Nigel Farage has accused the organisation HOPE not hate of being extremist.
In an interview with LBC, Mr Farage said the widower of Labour MP Jo Cox, Brendan Cox, was part of an extremist group. “[HOPE not hate] who masquerade as being lovely and peaceful, but actually pursue violent and undemocratic means.”
The chief executive of HOPE not hate, Nick Lowles, said in a blog post, “even by his standards, Farage’s comments were disgustingly offensive.”
HOPE not hate are raising money to take Mr Farage to court. On their website it states:
Our lawyer has just sent Farage a letter demanding he retracts and publicly apologises or we will begin legal proceedings against him.
We attended a training session with HOPE not hate in Cardiff to find out more about what the organisation does.
Some participants from the training event in Cardiff with Tom Godwin from HOPE not hate and…
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