EDL to return to Walthamstow on 27 October

Tommy Robinson, leader of the English Defence League, has just released a video announcing that their planned demo in Norwich on October 27 is being put back. This date will now see the EDL return to Walthamstow, East London, in what he hopes will be a more favourable re-run of last weekend’s appearence there. Since … Continue reading

Walthamstow: death knell for the EDL?

Brighton hinted at it, Bristol seemed to continue the pattern but today’s misguided outing to the London borough of Walthamstow showed the extent to which the English Defence League is now in a steep downward spiral. This was intended to be a re-run of Tower Hamlets – a mission into darkest Muslamic country to liberate … Continue reading

Waltham Forest Police say they have no intelligence to suggest an EDL march in Walthamstow will result in violence.

Anti-EDL campaigners outside the town hall meeting yesterday POLICE have told the Guardian they have no intelligence to suggest that a controversial march by the far right English Defence League (EDL) this weekend will be violent or disrupt the community. The extremist group, which describes itself as a movement against Islamic extremism but which critics … Continue reading

Walthamstow Say NO to the EDL

Following the announcement by the EDL earlier this year that they will be holding a rally in Walthamstow on Saturday 18th August, local community groups have set up the, ‘We Are Waltham Forest Campaign’ in response. Following a launch meeting of the group that was attended by over 100 people, they have announced that they … Continue reading