Leeds – EDL again outnumbered by anti-fascists

EDL Leeds2More than 2,000 demonstrators gathered in Leeds city centre amid a heavy police presence as a group staged a protest against Islamic extremism.

Police said about 900 English Defence League (EDL) supporters joined the rally in City Square. They were penned in by a ring of officers.

A rival protest of up to 1,500 Unite Against Fascism (UAF) supporters took place nearby in Victoria Gardens.

BBC News, 31 October 2009

See also From Leeds to Palestine, 31 October 2009