Norway Killings Prompt Crackdown On Brits Opposed to Immigration
July 25, 2011
On Sunday, The Telegraph reported that Scotland Yard is searching for a shadowy network of Brits who allegedly hosted Norway’s accused mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik, prior to his killing spree last week.
Officials say Breivik claimed that he was just one of up to 80 “solo martyr cells” recruited throughout Western Europe who were ready to follow his example of trying to overthrow governments tolerant of Islam, according to the newspaper.
The “far right” and the “clash of civilizations.”
Breivik supposedly considers himself a successor to the medieval Knights Templar. He said he was recruited at a meeting in London in April 2002 hosted by two English extremists and attended by eight people.
In his massive manifesto that lifts entire sections of Unabomber Ted Kaczynski’s treatise against modern civilization, Breivik said he had communicated with the English Defense League.
The EDL is at best a marginal political group consisting of around 300 dedicated members. It counters Muslim demonstrations against the occupation of Afghanistan, rallies against supporters of the Palestinian cause, and has clashed with socialists.
In February, the group reportedly formed a coalition with anti-immigration groups from Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands, as well as other more established groups from France, Germany and Denmark.