Is it any wonder English people of all colours and religions are supporting the English Defence League?
Over 4,000 people gathered at an English Defence League demonstration in Dudley to protest against the planned £18m muslim mosque which over 20,000 locals previously objected to in a petition. The protesters were herded into a large fenced-off car park surrounded by police whilst local fascists and muslims threw bottles and bricks over the fence. The police stood and watched them do it right up until the EDL protesters pushed over the fences at which point the police ran away.
I’ve read on another website that an EDL marshal was stabbed and another had a glass bottle put in his neck. The EDL website reports that a marshal was hit by a bottle, which would appear to give some legitimacy to the story.
I’m still not interested in ethnic nationalism or race politics and I’m not about to march with the EDL but it pisses me off that English people exercising their constitutional right to free assembly are treated this way and put in danger by the police while violent left wing fascists and muslim extremists are allowed to roam the streets, incite violence and murder and attack people who oppose them. I’m half tempted, next time they’re in the area, to go along to one of these protests with a camera and see what happens first hand.
And just in case you’re wondering, there were 9 arrests at the protest: 3 EDL supporters (out of 4,000) and 6 UAF fascists. The UAF arrests were for possession of offensive weapons and drugs.