Anti EDL Slough 2014-02-01 Report

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The EDL turned up in Slough last Saturday with a pitiful ~150 people. This is their lowest ever national call out, showing that the organisation is on the rocks, thanks to the concerted efforts of anti-fascists all over the country. Some of their coaches had as few as 8 people on board,  and organisers were overheard trying to coax the few members who did turn up to give further donations to pay for losses incurred by the under-occupied coaches.

From the moment the EDL arrived at their assembly point they were met with resistance from members of the local community along with anti-fascist activists. This meant the only way they could move around town was with the aid of a mobile police kettle, keeping them contained and unable to deviate from their planned route.

After initially being held by police at the train station for almost 3 hours, the police…

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