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British Neo-nazi Leader Dismissed from His Teaching Post

August 30, 1962
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The Coventry Education Committee said today that Colin Jordan, leader of the British National Socialist party, had been dismissed from his teaching post at a Coventry school, effective December 31.

Jordan, who was suspended from his teaching post earlier this year, was sentenced on August 20 to two months’ imprisonment for his activities during a rally of his organization in London’s Trafalgar Square last July 1. He also was ordered held for trial, along with three of his lieutenants, yesterday, on charges of violating Britain’s Public Order Act. The four neo-Nazis are free on bail pending setting of a date for their trial.

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