News from the United Kingdom, Tuesday 28th May 2013

The GuardianHelp for Heroes rejects English Defence League cash. ‘Forces charity Help for Heroes has announced that it will not accept any donations raised by the leader of the English Defence League Tommy Robinson.’

Aljazeera: UK murder suspects still in hospital. ‘Three people arrested over the murder of a soldier in the London suburb of Woolwich have been released on bail, while the two main suspects remain in hospital, police say. Michael Adebolajo, 28, and Michael Adebowale, 22, both British Muslim converts from Nigerian Christian families, remain under armed guard at separate London hospitals.’

London Evening Standard: English Defence League and anti-fascists in central London protest. ‘Supporters of the English Defence League marched through central London today. The EDL demonstrators pushed their way through a police cordon as they made their way to Trafalgar Square.’

The Guardian: Theresa May’s measures to tackle radicalisation come under fire. ‘A battery of measures to prevent the radicalisation of British Muslims has been outlined by the home secretary, Theresa May, including tougher pre-emptive censorship of internet sites, a lower threshold for banning extremist groups and renewed pressure on universities and mosques to reject “hate preachers”.’

The Independent: Ten attacks on mosques since Woolwich murder. ‘The number of reported Islamophobic attacks since the Woolwich murder has continued to rise dramatically amid warnings from Muslim community leaders that the backlash which has seen attempted firebombings of mosques is being fuelled by far right groups.’

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