34 Facts About Britain First

1. Britain First is a far-right nationalist UK organization that exists largely to protest Muslim immigration to the country, which it tends to characterize as an "invasion.

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2. Britain First has run candidates for office in the UK.

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3. Britain First is a far-right nationalist UK organization that exists largely to protest Muslim immigration to the country, which it tends to characterize as an \"invasion.

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4. Britain First visited the French port of Calais in summer 2015, during a period of attempted migration to the United Kingdom via the town.

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5. Britain First stood its first parliamentary candidate for the Rochester and Strood by-election on 20 November 2014, nominating its Deputy Leader, Jayda Fransen, the granddaughter of immigrants.

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6. Britain First campaigns primarily against immigration, multiculturalism and what it sees as the Islamisation of the United Kingdom, and advocates the preservation of traditional British culture, looking back on the good old days when outright racism and segregation was more acceptable.

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7. Britain First supported Trump, telling people to vote for him on Facebook, reports The Huffington Post.

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8. Britain First was founded in 2011 by former British National Party member Jim Dowson and its current chairman is Paul Golding.

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9. Britain First has been loosely implicated in the June 16, 2016, murder of British lawmaker Jo Cox, whose husband called Trump a "purveyor of hate.

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10. From the beginning, Britain First has been active about creating a presence on social media.

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11. Britain First began hitting the headlines after a series of well-publicised stunts, invading mosques or driving military armoured cars up and down Brick Lane to no apparent purpose.

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12. Britain First used death of Oxo mum Lynda Bellingham to worm into Facebook feeds.

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13. Britain First came to the town at a time when tensions had increased regarding aspects of foreign migration to Ballymena.

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14. Britain First does not share our values of tolerance and solidarity.

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15. Britain First boasted of a surge in support after Trump retweeted its videos.

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16. Britain First has attracted derision and condemnation for social media posts.

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17. Britain First claims that it isn't opposed to individual Muslims, but is against the doctrine and religion of Islam itself, which they describe as "barbaric".

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18. Britain First visited the French port of Calais in the middle of 2015, during a period of attempted migration to the United Kingdom via the town.

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19. In 2015, Britain First offered "solidarity patrols" in areas of London with high Jewish populations while blaming anti-Semitism on Islam.

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20. In May 2014, Britain First announced that it would be deploying "hundreds of ex-British Forces" alongside "several armoured ex-army Land Rovers" to protect the UKIP leader Nigel Farage after he had been opposed on the street by supporters of Scottish independence.

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21. In July 2014, Britain First entered the Crayford Mosque in South London, demanding that its segregated entrances be removed, with Golding saying, "When you respect women we'll respect your mosques.

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22. In May 2014, members of Britain First invaded ten Bradford mosques, as well as ones in Glasgow, Luton and East London.

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23. In February 2014, Britain First conducted what it called "Christian patrols" in an area of Tower Hamlets, East London, to counter continuing Muslim Patrols which had first come to media attention in 2013.

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24. Britain First stood its first parliamentary candidate for the Rochester and Strood by-election on 20 November 2014, nominating its Deputy Leader, Jayda Fransen.

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25. Britain First stood candidates for the 2014 European elections in Wales and Scotland.

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26. Britain First registered with the Electoral Commission on 10 January 2014.

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27. In November 2011, Britain First announced the registration of a political party, the "National People's Party", with Golding named as leader, Edwards as nominating officer and McBride as treasurer.

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28. In March 2018, Britain First was banned from Facebook, who said it broke community guidelines and was designed to incite racial hatred.

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29. In November 2015, Britain First claimed that its Facebook page had over a million "likes", more than any other British political party and the British Prime Minister, David Cameron.

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30. Britain First announced in 2014 its intention to launch in America, as "America First", but it failed to materialise.

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31. Britain First was launched through the "British Resistance" website in May 2011.

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32. Britain First was founded by Jim Dowson, who ran a call centre in Dundonald, East Belfast, for the BNP.

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33. Britain First campaigns primarily against multiculturalism and what it sees as the Islamisation of the United Kingdom, and advocates the preservation of traditional British culture.

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34. Britain First is a British fascist political organisation formed in 2011 by former members of the British National Party.

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