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Issue No. 2153

“Catch these anti-democratic idiots and get them sacked.”
BNP leader Nick Griffin on postal workers refusing to deliver Nazi election leaflets

“It’s either go back to Pakistan or be hanged.”
Nick Griffin on Muslims charged with “specific crimes”

“It’s a term invented by Trotsky to demonise political opponents.”
Nick Griffin after being asked to define racism

“I am well aware that the orthodox opinion is that six million Jews were gassed and cremated and turned into lampshades. I have reached the conclusion that the ‘extermination’ tale is a mixture of Allied wartime propaganda, extremely profitable lie, and latter-day witch-hysteria.”
Nick Griffin in 1998 on the Holocaust

“Essentially, yes.”
BNP deputy leader Simon Darby after he was asked if the party wanted all non-whites to leave Britain

“We have made it possible for 186 Gurkhas to live here while they campaigned for justice. In that regard we are 100 percent Joanna Lumley and 0 percent BNP.”
Robert Lee of the Royal British Legion responds to the BNP’s attack on the decision to allow Gurkhas to live in Britain

“Scumbags. I’d never vote for them in a million years.”
Scots Guardsman whose image appears on a BNP election leaflet with a quote saying that he supports the party

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Who Says?
Tue 26 May 2009, 18:19 BST
Issue No. 2153
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