Tommy Robinson (activist)

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Tommy Robinson
Tommy Robinson at Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park.png
Robinson at Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park (2018)
Leader o the Inglis Defence League
In office
August 2009 – 8 October 2013
Precedit biOffice established
Succeedit biTim Ablitt
Personal details
BornStephen Christopher Yaxley
(1982-11-27) 27 November 1982 (age 37)
Luton, Ingland
CeetizenshipBreetish
Poleetical pairtyBreetish Naitional Pairty (2004–2005)[1]
Breetish Freedom Pairty (2012)[2]
ResidenceLuton, Bedfordshire, Ingland
Kent forUmwhile leader o the English Defence League an European Defence League
Wabsteidtommyrobinson.online

Stephen Christopher Yaxley-Lennon (born 27 November 1982),[3] kent bi the pseudonym Tommy Robinson, an previously as Andrew McMaster an Paul Harris,[4] is an Inglis far-richt activist[5] that co-foondit an served as spokesman an leader o the Inglis Defence League (EDL).[6]

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  1. Elgot, Jessica (16 June 2013). "EDL's Tommy Robinson Admits Real Name Is Stephen Yaxley, Was In BNP To Andrew Neil On Sunday Politics". The Huffington Post (UK). Archived frae the oreeginal on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  2. "Stephen Lennon and Kevin Carroll Join British Freedom!". British Freedom Party. 5 May 2012. Archived frae the oreeginal on 10 July 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2012. 
  3. EDL leader interviewed by Andrew Neil on Sunday Politics (16Jun13), 16 June 2013, archived frae the oreeginal on 30 June 2016, retrieved 22 March 2018 
  4. "Tommy Robinson Explains The Making Of An Alter-Ego Even His Wife Can't Stand". HuffPost UK. 10 December 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2018. 
    - Julian Simmonds (7 January 2013). "EDL leader jailed for being illegal immigrant after entering US on friend's passport". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 11 November 2018. 
    - "EDL leader Stephen Lennon jailed for false passport offence". BBC News. 7 January 2013. Archived frae the oreeginal on 9 April 2017. Retrieved 22 March 2017. 
  5. "UK far-right figure Tommy Robinson jailed for contempt". Business Insider. 29 May 2018. Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 June 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2018. 
    - "Morrissey defends Tommy Robinson and new far-right party". The Week. 7 June 2018. Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 June 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2018. 
    - Hamilton, Fiona (30 May 2018). "Far-right provocateur Tommy Robinson jailed over court rant". The Times. Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 June 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2018. 
    - Morrin, Siobhan (29 May 2018). "Why Tommy Robinson Was Jailed, and Why U.S. Rightwingers Care". Time. Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 June 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2018. 
    - Palmer, Ewan (29 May 2018). "WHY WAS TOMMY ROBINSON ARRESTED? FAR-RIGHT ACTIVIST JAILED FOR 13 MONTHS FOR 'PREJUDICING RAPE TRIAL'". Newsweek. Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 June 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2018. 
  6. "The EDL - Britain's Far Right Social Movement" Archived 21 Januar 2012[Date mismatch] at the Wayback Machine., Radicalism and New Media Research Group, University of Northampton, 22 September 2011. Retrieved 2 February 2012.