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The day I met Tommy Robinson

Last week Lejla Kuric met the former leader of the English Defence League (EDL) Tommy Robinson. This is what she found out.

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The English Defence League LGBT division: the dark side of the rainbow

Mostly male, shaven-headed and white, they can be found in almost any of Britain’s urban centres – a jostling crowd beneath a thicket of placards and Crosses of St. George.

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Far-right targeting Irish in Liverpool

The far-right are targeting the Irish community in Liverpool.

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EDL leader convicted for 10 months

TweetThe leader of the EDL , Stephen Lennon, has been sentenced to ten months in jail for using a friend’s passport to illegally enter the USA. Lennon was convicted in Southwark crown court for his actions; he was able to go through self-check in at Heathrow but was stopped at customs in JFK airport when […]

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Action must be taken whenever racism rears its ugly head – including in sport

Sabby Dhalu argues that racism in sport is just as serious as racism off the pitch, and needs to be fought in the same way.

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NUJ: EDL thugs “violently attacked” journalists

The National Union of Journalists has said English Defence League thugs attacked journalists at the weekend in a series of violent assaults, reports Shamik Das.

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Norway tragedy: The hard-right haters are still going on about Islam

Right-wing commentators and extremists, who blames Muslims for Friday’s terror attacks in Norway, have sought to justify their prejudices – or just blamed them anyway.

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It may soon be time ‘to draw the line’ on Glasman

Blue Labour told us many valuable things – but Maurice Glasman is now straying onto dangerous territory, writes Left Foot Forward’s Daniel Elton.

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Too many on the Left are continuing to promote Islamist extremists

The Left must not allow a proud history of anti-fascism to be hijacked by alliances with Islamists, which won’t help victims of bigotry, reports George Readings.

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If the EDL find a British Geert Wilders, the political scene could change

Nearly a month after what appears to have been a Daily Star scoop, The Independent reports that the English Defence League does indeed intend to become a legitimate political party.

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