With days to go, in the full knowledge that thousands of people would gather in the city centre, permission to march was withdrawn. In an astonishing series of events, the West Midlands Police were forced to invoke emergency powers to permit the demonstration.If you substitute the word "astonishing" for the phrase "completely made up" this is true. It doesn't even make any sense, why would the police have "emergency powers" to force councils to permit demonstrations? What are these powers?
Communal parties like Respect wither and die if the flames of resentment flicker out so they have to constantly stoke a sense of Muslim alienation if they are to keep the electoral gains that they have made since 2005.