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Clashes errupt in London as leftists storm patriotic march

Frantic scenes unfolded in London during clashes between patriotic Brits and Antifa protesters.

Published: April 2, 2017, 10:41 am

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    Ex-EDL leader Tommy Robinson also participated in the march, in which a high number of police officers moved to contain violence. Crowds had gathered in Trafalgar Square, next to the South African embassy, from around midday on Saturday.

    Demonstrators from pro-British groups clashed with far-left, anti-fascist protesters in central London on Saturday. Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, had to be protected by police officers, as the demonstrations turned ugly.

    Britain First and the English Defence League had gathered at Trafalgar Square, but the demonstrators spilled into roads around the square. Organisers described the event as a response to the deadly March 22 terror attack near Parliament.

    On a Facebook event page, Britain First said “all patriots welcome to attend”, while the EDL said on an event page: “We will stand together and show we will not now, not ever, bow down and fear terrorists and terrorism.”

    London’s Metropolitan Police imposed restrictions to try to keep the groups from clashing, and arrested 14 people for various offenses during the march and rally, when Unite Against Fascism ordered a counter demonstration. UAF protesters chanted “EDL go to hell”.

    The protests came just 10 days after a black Muslim convert, Khalid Masood launched an 82-second rampage near Westminster that left four dead. Masood was shot dead by police after he drove his car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and then attempted to enter the parliament, stabbing a police officer to death in the process. Five people, including the attacker, died as a result of the terrorist act, while at least 40 people were injured.

    Scotland Yard said on Friday that the information and intelligence available to the Met indicated a possibility of “serious disorder, serious damage to property, serious disruption to the life of the community, and to prevent the intimidation of local people trying to go about their business”.

    Chief Superintendent Catherine Roper said: “The right to protest is a fundamental right in our democratic society, but this right must be balanced against the right of people to go about their day without fear of violence, disorder or disruption.

    “Experience has shown us that when groups with conflicting views come together it can create tension and disorder, not just on the day itself but in the longer term.”

    British intelligence services meanwhile revealed that international terror group ISIS may be plotting attacks in the United Kingdom, targeting the country’s airports and nuclear power plants. In a series of alerts within last the 24 hours they warned about the threat of terror attacks, local media reported.

    UK intelligence agencies fear that ISIS has acquired the ability to smuggle explosives in mobile phones and laptops to bypass security checks at airports, The Telegraph reported.

    Hackers may also try to bypass security systems of nuclear power plants by exploiting vulnerabilities in their internet defense. Energy Minister Jesse Norman told The Telegraph that the nuclear plants must make sure they “remain resilient to evolving cyber threats”.

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    • London’s Metropolitan Police imposed restrictions to try to keep the groups from clashing, and arrested 14 people for various offenses during the march and rally, when Unite Against Fascism ordered a counter demonstration. UAF protesters chanted “EDL go to hell”. […] Chief Superintendent Catherine Roper said: “The right to protest is a fundamental right in our democratic society, but this right must be balanced against the right of people to go about their day without fear of violence, disorder or disruption.

      Yes, and the simplest way of assuring this balance would surely be to make sure that groups with wildly conflicting views are not practicing their right to protest at the same time and place. So, the question then is, why the police are systematically letting scum like UAF obstruct the right to protest of groups like the EDL. The systematic character of this policy hardly leaves any other conclusion than that the police do not care about the right to protest at all, but rather implements a policy with the clear intent of pitting the “anitifa” against any attempts at peaceful protest against mass immigration and/or its consequences. That is, the police are in fact allowing the “antifa” groups to act as enforcers on behalf of the ruling regime. In the case of the UAF it’s made even more obvious by the fact that the organization is officially supported by the ruling mass immigration cartel parties, The socalled Conservative party, the socalled Labour party and the socalled Liberal party.

      Unite Against Fascism (UAF) is an anti-fascist[ pressure group in the United Kingdom, with support from politicians of the three largest political parties in the House of Commons, including the former Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and the late Labour politician Tony Benn. It describes itself as a national campaign with the aim of alerting British society to a perceived threat of fascism and the far right — in particular the British National Party (BNP) — gaining a foothold at local, national and European elections, arguing that “there is a real danger that the BNP could get a significant platform in elected institutions.” […] In 2006 David Tate argued that the Socialist Workers Party was seeking to dominate the UAF. David Toube claims that the organisations involved in the UAF avoid condemnation of antisemitism. LGBT rights activist Peter Tatchell has accused UAF of a selective approach to bigotry: “UAF commendably opposes the BNP and EDL but it is silent about Islamist fascists who promote anti-Semitism, homophobia, sexism and sectarian attacks on non-extremist Muslims. It is time the UAF campaigned against the Islamist far right as well as against the EDL and BNP far right.” The journalist Andrew Gilligan has claimed that the UAF’s reluctance to tackle Islamism is that several of its own members are supporters of such extremism. The UAF’s vice-chairman, Azad Ali, has links to al-Qaeda and is also community affairs coordinator of the Islamic Forum of Europe, which Gilligan describes as “a Muslim supremacist group dedicated to changing ‘the very infrastructure of society, its institutions, its culture, its political order and its creed from ignorance to Islam’ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unite_Against_Fascism

      So, quite obviously, the police are simply enforcing the agenda of these three mass immigration cartel parties responsible for the islamization of Britain, by allowing groups like the UAF to obstruct protest from groups in opposition to the very same regime. In a democratic country, as opposed to countries ruled by criminally antidemocratic cartel parties, this systematic abuse of police authority would of course have been out of the question.

      • Washington, D.C., for some years has essentially withdrawn the protection of the law from rightists, White activists, etc. We have seen how AmRen Conferences can be shut down by terroristic threats. I was assaulted by a masked anti-fa thug at an NPI Conference in the Spring of 2016. She was arrested…but all charges were “dropped.” It would be nice to find out what has happened with the charges against the 6 thugs who beat a Red Ice cameraman bloody at the last NPI Conference and sprayed the Red Ice correspondent, Emily Youcis, with Raid, which potentially could have blinded her. My guess is that all charges were dropped against them too. There were other assaults as well, as I recounted in a previous article. The police, the FBI and other police agencies of the System are just not interested in punishing crimes committed against us.. Those with lingering illusions about the fairness of the System, the trustworthiness of the FBI and the police, our being part of the civic debate and so on should wake up and smell the coffee. Occidental Observer, 22 January 2017. The Assault on Richard Spencer: No Punishment for Crimes against White Activists.

        And the fact is that, until last weekend in Berkeley, the antifa had been winning consistently. Police typically stood by and did nothing even as antifa were assaulting their victims and burning down stores. When arrests were made, little or nothing has come of it (see Sam Dickson’s “The assault on Richard Spencer: No punishment for crimes against White activists“). They are, indeed, pillars of the establishment. Or perhaps Storm Troopers of the establishment would be a better label. Occidental Observer, 18 April 2017. Auburn is already a success: We must have a public presence by any means necessary.

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