:46
Gary Raikes is one of the funnier folk of the far right, a fascist who really loves a man in a uniform.
The one-time BNP organiser and one-of-many erstwhile far right unity candidates is now aiming to lead his New British Union (NBU), a gang of uniformed chimps, to apparent democratic glory in Scotland. It's from here where he’s plotting a glorious if not slightly weird, fascist revolution.
This cunning plan was set in motion earlier this year when Raikes announced that the NBU was set to “implement total Aryanism to end the threat of terrorism and anarchy". This would begin in his now native Elgin through infiltration of community groups which would see the Moray capital becoming known as Citadel 1 under the Great Leader’s future reign .
Dubbed by Raikes as the “Quiet Revolution” this daring plot has been going quite, quite brilliantly. Recent visitors will have noted that the Aryans are definitely winning, with the Scottish town now 83.64% White Scottish and 13.57% White British. Just as it was in the pre-revolution era.
With the model clearly proven Raikes is now set to roll it out across the country, announcing that the teeming hordes of fascists he leads must now stand in November’s Scottish Community Council elections. With “no ballot, no campaigning” it is indeed an attractive vehicle for a party with few members, fewer supporters and a campaign kitty so valuable it’s stored down the back of Gary’s settee.
As our screenshot demonstrates, the loyal NBU footsoldiers have swiftly responded with a massive one Facebook follower liking the party’s rallying call. Whilst we don’t wish to undermine this impressive start, in the interests of transparency it should be noted that Kevin’s Facebook profile is full of pictures and posts that only he likes. He also appears to live in America. But remember, from little acorns do mighty Aryan oaks grow.
So with Kevin unable to stand for geographical reasons responsibility must surely now fall upon the NBU’s Scottish membership? That’ll be Mrs Raikes and her Hitler-licking hairdresser friend Jodie Muncie, who, by virtue of being the other NBU member in Scotland, is NBU National Officer for Scotland. Jodie, who also trades as Patricia Crosbie, is one of those people newspapers might coyly refer to as being “known to the police”. HOPE not hate wrote about her activities back in 2013-there's been little improvement.
Muncie is an ideal choice to lead the Quiet Revolution in her home town of Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire. She does not get out much, in fact her first oouting for some months was in Liverpool recently at the infamous Liverpool “White Man March” aka The Battle of Lime Street. It proved particularly unfortunate for Muncie and her companion who never even made it to join the other idiots in the left luggage office as they were showered with milk by locals and hastily escorted out of the city by Her Majesty’s finest.
Posted: 29 Sep 2015 | There are 0 comments | make a comment/view comments
posted by: Matthew Collins | on: Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 13:00
It seems that not a day goes past without Britain First getting themselves some sort of overblown publicity. One internet news source is so obsessed by every break of Golding's wind that they immediately blog and publish it. Yes, Paul could not even buy that sort of publicity and the old mantra used by the far-right is that there is no such thing as bad publicity.
Said news source is this morning desperately trying to find an address for Golding but obviously has no idea how to check for it other than asking internet based campaigners. Such is life, but yes, the prospective London Mayoral candidate does not live in London. That should be major news by lunch time, even if they don't actually know where Swanley is.
More interesting is Golding's old mate and Britain First's founder, Jim Dowson. It appears that Jim has abandoned not just Britain First but also, it seems, Britain for the moment.
For the past month Dowson has been in Hungary admiring their new wall and shaking hands with anyone willing to take his clammy palm or shilling.
Yesterday, Dowson was in the Hungarian parliament as a guest of Jobbik, the uniformed pornographers of Hungary's far-right, who have been sending their members out to clash with refugees.
Dowson has been up and down the country meeting all of the right right-wing people, including controversial Mayors, members of churches and a host of hate gangs and militant militia-style groups, who have self-declared themselves 'protectors' of Hungary's borders.
Last week our correspondent there bumped into Dowson and since then, we have also discovered that Dowson appears to now be the proud owner of some property in rural Hungary. Oh yes, and he also learned that Dowson is not a very friendly chap when walking around in sandals, shorts and waistcoat. (More on that later)
So, one Pole our Papal-busting, gay hating old chum has taken a sudden liking to is Polish doctor Bogdan Chazan, whose exploits you can read about here.
Last Saturday at a very plush hotel in central Budapest, Chazan was the recipient of an award from 'Hungarian Life' an anti-abortion group. Dowson, stepped from the shadows himself to present the award on their behalf as the President of 'New European Family Forum'.
The new European family is of course, white, Christian and very, very right wing. Wherever there is hatred, wherever there is despair, we need not fear. Jim Dowson will always be there.
Posted: 29 Sep 2015 | There are 0 comments | make a comment/view comments