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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 5th June 2013

Huffington Post: EDL march with Muslims in Ipswich in memory of Lee Rigby. ‘It might seem a provocative pairing, but when the English Defence League marched with Islamic charity Jimas to pay tribute to Lee Rigby, the protest was peaceful. Since the Woolwich attack, the far-right group has clashed with anti-fascist organisations in marches organised in response to the killing.’ The […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 29th May 2013

Channel 4 News: Far-right extremism: who are the EDL? ‘Online support for the EDL has soared since the murder of Lee Rigby. But who are its supporters, and what does the far-right group stand for? Channel 4 News investigates.’ Huffington Post: Overreacting to extremism ‘could bring back Al Qaeda’ ex CIA officer warns. ‘One of […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 24th May 2013

BBC News: Woolwich attack ‘incredibly hard’ to stop. ‘Preventing the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby outside Woolwich Barracks would have been “incredibly hard”, an ex-senior intelligence officer has said. The UK’s security services face a Commons inquiry after it was confirmed the two men arrested over his murder were known to MI5 for eight years.’ Comment: […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 29th March 2013

The Telegraph: Nick Clegg: We will deport Abu Qatada. ‘Mr Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, said the Government “will get there” despite yesterday losing a legal challenge against a ruling which prevented the cleric being sent to Jordan. The Court of Appeal’s decision to uphold an earlier legal victory by the Islamist preacher has raised fears […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 6th February 2013

BBC News: Doncaster mayor quits English Democrats ‘because of BNP‘. ‘Peter Davies, the mayor of Doncaster, has resigned from the English Democrats claiming there has been a big influx of new members joining from the British National Party. Mr Davies, who was elected to the post in 2009, had planned to stand for a second […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 15.11.12

Croydon Guardian: National Front to contest Croydon North by-election. ‘Hard-line right wing party The National Front have announced they will be putting forward a candidate in the forth-coming Croydon North by-election. The party, which lists challenging “the desirability of a multi-racial/multi-cultural society imposed without consent” as a key objective, have picked Richard Edmonds to contest […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 25.10.12

Mmegi Online: Somalia Al Shabaab militants threaten British attack: In a series of eleven posts written by Al Shabaab’s Press Office on its Twitter page, the radical group threatened to inflict on Britain its worst-ever attack.”The nightmare that surreptitiously looms on British shores is bound to eclipse the horrors of 7/7 and 21/7 combined,” said one […]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 20.09.12

Bosnia: Congress of North American Bosniaks – Analysis: Haris Alibasic analyses current opinion on the issues facing Bosnia-Herzegovina following reports from the Washington Post and the Jerusalem Post highlighting the rise of Islamic extremism in the Balkans. “Bosnia and Bosnia’s largest population, Bosniaks, survived some of the worst atrocities, and paid their freedom with a heavy […]

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