Inside Britain's street movement: Interview with the leader of the English Defence League
The British media and political leaders mainly from the left call the British street movement the English Defence League (EDL) racists. But having been invited by the EDL to meet its members and talk with its leader Tommy Robinson for the Asian Tribune, I found out they were not!
What I found out was quite the opposite - the group has members from every Asian country, as members working behind the scene, members were not just white men with short hair, but a whole unseen membership which was Asian and Black who don’t attend demo’s due to death threats from radical Muslims living in the same communities as they live in.
I was amazed at the grass root support of EDL and the British Freedom Party which is a new political party which has been now merged with the EDL leadership.http://britishfreedom.org it was made up of every race as they have a open membership which is not reported in the UK media. I asked several Asian members why they support the EDL and they told me that their way of life in the UK is being attacked not by the EDL but by Muslim gangs linked to terrorist organizations who collect money in Mosques and doorstep them and their family collecting money in exchange for protection of their homes and business .
Other members are serving members of the British armed services who I also met in a English pub for a drink in Salisbury, a British army town in Wiltshire. 18 local members turned up 15 were serving members of the armed forces who told me how they cannot attend demonstrations because of fears of being thrown out of the military (...)