Tag Archives: Tommy Robinson

BRITAIN: Far-Right Extremists Battle Police After White Nationalist Tommy Robinson Gets Sentenced To Prison

The BBC reports: Tommy Robinson has been jailed for nine months over contempt of court. The ex-English Defence League leader was found guilty last week of interfering with the trial of a sexual grooming gang at Leeds Crown Court in May 2018. Two Old Bailey judges said his Facebook Live video of defendants in the trial had encouraged “vigilante action”. …

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BRITAIN: Far-Right Extremist Tommy Robinson Begs Trump For Asylum, Faces Possible Two Year Sentence

The Independent reports: Tommy Robinson has launched a public appeal for Donald Trump to grant him asylum in the United States as he faces being jailed in the United Kingdom. The EDL founder and anti-Islam activist, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was found to have committed contempt of court last week, after he filmed defendants on trial and broadcast …

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BRITAIN: Far-Right Extremist Tommy Robinson Guilty Of Contempt Of Court, US Had Lobbied On His Behalf

Reuters reports: Judges on Friday found British far-right activist Tommy Robinson to be in contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and posted the footage on social media, breaching reporting restrictions on the case. Robinson, 36, co-founder of the English Defense League (EDL) which has staged violent demonstrations against Islam, was earlier jailed for making …

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Notorious British Extremist Tommy Robinson Filmed Sucker-Punching Man Outside Soccer Match [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: The anti-Islam activist Tommy Robinson has been filmed punching an England fan to the ground outside a football stadium in Portugal. Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, can be seen walking purposefully toward the man before striking him in the head. Footage shows the man falling to the floor as Robinson shouts: “Fuck about again you’ll …

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US Right Wing Groups Fund Defense Of UK Extremist

The Guardian reports: A right wing American think tank that spent a five-figure sum on Tommy Robinson’s legal defence has said it is aware of up to four other similar organisations bankrolling a high-profile campaign to release him. The Middle East Forum has also paid for foreign speakers to attend “Free Tommy” rallies in the UK in addition to funding …

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REPORT: Trump Official Lobbied Britain Over Jailing Of Far-Right Extremist, Threatened To Complain Publicly

Reuters reports: Sam Brownback, the U.S. Ambassador for International Religious Freedom, complained to the British ambassador in Washington D.C. about the treatment of an English right-wing activist who is in jail for disrupting a trial, according to three sources familiar with the discussion. Brownback raised the case of the activist known as Tommy Robinson in a June meeting with Sir …

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