Nottingham protests against the EDL

edl picket nottingham 5-12-09__ 42The Monitoring Group joined a large crowd on Saturday to protest against the presence of the English Defence League in the city.  A group of 50 EDL supporters who had gathered at a city centre pub shouted racist abuse, and as they did shocked shoppers and local youth joined the anti-racist protest in obvious anger. Meanwhile the heavily policed EDL march near Nottingham castle erupted into violence as EDL supporters tried to break away from the agreed route.

Read the BBC Newsnight report about the EDL here

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