National Action 'members attended terror-style training camps to learn judo, kickboxing and street fighting martial arts for upcoming race war'

Mail Online | 6/14/2018 | Charlie Bayliss For Mailonline
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Members of the banned neo-Nazi group National Action carried out mixed martial arts training and practiced fighting with weapons to prepare themselves for a 'race war', a court heard.

The shocking revelations were revealed by whistleblower Robbie Mullen during the trial of a National Action member Jack Renshaw.

Acts - Terrorism - Knife - Labour - MP

The 23-year-old admitted to preparing acts of terrorism after buying a large knife to murder Labour MP Rosie Cooper as well as threatening to kill a police officer.

Giving evidence against his fellow comrades in court, Mullen described the six defendants involvement in the group.

Mullen - Old - Bailey - Group - December

Mullen told the Old Bailey that despite the group being proscribed in December 2016, everything 'stayed the same' and the meetings continued with the 'same place, same people, same purpose'.

Mr Mullen, 25, said: 'The politics was still the same - free white man. The group had gone, the name had gone, but the people were still meeting.'

Christopher - Lythgoe - Warrington - Leader - National

Christopher Lythgoe, 32, from Warrington, was the leader of National Action and is said to have organised the combat training for the group, which also included fighting with sticks, according to Mullen.

He said: 'Chris would do the basics and it would just be normal boxing, punching a bag and sparing.'

Mr - Mullen - MMA - Gym - Practice

Mr Mullen said he also went to an MMA gym to practice stick fighting. He would see Lythgoe every week and communicate on encrypted...
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