- Tue May 23, 2017 4:07 pm #506666
In which the EDL try to start something at the Arndale centre, and both the police and the public just in the mood. Footage after the link:
Mancunians show real Manchester spirit as they shout down EDL protesters
Mancunians turned their anger on the English Defence League when the far-right group held a display in the wake of last night’s deadly bombing.
Men carrying English flags clashed with police and protesters outside the Arndale Shopping Centre in the city, which was briefly evacuated on Tuesday morning.
But they were outnumbered by Mancunians who condemned their protest of the attack, which happened after an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena and killed 22 people, including ‘many’ children, Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Footage obtained by Reuters shows a man shouting at EDL protesters outside the shopping centre.
He says: ‘The people of Manchester don’t stand with your xenophobia and racism.
‘The people of Manchester are going to stick together, no matter what religion you follow, no matter what the colour of the skin is. We’re not going to stand with people like you.
‘We’re going to stick together, because together we are stronger and the people of Manchester are not going to be afraid of who is responsible for this violence.’
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