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Fears as soccer hooligans plan Muslim, extremist protest in Birmingham Watch

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    POLICE are being urged to ban a “sinister” new soccer group – said to include football hooligans – from staging a Midland protest against Muslim extremists.

    Casuals United was set up after British soldiers were abused by Islamic radicals at a homecoming parade in Luton earlier this year.

    The group allegedly includes trouble-makers from soccer clubs across the country, including Aston Villa, Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

    The Casuals have already staged a number of protests against Muslim extremists around the UK, including on July 4 at Birmingham Bullring when a 100-strong crowd was held back by riot police.

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    Now the group are planning to return to the second city for a fresh rally on August 8 – leading to fears of violence.

    West Midlands Police have refused to comment.

    Last night, Perry Barr MP Khalid Mahmood urged police to block the event.

    He said: “No matter what these groups say, people have to see that they have sinister intentions and only want to promote violence on our streets. This is the kind of thing we saw in the 1970s when the Far Right came to prominence and caused riots in our cities.”

    The Casuals were previously called the United People of Luton, but are said to have switched name to bring in new members from Britain’s football hooligan “firms”.

    The group, linked to the right wing English, Scottish and Welsh Defence Leagues, are organising themselves on the web, including social networking sites.

    They first banded together for a protest in March after Muslim extremists abused 2nd Battallion Royal Anglian soldiers at the Luton homecoming parade.

    Balaclava-clad thugs were involved in skirmishes with police and racist chanting as they hijacked a peaceful protest by the March for England group.

    Nine arrests were made.

    Yet in an e-mail to the Sunday Mercury, a Casuals member calling himself England Reshuffle denied the group was racist.

    He said: “I along with thousands of other like-minded people are coming into Birmingham to protest against the Islamic terrorists.”

    The Casuals are also said to be planning to target Birmingham airport following unsubstantiated allegations that British soldiers were forced to change their uniforms on the tarmac in case they offended Muslims

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    This was bound to happen
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    Hmmmm, I wonder what will happen on the day.
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    where the Muslims at the homecoming parade pushed away by riot police or arrested? If they were no problem but if they weren't then this group has the same right to protest. It says riot police stopped their march last time but did they actually cause any violence or did the riot police fence them in like they always seem to do these days.
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    (Original post by joey11223)
    where the Muslims at the homecoming parade pushed away by riot police or arrested? If they were no problem but if they weren't then this group has the same right to protest. It says riot police stopped their march last time but did they actually cause any violence or did the riot police fence them in like they always seem to do these days.
    The homecoming parade wasn't stopped cuz it wasn't violent. It was just utterly, utterly, wrong, and leads people like these "Casuals" to do things like this.
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    Sign of things to come?
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    This is what happens when the media over blow incidents such as them protests,which was more like 5 angry people shouting, and then they make a huge massive deal out of it, so they can sell more papers.
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    Football?
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    this was bound to happen eventually
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    "staged a number of protests against Muslim extremists"

    Not Muslims
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    Yes, what is wrong with a protest against extemists exactly?
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    i bet they're chavs.
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    I think the football hooligans need to rethink their strategy.

    Unlike the Muslims, they lack a psychotic God, ties to the black market, thousands of people willing to blow themselves up for their 'cause' and the sympathy of our nation.
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    People throwing eggs and assaulting members of a British Nationalist organisation are seen as heroes; whereas, people protesting against dangerous, foreign religious extremists are seen as scum.

    What an odd country we live in.
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    (Original post by René Artois)
    "staged a number of protests against Muslim extremists"

    Not Muslims
    Who made you Allah?
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    (Original post by J-E-N-O-V-A)
    Who made you Allah?
    who made YOU allah?
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    About time, they(muslims) shouldn't have stirred things up. Seen as some of the taliban include home-grown terrorists it's about time someone did something.
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    Protest against Muslim extremists = good.
    Protest against Muslims = bad.
 
 
 
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