Britain First bullying Muslims who are aiding the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire
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Thursday June 15 2017
Despite contradictory evidence, Britain First has posted an angry video claiming it had been “ABUSED” outside the East London Mosque for the “heinous crime of standing on a British pavement and filming”.
The video recorded by Britain First leader, Paul Golding, includes a five minute diatribe from a car as they left the scene, claiming if they had stayed any longer they would have been “physically attacked”.
“We had things thrown at us, we had people spit at us and this was for the heinous crime of standing on a British pavement and filming.
“That’s all we did… Whose country is this?”
However, pictures and video posted by the mosque reveal a very different version of events.
— East London Mosque (@elondonmosque) June 14, 2017
They demonstrate how the far-right group was being deliberately provocative just before prayers – and whilst Muslims in the area were helping those affected by the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower.
A video also shows Golding and another member of Britain First blocking traffic whilst filming, and Golding himself can be heard saying: “This used to be our area, it will be our area once again.”
In a statement from the East London Mosque, representatives reported that “The far-right Britain First group turned up again outside the East London Mosque today, as the congregation prepared for midday prayers and collected donations for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.
“Far-right extremist Paul Golding and his cronies have targeted the local Muslim community in the past.
“We condemn their attempts to create tension in our communities.
“Once again, they showed flagrant disregard for British traffic laws, parking on a zig-zag next to a busy pedestrian crossing and blocking entirely the cycle lane!”
The East London Mosque is fundraising for those affected by the fire and is currently delivering food to those in need.