Violent Clashes Reported in Bolton, North West

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4 injured, 55 arrests in EDL demo

Fifty five people were arrested and several people injured after violent clashes broke out between right-wing and anti fascist extremists and police during a demonstration in a town centre today.

Controversial right-wing group The English Defence League (EDL) organised the rally in Victoria Square, Bolton, Lancashire.

A counter-demonstration by Unite Against Fascism (UAF) is also being held, and hundreds of police officers are battling to keep control of the rival groups.

Around 4,000 protesters have descended on the town, with roughly equal numbers in both camps.

The two factions were meant to stay within two designated areas in the square, separated by steel barriers.
But a large number of protesters "intent on causing disorder" have broken away from the protest site, police said.

Two members of the public were injured by protesters and taken to a nearby shop for treatment, police said.

Assistant Chief Constable Garry Shewan, from Greater Manchester Police, who is leading the policing operation, said: "There have been unwarranted attacks on police lines that have resulted in injuries.

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/s/1201083_4_injured_55_arrests_in_edl_demo
 
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Fook me.. someone better call Disney/Pixar and tell them Shrek's been arrested :wink:



You'd think students would have something better to do on a Saturday like smoking weed and drinking cider :roll:
 
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I would expect that as usual the villains will be EDF whilst UAF are the angels.
I still do not understand why the UAF are allowed to practice state sponsored thuggery.
 

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Because they vote Labour innit.
 
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jagman said:
seaweed said:
Because they vote Labour innit.
Perhaps.

I still think one of the current governments more unreasonable acts is to sponsor and encourage UAF to commit violence on the streets of our cities.
Yes, and apparently Peter Hain gave the UAF his support for this. What a cnut.
 
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purplegunner said:
jagman said:
seaweed said:
Because they vote Labour innit.
Perhaps.

I still think one of the current governments more unreasonable acts is to sponsor and encourage UAF to commit violence on the streets of our cities.
Yes, and apparently Peter Hain gave the UAF his support for this. What a cnut.
Peter Hain is a well-known stirrer and rabble-rouser(some will say terrorist supporter) from the 1970s.

Involved in bank robberies(allegedly) and other corrupt activities for which he resigned from government in 2008.
 
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Night_Turn said:
jagman said:
I would expect that as usual the villains will be EDF whilst UAF are the angels.
jagman said:
I still do not understand why the UAF are allowed to practice state sponsored thuggery.
From the footage and photos I've seen it looks like it's UAF casuing most grief.
No surprise there,they are communist agitprop scum.I wonder how many of them are employed by left wing councils in non-jobs?.
 
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Le_addeur_noir said:
Night_Turn said:
jagman said:
I would expect that as usual the villains will be EDF whilst UAF are the angels.
I still do not understand why the UAF are allowed to practice state sponsored thuggery.
From the footage and photos I've seen it looks like it's UAF casuing most grief.
No surprise there,they are communist agitprop scum.I wonder how many of them are employed by left wing councils in non-jobs?.
It usually is UAF who start the violent bits, but its EDF who get the blame....

I'm not an EDL supporter, nor do I think they are angelic, but UAF are supported by government with the sole aim of bringing violence to the streets of Britain.
It is a disgraceful reflection of modern Britain that the government use violent thugs to counter legitimate demonstration rather than rational counter argument.
The government don't like public disquiet about multi-culturism and immigration so they support violence to suppress protest.

How do the Police feel when confronted by violent thugs that are sponsored by the same government that the Police serve?

Edited to correct the mistake of mixing up the EDL with an electricity company. Yes I know I'm a tw@t thankyou :)
 
#12
This has actually made it to a cable news channel here in the US. From what was shown it looks like the UAF types are being violent and the EDL types seem more passive but I have no idea if this represents reality. Cops earning their pay today.
 

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jagman said:
It usually is UAF who start the violent bits, but its EDF who get the blame....

I'm not an EDF supporter, nor do I think they are angelic, but UAF are supported by government with the sole aim of bringing violence to the streets of Britain.
It is a disgraceful reflection of modern Britain that the government use violent thugs to counter legitimate demonstration rather than rational counter argument.
The government don't like public disquiet about multi-culturism and immigration so they support violence to suppress protest.

How do the Police feel when confronted by violent thugs that are sponsored by the same government that the Police serve?

EDF are a power company mate. EDL are the 'football supporters' who really, really aren't the tattooed fuckwit arm of the BNP.
 
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jagman said:
Le_addeur_noir said:
Night_Turn said:
jagman said:
I would expect that as usual the villains will be EDF whilst UAF are the angels.
I still do not understand why the UAF are allowed to practice state sponsored thuggery.
From the footage and photos I've seen it looks like it's UAF casuing most grief.
No surprise there,they are communist agitprop scum.I wonder how many of them are employed by left wing councils in non-jobs?.
It usually is UAF who start the violent bits, but its EDF who get the blame....

I'm not an EDF supporter, nor do I think they are angelic, but UAF are supported by government with the sole aim of bringing violence to the streets of Britain.
It is a disgraceful reflection of modern Britain that the government use violent thugs to counter legitimate demonstration rather than rational counter argument.
The government don't like public disquiet about multi-culturism and immigration so they support violence to suppress protest.

How do the Police feel when confronted by violent thugs that are sponsored by the same government that the Police serve?
All aboard the Outrage Public Order Van would be my guess.
 
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jagman said:
Le_addeur_noir said:
Night_Turn said:
jagman said:
I would expect that as usual the villains will be EDF whilst UAF are the angels.
I still do not understand why the UAF are allowed to practice state sponsored thuggery.
From the footage and photos I've seen it looks like it's UAF casuing most grief.
No surprise there,they are communist agitprop scum.I wonder how many of them are employed by left wing councils in non-jobs?.
It usually is UAF who start the violent bits, but its EDF who get the blame....

I'm not an EDF supporter, nor do I think they are angelic, but UAF are supported by government with the sole aim of bringing violence to the streets of Britain.
It is a disgraceful reflection of modern Britain that the government use violent thugs to counter legitimate demonstration rather than rational counter argument.
The government don't like public disquiet about multi-culturism and immigration so they support violence to suppress protest.

How do the Police feel when confronted by violent thugs that are sponsored by the same government that the Police serve?
If this the case,and I see no reason to disbelieve it,then the future of democracy under Labour in Britain is definatly under threat.

A bit like the"spontanious" demonstrations one sees in Iran,Libya,Venezuela and other dictatorships.

How long before Labour forms a Socialist Guard(on the lines of the Revolutionary Gaurd in Iran) from groups like the UAF.
 
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DavidBOC said:
This has actually made it to a cable news channel here in the US. From what was shown it looks like the UAF types are being violent and the EDL types seem more passive but I have no idea if this represents reality. Cops earning their pay today.
It generally does represent the pattern of events.
However the press will lead with violent clashes caused by EDL protests and gently give the impression that it is the EDL (read violent rascist thugs) that instigate violence with UAF being a more benevolent organisation who's only intent is to prevent the rise of fascism in the UK.

EDL have a carefully crafted policy of non-violent and non rascist protest. UAF invariably turn up with the intent of starting a fight.
 
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Sixty said:
jagman said:
It usually is UAF who start the violent bits, but its EDF who get the blame....

I'm not an EDF supporter, nor do I think they are angelic, but UAF are supported by government with the sole aim of bringing violence to the streets of Britain.
It is a disgraceful reflection of modern Britain that the government use violent thugs to counter legitimate demonstration rather than rational counter argument.
The government don't like public disquiet about multi-culturism and immigration so they support violence to suppress protest.

How do the Police feel when confronted by violent thugs that are sponsored by the same government that the Police serve?

EDF are a power company mate. EDL are the 'football supporters' who really, really aren't the tattooed fuckwit arm of the BNP.
Yes I know :D
Mrs Jagman has just pointed out my stupidity :oops:

In truth I don't care who EDL are, they aren't state funded and supported. What I object to is state sponsorship of UAF to cause violence.
 
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"UAF are supported by government with the sole aim of bringing violence to the streets of Britain.
It is a disgraceful reflection of modern Britain that the government use violent thugs to counter legitimate demonstration rather than rational counter argument.
The government don't like public disquiet about multi-culturism and immigration so they support violence to suppress protest."

Any chance of a link to a few reliable sources for all that?
 
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Fascists? is that what we now call, people wanting their own country back these days?


My apologies, I always thought fascists were a different thing all together.
 

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