‘Co-founder’ of neo-Nazi group National Action appears in court to deny being member after it was banned
A co-founder of the neo-Nazi group National Action appeared in court today to deny remaining a member after it was outlawed under the Terrorism Act.
Alex Davies, 27, allegedly remained in the organisation between December 2016 and September 2017.
The far-right group was found in 2013 but outlawed under the Terrorism Act in 2016.
Alex Davies, 27, of Uplands, Swansea, appeared at the Old Bailey via videolink today to deny remaining a member of the neo-Nazi organisation National Action
Davies, of Uplands, Swansea, appeared at the Old Bailey via videolink and denied membership of a proscribed organisation.
Naomi Parsons, prosecuting, said: ‘As the co-founder of the organisation all of the material from the linked trials is relied on by the crown.’
Judge Mark Dennis, QC, bailed him ahead of his four-week trial on April 19 next year.
The judge also fixed a mention hearing on December 20 to check the trial is ‘on track’.
The court heard that National Action co-founder Benjamin Raymond will also face trial at the Old Bailey in November.
Judge Mark Dennis, QC, bailed Davies at the Old Bailey today and will face a four-week trial on April 19 next year, not before a mention hearing on December 20 to check the trial is ‘on track’
He is accused of seven offences, one being part of a membership of a proscribed organisation contrary to Section 11 of the Terrorism Act.
Raymond is also accused with six counts of possessing a document or record of use to a terrorist contrary to Section 58 of the Act.
According to the charges, the material includes documents entitled ‘Ethnic Cleaning Operations’, ‘2083 – European Declaration of Independence by Anders Breivik’, ‘Homemade Detonators by Ragnar Benson’, ‘TM 31-210 Improvised Munitions Handbook’, ‘Homemade Molotov Cocktail’ and ‘Cluster Bomb’.