UK: Neo-Nazi couple gets jail terms
Couple, who named their son ‘Adolf’ in admiration of Nazi leader, found guilty of being members of banned far-right group
By Muhammad Mussa
A British couple has been handed jail terms after they were found guilty of being members of a proscribed far-right terrorist group, local media reported.
Adam Thomas, 22, was jailed for six and
The jury at Birmingham Crown Court, according to Sky News, heard that the couple had given their child the middle name “Adolf” in an “admiration” of the leader of Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler.
Photos shown at the court and published by Sky News, show the couple standing together next to a swastika flag. In another photo, Patatas could be seen holding her baby son while posing next to another Swastika flag.
Patatas, originally from Portugal, had told one member of National Action that “all Jews must be put to death” and that her husband, Thomas, has found all non-white people “intolerable.”
The anti-Semitic and white supremacist group had celebrated the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox in June 2016 by Thomas Mair.
The group describes itself as a "National Socialist Youth Organization". However, then-Home Secretary Amber Rudd described it as “racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic.”
“It has absolutely no place in a Britain that works for everyone,” she added.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.