English Defence League march in Newcastle

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The English Defence League has been denied permission to carry out their planned march through Tower Hamlets, an area of London with a high Muslim population. A wide coalition of local political figures, Muslim and LGBT groups and others asked Theresa May, the Home Secretary, to instigate a ban.

The Scottish Defence League, an offshoot of the English Defence League, has been refused permission to march in Edinburgh on the anniversary of 9/11.

Is it right to ban them?

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