Exec rally students before EDL protest

  The Union Exec has called for students to “come together” against racism ahead of a student rally this weekend, organised in opposition to an English Defence League (EDL) demonstration in Leeds. On Saturday, the EDL will hold a protest against a community centre planned by the UK Islamic Mission, in Moortown. The group state … Continue reading

EDL gang in court over Leeds pub attack

A gang of English Defence League supporters caused terror when they attacked a pub as an anti-racism rock concert was being staged. Nine members of the gang were handed community sentences yesterday (Sept 3) after a court heard how windows and doors were smashed as bricks and bottles were hurled at Joseph’s Well in Leeds … Continue reading

EDL thug gets 9 years in prison for racist attack on neighbours

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A man who wielded knives, broke down his neighbours’ front door and threatened to kill them, has been jailed. Leeds Crown Court heard how Daniel Smith had 167 previous convictions before he was locked up for 10 further offences today. The 39-year-old was not present for his sentencing because he was taken back to Armley prison … Continue reading