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article imageBritain will march in memory of Lee Rigby on Saturday

By Richard Milnes     Jun 1, 2013 in World
Marches will be held across the country on Saturday, 1 June to pay respect to Drummer Lee Rigby who was recently murdered in Woolwich, London by two crazed jihadists.
Just one of the patriotic organisations, the English Defence League, has so far listed around sixty different "walks of silence" on its website which will take place up and down the country in memory of Fusilier Lee Rigby.
Some of the marches are listed below:
The EDL will be laying flowers at Islington's war memorial (Islington Green Park, Upper St N1). The Facebook event so far has 66 people listed as going and 14 listed as ‘maybe’.
The EDL have an event listed for Lewisham on their website.
The British National Party have organised a ‘Hate Preachers Out’ demonstration that will gather at 1pm at Old Palace Yard next to the statue of the Crusader King Richard the Lionheart. They had planned to march from Woolwich to the Lewisham Islamic Centre, but the march was banned by the British police who feared that they would not be able to control counter protests by the far-left and Islamists.
The BNP claims that “The Lewisham Islamic Centre is a hotbed of hate where adult Muslims are being trained in Wing Chun, a form of Kung Fu which includes fighting with weapons including knives and hatchets very similar to those used in the ritual slaughter of Lee Rigby”.
Bristol EDL will lay wreaths at the Cenotaph at 1pm. So far the Facebook event page has 17 listed as going and 7 maybe.
This is Leicestershire reports that those paying their respects will meet in High Street, before heading to the Clock Tower, along Gallowtree Gate, Granby Street, London Road and into Victoria Park.
They plan to lay wreaths and flowers at the park's war memorial and hold a minute's silence for Drummer Rigby.
Leicestershire Police reported that they are aware that UAF are planning on gathering at the same time.
The EDL will be meeting outside The Old Angel, leaving from the car park at the side. They will then walk to the Cenotaph. So far 120 are listed as going and 39 as maybe on the Facebook event page.
So far 27 people are listed as going and 12 as ‘maybe’ on the EDL Facebook event. They will be meeting at Cherry Tree at 10am, before walking the short distance to Market Square in silence where, at 11am, they will have a 2 minutes silence and lay flowers.
The Yorkshire Evening Post reports that a walk for Lee Rigby is due to start at 2pm at City Square. According to the Facebook event so far 686 people have said that they are attending.
So far 28 people are listed as going and 3 as ‘maybe’ on the EDL Facebook event.
They will be meeting at the County from 12pm then walking to the Memorial to lay flowers at 1pm.
Forge Today reports that the EDL will march from Meadowhall shopping centre. A Facebook event page has been set up.
A “walk for Lee Rigby” event will be held at 1pm on Saturday starting from Maindy Barracks.
Conwy - North Wales
The EDL have an event listed for Conwy North Wales on their website.
Counter-protests by David Cameron backed UAF
As reported by Digital Journal, UAF will be holding a series of counter protests. It has recently been discovered that one of the Woolwich murder suspects was a speaker at a UAF organised rally in Harrow. David Cameron is a founding signatory of the UAF.
Rally on 6 June
The EDL will be protesting outside Woolwich Crown Court when the 6 Muslims who had planned to attack the Dewsbury demo in June 2012 will be sentenced. The Facebook event currently has 1,219 people listed as going and 238 ‘maybe’s.
Marches on 23 June
The South Yorkshire Times reports that Doncaster mum, Lavina Barclay, whose 21-year-old daughter Vicky serves in the Royal Logistics Corps, is setting up the march from the Mansion House to the war memorial outside Elmfield Park on June 23.
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