A number of counter jihad groups peacefully assembled today, led by our sister organization in Europe, Stop Islamization of Europe. SIO groups gathered from all across Denmark, Britain, Germany, Sweden and Poland for a European counter-jihad meeting. Kudos to Anders Gravers for helping to organize this pro-freedom conference. Contrary to the media reports, this was one of the most successful counter-jihad demos in Europe.
Muslim groups and fascist elements attacked the demo and the police. No one from the counter jihad demo got physical in any way. Hundreds of Soldiers of Allah, various Palestinian groups and the fascist antifa forced and pushed the police. They threw bottles and rocks at the police and the pro-freedom demo. 82 of these savages were arrested. The news reports from the enemedia are propagandist lies.
Members of the German Defence League hold German and Israeli national flags as they arrive at the demonstration Photo: Daily mail
How is this being reported? CNN headline reads, "Clashes broke out Saturday as far-right groups from across Europe gathered in Denmark for a rally they said was meant to make their governments act against the threat of Islamic extremism." Read that. There were no "clashes." They were attacked, and since when is counter jihad interchangeable with "far right"? Is the media pro-jihad, and that is why they have to smear the freedom movement?
Anders Gravers told me:
We have now proven that it was not our demonstration that was violent but the counter demonstration they called a tolerance demo. It was arranged by unions and supported by the municipal in Århus. The violent counter demo was sanctioned by the Mayor of Denmark. 82 agitators were arrested. A lot of Muslims were in front of the attack on our demo. First they attacked in one corner and when the police teamed up to stop it they attacked from another corner and they kept on doing that until they found the weakest spot in the police protection of the demo. Then all attacked on this weak spot and they broke through the police lines. They were shouting Allah u Akhbar. Later we learned that one of muslim groups that attacked our peaceful demonstrain was called Soldiers of Allah and came from the muslim ghetto of Vollsmose . Two policemen were injuried and ended up in hospital. We were on this time on our way home and my bodyguards got our car in position to leave when Tommy Robinsons budyguards asked if we could take Tommy with us out because all the routes out were closed by violent counter-demonstrators who threw romerlights and big fire crackers. :
AP reports the attack accurately here, but notice how matter-of-fact they are about it, as if the attackers were within their rights to attack the pro-freedom activists and the police.
The anti-Islamic rally started with a moment of silence for the seven people killed by an al-Qaida-inspired gunman in France. Among the speakers was Tommy Robinson, the head of the English Defense League, a far-right group that has staged rowdy protests in Britain, and has inspired smaller offshoots in a number of European countries.
Both demonstrations were peaceful until a group of black-clad, mask-wearing youth from the counter-demonstration tried to break through police lines, but officers in riot gear held them back. After the rally finished, protesters hurled rocks and bottles at a bus carrying the far-right sympathizers as police vans escorted it out of the city center.
The defense leagues and other counter-jihadist groups that have sprung up in Europe in recent years distance themselves from neo-Nazis and say they don't accept racism or anti-Semitism. Opponents say they are just a new manifestation of xenophobia in Europe, targeting Muslims instead of Jews.
Muslims are slaughtering non-Muslims, but we are not allowed to speak of it or oppose it. Got it? Was Sarkozy's arrest of 20 jihadists in France yesterday "anti-Islamic"?
The media is, again, reporting, inaccurately low numbers. We had over 500 pro-freedom activists, and the opposition had three times the number. People are afraid to attend our rallies for fear of attack.
Violence flared in the port city of Aarhus as a small group of far-left protesters broke off from a march staged to counter the right-wing rally, said Georg Husted, a spokesman for Aarhus police.
Protesters carrying masks pulled up paving stones and started throwing them and other missiles, he said.
One police officer suffered minor head injuries after he was struck by a bottle, Husted said, but no civilians were hurt or damage caused to buildings.
Police arrested 25 people following the violence, said Husted, most of them from extreme left-wing groups.
Between 200 and 300 people attended the far-right rally, according to police estimates, while about 5,000 people gathered for the anti-fascist demonstration.
The left wing march was peaceful apart from the actions of a few "hard core" protesters who wanted to cause trouble, Husted said.
The far-right rally brought together protesters from the Danish Defense League, as well as smaller groups from Scandinavian countries, Germany, Poland, Eastern Europe and the United Kingdom.
Those attending want to send a "clear message to the leaders of Europe," according to the English Defence League (EDL), one of the organizers of the far-right event.
"Our governments and our media behave as if Islamic extremism exists only in the head of a few extremists, and claim that it is unfair to make the connection between Islam and extremism," an online EDL statement said.
"This is ridiculous, just as it is ridiculous to claim that anyone who criticizes Islam must be an extremist in their own right. We believe in fair criticism of Islam and in the defence of our cultures, our nations, and the rights and freedoms that they have long protected."
Husted said ahead of the rally that police were focused on making sure the day passed peacefully without confrontations between the groups.
"We are going to support anyone who is going to talk and to demonstrate for what they feel, according to Danish law," he said.
In its statement, the EDL said it does not believe that "the way to combat extremism is with more extremism." Racists and neo-Nazis are not welcome, and those supporting the rally have signed an agreement against extremism, it said.
The British government has previously banned some marches by the EDL, whose members are widely seen as holding extremist views.