Watch: Police believe National Front and anti-facism demonstrations in Oxford will be peaceful but taking precautions + video

Superintendent Christian Bunt

Superintendent Christian Bunt

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POLICE have this morning said protests by a group calling itself the National Front and anti-facism demonstrators are likely to be peaceful but they are taking precautions.

The force has been told of both demonstrations by the National Front and Oxford Unite Against Fascism would be in Oxford city centre.

Supt Christian Bunt, LPA commander for Oxford, said: "We have nothing to suggest these will be anything other than peaceful demonstrations.

"However I am aware that Oxford city is very busy on Saturdays in July and these are likely to cause some disruption.

"We have got a police operation in place today that is proportionate to deal with any demonstrations and any other issues we may have today."

  • Superintendent Christian Bunt

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2:28pm Sat 26 Jul 14

Lord Palmerstone says...

The hideously malformed half-siblings fascism and communism come out to play in the hot July sun. What fun!
The hideously malformed half-siblings fascism and communism come out to play in the hot July sun. What fun! Lord Palmerstone
  • Score: -8

2:35pm Sat 26 Jul 14

Redbulls says...

i am sure they will end with very good tans
i am sure they will end with very good tans Redbulls
  • Score: 0

10:46pm Sat 26 Jul 14

DoctorBob says...

Lord Palmerstone wrote:
The hideously malformed half-siblings fascism and communism come out to play in the hot July sun. What fun!
You think people who are anti Fascist must be Communists. An interesting view.
[quote][p][bold]Lord Palmerstone[/bold] wrote: The hideously malformed half-siblings fascism and communism come out to play in the hot July sun. What fun![/p][/quote]You think people who are anti Fascist must be Communists. An interesting view. DoctorBob
  • Score: 1

2:19am Sun 27 Jul 14

The New Private Eye says...

I noticed the biggest banner from the "fascists" was outside the ex Old Gatehouse pub which was unfurled next to a rather large Welsh flag and read. Nationalists against child groomers. I wonder if that will make the papers? probably not. The papers were probably hoping for something along the line of ??? go home.
I noticed the biggest banner from the "fascists" was outside the ex Old Gatehouse pub which was unfurled next to a rather large Welsh flag and read. Nationalists against child groomers. I wonder if that will make the papers? probably not. The papers were probably hoping for something along the line of ??? go home. The New Private Eye
  • Score: 0

4:14am Sun 27 Jul 14

DoctorBob says...

The New Private Eye wrote:
I noticed the biggest banner from the "fascists" was outside the ex Old Gatehouse pub which was unfurled next to a rather large Welsh flag and read. Nationalists against child groomers. I wonder if that will make the papers? probably not. The papers were probably hoping for something along the line of ??? go home.
What you have failed to notice is that the Fascists are quite particular about the type of child groomer that they are protesting against.

With the NF being a Fascist and Racist grouping the targets of their ire are the 'wrong' colour, race and religion. Funny that.

Read any of their stuff and you will notice that all the White male Christian child groomers recently in the press don't even show up on their radar.

As for your comment, it's either naieve in the extreme or a pretty poor attempt at being an apologist.
[quote][p][bold]The New Private Eye[/bold] wrote: I noticed the biggest banner from the "fascists" was outside the ex Old Gatehouse pub which was unfurled next to a rather large Welsh flag and read. Nationalists against child groomers. I wonder if that will make the papers? probably not. The papers were probably hoping for something along the line of ??? go home.[/p][/quote]What you have failed to notice is that the Fascists are quite particular about the type of child groomer that they are protesting against. With the NF being a Fascist and Racist grouping the targets of their ire are the 'wrong' colour, race and religion. Funny that. Read any of their stuff and you will notice that all the White male Christian child groomers recently in the press don't even show up on their radar. As for your comment, it's either naieve in the extreme or a pretty poor attempt at being an apologist. DoctorBob
  • Score: -2

4:18am Sun 27 Jul 14

DoctorBob says...

Extreme Nationalists going in the EURO bar brought a wry smile to my face. A bit like when England fans were in Brussels singing 'No surrender to the IRA' while drinking in an Irish pub. Nationalists don't get irony apparently.
Extreme Nationalists going in the EURO bar brought a wry smile to my face. A bit like when England fans were in Brussels singing 'No surrender to the IRA' while drinking in an Irish pub. Nationalists don't get irony apparently. DoctorBob
  • Score: 5

5:25am Sun 27 Jul 14

Lord Palmerstone says...

DoctorBob wrote:
Lord Palmerstone wrote:
The hideously malformed half-siblings fascism and communism come out to play in the hot July sun. What fun!
You think people who are anti Fascist must be Communists. An interesting view.
I doubt that many people find the ideas of fascism-whatever they may currently be, the concept being rather dated-particularly attractive but whilst the rest of us are perfectly content to just carry on, it's the communists with their equally dated dogmas and striking similarity to those they disparage, who like to come out to play. After all no one votes for either so it's the only fun they get,
[quote][p][bold]DoctorBob[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Lord Palmerstone[/bold] wrote: The hideously malformed half-siblings fascism and communism come out to play in the hot July sun. What fun![/p][/quote]You think people who are anti Fascist must be Communists. An interesting view.[/p][/quote]I doubt that many people find the ideas of fascism-whatever they may currently be, the concept being rather dated-particularly attractive but whilst the rest of us are perfectly content to just carry on, it's the communists with their equally dated dogmas and striking similarity to those they disparage, who like to come out to play. After all no one votes for either so it's the only fun they get, Lord Palmerstone
  • Score: 3

7:53pm Sun 27 Jul 14

gans shakes says...

I didn't know that the National Front existed anymore, and for a protest at Bonn Square, one of our twinned cities in Germany? What irony.
I didn't know that the National Front existed anymore, and for a protest at Bonn Square, one of our twinned cities in Germany? What irony. gans shakes
  • Score: -1

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