With No Muslim Poppy Burners Around The EDL Makes Do WIth Taking On The Police: Photos
AS Muslims Against Crusades go the way of other Islamist groups, the English Defence League scouts around for a group to shout at across a busy road, police line or fence. How galling it must have been when Theresa May, the home secretary, banned the MAC ans its traditional poppy burning.
The BBC reports that over 170 EDL supporters made their way to the Cenotaph in central London. They massed at the famous Red Lion in Parliament Street. Their original plan was to stop the MAC from burning their massive poppy (all proceeds to Afghanistan’s war-torn heroin growing community) by hurling outrage laced with quenching foam and spittle.
But all was not lost because the police hadn’t got news of the MAC’s demise and arrested 50 EDL fans to “prevent a breach of the peace“.
Breaching the peace is now a thought crime. If the police think you look less than peaceful you get nicked.
It’s all about hard won freedoms that many died protecting, see…