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Rewind: Lincoln anti-mosque protest and anti-racism demo

The second anti-mosque protest and anti-racism demo are took place in Lincoln city centre on Saturday, January 18.

  • East Anglian Patriots (EAP) protested against plans to build a mosque in Lincoln.
  • The Lincoln Against Racism and Fascism (LARF) anti-racism demo took place at the same time.
Elizabeth Fish Elizabeth Fish January 18, 20143:30pm

Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 20142:21pm

Thank you for following our live coverage of the two protests in Lincoln today. Reporting for you were Elizabeth Fish, Daniel Ionescu, Emily Norton and Steve Smailes. Check back soon for our gallery and report.

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Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 20142:13pm

Anti-racism demo moving out of Lincoln city centre

Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 20142:02pm

EAP clash at anti-racism demo

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EAP Lincoln protest: “This is a message for you lot”

Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 20141:31pm

EAP anti-mosque speech at protest in Lincoln. Note on some of the language used.

Elizabeth Fish Elizabeth Fish January 18, 20141:17pm

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EAP: “We are not racists, we are patriots.”

Elizabeth Fish Elizabeth Fish January 18, 20141:10pm

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Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 201412:56pm

Police just told us the EAP protesters have left the pub on lower High Street.

Elizabeth Fish Elizabeth Fish January 18, 201412:49pm

Time for some chants!

Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 201412:41pm

Anti-mosque protesters are yet to arrive in the city centre. They are expected here soon though.

Elizabeth Fish Elizabeth Fish January 18, 201412:33pm

Anti-racist group now inviting anyone to have their say on the demos, immigration, a Lincoln mosque and more. Each finished with support from the crowd.

Elizabeth Fish Elizabeth Fish January 18, 201412:23pm

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Elizabeth Fish Elizabeth Fish January 18, 201411:56am

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Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 201411:25am

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Elizabeth Fish Elizabeth Fish January 18, 201411:15am

Counter demo ready to go!

Elizabeth Fish Elizabeth Fish January 18, 201411:07am

Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 201411:06am

We understand the anti-mosque protesters should be making their way to the city centre soon from the George and Dragon pub on lower High Street.

Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 201411:02am

Elizabeth Fish Elizabeth Fish January 18, 201411:02am

Counter demo held off until 11.15 .

Elizabeth Fish Elizabeth Fish January 18, 201410:53am

Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 201410:53am

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Elizabeth Fish Elizabeth Fish January 18, 201410:41am

The Lincoln Against Racism and Fascism counter demo group will leave St Martin’s Square towards Cornhill at around 11am.

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Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 201410:31am

From the anti-racist demo camp

Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 201410:16am

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Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 20149:58am

Lincolnshire Police Chief Superintendent Phil Vickers has posted a video message on the force’s YouTube channel for the anti-mosque protesters. He also reassured people that robust policing will be in force during the protests, and that they should be able to go about their day normally.

Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 20149:55am

This is a map of where the anti-mosque and anti-racims protests will take place in Lincoln. They are the same locations as last summer’s protests.

Daniel Ionescu Daniel Ionescu January 18, 20149:54am

A strong police presence is expected in Lincoln city centre today for the protests. On my way into the office, several police vans were making their way into the city.