Lancaster Unity blog exposes BNP

Oscar Grant

By Alex Smith / @alexsmith1982

Well done to the Lancaster Unity blog, which has exposed some horrific activity on the vile Party’s website.

On Sunday night, the BNP changed its constitution to allow black and minority ethnic citizens to join. At the “exceptional general meeting” to vote on that change, a reporter for The Times was set upon by Party enforcers, one of whom, as Political Scrapbook showed, “tried to remove [the reporter’s nose] from [his] face”.

On Monday, Lancaster Unity exposed the BNP again, who this time had hosted a picture of a young black male on the Party website, claiming to “fully support your aim to keep Britain British”.

The poster, one Daniel Muranbuti, posted a note about himself:

“I am a young and laid-back kinda guy, I like reggae and poetry, and I fully support your aim to keep Britain British, now I know you ain’t racist and against my People. We’re all on the same side, and I just know it won’t be long before we can celebrate together like the Americans do with their black president.”

The post carried a photo of the individual:

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But the photo wasn’t of Daniel Muranbuti at all. It was of Oscar Grant, a young man shot and killed by transport police on New Year’s Day in Oakland, California.

As Lancaster Unity writes:

“Oscar…was shot in front of numerous witnesses, many of whom filmed the event on digital cameras and mobile phone cameras, and who had started recording because they believed BART officers were acting too aggressively. One wonders at the mentality of someone who chooses a victim of murder as their avatar – until we remember that Oscar Grant was black and the BNP seems to applaud the violent deaths of or attacks on non-whites.”

“Should we be surprised that a supporter chooses another victim of a similar and murderous attack to use as an avatar? No, of course not, because – changes to the constitution notwithstanding – the BNP always has been, is now and always will be a racist organisation that enjoys seeing the people it most despises suffer.”

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