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Nick Ryan

Director of Communications for HOPE not hate

Nick Ryan is Director of Communications for HOPE not hate. A journalist and producer, he wrote HOMELAND: Into a World of Hate, his account of the six years he spent interviewing and meeting members of right-wing extremist groups, worldwide, and which The Times Literary Supplement called “reportage of the most illuminating kind” and The Guardian said was “courageous”.

Tommy Robinson: Just What Is He Good For?

Fresh from his appearance on <em>Good Morning Britain</em> yesterday, perhaps Stephen Lennon - or as he likes to style himself, 'Tommy Robinson' - the convicted mortgage fraudster and serial far-right activist, should take a long hard look in the mirror.
21/06/2017 08:31 BST

Time to Free 'American Taliban'

The catalyst for this piece was the on-going trial of the Norwegian killer, Anders Behring Breivik, who murdered 77 mostly-young people in a bombing and shooting outrage last summer
27/04/2012 10:14 BST

The Road Travelled By Breivik and Other Killers

If there is one thing I learned over my journeys, and meetings, it is that there are no easy answers, no black and white; but it is natural to demand them. I say: beware what you wish for. We must be vigilant, and on guard, for those who promise such answers and peace through hatred.
19/04/2012 17:36 BST

London's Burning

There was a riot the night I moved into my house in Brixton, south London. A burning police motorcycle lay abandoned where it had been dragged, about 250 yards from my front door.
10/08/2011 15:21 BST

I Knew the Boy Next Door Killers

The tragic events in Norway should serve as a reminder to our politicians and pundits (as well as voices in the blogosphere) of the dangers of ignoring far-right movements and individuals.
25/07/2011 23:10 BST