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Protest forces hate pastor to cancel

by Jeff Hurford
Issue No. 2424

Islamophobic pastor James McConnell was forced to cancel a lecture in Pontypridd, South Wales, after anti-racists threatened to protest.

McConnell caused outrage this year when he likened Muslims to the devil and praised Enoch Powell.

Unite Against Fascism Wales organised a counter demonstration outside the Hawthorne Leisure Centre where he was due to attend.

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Tue 7 Oct 2014, 17:06 BST
Issue No. 2424
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