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  • The gloves come off in England

    05/09/2014 4:32:45 PM PDT · by Renfield · 53 replies
    The Occidental Observer ^ | 4-30-2014 | Francis Carr Begbie
    The arrest of Paul Weston, an anti-immigration campaigner in England, for repeating Winston Churchill’s unflattering observations about Islam in a public speech has been reported around the world with headlines from the US to Russia to Japan. Weston, who leads a small party called LibertyGB, was bundled into a police van outside the Guildhall in the town of Winchester, after being arrested for suspected racial harassment. It is a shocking event because to many people overseas, Britain is still a country where there is freedom of speech. But the Weston arrest is only the latest in a series of incidents...
  • When Tommy Met Mo It Ended in Tears

    10/31/2013 4:59:51 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 3 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 31 October 2013 | Enza Ferreri
    I’ve watched the BBC documentary When Tommy Met Mo: Leaving the EDL (you can see the video by clicking on the "Enza Ferreri Blog" link above), which was clearly intended to portray Islam as a peaceful, nice and tolerant “religion”, hijacked by some, in short the usual spin, but this time with the prestigious and authoritative backing of a former English Defence League leader. That Tommy Robinson lent himself to this circus shows what a confused man he is. He has a split personality, at least vis–à–vis Islam. There are times when he appears to understand, at least partly,...
  • Ignorance of Islam Is No Excuse

    08/09/2013 5:23:48 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 11 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 9 August 2013 | Enza Ferreri
    The unfortunate article published on The Telegraph "Islam is way more English than the EDL" is a classical example of the most myopic and ignorant journalism. The author, Tim Stanley, has no idea of what Islam is, and yet insists in writing about Islam. Just read this: By contrast, most Muslims cling on to values that were once definitively English and that we could do with rediscovering. Islam instructs its followers to cherish their families, to venerate women [by beating and stoning them], to treat strangers kindly [by beheading them], to obey the law of any country they are in...
  • Islamic "Science" and Other Nonsense

    08/08/2013 7:51:38 AM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 22 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 1 August 2013 | Enza Ferreri
    The video that you can see by clicking on the link just below this post title is that of a BBC lynch mob against Tommy Robinson of the English Defence League, during the programme called - a misnomer - FreeSpeech on BBC3. It is not free speech if you verbally abuse and even incite to murder someone for exercising his right to free speech, as it happens in this "debate". Interestingly, the comments to the video on YouTube reveal how the audience was cherry-picked by the BBC to fit its political bent and in no way represents the British general...
  • OUTRAGEOUS: The English Defence League Has Its Selma

    06/30/2013 9:42:28 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 11 replies
    The Hayride ^ | 30 June 13 | MacAoidh
    What you’ll see on this video is something so breathtakingly ridiculous that if we just described it and didn’t show it to you, you’d think we were lying. Namely, that Tommy Robinson and Kevin Carroll, two activists from the anti-Muslim protest group the English Defence League, attempted to conduct a charity walk in East London on behalf of a little girl with neuroblastoma – and included in their plans was to lay a wreath at Woolwich Barracks, the site where British soldier Lee Rigby was slaughtered in broad daylight by a pair of jihadists on May 22. But Robinson and...
  • US bloggers banned from entering UK

    06/26/2013 12:07:08 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 41 replies
    BBC World News ^ | 26 June 2013 | BBC
    Two prominent US bloggers have been banned from entering the UK, the Home Office has said. Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer co-founded anti-Muslim group Stop Islamization of America. They were due to speak at an English Defence League march in Woolwich, where Drummer Lee Rigby was killed. A government spokesman said individuals whose presence "is not conducive to the public good" could be excluded by the home secretary. He added: "We condemn all those whose behaviours and views run counter to our shared values and will not stand for extremism in any form."
  • Spot the Similarities: Pro-Gay-Rights and Muslim Thugs

    06/15/2013 3:38:24 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 6 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 12 June 2013 | Enza Ferreri
    Look at the similarities. As Gallia Watch explains, the French video that you can watch by clicking on the link just below this post title shows "the vigil held in Montpellier on the eve of the first homosexual marriage in France that took place May 29 in that city. Les Veilleurs (those keeping vigil), seated on the ground, and singing L'Espérance (Hope), their anthem, are confronted by the pro-gay crowd, standing, visibly more rowdy and drinking, carrying the multicolored banner of Gay Pride". It is easy to see the contrast between the beautiful, peaceful hymn sung by the Les Veilleurs,...
  • Islamic Terrorists Jailed For EDL Attack Plot

    06/10/2013 5:30:03 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 11 replies
    Sky News ^ | 10th June 2013 | Sky News
    'Six Islamic extremists who plotted a bloody attack on an English Defence League rally have been given lengthy jail terms. The men travelled to the rally in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, in June last year armed with an arsenal of weapons including two shotguns, swords, knives, a nail bomb and a partially-assembled pipe bomb. They were jailed for between 18 years and nine months and 19-and-a-half years.'
  • Tommy Robinson of the English Defence League (videos)

    06/06/2013 6:07:31 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 26 replies
    Tommy Robinson is the front line against Islam in the UK. Whatever his previous problems...he is on the front line against the Islamist attack on the UK. Here are a couple of videos that will bring you up to date.Michael Coren Interviews Tommy Robinson Of The EDL - English Defence LeagueNEW Tommy Robinson speaks about the Woolwich terrorist attack and EDL response COELUS
  • Anyone just see English Defense League spokesman Tom Robinson on Bill O'Reilly?

    06/06/2013 5:46:26 PM PDT · by dennisw · 56 replies
    FOXNEW--- Bill O'Reilly | 6 6 2013
    Very impressive. He looks and sounds good. Did not trip over words. He totally understands Islam and Jihad. It is as if he has been reading Jihad Watch for a few years and learned everything Robert Spencer had to say He speaks in non-posh English accent. Working class accent? This highlights his populist appeal.
  • EDL's Tommy Robinson to appear on Bill O'Reilly tonight

    06/06/2013 2:27:12 PM PDT · by Viennacon · 12 replies
    Gates Of Vienna ^ | 06/03/2013 | Baron Bodissey
    English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson tweeted tonight that he has taped an interview with Bill O’Reilly and will be appearing on Mr. O’Reilly’s show on Fox News Thursday evening: My interview on Fox News bill oreilly show will be shown on Thursday! “The O’Reilly Factor” airs at 8pm EDT and is rebroadcast at 11pm EDT.
  • Tommy Robinson straightens out a hostile BBC

    05/29/2013 11:19:34 PM PDT · by bkopto · 11 replies
    Vlad Tepes Blog ^ | 5/29/2013 | eeyore
    Damn Tommy is good
  • Can Men Like Tommy Robinson Save England?

    05/29/2013 11:57:32 AM PDT · by IChing · 47 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 5/29/13 | Donald Joy
    In the immediate aftermath of the recent Islamic butchering of a British soldier in broad daylight on a London street, Twitter was awash in outrage — but not so much against the Muslim terrorists. The massive outrage and hatred was directed against the controversial protest movement known as the English Defence League. You read that right. Endless numbers of deranged, brainwashed, politically-correct people took to social media to denounce (in the most derisive and hateful words) not the fact that murderous Muslims had once again made a gruesome public display of jihad on English soil — and boldly rubbed the...
  • Post-beheading, U.K. braces for 'right-wing extremists'

    05/29/2013 8:43:43 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 20 replies
    WND ^ | May 28, 2013 | Pamela Geller
    Exclusive: Pamela Geller laughs out loud in response to media's coverage of jihadi attack A total of 10 Muslims have been arrested (as of this writing) in the beheading of Lee Rigby, a young British soldier and father, in the streets of London last Wednesday. There is no way we can yet know how many were involved in the plot to “start a war in the streets of London” that night. But the lone-wolf Islamic brigade is larger than the media led us to believe. Islamic clerics in the United Kingdom – not all, but you don’t need all to...
  • Woolwich: Help for Heroes won't take charity cash raised by English Defence League

    05/28/2013 3:23:03 AM PDT · by davemac.439 · 21 replies
    London Evening Standard ^ | 28 May 2013 | PA/Wire
    Forces charity Help for Heroes has announced they will not accept any donations raised by the leader of the English Defence League Tommy Robinson. The EDL leader started fundraising following last week’s murder of soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, south-east London, but a spokesman for Help for Heroes said the Just Giving page set up by Mr Robinson would be closed down and all donations would be refunded.
  • Woolwich: We Are At War [Statement from English Defense League]

    05/23/2013 3:55:04 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 31 replies
    EDL News ^ | 22 May 2013
    The terrible events in Woolwich today were a reminder of something very few are willing to accept: we are at war. Despite what Islamic extremists may claim, this war is not being waged against all Muslims. However they may feel about British foreign policy or perceived injustices towards Muslim peoples around the world, most British Muslims accept this simple fact. But many don’t. They see oppression where there is none and they respond not with reason or argument, but with violence. ‘Why?’ is a dangerous question, but it’s one we must ask. And where we find fault, criticisms must be...
  • Four held as EDL Leeds demo turns nasty

    05/05/2013 5:33:59 AM PDT · by davemac.439 · 14 replies
    Yorkshire Evening Post ^ | 04/05/2013 19:21 | Alexandra Wood
    FOUR arrests were made at a rowdy Far Right demonstration in Leeds in which pigs’ heads were thrown at police. A huge police operation involving over 100 officers swung into action on Saturday (May 4) as the English Defence league marched through Leeds’ Lingfield estate - at the invitation of residents angered after the go ahead was given to plans to turn a derelict pub into a Muslim-run community centre.
  • Six admit planning to bomb English Defence League rally

    04/30/2013 1:21:18 PM PDT · by MeganC · 69 replies
    BBC News UK ^ | 30 April 2013 | BBC News
    Six (MUSLIM) men from the West Midlands have pleaded guilty to planning to bomb an English Defence League rally. Omar Mohammed Khan, Mohammed Hasseen, Anzal Hussain, Mohammed Saud, Zohaib Ahmed and Jewel Uddin admitted preparing an act of terrorism. All six will be sentenced on 6 June. Five of them took a homemade bomb to an EDL rally in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, last June but arrived after it ended. They were caught after their car was stopped and found to have no insurance. Police and security services had no intelligence about the planned attack, although one of the would-be killers,...
  • Darkness Descending in England

    10/26/2012 6:04:48 AM PDT · by Snuph · 42 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 26, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    The arrest of over 53 people in the United Kingdom is the beginning of the end for once-great Britain. The leaders of the English Defence League (EDL), Tommy Robinson and Kevin Carroll, were among those arrested, as well as Paul Weston of the British Freedom Party (BFP). I spoke with Kevin Carroll about his recent arrest and that of Robinson and Weston, and he told me the appalling details. Carroll told me that British authorities tried everything in the book to stop him from running for police and crime commissioner (PCC) for the Bedfordshire Police Authority. Nonetheless, he officially won...
  • Tommy Robinson Imprisoned With Jihadists

    10/22/2012 3:30:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 10/22/12 | pamela geller
    We have just heard that Tommy Robinson has been incarcerated in London’s Wandsworth Prison, sharing a cell with Muslims on a wing full of Muslims screaming death threats at him. This is how the authorities react to those who try to warn Britain of the greatest threat to national peace and security since the Second World War. The British Government is hereby forewarned that should any harm come to Tommy Robinson in prison, they will be held to account. The Government has a duty of care to all prisoners, not to go out of their way to place them in...
  • The Night of the long knives ... without the knives (Londonistan)

    10/23/2012 11:07:38 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 18 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | October 23, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    The arrest of over 53 people yesterday in the UK is the beginning of the end for the once-great Britain. The leaders of the English Defence League, Tommy Robinson and Kevin Carroll, were among those arrested. Dozens of police in riot vans swooped on vehicles carrying EDL members on the M1 near Luton, Beds, in what officers called a “pre-event investigation.” The group had been planning a protest next Saturday in Walthamstow, north-east London. (More here) Is there no one is the political establishment in the UK who has any decency, integrity or spine? "Paul Weston Arrested Outside Wormwood Scrubs"...
  • Freedom March: First Worldwide Counter-Jihad Action, Stockholm, August 4th

    07/31/2012 9:17:28 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 4 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | July 28, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    August 4th, the march to freedom begins with one step ..... in Stockholm, Norra Bantorget, 2 pm. Preceding our SION (Stop Islamization of Nations) World Freedom Congress on the eleventh anniversary of the September 11th jihadist attacks on America, the world's leading freedom action organizations are joining forces and converging in Stockholm on August 4th. Representatives from Stop Islamization of Nations (SION), Stop Islamization of America (SIOA), Stop Islamisation of Europe (SIOE), the English Defence League (EDL), and allied groups will speak. The conference heralds the launch of a worldwide counter jihad alliance. Freedom fighters from Europe and America, as...
  • EDL commander who organised intimidating protests against Asian MEP at his home jailed for 18 months

    06/27/2012 7:39:52 PM PDT · by Steve Van Doorn · 22 replies
    dailymail ^ | 27 June 2012 | Sara Malm
    The group barricaded Tory MEP Sajjad Karim's house, shouting abuse and holding EDL placards with Mr Karim, his wife and their two children still inside Before police made it to the scene they continued on a 'flash demonstrations' rampage around Lancashire Violence later broke out in Brierfield where a 17-year-old Asian man was floored in the street and one man was run over. A ‘commander’ in the English Defence League who led a mob of 40 people to barricade the home of Conservative MEP Sajjad Karim has been jailed for 18 months. ... Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2165060/EDL-commander-organised-intimidating-protests-Asian-MEP-home-jailed-18-months.html#ixzz1z3EgE2ZI
  • Multi-Culti Child Snatching

    06/18/2012 10:22:52 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 5 replies
    britishfreedom.org ^ | 18JUN12 | Paul Weston, British Freedom Party
    Multicultural Britain is becoming an ever more sinister country in which to live. I am pretty much immune to the totalitarian ideology of multiculturalism, but having said that, even I must confess to being shocked that the British state can now kidnap babies and children simply because their parents question the dictatorial and wholly unnatural orthodoxy of the ruling elites. According to a recent article in the Daily Express, social workers want to seize a baby as soon as it is born because they are concerned about the mother’s links to the English Defence League. Durham County Council has told...
  • Anarchy in the UK

    06/14/2012 7:13:08 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 39 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | 12JUN12 | Mark Tapson
    Amid the pomp and ceremony of England’s recent Diamond Jubilee, marking sixty years of the Queen’s reign, a grim truth was being glossed over: England is gradually capitulating to the law of the jungle. Last month, nine Muslim men were convicted for organized sex crimes ranging from rape to sex trafficking over more than two decades of sexual violence against underage white girls in the north of England. The gang passed the victims around to have sex with several men a day, several times a week in houses, cars, taxis and kebab shops. One thirteen-year-old was forced to have sex...
  • Worldwide Counter-Jihad Alliance to Launch with Stockholm Demonstration on August 4

    06/12/2012 9:02:48 PM PDT · by Milagros · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 12, 2012
    NEW YORK, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first worldwide counter-jihad initiative will begin August 4 with the First Annual Global Counter Jihad rally in Stockholm, Sweden. Representatives from Stop Islamization of Nations (SION), Stop Islamization of America (SIOA), Stop Islamisation of Europe (SIOE), the English Defence League (EDL), and allied groups will speak.
  • Tommy Robinson Attacked By "Asians"

    12/23/2011 9:52:09 AM PST · by bayouranger · 59 replies
    european-freedom-initiative.org ^ | 12-23-11 | Not Listed
    Last night English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson was attacked and beaten up by a gang of “Asians”. The following report just came in from a source in the EDL: He was out driving, when he saw a car similar to his wife’s, driven by a blond white girl. The other car flashed its lights so Tommy pulled over. A group of Pakistani youths wearing knuckle dusters poured out. Tommy was knocked out pretty quickly, and they gave him a good kicking. He looks pretty beaten up, but no bones were broken, and no eyes or teeth are missing. He...
  • Plans for a National Demonstration in Leicester, 4th February 2011

    12/19/2011 10:50:36 AM PST · by americanophile · 6 replies
    EDL ^ | December 16, 2011 | EDL
    As we reported last weekend, Rhea Page, a 22 year old healthcare support worker from Leicester, recently saw the gang of girls who subjected her to a vicious beating walk free after the judge heard that, as Muslims, they were not used to the effects of alcohol. Judge Robert Brown ruled that Rhea’s attackers would be given only suspended sentences and that despite their repeatedly calling their victim a “white slag” and “white bitch”, the offence was not racially aggravated. The EDL believe this to be a clear example of a two tier system in which crimes perpetrated by ‘sensitive...
  • East London Mosque hosts speaker who has 'called for Jewish women to be enslaved and pillaged'

    12/12/2011 10:48:23 AM PST · by bayouranger · 11 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 12-09-11 | Andrew Gilligan
    I haven’t written about that self-proclaimed haven of moderation and tolerance, the East London Mosque, for a few weeks. After having their tolerance of hatred and extremism repeatedly exposed, they’ve been keeping their heads down. But now normal service is back. Last Friday, according to publicity material (above) and its Facebook page, the mosque was due to host that conspicuous moderate
  • Seaham man jailed after English Defence League gang stormed socialist meeting

    12/08/2011 5:55:24 PM PST · by yank in the UK · 17 replies
    Sunderland Echo ^ | 5th Dec 2011 | N/A
    VIOLENCE erupted at a gathering of the Socialist Workers Party When it was stormed by a group of English Defence League (EDL) supporters. The meeting was targeted after it was advertised on the internet under the heading “smash the EDL”.
  • Occupy London in cahoots with cop's

    12/04/2011 4:00:35 AM PST · by yank in the UK · 17 replies
    Spiked ^ | 15th Nov 2011 | Brendan O'neill
    On Friday, the Metropolitan Police raided a pub in central London and arrested 179 members of the right-wing, anti-immigrant group the English Defence League (EDL), on the basis that they were planning to attack the occupiers outside St Paul’s Cathedral.
  • The English Defence League and British Freedom

    11/20/2011 10:42:20 AM PST · by buccaneer81 · 18 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 19 November 2011 | Gates of Vienna
    The English Defence League and British Freedom This afternoon a group of English Defence League leaders gathered at a venue in the West Midlands for an organizational meeting. Gaia was in attendance, and sends the following report: The main topic of his talk was a future relationship between the EDL and the British Freedom Party, which recently elected Paul Weston as its chairman. British Freedom: Paul Weston The atmosphere was definitely upbeat, and Tommy had the full attention of the assembled group during his talk. The crowd of 250-300 listened attentively and applauded from time to time. He explained that...
  • Police arrest EDL members to 'avert planned attack' in London

    11/11/2011 5:04:53 PM PST · by americanophile · 39 replies
    The Guardian (of liberalism) ^ | 11 November 2011 | Sandra Laville
    Police arrested 179 members of the English Defence League after reports of repeated threats to attack Occupy protesters camped outside St Paul's Cathedral on Armistice Day. Scotland Yard said they believed a breach of the peace was about to take place after they got intelligence that the EDL were planning the Armistice Day attack. The law states officers can arrest if they believe the breach of the peace to be "imminent." A member of the tented community outside the cathedral expressed gratitude to the police for preventing any violence. "It is fantastic if they are using their resources to try...
  • Muslims Against Crusades banned by Theresa May

    11/10/2011 11:55:10 AM PST · by the scotsman · 93 replies · 1+ views
    BBC News ^ | 11th November 2011 | Dominic Casciani
    'The home secretary is banning Muslims Against Crusades (MAC), a group that planned an anti-Armistice Day protest. It had wanted to repeat a demonstration held last year, when it burned poppies near London's Albert Hall. Theresa May's order will make membership or support of MAC a criminal offence. It is closely linked to seven other previously-banned groups. The organisation, now dissolved, said "the call for Islam will never be silenced by any ban or proscription". Mrs May said she was satisfied that Muslims Against Crusades (MAC) was "simply another name for an organisation already proscribed under a number of names"....
  • Taliban in ‘200-man UK attack at Christmas’ (Socialist allied with Taliban)

    10/25/2011 11:32:13 AM PDT · by Steve Van Doorn · 10 replies
    The Sun ^ | October 25 2011 | Nick Parker
    THE Taliban is planning a campaign of Christmas carnage in British cities, a warlord warned yesterday. Commander Javed Karmazkhel Wazir — of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan — claimed 200 suicide bombers and assassins are ready to launch attacks. And he said their recruits looked "liberal", adding: "You will not see bearded men or veiled women doing this."
  • Tommy Robinson Released From Bedford Prison (EDL Leader)

    09/13/2011 11:56:40 AM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 5 replies
    EuropeNews ^ | 13 September 2011 | NA
    Tommy Robinson Released From Bedford Prison Liberties Alliance 13 September 2011 Word has reached us that Tommy Robinson, who has been languishing as a political prisoner in Bedford Prison this last week has now been released by the British regime. It is unclear whether or not he is still ‘banned’ or whether justice and common sense have been allowed to prevail.
  • UK Jihadists Burn US Flag During 9/11 Memorial

    09/11/2011 11:45:42 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 47 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/9/11 | Gil Ronen
    British police allowed about a hundred jihadists chanting offensive slogans to march through central London Sunday and burn a US flag during the memorial events for the 9/11 massacres ten years ago. At the same time, a group organized by the nationalist English Defense League that gathered to lay wreaths at the U.S. Embassy in London was told to move away in order to avert a possible clash between the groups. Police used force against the EDL group. The jihadis chanted "USA – terror state!", "Burn, burn, USA!" and "Muslims rise up!" as a US flag was burned. One of...
  • EDL members stabbed on Edgware Road, London after 9/11 clashes

    09/11/2011 2:15:48 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 66 replies
    Demotix ^ | 11 September 2011 | NA
    On a day which saw commemorations of 9/11, members of the EDL clashed with supporters of Muslims Against Crusades (MAC). Later in the evening two EDL members were stabbed by Muslim youths (according to police reports) outside the JD Wetherspoon pub.
  • EDL leader “on hunger strike”

    09/10/2011 11:30:24 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 8 replies
    europeanson.net ^ | Sept 5, 2011 | Not Listed
    Stephen Lennon (AKA Tommy Robinson), leader of the controversial English Defence League, has been charged with breaching bail conditions and remanded in custody at Luton Magistrates Court. An EDl spokesperson has described Mr. Lennon as a “political prisoner” and says that he is on hunger strike. His bail was set by Blackburn Magistrates Court, where he is due to go on trial later this month for allegedly assaulting a man at an EDL protest in the Lancashire town on April 2. Mr. Lennon denies the charge against him. Home Secretary Theresa May had banned the EDL from marching through Tower...
  • The moment EDL bus is attacked by dozens of Asian men after it broke down following protest meeting

    FULL TITLE: Caught on camera: The moment EDL bus is attacked by dozens of Asian men after it broke down following protest meeting in East London A coachload of English Defence League supporters were attacked by around 100 Asian youths with missiles when their bus broke down in Tower Hamlets, East London, on its return from a violent rally. The black and yellow bus, carrying around 44 EDL members, was showered with stones as angry teenagers threw traffic cones and bricks, shattering the windows of the bus. A video on YouTube shows the coach, in Mile End Road, being surrounded...
  • English Defence League coach attacked in East London

    09/04/2011 7:34:04 AM PDT · by EnglishCon · 23 replies
    BBC News ^ | 09/04/2011 | BBC News
    A coach full of English Defence League supporters was pelted with missiles after it broke down in east London. The coach was carrying 44 EDL members when it stopped in Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets. About 100 Asian teenagers then pelted it with bricks and stones, according to a BBC reporter at the scene.
  • Sixteen arrested at EDL protest (UK)

    09/04/2011 7:05:12 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 31 replies
    fileymercury ^ | Sept 4, 2011 | Not Listed
    Sixteen people were arrested after far-right demonstrators clashed with police as they protested in east London. Scuffles broke out and bottles and firecrackers were thrown by members of the English Defence League (EDL) as riot police, mounted police and dogs turned out on the streets in large numbers to maintain control. By early evening 16 people had been arrested for a variety of offences including affray, drunk and disorderly and assault on a police officer. Skirmishes broke out as EDL leader Stephen "Tommy" Lennon addressed the crowd, telling them he had broken his bail conditions to be at the protest....
  • In finding itself banned, UAF has fallen victim to its own brand of boneheaded illiberalism

    08/29/2011 2:27:02 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 3 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 29 August 2011 | Brendan O'Neill
    Just how dumb is Unite Against Fascism? Having lobbied the government many times in recent months to ban marches by the English Defence League, it is now outraged that the Government has not only taken up this offer to squish the EDL but has pushed it further, by banning all public protests in five London boroughs for the next 30 days.
  • Prime Minister David Cameron is going to restore order by attacking the EDL for race bating.

    08/12/2011 11:14:37 PM PDT · by Steve Van Doorn · 15 replies
    House of Commons ^ | August 11 2011 | Me
    ”The Prime Minister: The hon. Gentleman speaks not only for his constituents, but, frankly, for the whole House in deprecating the English Defence League and all it stands for. On its attempt to say that it will somehow help to restore order, I have described some parts of our society as sick, and there is none sicker than the EDL. “ Found near the bottom: Found near the bottom at the house of commons page
  • British far-right aims to quell riots

    08/09/2011 5:22:18 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 70 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 8, 2011
    LONDON — The leader of a British far-right group says its members are taking to the streets of British cities in an attempt to quell riots that have spread across the country for four nights. Stephen Lennon, leader of the English Defense League, told The Associated Press that up to 1,000 members planned to turn out in Luton, where the group is based, and others areas that have suffered unrest, including the northwestern city of Manchester.
  • Israel and the Unholy Trinity ( English Defence League )

    04/02/2011 5:16:29 PM PDT · by ventanax5 · 22 replies
    There is an unholy trinity that has come together to bring about what Palestinians shout at their demonstrations ‘From the River to Sea, Palestine will be free!’ It is a tripod of hate from the intellecutally bankrupt Left-wing communists and right-wing fascists and Nazis, supported by Islamists. From the River to the Jordan to the Mediterranean sea Palestine will be established at the expense of the state of Israel. Yet there has never been a state of Palestine, there has never been an Arabic nation based in Palestine, it was invaded in the 7th and 8th Centuries by Arab Islamists...
  • UK Judge To Protesters Who Abused Soldiers – “The Rights Of The Majority Should Not Be Overlooked”

    02/16/2011 4:31:55 PM PST · by sussex · 5 replies
    The Aged P.com ^ | the Aged P
    The streets were crowded with families, friends and citizens, all giving them a proud welcome – except for one tiny group of local muslims who taunted them with banners and jeers, calling the soldiers rapists, murderers and baby killers. Police protected them from angry locals but five of the protesters were later convicted of abusive conduct and harassment.
  • A branch of the English Defense League (EDL) here (?) The American Defense League

    02/11/2011 4:15:51 PM PST · by taildragger · 13 replies
    facebook ^ | 2/11/2011 | taildragger
    Freepers...Looks like branches of the English Defence League are popping up all over the world. Australia, Italy, Canada and do I dare say even France...Now the U.S.. http://www.facebook.com/AmericanDefenceLeague?sk=app_2373072738Anyone here know anything about it?
  • UK: 6000 non-Muslims March Against Islam~ Video!

    02/10/2011 12:27:11 AM PST · by americanophile · 29 replies
    Logan's Warning ^ | February 7, 2011 | Logan's Warning
    In a show of force over 6000 non-Muslims proudly marched through the heavily Muslim populated city of Luton. The rally was organized by strongmen of the UK, the English Defence League (EDL). The UK is not dead yet, and we need to support our mates who are going to keep the Britishness in Britain!
  • “We must stand up and reclaim our ancient liberties.”

    02/06/2011 4:05:23 AM PST · by Lessthantolerant · 33 replies
    Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff ^ | 6 Feb 2011 | Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff
    Below is the text of the speech given today in Luton by Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff: Ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to be here in Luton, the birthplace of the English Defence League. Native Lutonians are living at Ground Zero of the attempted Islamic takeover of England. Your resistance is an inspiration to everyone in the European Counterjihad. It is a privilege to have been invited to this historic event. As most of you know, I have been charged with hate speech in Austria, and my trial is currently underway. What were the charges against me? The original charge was “incitement...