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What’s next for the EDL?

What’s next for the EDL?

Backbencher October 9, 2013 2

Lizzie Roberts welcomes the news that Tommy Robinson has left the EDL. I wonder how many other people were utterly confused when hearing Tuesday’s news that Tommy Robinson had left the English Defence League,

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Tommy Robinson is Gone: Now the Grown-Up Debate Can Begin

Tommy Robinson is Gone: Now the Grown-Up Debate Can Begin

Richard Elliott October 8, 2013 0

Richard Elliott interprets Tommy Robinson’s departure from the EDL as a chance to intelligently discuss radical Islam. Tommy Robinson, the public face of the English Defence League since its inception in 2009, has stepped

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The Woolwich Disaster – No faith supports the killing of the human race.

Backbencher May 29, 2013 0

  Tameena Hussain, Maidenhead Conservative Future Chair. @TameenaHussain   First of all, my heart goes out to Lee Rigby’s family and my sincere condolences to them. It’s been almost a week since the murder

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With the Name of God, All-Merciful, Most Merciful – The Woolwich Tragedy and Social Divisions

Backbencher May 29, 2013 0

Sheikh Dr. Usama Hasan, Senior Researcher (Islamic Studies), Quilliam Foundation @drusamahasan The horrific murder of Drummer Rigby in Woolwich last week should be a wake-up call for politicians, UK armed forces and Muslim leaders

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Let’s point the finger properly, shall we?

Let’s point the finger properly, shall we?

Backbencher May 29, 2013 1

A critique of the sloppy excuse-making by Labour MP Hazel Blears in light of last week’s atrocity. By Richard Elliott The wake of last week’s attack on Drummer Lee Rigby at the hands of

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EDL endorsement proves that UKIP need to ditch their faux-Libertarian image

EDL endorsement proves that UKIP need to ditch their faux-Libertarian image

Backbencher April 5, 2013 3

  Alex Macdonald and Olly Neville On Wednesday evening, The Backbencher broke the news of how the English Defence League’s leader, Tommy Robinson – aka Stephen Lennon – endorsed UKIP and their policies on

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EDL leader, Tommy Robinson, claims common ground with UKIP on Immigration and Islam

EDL leader, Tommy Robinson, claims common ground with UKIP on Immigration and Islam

Alex MacDonald April 3, 2013 27

  Today I spoke to Tommy Robinson, the leader of the English Defence League, who told me that he believed that his organisation shared a platform with UKIP on immigration and on Islam.  It

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Street thugs & town halls: British Ultra Nationialists

Backbencher March 14, 2013 3

The British Ultra-Nationalists: Is it all new, or are we on a cycle? I use the term ultra-nationalists rather than Far Right because nothing manages to wind me up quicker (other than people saying

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