Islamic extremists pelt eggs at Muslim Baroness Warsi during Luton protest

Conservative Muslim Peer Baroness Warsi of Dewsbury has criticized a group of Islamic extremists who pelted her with eggs and shouted abuse at her during a visit in Luton. The shadow minister for community cohesion and social action had been meeting local businesses with Tory candidates when she was attacked in the street.

Up to 10 local British male protesters, believed to be members of the controversial Al Muhajiroun group, started shouting abuse at the Peer, accusing her of not being a proper Muslim and supporting the deaths of Muslims in Afghanistan. Members of the group then threw several eggs at her, with one hitting her on the side of the head and another soiling her jacket, but she was not injured.

Instead of escaping, Baroness Warsi, surrounded by colleagues and journalists, tried to argue with the group. However, the extremists were unable to engage in the discussion and simply repeatedly asked Warsi whether she was in favor of Shari’a. It is believed the protesters were from the same group of Muslims who earlier this year marred the homecoming of British soldiers from Iraq through Luton, at which occasion protesters waved placards calling them “Butchers of Basra”, “murderers” and “baby-killers”.