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English Defence League warned against rallying today in Woolwich

RALLY: English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson (centre) with EDL supporters outside the Old Bailey earlier this month. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Far-rightEnglish Defence League supporters have been threatened with arrest if theygather today at the site where soldier Drummer Lee Rigby was murdered.

The group, led by Tommy Robinson, previously announced plans to walk from central London - via the East London Mosque - to the Woolwich Barracks, where Drummer Rigby was hacked to death last month.

CLASH: Members of the EDL clashed with anti-fascist supporters after march in Leeds, West Yorkshire earlier this month. Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

But the Metropolitan Police has now applied conditions on the proposed march, imposing a route between Hyde Park Corner and ending at Old Palace Yard, opposite the House of Lords, and has ordered that the planned gathering can only take place at Old Palace Yard for a maximum of two hours.

The police force said the conditions were imposed due to fears that both the march and gathering would "result in serious public disorder and serious disruption to the life of the community" and a breach of the conditions would be a criminal offence.

PROTEST: Members of the EDL during a march in Leeds, West Yorkshire earlier this month. Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

The EDL is referring to it as the 'Walk of Honour'.

They had planned to lay a wreath in Drummer Rigby's honour in Woolwich.

It's understood anti-Islam activists and members from 'Stop the Islamisation of Europe' had planned to attend.