Tommy Robinson

Pegida Holds Anti-Islam Marches Across Europe, Including In The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.02.2016 | UK

Cities across Europe, including Birmingham, Calais, Prague, Dresden, Dublin and Amsterdam, witnessed rallies on Saturday by the German anti-Islam move...

Choose Hope Over Hate: Why PEGIDA Isn't Welcome in Birmingham

Dr Chris Allen | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Politics
Dr Chris Allen

Like the National Front, British National Party and EDL before it, PEGIDA will fail in its attempt to spread an insidious message of hate that seeks to pit community against community. Birmingham is too strong and united for that.

The Far-Right Can't Be Left to Drive Debate on Migrant Crisis Culture Clash

Steven Hopkins | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK
Steven Hopkins

While the race of an offender should be as irrelevant as that of the victim, the migrant crisis has allowed problems to be concealed that are too important to be left to the far-right to champion, and to use to furnish support. The crisis has always been a game of dodgeball, but we all must play.

It Seems No One 'Wants To Save' The English Defence League

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK

It seems no one wants to "save" the English Defence League - but despite seemingly dwindling public support, an anti-extremism group believes the grou...

Robinson Arrested Over Prison Fight Last Year, Days After Pegida UK Annoucement

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK

Tommy Robinson has been charged with assault just two days after announcing Pegida UK's new leadership in what he has labelled a "blatant" attempt by ...

Tommy Robinson Unveils New Pegida Leader After First Attempt Failure

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK

Tommy Robinson has unveiled the new leadership for Pegida UK - two failed 2015 General Election candidates - less than a month after his first attempt...

From Britain First To Trump - How Islamophobia Slithered Into Mainstream Politics

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK

Fuelled by what is now commonly referred to as the "worst refugee crisis since the Second World War", and a series of horrifyingly public attacks by I...

The EDL Has A New Leader And He's Already Begging For Money To Keep Him Out Of Jail

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK

The English Defence League has elected a new leader after a two-year hiatus, but now needs its members to help fundraise to keep him from being jailed...

Steven Hopkins

Tommy Robinson Explains The Making Of An Alter-Ego Even His Wife Can't Stand

HuffingtonPost.com | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK

Having harpooned a dozen-odd pork belly bites into his gob with a toothpick, Tommy Robinson rearranges his main course, next to three ramekins...

Pegida UK Leader Timothy Scott Quits After 'Epic Fail' Channel 4 interview

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK

An ex-soldier revealed Thursday as the new leader of Pegida UK just quit after a car-crash first interview on Channel 4, and has since released a stat...

Tommy Robinson Claims Police Tried To Blackmail Him Into Spying On Britain First

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK

Tommy Robinson has claimed that police have made repeated attempts over the last two years to "blackmail" him into becoming a double-agent, to feed th...

Tommy Robinson Claims He Was Paid Thousands To Leave EDL

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK

Tommy Robinson claims he was paid thousands of pounds by the Quilliam Foundation to leave the English Defence League in a deal the anti-extremism thin...

Pegida Is Coming To Britain With A Familiar Face

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Politics

Tommy Robinson is to launch a UK chapter of Pegida, the German anti-immigration party. The 33-year-old, formerly head of the English Defence League, t...

Tommy Robinson Claims 'Death Of Free Speech' After Uni's Cancel Speaking Events

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Tommy Robinson is claiming the "death of free speech" after two universities withdrew invitations for him to speak. Just days after the former lead...

Tommy Robinson Reaches Biggest Audience Yet At Anti-Migrant Rally In Germany

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK

Tommy Robinson has told a 40,000-strong crowd gathered to celebrate the first anniversary of anti-refugee group Pegida that Angela Merkel is "handing ...

Tommy Robinson Joins Pegida In 'Fight Against Islamification'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.10.2015 | UK

Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson spoke at a Pegida launch in the Netherlands on Sunday calling on crowds to "all stand together" to...

Tommy Robinson Thinks Europe Is Being Overrun With 'Fake' Muslim Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Jacqueline Housden | Posted 05.09.2015 | UK

Former EDL Leader Tommy Robinson has been showing just how far he's come since quitting the far-right group in a series of angry tweets about the refu...

EDL's Tommy Robinson Arrested Just Weeks After Yet Another Prison Stint

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK

Former English Defence League Leader Tommy Robinson has been arrested - a little over a month since he was last recalled to prison. Robinson was s...

Tommy Robinson Complains Prison Bosses Failed To Protect Him From Boiling Water Plot

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

Former English Defence League Leader Tommy Robinson has complained prison authorities endangered his life after he was placed on a "wing full of Musli...

The UK General Election in Review

Gerry Flynn | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Politics
Gerry Flynn

Like everyone else who doesn't have a high wall to hide behind when the country's poorest eventually resort to sexually violent cannibalistic rioting, I was quite disappointed by the 2015 General Elections.

Comments on Recent Allegations

Afzal Amin | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK Politics
Afzal Amin

I failed to be cynical. I was foolish for having engaged in this sordid affair and of course I regret the outcome. Having to accept that I was the victim of a year-long sting operation by men with pernicious desires to twist the words I've spoken into traps for others, is not easy. Five minutes of recordings from over 27 hours of negotiations have been presented. Tommy Robinson has carefully picked the quotes he wants to be public news. I was wrongly set up and everyone who knows me knows this to be the case.

EDL-Linked Tory's Rudyard Kipling Defence Is Bizarre

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK

A suspended Tory candidate embroiled in a row over using a "stage-managed" English Defence League protest to boost his election chances has mounted a ...

Tory Candidate Suspended Over Extraordinary EDL Allegations

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Politics

The Tory candidate in a key general election marginal has been suspended after allegedly hatching a plot with far-right extremists to win votes by sti...

'The UK's Far-Right: Weakest for 20 yYars' - So Why Doesn't It Feel Like it?

Lewis Barton | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Politics
Lewis Barton

There is no doubt that the decline of the BNP and the EDL is a positive development for the UK, however we shouldn't be popping the champagne just yet. There is still a lot of work to be done.

Tommy Robinson To Support Ukip At Next Election, Hints At Private Discussions

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Politics

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson has announced his support for Ukip at the next general election. Having previously endorsed Nigel Farage's party ...