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News from the United Kingdom, Monday 1st April 2013

Sky: Millfield mosque demonstration: no clash as opposing groups miss each other. ‘Far-right groups protesting against a new mosque site in Sunderland arrived on the scene just as anti-fascist counter-demonstrators were being moved on by police. More than 100 members of the North East English Defence League and splinter group North East Infidels gathered on St Mark’s Road in […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 12.11.12

BBC News: EDL and We Are Norwich protests: Four arrested at demonstrations. ‘Police made four arrests during an English Defence League march and counter-protest in Norwich. Officers from 11 forces were on duty as about 200 EDL supporters and up to 2,000 members of the We Are Norwich coalition marched through the city. Police said the day […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 09.11.12

Video: Norfolk Police: ‘Norfolk Police have received confirmation of the timings and routes for two demonstrations which are due to take place in Norwich city centre this Saturday 10 November 2012. The English Defence League and the “We Are Norwich” group in opposition are both staging marches’. The Telegraph: Abu Qatada granted legal aid to fight […]

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Under the microscope: Public attitudes toward the English Defence League (EDL)

Despite attracting considerable publicity, the English Defence League (EDL) remains under-researched and poorly understood. While some have explored online supporters of the EDL, little is known about wider public perceptions: what ordinary citizens think about the group, its values and provocative street-based strategy. The absence of reliable research is striking given the EDL’s current plans to hold […]

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