Others were confused and frightened about what the future might hold.. Many called him a coward.. But some just wondered
The leader of the English Defence League was remanded in custody until the New Year today accused of travelling to the United
Welcoming Tommy Robinson into the political process also means that his Islamophobic rhetoric can be challenged head-on. On the streets, Tommy Robinson is heard and applauded. In political chambers, he will be undone.
I find it really striking that the joint attempt by police and the Crown Prosecution Service to slap an Anti Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) on English Defence League leader Stephen Lennon, which would effectively have prevented him from protesting with the group he founded, seems not to have aroused the concerns of liberals and civil liberties campaigners. Even those usually quick to man the barricades when similar attacks on people's freedoms take place.