Creepy: The Far-Right Group That Inspired the Oslo Bomber Says It Will Stop London Riots

According to the Associated Press,the English Defense League -- the same extremely right-wing British group that inspired Olso bomber Anders Breivik -- will hit the streets to help police quell British riots.

The AP said:

 

"Stephen Lennon, leader of the English Defense League, told The Associated Press that up to 1,000 members planned to turn out in Luton, where the group is based, and others areas that have suffered unrest, including the northwestern city of Manchester."

 

Anders Behring Breivik, who confessed to the July 22 massacre in Norway, cited the English Defense League as an "inspiration." Now, the English Defense League seems to be looking to inspire the cops.

 

"We're going to stop the riots - police obviously can't handle it," Lennon told the AP. Lennon also said some EDL members are already working to deter rioters, and that hundreds more will join them on Wednesday.

 

AlterNet / By Kristen Gwynne

Posted at August 9, 2011, 2:08pm

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