There has been a lot of discussion about the English Defence League, the far-right group with links to the BNP that caused trouble in Luton and Birmingham recently. The EDL has attempted to distance themselves from the BNP, but as this video shows, you can see why people make the connection.
The video is one of a three-part interview with the central command of the EDL, and has them talking about issues like this:
“The main speaker complains that his home town is being taken over by Muslims, who, he claims, have a birth rate of 10 children per family. He says that on occasions of one minute silences in the town â€œany Asiansâ€ will deliberately make noise, and that they yearly celebrate 9/11. He also objects to Muslims â€œinfiltratingâ€ the local council and government, and suggests that they make decisions to close down churches and turn them into mosques, and to ban St. Georgeâ€™s Day parades while allowing extremist events. Further, he alleges that the police arrested protestors from across all the local estates as a strategy in order to discourage further protests, and that the arrests were in the form of raids in which doors were smashed open.”
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