Pro-terrorist march halted

A gang of apologists for IRA terrorism was due to march through Glasgow today, commemorating the communist International Brigades, ending in a rally at the statue of arch-Stalinist Dolores Ibárurri.

A decade ago the same organisation attempted to march in Liverpool – readers with long memories might recall that H&D was involved in helping mobilising opposition to this Liverpool march. The outcome was that the pro-IRA marchers and their “anti-fascist” friends were literally smashed off the city’s streets. One anti-fascist online journal commented bitterly: “a gang of around two hundred fascists mobilised in the city centre, running amok, and forcing the Irish Republican Flute Band off the streets, before going on to hassle Occupy supporters on an anti-police brutality protest. This was a serious defeat for Liverpool activists, and it is vital that this is acknowledged, so that we can stop it happening again in the future.”

Loyalist demonstrators smashed a similar rally by the same organisers a decade ago

In Glasgow, local patriots had again mobilised to oppose today’s march, and the city’s police have decided they would in present circumstances be incapable of protecting the marchers: consequently they have banned the entire event under Section 12 of the Public Order Act.

Predictably “anti-fascists” and Fenians are whining about their “rights”. The video below shows police enforcing the ban today and protecting those Fenians who showed up.

Perhaps some of their Catholic friends might explain to this gang of terror apologists that the Spanish Republican forces backed by their International Brigade ‘heroes’ slaughtered nuns and priests?

But for today’s Sinn Fein / IRA and their backers, Catholic identity is merely a figleaf for their agenda of terrorist blackmail, which (in their dreams) would lead to Ulster’s surrender.

Loyalists in Glasgow as well as Ulster, and in towns and cities throughout the United Kingdom, will never allow this surrender agenda to succeed.

Sir Henry Wilson honoured on centenary of his murder

Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson (1864-1922)

A great British hero was belatedly honoured this week, a century after his murder, by the unveiling of a plaque at the House of Commons and a ceremony at Liverpool Street railway station.

Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson was shot dead by IRA assassins outside his home in Eaton Place, Belgravia on 22nd June 1922. Two hours earlier – in full uniform but armed only with a ceremonial sword – he had unveiled a war memorial at Liverpool Street, and had no police or other bodyguards on his return.

Wilson had served the British Empire in various quarters of the globe. For most of his life he bore severe facial scars incurred when (armed only with a bamboo cane) he tackled axe-wielding bandits in Burma.

And his political courage was equal to his physical courage. At the start of 1914 he was one of the most prominent of the senior officers prepared to defy Asquith’s Liberal government when it was prepared to betray Ulster to Irish ‘Home Rulers’. Wilson and others made it clear that if (or rather when) Ulstermen resisted such betrayal, the British Army would not be prepared to take up arms against patriots in order to deliver a political surrender to traitors.

The ensuing ‘Curragh Incident’ or ‘Mutiny at the Curragh’ prevented such a betrayal (although more recent governments in London have done their best to complete the sell-out).

Crowds line the streets for Sir Henry Wilson’s state funeral

In 1921 Lloyd George’s postwar coalition government suddenly resumed a policy of surrendering the Union to Irish terrorists. Wilson – though at that stage a soldier rather than a ‘democratic’ politician – was regarded as the possible leader of a ‘real’ Conservative opposition, and in preparation for such a role he became an MP for the Ulster constituency of North Down.

Despite (or perhaps because of) his own distinguished war record, Wilson was no ‘Little Englander’, but a bold visionary: a staunch defender of both the Union and the Empire, but someone with close ties to European leaders including the French and Spanish governments, and an advocate of a merciful and rational peace with the recently defeated Germans.

A year before his murder, Wilson had a private meeting with King Alfonso of Spain where they discussed the possibility of an Anglo-Spanish alliance (to be the basis of a broader European alliance) against the growing power of the USA. Unlike the rabid Germanophobes who infested the Foreign Office, he viewed Germany as a crucial potential ally and bulwark against the aggressive schemes of newly Bolshevised Russia.

In 1922, it would not be unreasonable to view Sir Henry Wilson as a potential British Mussolini (who became Italian Prime Minister four months after Wilson’s assassination) or Miguel Primo de Rivera (who came to power in Spain in September 1923, backed by King Alfonso): someone who in the national and imperial interest was prepared to sweep aside shabby parliamentary manoeuvres and compromises. Or what his enemies would have viewed as a potential ‘dictator’. In fact arguably the only realistic potential ‘dictator’ Britain ever had during the 20th century.

So it’s not surprising that there have been many ‘conspiracy theories’ about Wilson’s death.

A wreath laid at Liverpool St station this week by Ulster Loyalists in memory of a great British hero

Many (then and now) suspected that the notoriously unscrupulous Prime Minister Lloyd George and his cronies were happy to see his assassination.

What we do know is that two IRA assassins were lurking at the street corner as the Field Marshal’s taxi approached his home. Their first shot missed. Then, as one of Wilson’s biographers Basil Collier puts it:
“At that point he made a brave man’s blunder. He could have run into the house and saved his life. He might even have scared the men away by shouting at the top of his voice…But he was still the Henry Wilson who had faced the bandits in Burma with a stick. He did not retreat into the house. He did not shout for help. He drew his sword and faced his enemies. They fired again quickly. Then seeing him fall, they ran away. He tried to speak as he was lifted up, but the words would not come. In a few minutes it was over. A man who understood him wrote his epitaph when he said that even in his death, he showed he was a soldier.”

A new biography of Wilson has just been published, and will soon be reviewed in Heritage and Destiny.

Today we salute the memory of a Great Briton.

Savage sentence on National Action founder as judge redefines ‘terrorism’

Alex Davies addressing H&D’s John Tyndall Memorial Meeting in 2014

Earlier today Alex Davies – co-founder of the national socialist youth group National Action – was jailed for eight and a half years under the ‘Terrorism Act’.

The sentence was imposed in the historic setting of Court No. 1 at the Old Bailey – perhaps the most famous courtroom in the world. Readers might imagine that Mr Davies is an exceptionally dangerous individual convicted of serious crimes involving weapons or planned acts of violence.

Yet in fact his ‘terrorism’ consisted quite simply of attempting to recreate a political organisation in a new form after it had been banned. He was never even accused of any actual or planned acts of violence, nor of any weapons offences.

National Action certainly engaged in some unwise strategies and foolish rhetoric which we have criticised on many occasions in H&D. But it’s important to realise that Alex Davies was not being tried for anything done during the existence of National Action.

His ‘crime’ was to have created a new group based in South West England and Wales after NA was banned in December 2016. Although his trial did not take place until April this year, he was arrested in September 2017 and the criminal charges were based on messages exchanged with fellow former members of NA. His new group was eventually called NS131 (which stood for ‘National Socialist Anti-Capitalist Action’).

Alex Davies at a National Action demonstration before NA was banned under the Terrorism Act

In fact it was very clear from evidence revealed during the trial that by 2016-2017 (i.e. the only period relevant to his ‘crimes’) Mr Davies was distancing himself from some of the wilder rhetoric of NA’s earlier days and adopting a more mature analysis and strategy. Yet while passing sentence Judge Mark Dennis QC repeatedly emphasised that he viewed the defendant’s crimes as particularly serious because Mr Davies is an unrepentant national socialist.

The judge said that during Mr Davies’s trial the court had been “chilled” by his description of policies of repatriation to create a “White Britain”. Of course until a couple of generations ago it would have been taken for granted that Britain was and should remain an almost entirely White country. Yet now merely to advocate such a policy is deemed part of a ‘terrorist’ outlook.

Similarly, until very recently it would have been assumed that a Briton could take whatever view he wished on historical personalities. Britain was at war with Napoleon for longer than we were at war with Hitler, but no one within the past two hundred years would have been criminalised for admiring Napoleon.

As so often, Adolf Hitler and Jews are the exceptions. Those who take a positive view of Hitler and a negative view of Jews (for whatever reason) are deemed to be a special category of thought criminal, deserving a special redefinition of ‘terrorism’.

This ‘antifa’ sticker is not seen as evidence of ‘terrorism’ but any national-socialist equivalent will get you a long jail sentence

Judge Mark Dennis also highlighted during his sentencing the fact that Alex Davies had produced a sticker showing a petrol bomb. The judge is presumably so ignorant of the recent history of nationalism and ‘anti-fascism’ in Britain that he does not know of the most famous logo of Anti-Fascist Action (AFA), which showed an ‘anti-fascist’ throwing a petrol bomb!

No ‘anti-fascist’ group has yet been banned under the Terrorism Act, even though two AFA leaders were convicted and jailed for real acts of terrorism – the IRA’s bombing of Harrods – and other ‘anti-fascists’ were responsible for planting the infamous IRA bomb in Warrington that killed two young children.

Claire Fox – a long-term apologist for IRA terrorism – served as a Member of the European Parliament for Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party and now sits in the House of Lords as ‘Baroness Fox’. IRA veterans and their families exercise political power in Northern Ireland.

Meanwhile, of all the political philosophies in history only national socialism is so feared by those in power in 2022 that they have set out to redefine ‘terrorism’.

A full analysis of the Alex Davies case and its implications will appear in the next edition of Heritage and Destiny.

Real ‘anti-fascist’ terrorism did not lead to any of their groups being banned under the Terrorism Act

Isabel Peralta reports on her arrest – new video update + new Instagram link (March 27th)

Isabel Peralta, the 19-year-old student who during the past 12 months has emerged as the brightest leader of a new generation of European nationalists, was stopped by border security at Frankfurt airport last Tuesday (15th March).

On searching her hand baggage she was immediately detained, even though the only item found was a copy of Homer’s Iliad – which dates back to the 8th century BC!

Spanish and German security services whose officers were waiting for Isabel at the airport had clearly planned her detention in advance and had files ready on her political activities, none of which are grounds for deportation from Germany.

As explained in the video below, a process was under way to deport Isabel from Germany on grounds of “threat to national security”, long before her other bag was retrieved from the plane’s hold. Other items in that bag (widely reported in the media) were her private belongings and therefore not an offence under Germany’s ‘public order’ law. In fact the authorities had no grounds under the Schengen treaty governing EU travel even to search the bag.

This and many other aspects of the case – including the fact that Isabel was for many hours denied access to a lawyer – are now being pursued.

After being detained overnight Isabel was deported back to Madrid, where on Friday evening (March 18th) she gave the live interview above, now available with English subtitles.

Commenting on Instagram earlier today, H&D‘s assistant editor wrote: “Isabel Peralta is the bravest and best comrade I have encountered in any country. She has sought to direct the new generation of nationalists in a principled, intelligent but strategically sensible manner. She is the very opposite of a terrorist or criminal. Her treatment yesterday and today is a disgrace to the Federal Republic and I have every confidence that her legal representatives will ensure she is not treated in this manner in future. All friends of the real Europe should give Isabel every support.”

Later we shall report further details of this disgraceful abuse of power by the authorities of the Federal Republic. Legal proceedings continue and we are confident that Isabel’s German lawyer will resolve the matter in her favour.

An article by Isabel Peralta will appear in the May-June edition of H&D. Our readers will be hearing a lot more from this excellent representative of European youth. Click here for Isabel’s YouTube channel.

For an update on Isabel’s case in Madrid against the professional liars of the international media, please click here.

UPDATE 20th March: On Friday evening Isabel appeared on a live broadcast from Madrid, in which she answered a range of questions about her unconstitutional detention. The story is very different from that told by the mainstream media. Please click here to watch an English-subtitled version of this broadcast. We apologise for very occasional passages that are unsubtitled for technical reasons.

UPDATE 27th March: Isabel Peralta has a new Instagram account at https://www.instagram.com/aquiles.helade/ See her introductory video below (with English subtitles).

Isabel writes: “Following the censorship suffered by people and organisations critical of the state welfare system – a system whose highest values according to the constitution are ‘freedom’, ‘equality’, and ‘political pluralism’ – I feel compelled to open another account. All Europeans must have the right to know the true ideas of their blood.”

How anti-fascists bombed Warrington and killed two children

Twenty-nine years ago today, IRA terrorists planting two bombs in Warrington’s shopping centre. The bombs were deliberately placed in cast-iron litter bins – almost certainly by far-left ‘antifascists’ from the ‘Red Action’ organisation who carried out IRA missions – so as to cause large amounts of deadly shrapnel.

Three-year-old Johnathan Ball died at the scene; 12-year-old Tim Parry died from his injuries in hospital five days later.

H&D provided research assistance for a BBC progamme in 2013 which examined the likelihood that Red Action ‘antifascists’ had carried out the bombings.

Red Action had a long history of involvement both with violent ‘antifascism’ and with Irish republican terrorism.

Its leaders were based in Jeremy Corbyn’s Islington constituency and regularly used Corbyn’s constituency office for their meetings. (This was some years before Corbyn became Labour Party leader.)

Red Action leader Patrick Hayes and fellow ‘anti-fascist’ thug Jan Taylor were eventually given 30-year jail sentences for their role in an IRA bombing campaign, including a bomb at the Harrods store in Knightsbridge.

Another RA activist Liam Heffernan was given a 23-year-jail sentence for stealing explosives on behalf of another republican terror group, the INLA.

Latest woke insanity sees Shakespeare’s theatre issue ‘anti-semitism’ warning

In the latest pathetic display of woke ‘sensitivity’, Shakespeare’s Globe has issued a warning to theatre-goers that The Merchant of Venice – currently being staged by candlelight at the Globe’s Sam Wanamaker Playhouse – “contains antisemitism, colourism, and racism”.

We aren’t quite sure what “colourism” means, but we can be sure it isn’t an apology for the Globe having cast two black men and one Asian women among characters meant to portray 16th century Venetians.

As for “anti-semitism” – can anyone planning to see The Merchant of Venice really be unaware that its central character – the moneylender Shylock – is perhaps the most archetypal Jewish villain in literary history?

If the Globe were really concerned about whether the Shylock image is fair or not, then instead of this pathetic cringe perhaps they would care to sponsor a conference or study day to accompany the production? H&D would be very happy to provide a speaker.

For example we could discuss two statements by one of the greatest figures in British political history, Ernest Bevin, who founded Britain’s largest trade union, took charge of labour relations in Churchill’s government during the Second World War, and was Foreign Secretary for almost six years after the war, when he was the co-architect of NATO.

Bevin told the Trade Union Congress during the 1931 economic crisis: “It is a game of Shylock versus the people, with Shylock getting the pound of flesh every time.”

And at an emergency Cabinet meeting soon after the Second World War, by which time war debt had tightened Shylock’s grip. Bevin said in Cabinet (!) that “we [the British government and by extension the British people] are in Shylock’s hands”. This observation was so incendiary that it was not typed into the official Cabinet minutes, but appears in the handwritten notes of that meeting taken by a senior civil servant.

This was at a time when British soldiers and police were fighting Jewish terrorists in Palestine, and although it took almost three years, ‘American’ pressure eventually forced the British government into acquiescence in the creation of Israel in 1948.

So if the Globe really wants to discuss the question of ‘anti-semitism’ and Shylock in a British context, let’s start with Ernest Bevin and discuss whether his views reflected ‘racism’ or reality.

Or is the Globe interested only in woke posturing rather than scholarship?

The truth at last! How British codebreakers fought Jewish terror

Britain’s famous codebreaking centre at Bletchley Park: equivalent efforts against Jewish terrorist codes were until now far less well known

In the latest of a series of stunning developments at the UK National Archives, H&D‘s Peter Rushton last week became the first person outside the British intelligence and security services to view documents that had been Top Secret for 75 years.

These files record successful efforts by British codebreakers in the 1940s to crack codes used by Zionist organisations which were fighting a brutal war of terrorism and subversion against the British Mandate in Palestine.

They show close connections between Zionist Jews belonging to ostensibly rival, ‘moderate’ and ‘extremist’ factions, but in reality working together on major terrorist operations.

They shed light on bribery and blackmail used by Zionist gangs to undermine criminal investigations.

And they even offer some evidence of Jewish terrorists plotting ‘reprisal’ attacks in the Middle East against German prisoners of war, eighteen months after the end of the Second World War.

The latest archival discoveries are part of a continuing fight for real history. That war for historical truth continues: click here to read its latest episode, Peter Rushton’s ‘Illicit Signals Palestine – The Ispal Codes’.

Sir Gyles Isham – baronet, actor, historian, and head of Britain’s intelligence war in Jerusalem against Zionist terror

The war criminal or the anti-terrorist hero: guess which one the Queen has honoured?

Two years ago one of the few outstanding heroes of the war against terrorism was murdered – not by Islamic State, Al Qaeda or any such group but by a US drone strike at Baghdad’s International Airport.

General Qassem Soleimani and his colleague, Iraqi anti-terrorist commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, had been the most successful leaders of the war to exterminate ISIL – Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

If anyone doubted that takfiri groups such as ISIL serve the interests of International Zionism, this assassination carried out on the orders of Donald Trump in consultation with his Israeli ally Benjamin Netanyahu, surely confirmed it.

During recent days a series of events across the region have commemorated the martyrdom of Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.

Here in London, with truly sick irony, the second anniversary of these murders was marked instead by an announcement from Buckingham Palace that the Queen was honouring Tony Blair by making him a Knight of the Garter, an order dating back to the 14th century.

This gesture might already have backfired, as it has sparked a surge of outrage even from some Britons who had begun to forget the war crimes of twenty years ago. A public petition to rescind the honour has already reached close to 500,000 signatures – readers can sign the petition here.

UPDATE: A breaking news story that will feature in tomorrow’s Daily Mail will surely add to the pressure against Blair’s ‘honour’. According to Geoff Hoon – former Defence Secretary and once a key Blair ally – he was ordered to burn a secret memo advising that the Iraq war could be illegal.

Read the full story at the Daily Mail website.

The tragedy of National Action: Ben Raymond given ten-year sentence

Earlier today Ben Raymond – the co-founder of national socialist youth group National Action – was given a 10-year extended prison sentence after being found guilty of offences under the Terrorism Act.

Ben Raymond, co-founder of National Action

This was the latest and most serious of a series of trials in which NA activists have been accused of a variety of offences since the group was banned under the Terrorism Act at the end of 2016.

Yet Mr Raymond’s offences seem to have had little to do with anything that a normal Briton would call ‘terrorism’. Reading the remarks of Judge Christopher Parker QC who passed sentence today at Bristol Crown Court, it seems that Mr Raymond’s main offence was producing propaganda for views that the rulers of today’s liberal, multiracial Britain find unpalatable.

In numerous articles over the past five years, H&D has explicitly criticised NA’s strategy, and no doubt when the time comes for an overall assessment of the group, when other trials presently under way have concluded, there will be further criticisms.

But any honest racial nationalist looking at today’s sentence would have to admit two things.

First, that whatever we think of Mr Raymond’s approach, to call him a terrorist deserving a 10-year prison sentence is a travesty and a gross distortion of the English language.

Second, that we older heads in the racial nationalist movement must face up to our responsibility for the political circumstances that led to NA’s creation in 2013. During the previous decade we had a golden opportunity to build a British racial nationalist challenge that was radical yet realistic and responsible. We threw that opportunity away, and we must accept our share of the blame for the tragedy of National Action.

Ian David Carser 1968-2021

To be honest not many of us were that shocked to hear at the beginning of November of the death of John Bean (the 1960s leader of the BNP mark II) who was aged 94, and whose obituary will be in the next edition of H&D (#106). However, it came as a massive shock to learn of the death of Ian Carser (aged only 53) at the very end of October.

Ian had had some health issues for a few years, but nobody really knew how bad they were. Only a few weeks before his death I had chatted on the phone with him and he bought a copy of Troy Southgate’s Arnold Leese biography – Truth Dressed As a Lie. After not being seen for a few days, a member of his Orange Lodge, contacted his father, who in turn contacted the Police. They broke into his house at the start of the month, and sadly found him dead inside. Covid may have finished him off in the end, but at the moment that remains unclear.

Ian was a long-standing supporter and subscriber of Heritage and Destiny, who I had known since 2004, when I met him for the first time in Portadown, County Armagh, over the “12th July” weekend. However, he had been active in “the movement” and the Ulster Loyalist cause, since his late teens.

Ian in front of the famous Carrickfergus Castle. Born, Lived and Died in Carrick.

He was a former part-time soldier in the Royal Irish Regiment (Home Service), formerly the Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) for many years. And, so he really did put his life on the line for Queen and Country every day of the year.

Politically Ian was both an Ulster Loyalist and staunch British nationalist. He had been a member of both the NF and the BNP, and later in the Northern Ireland based Ulster Awake group.

He was a proud protestant – a Free Presbyterian – and belonged to all three of the main loyal orders: No Kilroot True Blues LOL 1544 was his Orange Lodge; Lily Among The Thorns RBP 236 was his Royal Black Preceptory; and Woodburn Browning was his Apprentice Boys of Derry (ABOD) Campsie Club. He held senior office at both private and district levels in all of the above orders and was also the treasurer of the ABOD Club of Research.

Ian travelled all over the UK on parade with the Loyal Orders, and in 2017 he went over to Germany with the Orange Order to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation (in 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses on the castle door in Wittenberg in Germany – an act widely seen as the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, which spread throughout Europe).

Ian outside the offices of the Northern Ireland Football Association, on Windsor Avenue, Belfast.

I attended ABOD parades with Ian in both Markethill – County Armagh – and East Belfast in the late 2000s. He always wanted to attend the ABOD parade in Southport (Lancashire) held every June, but sadly never got round to it.

However, Ian did travel over to Preston in Lancashire, on three occasions for H&D‘s annual John Tyndall Memorial Meeting, which he always enjoyed, making a weekend of it, taking in the sights of Preston afterwards! He also planned at some stage to come over to Lancashire, to watch some live English football, but again never got round to it.

Ian was a long-time supporter of Linfield Football Club (who play at Windsor Park in South Belfast) and a member of Carrick True Blues (his local Linfield Supporters Club). Known affectionately as “Stompee” Ian was a devout “Blueman” who was an ever present on the supporter’s bus for many seasons. Although a quiet, polite, and well-read (he had a library of well over 1,000 books at his house) gentleman, he was sometimes known to get a bit boisterous at the big games!

I travelled with him on the supporters’ bus from Carrick to an away game at Coleraine (in County Londonderry) back in 2007, and that was quite an experience I can tell you – even for a seasoned football fan like myself! I remember asking him if he thought the quality of Irish League football was very poor. He replied, no, but it was an acquired taste!

I also attended the Northern Ireland v Georgia game at Windsor Park, the same year, as well as a couple of Linfield home games in the early rounds of the Champions League in later years.

Apart from league games in Northern Ireland, Ian followed the Blues across Europe, including trips to Croatia, Denmark, Belarus, and various places in the in the Irish Republic for Setanta Cup games, to name but a few.

Ian supporting his beloved Linfield FC, whom he followed all over Europe – even to Dublin!

For most of his working life, Ian was a civil servant, working in the Belfast civil courts in his final few years.

He was born and bred in the Loyalist town of Carrickfergus (County Antrim), famous for The Siege of Carrickfergus Castle in August 1689 when a force of Williamite troops under Marshal Schomberg landed and laid siege to the Jacobite garrison. After a week the Jacobites surrendered, and were allowed to march out with the honours of war. William of Orange himself subsequently landed at Carrickfergus in June 1690.

Ian took me around Carrickfergus Castle on one of my many visits to the town around 2010, reminding me of another famous visitor in the summer of 1962 – George Lincoln Rockwell – who spent a day in the town, after driving up from the Irish Republic with Colin Jordan and John Tyndall, before getting the ferry over to England.

Ian was a true bachelor, his family being the Loyal Orders, and his British nationalist and Ulster Loyalist friends. He leaves behind his father Ronnie, to whom we offer our thoughts, prayers, and condolences at this difficult time.

On November 4th Ian was buried at Victoria Cemetery in Carrickfergus, with the Union Flag and his Orange Sash (complete with his “Enoch Powell Was Right” badge) on top of his coffin, which was carried by former Soldiers from the Royal Irish Regiment.

As well as being a longstanding subscriber/support of H&D, Ian was a good friend and comrade, and I will miss him deeply.

Audaces Fortuna Juvat

“For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord’s”. Romans 14.8

Mark Cotterill, Preston, Lancashire

Ian (centre foreground in orange shirt) at the 2015 John Tyndall Memorial Meeting, in Preston sitting next to his friend and fellow Ulsterman Neil Hanna

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