I want them to know they're being targeted. The jury was shown a video of him burning a rainbow flag while saying: In his defence, he told the court he was bisexual and was just a fantasist. In a conversation on Facebook to which police were alerted, Stables said: A year-old man who planned to carry out a machete attack on a gay pride event in Cumbria has been convicted of preparing an act of terrorism.
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Neo-Nazi convicted of terror offence after planning gay pride attack
In a conversation on Facebook to which police were alerted, Stables said: But his account remained active, leaving him free to continue peddling his hate-filled beliefs. Tonight is going to be a good night, and the beginning of the end. A large Nazi flag can be seen hanging on the wall and the officer points out a series of knives, an air rifle and a machete. He had told the court he was ashamed of racist and homophobic comments he made online and claimed he was himself bisexual. But he was found guilty of preparing an act of terrorism, making threats to kill and possessing an explosive substance in suspicious circumstances.
We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. He was unarmed when he was arrested, but police later found an axe and a machete at his home. He had searched the internet for information on extremist groups and downloaded a bomb-making manual. A government explosives expert told the court that material found in the flat could have been used to make a credible bomb. He told his trial that he was politically liberal and a bisexual, having had sexual experiences with men. Stables, who has an autistic spectrum disorder, was convicted of preparing an act of terrorism, making threats to kill and possessing explosives.