The British National Party’s civil liberties policy — which includes an explanation for the growth of the totalitarian state — has been proven correct once again after the EU announced that the ban on liquids in air passengers’ hand luggage is to continue for at least another three years.
The ban was brought in after Islamists born in Britain were arrested after planning to blow up a trans-Atlantic aircraft in retaliation for UK foreign policy in the Middle East and the Iraq war in particular.
In 2009 a Woolwich Crown Court jury convicted Abdulla Ahmed Ali, from Walthamstow; Tanvir Hussain, from Leyton; and Assad Sarwar, of High Wycombe, of conspiring to activate bombs disguised as drinks.
The plot was directed from Pakistan by Rashid Rauf, the British-born Al Qaeda mastermind behind the 7 July suicide bombings in London.
Their arrests in August 2006 caused chaos to international aviation and prompted the current restrictions on liquids.
The EU has announced that the restrictions — which have caused major inconvenience to air travellers — will continue until 2013 when mass-screening technology to detect explosives in fluids is perfected.
Currently, all liquids in hand luggage must be in clear containers which contain no more than 100 millilitres and be carried in a single transparent re-sealable plastic bag, which in turn can hold no more than a litre and measures no more than 20 centimetres square.
The BNP’s election manifesto section on civil liberties pointed out the problem under the heading “Terrorism and the Growth of the Totalitarian State.”
The manifesto said the “BNP condemns the erosion of essential democracy in Britain which has developed partly as a result of the increasingly disastrous multicultural experiment.
“Britain today faces domestic terrorism from Islamists as never before in our history — caused directly by the twin policies of mass immigration and a biased Middle Eastern foreign policy.
“On the one hand, the old-gang parties have encouraged mass immigration which has created a large pool of disaffected Muslims in Britain, and on the other hand the same parties have actively pursued aggressive foreign policies which have served to incite the now UK-resident Islamic population.
“The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have provided extra fuel to Islamists seeking to recruit terrorists from the millions-strong Muslim population in Britain.
“In other words, the old parties have created the ‘perfect storm’ for terrorism in Britain — and now used this self-created problem to justify ever-increasing repressive legislation and the destruction of our civil liberties.
“A prime example is the Civil Contingencies Act which grants ministers wide-ranging powers during an emergency, including the right to amend any Act of Parliament except the Human Rights Act.
“Islamist terrorism in Britain will not be stopped by repressive laws, but by dealing with the immigration problem and adopting a neutral foreign policy,” the BNP manifesto said.
The inconvenience to air travellers is but one symptom of this “perfect storm” of Islamist terrorism created by the lib/Lab/Con alliance — and only the BNP has the policy to halt it.