EDL holds far-right rally in Denmark to unite 'anti-Islamic alliance'. They will contest the streets of Aarhus with a coalition of anti-racism groups who have organised counter-protests. Nottingham University's Matthew Goodwin, an expert on far-right groups in Britain, said the meeting would be strategically significant even if the numbers were not. "What we are seeing here for the first time in British political history is an anti-Muslim far-right organisation taking the lead in trying to mobilise pan-European opposition to Islam," he told the BBC. The mayor of Aarhus, Jacob Bundsgaard, has urged people to go about their business as normal. Last week, he fronted the city council's own march for tolerance and diversity, and said the extremists were not welcome in Aarhus: "Let them come – and let them go away again without much ado."