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#English Defence League

# english-defence-league - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Tommy Robinson supporters chant his name as he's freed from prison

Robinson, who founded a street-level Islamophobic fringe group called the English Defence League, was serving a 13-month jail sentence.

# english-defence-league - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

English Defence Leader founder Tommy Robinson quits group EDL

English Defence Leader founder Tommy Robinson quits group

The 30-year-old, who has an Irish mother, has left the group along with colleague Kevin Carroll over concerns that he can “no longer keep extremist elements at bay”.

# english-defence-league - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Large numbers of second generation Irish in far-right group, leader claims

The head of the EDL said his group would only target Irish in Britain if they use ‘IRA slogans’ or sing rebel songs.

# english-defence-league - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Far-right protesters turn up at mosque, worshippers give them tea

Supporters of the English Defence League were unexpectedly met with tea and biscuits as they turned up at the mosque in York, England.

# english-defence-league - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

UK: Nine men jailed in racially charged sex ring case UK

UK: Nine men jailed in racially charged sex ring case

The men, all of South Asian descent, were found to have lured girls as young as 13 into sexual encounters using alcohol and drugs. Far-right parties protested outside the court

# english-defence-league - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

From The42 English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest Remembrance Row

English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest

Football’s governing body are targeted after decision to deny English football chiefs’ request to wear commemorative flower on Saturday against Spain.

# english-defence-league - Saturday 5 February, 2011

David Cameron says "state multiculturalism" has failed in UK UK

David Cameron says "state multiculturalism" has failed in UK

British PM calls for “shared national identity” to tackle extremist views and ideology in all its forms, as right wing group holds rally in England.

# english-defence-league - Monday 13 December, 2010

UK considers banning controversial US pastor Terry Jones UK This post contains videos

UK considers banning controversial US pastor Terry Jones

Preacher who threatened to burn the Qu’ran to mark 9/11 has been invited to speak at a far-right rally in Britain.