A planned protest by right-wing groups against Kentucky Fried Chicken's policy of selling halal food at Meadowbank Shopping Centre failed to materialise today.

In response to the proposed demonstration, over twenty members of assorted groups under the banner of Unite Against Fascism handed out leaflets outside the front door. The leaflets read 'Scotland says NAE NAZIS' and 'Racists not welcome in Scotland' and several people carried banners reading

Many customers accepted the leaflets, although a small number refused. Representatives of Public and Commercial Services Union and the Scottish Palestinian Solidarity Campaign were present and the demonstration passed peacefully.

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