BNP meetings were bugged in order to gain intelligence for Anti-Fascist Action and Searchlight. The buggings have been discussed in No Retreat.
The recordings are not 100% and I am working on subtitles for them. I suggest you wear headphones.
But they provide an interesting glimpse into the lengths anti-fascists would go into and their ingenuity. To extent the buggings were useful in terms of putting the information in use in physical action is not 100% clear.
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BNP Meeting (April, 1990)
BNP Meeting (May, 1990)
BNP Meeting (June, 1990)
BNP Meeting at Mother Macs (June, 1990; Manchester)
BNP Meeting at Mother Macs (Oct, 1990; Manchester)
This Searchlight video taken during a Republican internment commemoration march in London. This was one of the first times C18 had publicly taken to the streets and this footage was used several times by the media.
This post contains two recordings of phone calls with Manchester BNP organiser Gordon Gee in November, 1990.
Searchlight journalist, Steve Tilzey, dupes Gee into, first, believing he is Terry, a BNP official, and secondly, following a Searchlight article using the intellegience gathered, David Howarth, a BNP security officer.
This recording includes comments on Holocaust News and National Socialism. “JT” is mentioned this is BNP leader John Tyndall.
This recording hears Tilzey telling off Gee for having a mole within his organisation
The recordings may be quiet. I suggest using headphones, earphones or speakers. Turn the bass down too.