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10 Oct 2018 | 02:25 PM UTC

UK: Far-right march and counter protest in London October 13

United Kingdom News Alert

Democratic Football Lads Alliance to hold a march in London on October 13; counter protests expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/10/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/13/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London

Event

The far-right linked group Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) will hold a march on Saturday, October 13, to protest "Islamic extremism." Participants will gather at 13:00 (local time) at Park Lane, before marching to Whitehall. Counter protests have been organized by the Stand Up To Racism group; they will depart from Dalston Kingsland Station or Old Palace Yard between noon and 13:00 and converge on the DFLA demonstration. Localized clashes between rival groups and/or with security forces cannot be excluded.

Context

A similar march held in October 2017 resulted in low-level violence between DFLA supporters and counter protesters.

Advice

Individuals in London are advised to avoid all protests as a precaution.

 

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