Miss Hitler beauty pageant hopeful convicted of terror group membership

A former Miss Hitler beauty pageant hopeful has been convicted of membership of the banned far-right terrorist group National Action.

Miss Hitler beauty pageant entrant Alice Cutter and her ex-partner Mark Jones have been convicted of membership to banned terrorist group National Action at Birmingham Crown Court.

The pair were described as "fanatic" members of the banned neo-Nazi group which had between "50 or 50" hardcore activists in the "fellowship of hate."

Prosecuting barrister Barnaby Jameson QC said the group had a "common admiration for Hitler and the architects of the Holocaust."

He told jurors National Action was a "group that shared the same pathological racial prejudice and conviction in brutal white supremacy" as the Nazi and labelled it "white Jihad."

Cutter had denied being a part of the group after then Home Secretary Amber Rudd banned it in December 2016.

Rudd done so because it had praised the brutal murder of Batley & Spen MP Jo Cox in June 2016.

However, evidence showed Cutter had exchanged hundreds of messages and attended various meetings with other members after the proscription.

Jones, an ex-member of the British National Party's young wing, was also convicted of membership after a retrial at Birmingham Crown Court.

The pair had split up during the course of the trial proceedings, but reportedly embraced in the dock before being taken down to the cells.

During opening statements, Jones said: "We are entering the neo-Nazi world of 'White Jihad', said prosecuting barrister Barnaby Jameson QC in his opening statement.

"We are talking about a tiny, secretive group of die-hard neo-Nazis with no compunction about attaining their objectives with the use or threat of terror.

"A group with a common admiration for Hitler and the architects of the Holocaust.

"A group that shared the same pathological racial prejudice and conviction in brutal white supremacy."

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