News from the United Kingdom, Thursday 30th May 2013

BBC NewsViewpoints: How should radicalisation be tackled? ‘The killing of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich has reopened the debate about those who carry out acts of violence in the name of Islamist fundamentalism. Experts give their opinions on how society and the authorities should react to this incident and what could be done to combat radicalisation in the UK.’

The Huffington Post: EDL leader Tommy Robinson recruits ‘army sergeant’ to do Help For Heroes walk. ‘EDL leader Tommy Robinson is hoping to get round the ban on donating to Help for Heroes in aid of murdered Lee Rigby by recruiting a serving Army sergeant to walk in his place. Robinson was thwarted in his attempt to raise money for the armed forces charity after they said they could not accept money from political groups.’

The Telegraph: EDL supporters exposed in hacked list. ‘Their names were among more than 200 included on a document listing donors and sympathisers of the EDL which was published on the internet yesterday after the far-right group’s records were hacked by the activist group Anonymous.’

The GuardianUK told Kenyan police that Michael Adebolajo was ‘clean’, says lawyer. ‘Britain told Kenyan police that Woolwich murder suspect Michael Adebolajo, who they intercepted on his way to Somalia, was “clean” – an assertion that contributed to his release, according to his lawyer. Wycliffe Makasembo, Adebolajo’s legal representative in Kenya said that the British high commission sent a letter to the country’s anti-terror unit after his arrest informing them Adebolajo was “a clean man”, which is why he was then released. The Foreign Office declined to comment on the report, and the existence of the letter could not be independently verified.’

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