The Scottish Defence League laid flowers and held a minutes silence in memory of soldier Lee Rigby who was murdered two weeks ago in Woolwich. The far right organisation held their service outside The Scottish Parliament at 1.30pm on Saturday while United Against Fascism held a counter-protest at the same time also outside the Parliament.


Around 150 SDL members turned up on the day and there were around 300 members of the UAF group. Both sides stood chanting at one another, and both sides waved a variety of flags. Prior to the SDL event starting at 1.30pm The Edinburgh Reporter spoke to Graham Walker, SDL spokesperson and event organiser and you can hear this interview below.

The gallery of photographs from the day can also be seen here.