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Wright State removes neo-Nazi group’s posters from campus
News Feb 21, 2019
By Max Filby, Staff Writer

Wright State University has removed signs for a known white supremacist group that were recently posted on campus.

Posters for the group Identity Evropa first appeared on at the university’s main campus last weekend and were promptly removed, according to a WSU email sent to students Wednesday. The university believes the posters — which violate the school’s poster policy — were displayed in an attempt to recruit new members for the organization. Both the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-defamation League identify Identity Evropa as a neo-Nazi organization. The group is known for having posted signs on other college campuses in recent years, including the University of Cincinnati.

“We’ve spoken to several students this week who are concerned, frustrated, and scared about the discovery of these posters. Your feelings are valid,” stated an email from interim vice president of student affairs Gary Dickstein.
Dickstein and interim chief diversity officer Lindsay Miller encouraged students to report any incidents that concern them to campus police. They also told students that resources are available to them through the school’s office of equity and inclusion and its its identity and cultural center.“Wright State does not support the actions or messages from groups like these and will do everything in its power to protect its community when it is targeted by them,” Dickstein and Miller wrote.
But did you speak to White students who agree with Identity Evropa's ideas? You didn't? Don't you care how they feel too? That's not very inclusive of you!
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Post by Jim Mathias » Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:36 am ... ircleville
Neo-Nazi group posters cause stir In Circleville

PUBLISHED: 02/20/19 03:50 PM ESTUPDATED: 02/20/19 06:29 PM EST
The presence of red, white and blue posters that began showing up a few days ago have caused a stir in Circleville.

"This is not us. This is not ok, We're not going to let this go on in our town, and we're going to stand up we're not going to let this go," says resident Cameron Jones.

Jones says he tore down two posters two days ago at the corner of Court Street and U.S. 23.

The posters read: "Keep America American. Report any and all illegal aliens. They are criminals."

It's from a group called Patriot Front.

Richard, a member of the group who claims he's been with the organization for the past eight months says, "We object to the term 'hate group.' The goal is to create a white ethno-state. We think diversity is not good for anyone. We are very traditionalist pro-white, anti-Jewish organization. We are against minorities generally. We feel that everyone is better off in their own corner."

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center: Patriot Front (PF) is a white nationalist group that formed in the aftermath of the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12, 2017. The organization broke off from Vanguard America (VA), a neo-Nazi group that participated in the chaotic demonstration.

Bob Fitrakis studies groups like these and is co-writing a book about white supremacy in Ohio.

He says the group message is about concern over immigrants but is also really a cover to hide its Neo-Nazi beliefs.

"They 're not about border wall and helping Trump, they are about creating a white supremacist America," he says.

Fitrakis says these groups prey on people who feel left behind by American prosperity and says they pose a danger to communities who allow them to grow.

As for Jones, he says he plans to tear down more of these signs if he sees them.

"Hopefully, we can find out who is doing it. I think it's unacceptable. It's not ok," he says.

Under Brandenburg v. Ohio, the court held that the government cannot punish inflammatory speech unless that speech is "directed to inciting or producing imminent lawless action and is likely to incite or produce such action."
Certain lawless government agents, heavily influenced by the Jewish ADL and SPLC outfits, still try to punish those who exercise their free speech rights anyway.
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Re: Somebody from Washington state has been in the news

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Sugarcoating white supremacy: What’s behind fliers found in Washington

FEBRUARY 18, 2019 AT 11:26 AM

Last month, clusters of fliers were spread throughout Western Washington, simply stating an anti-Communist slogan and providing a website for a patriot group. At first glance, they might seem generic and patriotic. A closer look reveals they were spread by a white supremacist organization.

Other, similar, fliers have also been distributed in recent months, hitting on hot button issues like illegal immigration — all sourced to the same group. Each time they pop up they prompt a common question: “What does being against Communism have to do with white supremacy?” Or, “How does a belief that illegal immigration is bad make this racist?”

After all, nothing about the fliers screamed “white power” and they did not feature any swastikas. They just promoted a group called “Patriot Front” — an organization appearing to be very pro-America. So how does a simple, patriotic flier equate to white supremacy?

Short answer: not supporting Communism does not equate to being a neo-Nazi.

But that’s the point. The people who make these fliers hide the message in nuance. The longer answer requires a much deeper look and can’t fit on a single handbill.

Perhaps we should start in Wyoming.

It was a casual day at a Wyoming barber shop back in the early 1990s when then officer Ozzie Knezovich was approached by a couple men, looking to recruit him into their organization.

“These elements actually try to recruit law enforcement officers into their groups,” he said.

“It just amazed me,” Knezovich recalled. “….I was waiting to get my haircut and an individual I knew started talking about a white homeland, which consisted of Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.”

He was then handed a flier, which detailed a few other points sympathetic to neo-Nazi rhetoric.

“I just kind of looked at it and went, ‘Ya know fellas, I’m not really interested in that. In fact, you’re talking to somebody who is just about as anti neo-Nazi as you can get,’” he said.

White supremacists haven’t stopped their activity in the decades since then, though their approach may have changed. Knezovich has observed it throughout the Northwest, serving as a police officer and eventually as sheriff of Spokane County since 2006. He has proven to be a politically controversial figure at times, expressing support for presidential candidate Donald Trump, chiding certain Republicans for aligning with white supremacists, or his stances on gun control.

“You can see it in the suburbs and the rural areas of Olympia,” he recalled of his time on the Olympia force in the 1990s. “Especially south of Olympia. If you paid attention to some of the billboards of the time, it was an interesting sight to see some of those billboards – if you actually understood what they were saying. Unless you actually understood the terminology, you wouldn’t have caught it. You would have just thought it was a Christian sign.”

A more recent blip on Knezovich’s radar was in 2011, when a man placed a bomb in the middle of Spokane’s Martin Luther King Day parade – a parade he was in, along with 500 children. Luckily, it was discovered and did not explode.

Patriot Front: Rebranding white supremacy
White supremacists have become “smarter and more savvy” than in the past, according to Miri Cypers, regional director for Anti-Defamation League Pacific Northwest Office. The fliers spread in Western Washington by Patriot Front are a good example.

“If people look a little deeper, they’ll realize that these groups are sugarcoating white supremacy and have pretty similar beliefs to groups that most of the public would revile,” Cypers said.

Whereas Sheriff Knezovich was handed a flier that was easily identified as neo-Nazi propaganda, the fliers spread by Patriot Front, and groups like them, are not as obvious. Sort of like those billboards around Olympia that Knezovich described.

Last month wasn’t the first time Patriot Front tried to market themselves in Western Washington. In June 2018, they left fliers throughout Bellevue and Clyde Hill (near schools in bags with candy). Those fliers encouraged people to report instances of illegal immigration, and referred people to a website for “Blood and Soil” — a mantra for Nazi Germany during World War II. The German translation is “Blut und Boden” and basically promotes a nation defined by race.

Fliers with candy were distributed around Bellevue and Clyde Hill over the June 9-10, 2018 weekend. The fliers have been linked to a neo-Nazi group Patriot front. (Courtesy of MaviSeattle, Twitter)

Patriot Front also plastered posters throughout Tacoma in July 2018, prompting a local response. A billboard ad was produced, telling people that there are “nazis in our neighborhood.” Patriot Front defaced that ad, replacing “nazis” with “illegal aliens.”

“Patriot Front is a white supremacist organization that we would classify as being on the alt-right, that espouses an ideology of creating an America that honors Europeans identity,” Cypers said. “They try to paint themselves as an American Nationalist group, but in reality they are an organization that is intolerant, that is racist, and anti-Semitic that envisions an America that is only for white people.”

Cypers explains that Patriot Front was started after the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. It’s based in Texas, but has branches all over the country, including the Pacific Northwest.

ADL has a national center with investigators who track extremism and hate groups. Patriot Front is known to them. Cypers says its main activity is dispersing propaganda materials. Though if you glance at the group’s website, you would be challenged to find terms like “nazi” or “white.” The website encourages people to “reclaim America.” If you look close enough, you will find mentions about “the Jews” or “foreign invaders” mixed in with quotes from Alexander Hamilton, George Patton, and Robert E. Lee.

There are Instagram accounts and hashtags associated with just this one group. Who would expect neo-Nazis to be so social media savvy? There’s even a YouTube page where they post promotional videos with metal music fit for an ’80s hair band. Aside from the fact they all wear masks, the organization doesn’t present itself as anything but patriotic and modern.

“I think their overarching goal is to sometimes test how fertile a community can be to accepting their way of thinking,” Cypers said. “I think they are also interested in spreading their propaganda to see how they can disguise their true ideology and couch it in messaging that might be more palatable to the everyday person who is not knowledgeable about them …. I think they are trying to create this disconnect where people have a perception of them spreading anti-left message is fine, and I think they are trying to create that ambiguity.”

Another group that has operated in a similar fashion is Identity Evropa which targets its fliers at college campuses. It spread fliers at the University of Washington in February 2018. Similar posters were spotted near West Seattle High School. Identity Evropa doesn’t say it is a neo-Nazi organization, rather, they are “identitarians” who support western culture.

Sheriff Knezovich is not familiar with Patriot Front, (though he did say he has had contact with a group with a similar name, but has not found them to be white supremacists). But he says white supremacist organizations have a long history in Washington and the Northwest. Many might not have noticed as “they are kind of chameleons,” Knezovich says.

This article is the first in a two-part series on white supremacist activity in Washington state.
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Re: Somebody from Salt Lake City (again!) has been in the ne

Post by Jim Mathias » Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:17 am ... mment-4995
Alt-right group posts propaganda around SLCC campuses
By Elijah Earl • Published February 21, 2019 • Filed under Campus • 1 Comment

Students at Salt Lake Community College were shocked when they found alt-right propaganda plastered over various surfaces around campus.

The fliers were distributed by the white supremacist group Patriot Front, calling for students to “Keep America American” and report any illegal immigrants to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

@SaltLakeCC is this really acceptable to be posted around campus? School/campus is considered a safe space. No student should fear deportation or something like this when obtaining their education and contributing to society in a positive way. This is disturbing and disgusting!

Staff charged with maintaining campus facilities were told to take down all known fliers, something that proved to be difficult as most of the papers had been glued to the surfaces where they were placed.

Utah Highway Patrol informed concerned students and faculty that while a work order had been filled to repair the damages, no other measures had yet been taken.

UHP Sgt. Donovan Lucas says that this isn’t the first time something like this has happened. Similar fliers were posted last year on SLCC, Westminster College, and University of Utah campuses but were deemed not a threat by UHP.

Lucas says that the fliers are less of a threat and more of an attempt to recruit for the organization.

Patriot Front, the organization behind the fliers, is a white supremacist group that promotes anti-Semitism and neo-Nazi ideologies. They hold strong beliefs that non-white Americans aren’t “real” Americans.

One line from their manifesto reads as follows:

An African, for example, may have lived, worked, and even been classed as a citizen in America for centuries, yet he is not American.

They also believe America as a nation to be weakened by its strong sense of democracy and call for a strong, single ruler reminiscent of Julius Caesar in the Roman Empire.

The fliers caused strong reactions among students and staff.

“I’m a little horrified that this happened here,” says Jude Owen, who works in the Communication Department. “I definitely think that a case could be made for vandalism if nothing else, but the fact that this, frankly, disgusting material was on campus at all is extremely disturbing.”

“It just makes you feel so unwelcome, especially because you go through so much to come here,” says one source who wished to stay anonymous. “You always dream that everyone’s going to be welcoming. To see [this messaging] so close to your home and your college, you just freak out.”

Currently, it is unknown who hung the fliers, but students are encouraged to report any they find to a facilities member.
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Re: Somebody from Springfield PA has been in the news

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Springfield forum addresses diversity in aftermath of racist fliers
By Ryan Genova For MediaNews Group Feb 19, 2019

The phrase “Hate Has No Home Here” is displayed on front lawns throughout Montgomery County, and its significance rang true for many residents of Springfield Township on Monday evening.

When a piece of racially motivated material circulated within the township at the beginning of the year, Commissioner Eddie Graham decided to respond. After six weeks of organizing and orchestrating, a community forum titled “Diversity: The Art of Thinking Independently … And Together!” was held in the township building, playing to a standing-room-only audience.

The forum was hosted by Graham and six panelists, each a public figure within Montgomery County: District Judge Christopher Cerski, Angela Bell, Dean Beer, Rabbi Saul Grife, Jacob Grey and Dr. William Taylor.

The panelists began the discussion by highlighting systemic racism and potential means to effectively address it.

Cerski addressed ongoing racial disparities among arrest rates and criminal charges in Montgomery County’s juvenile justice system.

“Angela [Bell] and I have been looking at the arrest numbers of African Americans and asking, ‘Why are they so high?’ We established a task force to look at three policy areas which may affect change. We were able to increase the number of African Americans admitted to the District Attorney’s Youth Aid Panel program from 5 percent to 92 percent,” Cerski said.

Among specific issues, a lack of police reporting on race-related issues surfaced as a shared concern.

“I know of at least 10 incidents of racial intimidation, and when I ask police about it, they brush me off. There are no police reports or DC numbers,” a parent within the community said.

“Getting information on the frequency of race-related incidents is tough. It’s hard to get those numbers,” Commissioner Jonathan Cobb said. “We need to change that. If something happens to you, don’t be afraid to talk to someone, to us, to me, to Eddie. I’m glad everyone came and shared their stories. The more we show a light, the more progress we’re going to make.”

With plenty of community leaders stepping forward to lend support and wherewithal, Graham is in the process of organizing an exploratory committee that would work directly with Montgomery County police departments.

“We’re going to reach out to the police and find out how to get these incidents reported as they should be. Our goal is to make sure they’re tracked and to make sure that the police follow up,” Graham said. “We’re also going to apply pressure to the Police Chiefs Association [of Montgomery County], an inroad brought to my attention this evening.”

Panelists described the nature of racism and the conditions that tend to spawn hateful messaging on paper and social media.

“It’s a combination of things that create an atmosphere where these groups can feel it’s safe and alright to act and recruit,” Bell said. “The response is to contact law enforcement and let them know what you see and what you hear. That’s the best way to fight. You have to send a message. That’s what tonight is all about. You have to be a united front.”

“Flyers which promote hate toward specific groups of people are dangerous. They’re dangerous because they continue a subtle narrative which plays into the biases people already tend to have,” Beer said. “And what does it say about the person who circulates it?”

Panelists, commissioners and the meeting’s attendees took turns sharing ideas to pave the way forward.

“You have to be accountable for yourselves,” Bell said. “That’s having conversations with your kids, with your neighbors, volunteering to be on a committee. Our action plan needs to focus on accountability. If you don’t like your police department’s responses, you need to schedule a meeting with the chief. You pay their salary. If you don’t like your school district, you are responsible for being your child’s advocate. You put the people on the school board, and you can take them off of it, too. You need to be able to say, ‘We want change, and we want a plan. If you don’t do that, we’ll see you come election time.’”

“People of color have a tendency to call me, and I try to address those issues as best I can,” Graham said. “Since I’ve been taking those calls, I noticed that it wasn’t just Springfield Township. It’s much bigger than that, and that’s an uncomfortable thought. But we have to broach that discomfort in order to heal.”

“This has been overwhelming. The love that you have for your communities speaks volumes. I would like to have a continued conversation. We’re going to reach out to all of the communities we can,” Graham said.

“This community isn’t going to allow one little bit of hate [to] control our lives,” Bell said.

“Everyone deserves to live free of hate and fear. Peace will not come until peace comes to us all. I hope tonight brings us a little closer to that goal,” Grife said.
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Re: Somebody from Iowa City has been in the news

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'CALL ICE' fliers appear in Iowa City

The fliers reading "KEEP IOWA NICE CALL ICE" were discovered posted to message kiosks across the downtown area according to an online post by Eastern Iowa Community Bond Project. (Courtesy: EICBP)
By Forrest Saunders | Posted: Sun 4:32 PM, Feb 17, 2019 | Updated: Sun 4:39 PM, Feb 17, 2019

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) -- Immigration and Hispanic support groups are decrying fliers discovered in Iowa City, Saturday evening, which encourage people to contact U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The fliers reading "KEEP IOWA NICE CALL ICE" were discovered posted to message kiosks across the downtown area according to an online post by Eastern Iowa Community Bond Project, a group that provides bail funds and legal support to immigrants in the justice system.

"If you see these, tear them down," read the group's post on social media. "Hate will not be tolerated in our community."

It wasn't initially clear if the fliers were the work of one person or a group. No organization or creator was listed on any of the papers. Each did include an 800 number to contact immigration authorities.

Representatives from Iowa City's chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens said the fliers would not undermine the group's message and efforts.

"Immigrants have worked very hard to keep Iowa Nice," said Jonathon Muñoz, LULAC Council 308 President. "Immigrants have helped revitalize small towns, contributed substantially to the local economy, and have created jobs across the State."

Iowa City isn't a stranger to controversial fliers and similar materials.

In November of 2017, "IT'S OKAY TO BE WHITE" stickers started showing up around campus at the University of Iowa.

A few months later, in January of 2018, fliers ended up on Iowa City lawns and in driveways saying "LOVE YOUR RACE." Each was attached to a newspaper from the National Alliance-- a white supremacy group based in West Virginia, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
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Re: Somebody from Turlock CA has been in the news

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Racist posters re-emerge at Stanislaus State in Turlock, removed by campus police

FEBRUARY 23, 2019 03:10 PM,

UPDATED FEBRUARY 24, 2019 07:48 AM

More posters supporting the white nationalist group Identity Evropa were found and removed from the Stanislaus State University campus in Turlock this week.

According to Rosalee Rush, the California State University, Stanislaus, Senior Associate Vice President for Communications, Marketing and Media, campus police patrolling the university circle area Wednesday encountered an individual putting up posters with the name and logo of the white supremacist organization. Five such poster-sized rectangular stickers were located and removed, Rush confirmed.

The individual, whose identity is not being released, is not a student and is not affiliated with the university, Rush said. The officer told the individual that the posters were in violation of the posting policy. Additional stickers for Identity Evropa which had not been posted yet were also found.

The individual was not detained, and no charges are being filed, Rush said.

Stanislaus State University President Ellen Junn released a statement about the incident Friday. Neither Identity Evropa or its white supremacist message were mentioned in her comments, but she encouraged students who were feeling “emotionally distressed” by the incident to contact the Student Health Center, Psychological Counseling Services or StanCares team.

“The campus will continue to meet with students and others to provide ongoing support and information. Ensuring the safety and well-being of our students is of utmost importance and our primary concern. We will continue to take action steps as appropriate,” Junn said in the written statement.

Rush said the reason the individual was stopped was not the content of the posters, but because the university’s policy forbids the posting of non-approved posters or stickers with adhesive.

“If any group goes through the proper procedures for our posting policy and they are approved, then we must abide by the policy,” Rush said. “We do not support any hate rhetoric, but we also must abide by free speech constitutional rights.”

This is the third such incident involving stickers, posters or fliers about Identity Evropa on the campus since 2016. That is the same year Stanislaus State alumnus Nathan Damigo, who was then a student at the university, founded the group. Last May the Oakdale resident graduated from the university with a sociology degree.

Identity Evropa has been designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and an extremist white supremacist organization by the Anti-Defamation League. Its messages include slogans like “You will not replace us” and “Keep your diversity, we want identity.”

Damingo has been in the news for his participation in various white nationalist events, including helping to organize the deadly August 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Damigo stepped away from leading Identity Evropa not long after Charlottesville, but still called it “a huge victory” on Twitter. A woman was killed and 40 others injured when one of the rally participants rammed his car into a crowd of counter protestors.

Damigo and other Unite the Right organizers, including Identity Evropa, are facing several lawsuits stemming from the deadly Charlotesville rally. Earlier this month, a Modesto judge ruled Damigo could not avoid a lawsuit filed by the nonprofit group Integrity First America by declaring bankruptcy. Identity Evropa is one of the other defendants in the federal lawsuit.
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Re: Somebody from St. Ives UK has been in the news

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RACE HATE FURY Racist ‘muslim rape gang’ stickers with sick slogans saying ‘mass immigration is white genocide’ are plastered on homes sparking police investigation
The inflammatory slogans were posted at the entrance to a block of flats and near a school in St Ives, Cambs

By Neal Baker
19th February 2019, 11:29 pmUpdated: 20th February 2019, 8:00 am
RACIST stickers plastered on homes bearing sick slogans like "mass immigration is white genocide" are being investigated, it emerged yesterday.

They appeared on Thursday in St Ives, Cambs, and were quickly reported to police by shocked residents.

A sick racist slogan was posted on the entrance to a block of flats in St Ives, Cambs on Thursday BPM MEDIA

A sick racist slogan was posted on the entrance to a block of flats in St Ives, Cambs on Thursday

Dad-of-two David Kirby, 42, who lives in a block of flats where stickers were posted, said: "It was just so disappointing.

"We're a small town and I've never had anything like this come up before."

One of the hate-filled messages reads: "Second-generation? Third? Fourth? You have to go back."

And another features a series of images with the repeated slogan that "diversity" means: "no white countries, no white cities, no white neighbourhoods, no white people".

A woman also claimed to have found similar stickers on lampposts near a local school which read: "Say no to Muslim rape gangs", "beware of anti-white rape gangs" and "beware of what is coming.

Mr Kirby, who works in healthcare, took the stickers down before reporting them to police.

He wrote online: "Just come home to find these stickers plastered over the door to my flats.

"This is not good. For anyone confused these are anti-immigrant/ethnic minority propaganda.

"The people responsible are an 'underground' hate group who seek a whites only population.

"They are also dumb as rocks - second, third and fourth generation immigrants were born in the UK so not sure where they should 'go back' to."

Mr Kirby added: "This is not 'free speech', it's incitement of ethnic and racial hatred.

"Ironically it's not like St Ives is particularly diverse in the first place."

A Cambridgeshire police spokeswoman said yesterday: "This morning we received reports of offensive stickers in St Audrey Lane, St Ives.

"An investigation is ongoing."
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Re: Somebody from London has been in the news

Post by Jim Mathias » Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:23 am ... ondon.html
Management consultant, 48, admits putting racist Pokemon-style stickers featuring Barack Obama and Sadiq Khan around London
Neil Froggatt, 48, admitted placing racist stickers on the London Underground
The management consultant also targeted a supermarket and a council office
He admitting racially and religiously-aggravated criminal damage in court
He will return to Blackfriars Crown Court next month for his sentencing hearing

PUBLISHED: 08:44 EST, 19 February 2019 | UPDATED: 08:51 EST, 19 February 2019

A commuter placed racially-offensive Pokemon-themed stickers demanding the deportation of Muslims as he travelled around London, a court heard yesterday.

Company director Neil Froggatt, 48, admitted sticking them on London Underground walls as well as local noticeboards and other locations around the capital.

'You pleaded guilty to these matters, which the court considers serious,' Blackfriars Crown Court Judge Ian Darling told the first-time offender, who was bailed until March 11 for sentencing.

A previous hearing was told one sticker read: 'Gotta catch and deport them all.'

Froggatt, of Kingston-upon-Thames pleaded guilty to racially and religiously-aggravated criminal damage between November 16 and November 29, 2016.

The management consultant also pleaded guilty to possessing articles, namely the stickers, with intent to destroy property between November 16 and December 2, 2016.

'There is clearly going to have to be reports. All options are open,' added the judge.

The court heard Froggatt placed the stickers on a wall and stairway at Kennington Underground Station; a Tesco's cashpoint in Worcester Park; a Sutton council noticeboard; the Plough Inn pub, Kingston and a Martins Newsagents noticeboard in Old Malden.

At the end of 2016 there were reports of racist Pokemon-themed stickers being plastered on tubes, trains and buses all over London.

One featured former US president Barack Obama, described as: 'USA's Muslim in Chief who has protected Islamic causes over those of the rest of the world.'

Another was of 'Ginger Jihadi' Jordan Horner, dubbed on the stickers as: 'Gingermo', whose weakness was being 'allergic to sunlight.'

Also featured on the cards was London Mayor Sadiq Khan - worth the maximum 200 'terror points' - and convicted hate preacher Anjem Choudary.

A website openly sought recruits to distribute the stickers, which were also seen in West Berkshire and at an M6 service station near Knutsford, Cheshire.

The court did not go into detail concerning which particular stickers Froggatt distributed and had in his possession.
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Re: Somebody from Shreveport has been in the news

Post by Jim Mathias » Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:26 am ... 1802272515
Neo-Nazi flyers torn down within hours of showing up in Shreveport
By: Ashley Rogers Carolyn Roy
Posted: Feb 22, 2019 06:03 PM CST

Updated: Feb 22, 2019 06:36 PM CST

SHREVEPORT, LA (KTAL) - Dozens of flyers featuring messages from a group promoting white supremacy that turned up in downtown Shreveport Thursday night weren't up for long after word spread on social media.

The flyers featured a website linked to Patriot Front, an organization the Southern Poverty Law Center lists as "a white nationalist hate group that broke off from Vanguard America in the aftermath of the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, of August 12, 2017."

When Shreveport resident Chris Jay spotted the flyers with slogans such as, "Reclaim America" and a map of the U.S. titled, "Not Stolen, Conquered," he took to Facebook about his plans to take them down and asked others to join him.

That post inspired documentary filmmaker and Heliopolis journalist Chris Lyon and a friend to take action. He says they took down over 30 posters and stickers between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. Friday and turned the information over to police.

Describing the posters as "anti-immigrant sentiments, anti-indigenous sayings, and other white supremacy propaganda," Lyon explained to KTAL why he took the initiative.

"This kind of thing is something cities all over America face," Lyon said. "Being in the Deep South it's something we have come to be familiar with, but every time it happens it makes my blood boil and reminds me just how far we have to go in the battle against hatred.."

Lyon says that many people helped identify where the pictures were taken and some got out to help remove them.

"Through Chris Jay's post and the posts of others, we all get to see that the people of Shreveport care about the community and won't stand for hate speech in our city."

The flyers turned up just as thousands are about to converge in Shreveport for the first major Mardi Gras parade of the season.

The Krewe of Centaur will roll on Saturday afternoon. The floats will load in the downtown area where thousands, including tourists, will gather in the streets to celebrate.

Shreveport isn't the only city where these flyers have turned up recently, nor where residents have made a point to tear them down.

A Patriot Front Twitter account features similar flyers put up in cities across the country, from San Louis Obispo, California to the University of South Florida in Tampa to Boston, Massachusets.
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