Far right group to aid police in riots

Far right group to aid police in riots
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 5:45pm

The leader of a British far-right group says its members are taking to the streets of British cities in an attempt to quell riots that have spread across the country for four nights.

Stephen Lennon, leader of the English Defense League, told The Associated Press that up to 1,000 members planned to turn out in Luton, where the group is based, and others areas that have suffered unrest, including the northwestern city of Manchester.

Lennon said some members had were already carrying out patrols trying to deter rioters, and that hundreds more would join them

"We're going to stop the riots - police obviously can't handle
it," Lennon told the AP. The far-right group was cited as an inspiration to Anders Behring Breivik who has confessed to the July 22 massacre in

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