Ezra Levant – Rebel Media

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We expect everyone reading this is familiar with Tommy Robinson (aka Stephen Yaxley-Lennon). Fewer people may know of his newly acquired sidekick Caolan Robertson, but you can find a brief intro here.

Today we’re going to introduce their boss, one Ezra Levant. Levant is a Canadian, and the founder of right-wing website Rebel Media. He had previously worked for the Canadian company Sun Media as a presenter and commentator on the more mainstream Sun News channel.

He has previously been sued for defamatory comments he made on a personal blog site, and was ordered to pay $80,000 in in libel. The judge found that  he showed “reckless disregard for the truth” and “took little or no responsibility for the accuracy” of the material he was posting.

He vehemently opposes Islam, immigration and all the other things that white nationalists seem to believe, which is presumably why he gets on so well with Robinson. He wrongly equates anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism, a viewpoint that might cause some conflict with his unknown number of supporters, especially as the “alt-right” are not known for their kindness towards Jewish people like Ezra. An amusing satire on this topic can be seen here.

Rebel seems to be an attempt to copy the successful formula of Breitbart, a combination of clickbait advertising, minimal fact checking and bright bold colours. The one big difference seems to be the ($8 per month/$80 per year) Premium Content. This content is also marketed with big bold text, in a way that will be familiar to anyone who has accidentally browsed to a porn site…

Levant seems to have an almost obsessive compulsion for creating websites. At the bottom of this post I’ve included an extremely long list of all the domains he has registered over the years. Some are now defunct, but many are still active in their own right, or redirect to various Rebel Media pages. The general theme is one of asking for money, mainly for legal fees. There are also sites that were set up with apparent malicious intent, with names like ahmedtheliar.com, fuckerdogan.comfirehussain.co.uk and humaforprison.com.

Amusingly, Levant’s own website ezralevant.com was down at the time of writing.

Like Breitbart, Rebel Media rejects the acknowledged science of climate change, and instead promotes fossil fuel extraction and fracking. As can be seen from the list of domains below, Levant fancies himself as a political activist. His activities actually almost come across as the work of a stalker.

Levant and Rebel Media are not afraid to let taste and decency stop them from hijacking a victim’s story for their own ends. one of their (over 300) websites is justiceforchelsey.com which again redirects to a page on the Rebel website, complete with Subscribe links. Tommyrobinson.com is yet another of their sites, with prominent links to buy his book or donate to his “legal defence fund” in Canadian Dollars.

Next time you see somebody yelling about poor old Tommy, perhaps you can show them this?


Appendix – List of Domains registered by Ezra Levant

Can be freely verified at this address

Domain Name Creation Date Registrar
ahmedtheliar.com 2015-09-23 GODADDY.COM, LLC
albertahero.com 2016-10-13 GODADDY.COM, LLC
americans4opec.com 2011-08-29 REBEL.CA CORP.
ashleycsanady.com 2017-04-10 GODADDY.COM, LLC
auditsuzuki.com 2015-08-12 GODADDY.COM, LLC
australiaresearch.com 2013-11-04 REBEL.CA CORP.
azizmadi.com 2014-08-12 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
azizmadridista.com 2014-08-12 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
azizmohammedmadi.com 2014-08-12 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
banantifa.com 2017-04-01 GODADDY.COM, LLC
bernardtheroughneck.com 2016-02-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
bernardtheruffneck.com 2016-02-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
bombardierpayusback.com 2017-03-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
bombardierremboursez.com 2017-03-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
boycottaandw.com 2016-09-12 GODADDY.COM, LLC
boycottairmiles.com 2016-08-01 GODADDY.COM, LLC
boycottearls.com 2016-04-27 GODADDY.COM, LLC
campushate.com 2017-03-23 GODADDY.COM, LLC
campushate.org 2017-03-23 GODADDY.COM, LLC
canadaorfrance.com 2015-07-20 GODADDY.COM, LLC
canadian.media 2016-04-17 GODADDY.COM, LLC
canadiancynic.com 2016-06-06 GODADDY.COM, LLC
canadianjihad.com 2015-02-12 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
canceltelus.com 2016-10-05 GODADDY.COM, LLC
cheryloates.com 2017-01-08 GODADDY.COM, LLC
climate.media 2016-09-27 GODADDY.COM, LLC
climatebarbie.com 2016-09-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
climatepause.com 2016-02-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
climenhaga.com 2016-11-13 GODADDY.COM, LLC
conservativealbertans.com 2016-07-24 GODADDY.COM, LLC
crookedjustin.com 2016-11-24 GODADDY.COM, LLC
crookedtrudeau.com 2016-11-24 GODADDY.COM, LLC
cutthemoff.com 2016-01-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
daniellelarivee.com 2015-05-07 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
debbiejabour.com 2015-05-07 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
deporthuma.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
deronbilous.com 2015-05-07 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
dionbews.com 2017-01-23 GODADDY.COM, LLC
dontbuyfromjews.com 2016-08-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
draftezra.com 2014-12-20 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
dumpdonna.com 2017-03-20 GODADDY.COM, LLC
eitangilboord.com 2016-06-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
energylunch.com 2015-06-17 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
equipourtroops.com 2016-11-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
erinbews.com 2017-01-23 GODADDY.COM, LLC
ethicalenergy.org 2009-12-12 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
ethicaloil.net 2009-08-02 REBEL.CA CORP.
ethicaloil.org 2009-08-02 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
ethicaloilinstitute.com 2009-12-10 REBEL.CA CORP.
ethicaloilinstitute.net 2009-12-10 REBEL.CA CORP.
ethicaloilinstitute.org 2009-12-10 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
ezralevant.net 2008-01-08 NAMESCOUT CORP
ezralevant.org 2008-01-08 NAMESCOUT CORP.
fairygunprincess.com 2017-02-07 GODADDY.COM, LLC
fakeconservative.com 2016-06-02 GODADDY.COM, LLC
fakeconservatives.com 2016-06-02 GODADDY.COM, LLC
fightforcampusfreedom.com 2016-02-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
fightingforfreedom.net 2014-02-24 REBEL.CA CORP.
fightingforisrael.com 2016-06-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
fightingforisrael.org 2016-06-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
fightingforisreal.com 2016-06-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
fightingforisreal.org 2016-06-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
findthethug.com 2017-01-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
fireaftab.co.uk 2017-04-28 GODADDY.COM, LLP. [TAG = GODADDY]
fireaftab.com 2017-04-28 GODADDY.COM, LLC
fireali.com 2017-04-28 GODADDY.COM, LLC
fireberman.com 2016-07-14 GODADDY.COM, LLC
firebutts.com 2016-09-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
firedancey.com 2015-06-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
firedancy.com 2015-06-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
firegregor.com 2016-06-02 GODADDY.COM, LLC
firehussain.co.uk 2017-04-28 GODADDY.COM, LLP. [TAG = GODADDY]
firehussain.com 2017-04-28 GODADDY.COM, LLC
firejustin.com 2016-09-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
firenenshi.com 2016-03-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
firethebigot.com 2016-11-02 GODADDY.COM, LLC
firewynne.com 2015-12-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
foralberta.com 2014-11-25 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
foralberta.net 2014-11-25 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
foralberta.org 2014-11-25 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
forbc.net 2014-11-24 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
forbc.org 2014-11-24 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
forcanada.net 2014-02-24 REBEL.CA CORP.
forcanada.org 2014-03-12 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
foundationresearch.org 2013-10-10 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
frackingrevolution.com 2014-02-14 REBEL.CA CORP.
frackingrevolution.net 2014-02-14 REBEL.CA CORP.
frackingrevolution.org 2014-02-14 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
freedomtooffend.com 2017-01-24 GODADDY.COM, LLC
freemilo.com 2016-06-15 GODADDY.COM, LLC
freesteyn.com 2014-02-05 REBEL.CA CORP.
freesteyn.net 2014-02-05 REBEL.CA CORP.
freesteyn.org 2014-02-05 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
fuckerdogan.com 2016-04-25 GODADDY.COM, LLC
gilboord.com 2016-06-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
gregorpayitback.com 2017-04-11 GODADDY.COM, LLC
greresearch.com 2015-01-13 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
groundswellthebook.com 2014-02-14 REBEL.CA CORP.
groundswellthebook.net 2014-02-14 REBEL.CA CORP.
groundswellthebook.org 2014-02-14 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
guardtheborder.com 2017-04-07 GODADDY.COM, LLC
gunsandgals.com 2017-01-27 GODADDY.COM, LLC
haleyjarmain.com 2016-12-12 GODADDY.COM, LLC
hannahvanderkooy.com 2016-06-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
harperairport.com 2015-10-26 GODADDY.COM, LLC
hatemosque.com 2017-02-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
hijaldesarkar.com 2017-01-07 GODADDY.COM, LLC
hillaryresign.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
honorrobford.com 2016-03-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
honourrobford.com 2016-03-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
humaforprison.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
imaharperman.com 2015-09-01 GODADDY.COM, LLC
indicthuma.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
indictweiner.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
indictwiener.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jaildrugdealers.com 2016-04-15 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jailhuma.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jailkadir.com 2015-09-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jailkadr.com 2015-09-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jailkhadr.com 2015-09-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jailweiner.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jailwiener.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jamesbews.com 2017-03-01 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jasonbews.com 2017-01-24 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jasonplotz.com 2016-06-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jewsforborders.com 2017-03-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jihadenough.com 2016-11-02 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jobkillerjoe.com 2015-09-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
joethejobkiller.com 2015-09-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
johnisaliar.com 2016-12-09 GODADDY.COM, LLC
jonathangoldsbie.com 2017-03-17 GODADDY.COM, LLC
josephhoweinstitute.com 2014-01-10 REBEL.CA CORP.
josephhoweinstitute.net 2014-01-10 REBEL.CA CORP.
josephhoweinstitute.org 2014-01-10 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
justalberta.com 2016-12-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
justiceforchelsey.com 2017-04-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
kamaaljaamac.com 2014-08-14 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
kamalali.com 2014-08-12 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
katietelford.com 2016-09-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
keepbannon.com 2017-04-13 GODADDY.COM, LLC
labdems.com 2016-06-26 GODADDY.COM, LLC
labourdemocrats.com 2016-06-26 GODADDY.COM, LLC
langtryexpenses.com 2014-12-04 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
larebel.media 2017-02-04 GODADDY.COM, LLC
larebelle.media 2017-02-04 GODADDY.COM, LLC
lawsocietymemo.com 2016-03-01 GODADDY.COM, LLC
leotheliar.com 2014-08-27 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
lerebel.media 2017-02-04 GODADDY.COM, LLC
lerebelle.media 2017-02-04 GODADDY.COM, LLC
letusreport.com 2016-10-11 GODADDY.COM, LLC
lorisigurdson.com 2015-05-07 GODADDY.COM, LLC
lornapardy.com 2016-11-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
lornedach.com 2015-05-07 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
lorriegoldstein.com 2016-03-14 GODADDY.COM, LLC
margaretmccuaig-boyd.com 2015-05-07 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
meaghanmacsween.com 2016-06-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
milwaukeeriot.com 2016-08-15 GODADDY.COM, LLC
mytrumpstamp.com 2016-06-08 GODADDY.COM, LLC
namethatthug.com 2017-01-21 GODADDY.COM, LLC
nathanrotman.com 2017-01-08 GODADDY.COM, LLC
nenshimustresign.com 2016-04-25 GODADDY.COM, LLC
nicolegoehring.com 2015-05-07 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
nohsthike.com 2016-02-04 GODADDY.COM, LLC
noinfidelsallowed.com 2015-08-27 GODADDY.COM, LLC
nonausrb.com 2017-04-12 GODADDY.COM, LLC
nonmuslimlivesmatter.com 2016-06-12 GODADDY.COM, LLC
notelyisabully.com 2016-02-04 GODADDY.COM, LLC
notleyisabully.com 2016-02-04 GODADDY.COM, LLC
notleytax.com 2016-05-26 GODADDY.COM, LLC
offsetsuzuki.com 2013-11-05 REBEL.CA CORP.
offsetsuzuki.net 2013-11-05 REBEL.CA CORP.
offsetsuzuki.org 2013-11-05 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
oilsandsproud.com 2014-07-02 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
ontarionotgreece.com 2015-07-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
opechatesgays.com 2014-03-20 REBEL.CA CORP.
opechatesgays.net 2014-03-20 REBEL.CA CORP.
opechatesgays.org 2014-03-20 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
ottawamurders.com 2016-12-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
pasdecharia.com 2017-02-09 GODADDY.COM, LLC
paslacharia.com 2017-02-09 GODADDY.COM, LLC
payforyourownnanny.com 2015-12-01 GODADDY.COM, LLC
paythemoneyback.com 2016-02-05 GODADDY.COM, LLC
prosecutefgm.com 2017-04-27 GODADDY.COM, LLC
prosecutehuma.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
prosecuteweiner.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
prosecutewiener.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
quebecterror.com 2017-01-30 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rachelnotleyisabully.com 2016-02-16 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rallyforalberta.com 2016-10-01 GODADDY.COM, LLC
raphaellelevant.com 2012-12-30 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebelaustralia.com 2017-03-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebelbistro.com 2016-05-30 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebelcruise.com 2015-10-21 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebeldesi.com 2017-03-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebeldownunder.com 2017-04-30 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebeleurope.com 2017-02-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebelfrance.com 2017-03-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebelgermany.com 2017-03-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebelisrael.com 2017-02-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebelle.media 2017-04-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebellefrance.com 2017-04-17 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebelpinoy.com 2017-03-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebelun.com 2016-10-25 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebelwashington.com 2017-01-09 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebuildfortmac.com 2016-05-04 GODADDY.COM, LLC
rebuildtheright.com 2015-10-23 GODADDY.COM, LLC
reformanning.com 2014-11-20 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
reformmanning.com 2014-11-20 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
refugeepause.com 2017-02-11 GODADDY.COM, LLC
repeal18c.com 2017-04-27 GODADDY.COM, LLC
researchsociety.net 2013-10-10 REBEL.CA CORP.
resignhillary.com 2016-10-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
richardfeehan.com 2015-05-07 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
riotstoppers.com 2014-08-05 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
robertpjday.com 2016-06-06 GODADDY.COM, LLC
robinsteudel.com 2017-01-08 GODADDY.COM, LLC
saintsuzuki.com 2013-11-05 REBEL.CA CORP.
saintsuzuki.net 2013-11-05 REBEL.CA CORP.
saintsuzuki.org 2013-11-05 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
sajjanmustgo.com 2017-04-28 GODADDY.COM, LLC
saudisforhillary.com 2016-06-15 GODADDY.COM, LLC
sauvonslecrucifix.com 2017-02-28 GODADDY.COM, LLC
savealbertajobs.com 2015-10-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
savederek.com 2016-05-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
savehomeschooling.com 2016-10-26 GODADDY.COM, LLC
saveocanada.com 2015-05-19 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
saveohcanada.com 2015-05-19 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
saveouranthem.com 2015-05-19 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
savesuncor.com 2016-07-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
savethechristians.com 2012-03-30 GODADDY.COM, LLC
savethecrucifix.com 2017-02-28 GODADDY.COM, LLC
schoolyardscandal.com 2017-01-16 GODADDY.COM, LLC
section18c.com 2017-04-27 GODADDY.COM, LLC
seedresearch.net 2013-10-30 REBEL.CA CORP.
shariacops.com 2015-12-15 GODADDY.COM, LLC
shariatwitter.com 2016-06-15 GODADDY.COM, LLC
sheilagunn.com 2016-02-13 GODADDY.COM, LLC
shitnotleysays.com 2016-12-16 GODADDY.COM, LLC
sophielevant.com 2012-12-30 GODADDY.COM, LLC
standwithezra.com 2013-10-10 REBEL.CA CORP.
standwithezra.net 2013-10-10 REBEL.CA CORP.
standwithezra.org 2013-10-10 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
standwithmark.com 2014-02-05 REBEL.CA CORP.
standwithmark.net 2014-02-05 REBEL.CA CORP.
standwithmark.org 2014-02-05 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
staralliancegold.com 2016-08-11 GODADDY.COM, LLC
stierisaliar.com 2014-05-02 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
stopantifa.com 2017-04-01 GODADDY.COM, LLC
stoparocket.com 2014-07-14 TUCOWS DOMAINS INC.
stopbackingbombardier.com 2016-10-13 GODADDY.COM, LLC
stophelpinghamas.com 2016-02-16 GODADDY.COM, LLC
stopmanning.com 2014-11-20 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
stopthecarbontax.com 2015-11-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
stoptheindoctrination.com 2016-02-16 GODADDY.COM, LLC
stopthepayhike.com 2016-04-01 GODADDY.COM, LLC
stopthewaroncoalfamilies.com 2016-04-05 GODADDY.COM, LLC
strandsteve.com 2016-07-31 GODADDY.COM, LLC
stropbackingbombardier.com 2016-10-13 GODADDY.COM, LLC
sue-annlevy.com 2016-09-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
sueannlevy.com 2016-09-19 GODADDY.COM, LLC
supportpetersonresearch.com 2017-04-05 GODADDY.COM, LLC
syrianbullies.com 2016-06-28 GODADDY.COM, LLC
tamethemounties.com 2016-07-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
thecaseforfracking.com 2014-02-14 REBEL.CA CORP.
thecaseforfracking.net 2014-02-14 REBEL.CA CORP.
thecaseforfracking.org 2014-02-14 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
thefrackingrevolution.com 2014-02-14 REBEL.CA CORP.
thefrackingrevolution.net 2014-02-14 REBEL.CA CORP.
thefrackingrevolution.org 2014-02-14 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
thelibranos.com 2016-02-21 GODADDY.COM, LLC
therealbigots.com 2014-04-27 GODADDY.COM, LLC
therebel.buzz 2015-02-10 ENOM, LLC
therebel.events 2015-05-26 ENOM, LLC
therebel.media 2015-02-09 ENOM, LLC
therebel.support 2015-06-13 ENOM, LLC
therebel.tv 2015-02-09 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
therebelcruise.com 2016-01-28 GODADDY.COM, LLC
therebelisrael.com 2017-03-02 GODADDY.COM, LLC
therebellive.com 2016-05-12 GODADDY.COM, LLC
therebelmedia.co.uk 2017-04-28 GODADDY.COM, LLP. [TAG = GODADDY]
therebeluk.com 2017-04-18 GODADDY.COM, LLC
therefugeechallenge.com 2016-05-12 GODADDY.COM, LLC
thetruthaboutrefugees.com 2015-09-07 GODADDY.COM, LLC
thomaslukaszuk.com 2016-06-27 GODADDY.COM, LLC
tommyrobinson.com 2014-09-25 GODADDY.COM, LLC
trudeaulies.com 2015-12-10 GODADDY.COM, LLC
truthaboutrefugees.com 2015-09-07 GODADDY.COM, LLC
twitterfreedom.com 2016-01-22 GODADDY.COM, LLC
unionofbloggers.com 2008-02-04 NAMESCOUT CORP
unitedalberta.com 2016-07-24 GODADDY.COM, LLC
verifymilo.com 2016-01-11 GODADDY.COM, LLC
verifynero.com 2016-01-14 GODADDY.COM, LLC
veteransbeforerefugees.com 2016-08-28 GODADDY.COM, LLC
whatisshehiding.com 2016-06-20 GODADDY.COM, LLC
whatsshehiding.com 2016-06-29 GODADDY.COM, LLC
whattheheckopec.com 2013-10-30 REBEL.CA CORP.
whattheheckopec.net 2013-10-30 REBEL.CA CORP.
whattheheckopec.org 2013-10-30 DOMAINSATCOST CORPORATION
whoispayinggreg.com 2016-06-03 GODADDY.COM, LLC
whoispayinglyle.com 2016-06-03 GODADDY.COM, LLC
whoispayingmark.com 2016-06-03 GODADDY.COM, LLC
whoispayingmonte.com 2016-06-03 GODADDY.COM, LLC
whoispayingpreston.com 2016-06-03 GODADDY.COM, LLC
windsormemo.com 2014-11-17 DOMAIN.COM, LLC
wynnemusttestify.com 2015-12-17 GODADDY.COM, LLC

 

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Whistleblowing

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Written by a guest writer for Resisting Hate

Much has happened since Manchester, some of it life affirming, some of it depressing. Most normal, decent humans can at such a time set all else aside, even if temporarily, to give their heart, mind and soul to the victims of such an atrocity. Yet, we know this is not always the case and a few seem to exhibit a Pavlovian response upon hearing of Terrorism, Child Sexual Abuse and Rape.

There is no need here, due to many fine writings by a number of charities and organisations, to highlight the issues around rape, but it’s pertinent to say that the ‘guess the offender’s ethnicity and religion’ brigade is, to most, repugnant. It is hard to remain positive in such a climate and the reminder that empty vessels ring loudest is a valid one. One such vessel is Stephen/Tommy Yaxley/Robinson. A large vessel, or rather an empty vessel with a large following, a seemingly busy conduit for … what I am not exactly sure. When he goes home to his family and he’s asked, ‘What did you do today Daddy?’ we might wonder at the ensuing bedtime story. A large following, yes. But a loyal one?

The Twitter sphere is different from real life as can be evidenced by actual attendance to Tommy’s events which is comparative with his bed fellows Britain First. Much of SteTom’s time seems to be with wannabe hack Caolan Robertson, so with such a limited social circle it is unsurprising most of his time is spent on Twitter. Prior to Manchester SteTom and CaRob were admonished by the Great British legal system for doing what professional journalists would never do, namely risking a rape trial by breaking the law regarding attendance at court and reporting of cases. SteTom had adopted a cause, a young woman having already been subjected to male violation, not unlike Chelsey, sister of SteTom’s former EDL pal. SteTom, like Nuttall recently, seems to ignore boys, men and victims of white CSA or Child Sexual Exploitation.

Let’s try and be charitable for a moment and give SteTom the benefit of the doubt that he cares about women and girls. Let us be charitable and forgive his ‘previous’ for an incident involving a former girlfriend, and his violent past. That is until we look at his online behaviour. Consider these tweets:

Online sexist behaviour at its worst.

SteTom has also publicly denied the pain of the ever growing male victims of Child Sexual Abuse within football, the bravery of which has created @TheOffsideTrust. Unlike the NHS sport and schools those associated with sport have no legal obligation to report abuse. There is no mandatory reporting. Imagine then the sacrificial bravery of whistleblowers who, knowing the risk, often losing everything, do the right thing and speak out. Speaking out from within a community, or institution, when there is wrong doing is the bravest and most selfless thing to do. Horrific then that SteTom referred to someone whistleblowing as ‘a snitch’ and tweeting like a grass’.

I wonder what is being done to ensure Yaxley-Robinson’s children aren’t radicalised? After all he tweeted, in the paraphrasing of Bryan Adams, ‘Everything I do, I do for you’. So, what is this ‘everything’ SteTom is doing for his real life family? It must be asked if his behaviour both on and offline is a form of coercive control. His online ‘family’ comprises considerably of the most malleable; those who follow without question; those who are either incapable of questioning, or don’t know how to, or are too scared. Recently an everyday tweeter reported SteTom for inciting hatred which he then promptly retweeted (the Twitter equivalent of unleashing the hounds) causing a ‘pile on’. This of course is an internet version of thuggery that is indicative of a lack of intelligence to debate with reason.

Various groups have tweeted SteTom sharing accurate facts and statistics with regards to the ethnicity of sex offenders. But accuracy is a clear contrast to SteTom’s recent ‘The religion of peace again’ tweet put out after an incident when two Muslim women were attacked by a known white supremacist. It seems that despite these facts from bona fide sources SteTom and his fanboys simply refuse to believe what is before them. This blind acceptance is dangerous and is something SteTom capitalises on, much like coercive control; almost a form of ‘grooming’ in itself. 

Back to whistleblowing – or grassing and snitching as SteTom calls it –  If you ‘see something – say something’. This is as important online as it is offline.  Plenty do of course but, just as in the real world, the body or authority to whom the whistleblower whistles must act. Come on Twitterati, get reporting – and Twitter do you really want to be an enabler?

Finally, to all victims of rape; Child Abuse; Child Sexual Abuse; Child Sexual Exploitation; Domestic Violence; Grooming and Coercive Control regardless of your gender, sexuality, religion, ethnicity or skin colour – you are believed, you matter and we are blowing that whistle for you because you were ignored; we will not allow you to continue to be ignored; you are important, you matter – regardless of who harmed you.

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Caolan Robertson – Pretend Journalist

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Today I’m writing about a little man (who you may have noticed has latched on to the likes of Tommy Robinson and the “leaders” of Britain First) who goes by the name Caolan Robertson.

This self styled mini-Milo describes himself as a “film maker, political writer and social commentator”. He has clearly made a habit of being an irritating bigot as he says that he was studying film at university and they banned him from making a film which criticised Islam. If you have ever been unlucky enough to see one of his ‘films’ then you will see why they stopped him. For ‘criticising Islam’ please read – “Ignorant, bigoted rants which are low on fact and high on right wing stereotypes” – just the thing that any self respecting university would want to distance themselves from. It does seem odd that he recently deleted his LinkedIn profile which showed he attended University of the Arts London, and which now merely states ‘a prestigious university’.

Laughably Caolan’s ‘Rebel Media’ bio reads: “Liberals HATE him, Republicans want to be him, see how Caolan destroys the left with this one simple trick“. Well, all I can say to that is this:

  • Liberals don’t hate him. Liberals think that he is a little boy playing at being Tommy Robinson (that nice savoury character I covered in a previous article on the site. Most of us feel sorry for him as he has clearly been led astray by people with a stronger mind than he does.
  • Republicans don’t want to be him. If there is one thing for sure, the Republican voters from the USA would prefer to be themselves and not some floppy haired little man who enjoys ranting online.
  • Liberals have never been destroyed by him or even had him exhibit a ‘trick’ other than watching him prove to the world that he will never be as effective as Tommy Robinson and Britain First despite jumping on the coat tails of their ‘success’.

For most people, their introduction to Caolan was following the attack on Westminster Bridge. Now, most people were shocked by this and their first thoughts were with those who had been killed and injured in this atrocious attack. However, Tommy Robinson and Caolan were busy filming in London so they decided to have their little input into what happened. Looking back over the footage on YouTube filmed on the day, it starts to look more and more like Caolan is actually playing at being a news anchor. He looks earnestly into the camera as he just parrots everything that has already been reported by real journalists. He has no scoop, no footage, nothing……he just stands and says things like “Sky news is saying xyz…” but the only thing he actually adds of his own is the predictable: “It is no surprise it is Islam that did it” at the end.

Tommy Robinson didn’t really help Caolan’s case when he came on, ranting at the press who surrounded them that “Islam is the problem…..” (Apparently they are all over Luton and stand next to him in the bank). This hysteria seemed to rub off on the young man who then decided, when Tommy had finished his rant, to continue where his mentor had left off. Caolan insisted that: “Blood is on the hands of people like you [the media] and the Left.”  He then stated that the: “Left had allowed this attack to happen unnoticed” (I’m still baffled about what he meant by this). He then proceeded to abuse some of those present personally.

It seems Caolan is also associating with Jack Buckby who now writes for the Spectator . I will be covering him in depth another time but in the meantime here is a Huff Post article about him.

Caolan next popped up associated with Tommy Robinson again but this time also with Jayda Fransen and Paul Golding.  The foursome were photographed at a trendy wine bar planning the combined Britain First/EDL shambolic London shuffle.

Since then Caolan has been getting more and more extreme. His opinions can be considered neither stable nor rational and he keeps making wild unconfirmed claims about being targeted by Antifa at his house. He has been filmed stepping out from his property while stating that Antifa have exposed where he lived (Well, you’ve done that yourself Caolan as you’re shown yourself walking down your front steps while confirming that you live in Chelsea…….durrrr!).

In addition to this idiocy Caolan has been spending inordinate amounts of time with Tommy Robinson in an attempt to ‘expose leftists’. Because of the supposed Antifa attention, Caolan says that he is going to double his output in exposing the names of key antifascists.

Just a couple of things to consider here little Caolan. Call it free advice from Resisting Hate:

  • If you are going to ‘expose antifascists’ you need to realise that being so vehemently against ANTI fascists indicates that you are part of the problem in society.
  • If you are going to “double your output” you need to find new stories and not re-hash old ones as that is just boring and nobody takes you seriously.
  • Distance yourself from Tommy Robinson. He is not exactly someone who gives you credibility.
  • Stop pretending to be a reporter. You’re not one. You can’t jump on a news story presented by a legitimate news source and then just add your own “It’s Islam who are the problem, because I say so.” By doing that you are showing how short sighted you are in your views. You might want to ask a real news company if they would be willing to take you on as an intern so you can see how real news is reported.
  • Steer clear of homophobia. Your comment about “gays wanting to be victims” on twitter makes you look stupid (at best) and unable to provide a strong media opinion. (It all comes back to personal image and how you want to be perceived).

By the way Caolan, your whole stance of “Feminism, Muslims and liberals are all bad” has been repeatedly covered and if you actually want people to take you seriously you need to find a new angle.

As I’m sure that Caolan will be mixing with more and more people who will be radicalising him further, I’m sure that he will come up in future posts written by myself and the Resisting Hate team. (I am actually looking forward to seeing what else we can find on the net about this wannabe far right journalist).

Halal Kitty.

 

Halal Kitty is one of the founder members of Resisting Hate, and a regular contributor to the group’s activities on Facebook and Twitter.
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The Unholy Hate Threesome

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It probably won’t have slipped your notice that Tommy Robinson recently got arrested following his “interview” outside Canterbury Crown Court, in which he tried to interview individuals who were on trial there. The same thing has happened following Jayda doing the same thing, and she also went further by going to a property where the defendants supposedly lived (they didn’t) where she proceeded to screech through the letter box after banging on the door.

I then started to think of the relationship between Britain First and Tommy Robinson, as they seem to be very cosy with each other.

Now, back in April, the EDL and Britain First got together to form a laughable demonstration against Muslims in London. Prior to this, a photo of them planning the demos was put out on social media, showing Tommy Robinson together with Jayda Fransen and Paul Golding at a trendy London wine bar. The Independent then ran with this report on the day, with the headline “Police make 14 Arrests as rival groups clash at joint Britain First – EDL protest in London” (here) – note the use of the word “joint” in this, which with the photo of them together gives the idea that they were in it together. Considering Tommy is apparently nothing to do with the EDL any more and isn’t even a member of PEGIDA, why did he go there to be part of the demonstrations, necessitating the use of a police “bodyguard” as he got harassed through the streets.

Jayda was quick to use one of Donald Trump’s favourite sayings and put out a tweet that it was all “#FakeNews on steroids”. She maintained that there were 30 EDL supporters and 300 Britain First supporters who turned up for “SEPARATE” demonstrations and they were nothing to do with each other. This all sounds like Screechy is protesting about it a little too much.

Following that demonstration, there seems to have been a fair amount of “crossing paths” of the two sets of people. Too many instances in fact to suggest it to be a coincidence.

As the Huff Post showed, both Britain First’s infamous duo plus Tommy Robinson went to Birmingham and did one of their usual traipsing through the streets with their big white crosses while handing out abuse to locals. Following an exchange with one of the local Muslims, they ended up scarpering to their vehicle and sped away from the scene on camera. I have to add that personally, I find these escapades laughable – their panting, breathless commentary and descriptions make it sound like they had just driven into the middle of a war zone and got shot at and barely left with their lives. As it is, Britain First have been condemned by the church for being unchristian though they dispute this saying the church is morally bankrupt.

We come to the latest debacle. Tommy Robinson went to the Canterbury Crown Court with his latest incarnation as “roving reporter/idiot/halfwit” for Rebel Media. (If you aren’t aware of what Rebel Media is, imagine either watching a combination of Alex Jones/Infowars and Paul Joseph Watson, or imagine having your brains smashed in by a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick – a bit of HHGTTG there for you). He had been warned by the police for doing what he did, leading to his arrest.

The full details relating to the arrests of Paul and Jayda are still to be made clear as nothing has been confirmed at the moment. Apparently they aren’t allowed to say anything about it, which is leading some people to question if it actually happened at all, as Tommy was able to say why he got arrested.

As the police have said in their statement to the press, the people involved are on bail, they have not been convicted of anything at the moment as they are on trial. I do wonder what would have happened if “lefty media” had done the same to them when on trial? Would that have opted to give an interview and thought that having a camera shoved in their face was acceptable, or would they have said that they were being unfairly treated because “we aven’t done nuffink, this is are country after all”  In addition to this, as showing in the email from Kent Police, they are already short of staff without having to deal with bigoted halfwits who are wanting to “expose” something that doesn’t need to be exposed.

The point of this was just to say that there seem to be more and more links between Tommy, Paul and Jayda as a kind of unholy threesome and they have been causing issues together rather than apart as they had pre April. I wonder if Britain First want to use Tommy’s business acumen (which to be honest may not be really good but is seriously an improvement on their own)…as they do seem to be motivated heavily by money, with constant rounds of money raising requests.

I just hope that the three of them are dealt with in a way which stops them acting as they do. By getting basic cautions or just a few weeks inside they get their followers to pay via their “help our poor Paul and Jayda who are being victimised by the police” fund, and they come out of prison and get treated as celebrities by the following they have.

This needs to stop, and stop soon.

Halal Kitty is one of the founder members of Resisting Hate, and a regular contributor to the group’s activities on Facebook and Twitter.
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Robinson and Mcloughlan’s ‘Quran’

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If you wanted to read a layman’s guide to the Quran chances are you would expect that guide to be written by a knowledgable Muslim scholar or Imam, somebody with a good understanding and personal experience of the faith.

You would perhaps be as sceptical as we are to hear of a book entitled ‘Muhammad’s Koran’ written not by a practising Muslim but by a duo of non Islam practising individuals, known publicly for their Islamophobic views.  The publicity claim that with this book you can “understand the Quran in minutes not months,” does nothing to enhance the credibility of this dubious piece.

Peter McCloughlin is the author of “Easy Meat.” The intro to his book on Amazon reads:  Peter McLoughlin spent years believing the Leftist narrative, namely it was ‘a racist myth’ that organised Muslim groups in Britain and the Netherlands (‘grooming gangs’) were luring white schoolgirls into a life of prostitution. This sets the tone for what is essentially a long, self indulgent whine about Muslims in the UK.

We thought this review summed it up the best:

Tommy Robinson, ex leader of the EDL has been written about by us here and here. He has been arrested on numerous occasions for ‘threatening, abusive or insulting behaviour’ (and other crimes including mortgage fraud) and his association with Pegida UK is indicative of his personal antipathy toward the religion of Islam.

If ever two wannabe authors were more likely to bungle a discussion on the Quran it is these two.

We can’t work out from the Amazon site if this book has actually been released or not. It only has 2 reviews (one of which acknowledges they haven’t actually read the book) but the site says it is out of print and we couldn’t find an option to buy for the kindle (not that we actually planned to buy this xenophobic bilge lol). However should you come across it be warned, this will be Robinson and McCloughlin’s usual biased Muslim hating rubbish and about as academic as an Enid Blyton book.

Roanna is one of the founder members of Resisting Hate. She is the author of the majority of our articles, and also publishes a blog on Huffington Post UK
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Tommy Robinson – EDL To Pegida

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People know about Robinson’s (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) EDL and PEGIDA connections but there is a lot more going on behind the scenes about this man.

Tommy Robinson used to work at Luton airport but ended up losing his job there following a bit of a “tussle” with an off duty policeman (for that please read that he gave him a beating) when the officer was intervened in a domestic assault between Yaxley-Lennon and his then girlfriend. Robinson was sent to prison for 12 months following that and could no longer be employed at the airport as employees needed a clean conviction history when security was tightened after 9/11.

In 2004 Robinson joined the BNP and claims (in an interview with Andrew Neil) that he was not aware that the group was “white only” and says that he ended up leaving because of that fact.

In 2009, the English Defence League was started as an evolution of the “United Peoples of Luton” (UPL). This responded to what they decreed the threat of Islamic extremism in the country and various gangs, both football supporting and other elements, decided that “something must be done”. Robinson adopted the alias Tommy Robinson around this time, which was the name of one of the members of the Men In Gear football hooligan gangs who support his local team Luton Town FC. He led the EDL from inception and his cousin Kevin Carroll acted as his deputy.

Right from the start, Robinson said that the EDL was just against radical Islam however even from the start the group included bigots who are against all Muslims/Islamic individuals. While not a political group, the EDL did form an association – the British Freedom Party – (an associate of the British National Party) and people could become a member and stand in elections.

Following the shootings by Anders Brevik on the 22nd a July 2011, there was a spotlight thrown over the EDL, including Tommy Robinson due to alleged links between Robinson and Brevik. Any links have always been denied by Robinson. Later in 2012, he created the European Defence League which expanded its remit to being against “Radical Islam in the U.K.” to “Radical Islam in Europe”.

The main focus for the EDL has been to organise demonstrations and counter demonstrations, which have met with mixed success. They claim they want to demonstrate peacefully however, they have clashed with groups like Unite Against Fascism violently. This has led to the police enforcing the cancellation of EDL demonstrations in the interest of public safety. They have also injured police officers, police vehicles and damaged council and private property in Robinson’s “peaceful protests”

During his time with the EDL, “peaceful” Tommy has encountered problems with the police on a number of occasions……these being –

August 2010 – Robinson (allegedly) led a group in a fight following a football match between his home team of Luton Town and Newport County. During the fight he was heard to chant “EDL ’till I die”. Verdict – guilty of “Threatening, abusive and insulting behaviour” and he got a 12 month community rehabilitation order and banned from football matches for 3 years

September 2011 – Robinson had been banned from attending a demonstration in Tower Hamlets yet (in his usual “Law? What law?” style) he still went to it. He was arrested and went on hunger strike as he said he was a political prisoner of the state and that the meals he had been given included halal meat.

September 2011 – Robinson was convicted of assault after head butting one of his own EDL crowd during a demonstration in April 2011. For this he was given a suspended 12 week prison sentence. He claims that this had happened because a Neo-Nazi had joined their group and there was a confrontation.

November 2011 – Robinson was jailed for 3 days after protesting in Zurich on the roof of FIFA headquarters. This was in response to the ruling that the English football team couldn’t wear a red remembrance poppy on their shirts for a coming game. (Obviously he didn’t get far with that one).

October 2012 – After remaining out of trouble for almost a whole year Robinson was arrested after entering the USA illegally in September 2012 using another persons documentation. He was sentenced to 10 months in prison and on release in February on he was placed on a tag. After that stint in prison he was released to find that the membership had swollen but that the EDL had allowed Neo-Nazis to join up.

Robinson stepped down from his position in the EDL from October 2013. He cited that he was worried about far right extremism infiltrating groups but confirmed he still would continue to fight what he saw as Islamic extremism.

November 2012 –  Robinson was charged with three counts of conspiracy to commit mortgage fraud. He pleaded guilty to two counts and was sent to prison for 18 months. While in Woodhill Prison, Robinson was attacked by 3 men, which he claimed to be Muslims who prison officers had intentionally left him with. Before long he was removed from Woodhill and sent to Winchester Prison instead. It was while here that he said that he made friends with some Muslim inmates and actually spoke highly of them.

In June 2014 he was released from prison after serving 6 months of his 18 month prison sentence. He was told that he was not allowed to have contact with any members of the EDL before June 2015 however, he breached this bail condition and was returned to prison before being subsequently released in November 2014

Some of our readers may be acquainted with The Quilliam Foundation which is a think tank who state that they are concerned about Islam and stand against “Islamism”. Quilliam believe that Islamism (or political/radical Islam) is not compatible with Islam as a religion and that a westernised version needs to be developed without any radical elements. Their about us section gives more information about what they do.

Now some of the aims of The Quilliam Foundation are pretty sound. We support their views on giving Muslim women the right not only to not wear Islamic headwear but also the right TO wear it as well, including the Niqab or Burka. We also like the fact Quilliam have stood against Geert Wilders and have publicly stated that he is an ill informed, hate filled bigot and that they have challenged Wilders’ statements that Muslims are a threat to European countries and democracy.

The Quilliam Foundation has also had some major criticism. They are funded by the government/tax payer and concerns have been raised about the way that they have acted with public funds.  For example there have been concerns about them allegedly carrying out “witch hunts” against people who are just Muslims without any radical element. There was also concern regarding a leaked document sent from Quilliam to the government in which it wanted the government to stop communicating with groups like the Muslim Council of Britain, Muslim Safety Forum (who work with the police to improve relations within the community) and others. This gave rise to the idea in some quarters that Quilliam were saying all Muslims outside their group were a cause for concern (which is obviously not the case) and that the only non-radical elements were linked to/associated with Quilliam.

After he left the EDL, Tommy Robinson forged an association with Quilliam. Both Tommy and Kevin Carroll met with the leader of The Quilliam Foundation to discuss a rise in far right extremism which was influencing groups like the EDL. In an announcement in October 2013 Tommy said he would be starting a new group to challenge radical Islam. He said that the new idea would be to lobby institutions rather than street protests.

Subsequently, in December 2015, Tommy Robinson claimed that he had been paid by The Quilliam Foundation (£8,000) so that they could take credit for him leaving the EDL. Quilliam did admit to paying him however they stated that the payment was just to cover his costs.

During an interview with The Guardian on the 11th October 2013, Tommy Robinson apologised for saying that all Muslims “got away with” the 7th July bombings in London. He also said that his statements about the bombings and other issues had been fuelled by the culture within the EDL, alcohol and athe rush of being the head of “the biggest street protest movement in Europe”.

During The Quilliam Foundation/Robinson press conference where he announced he was leaving the EDL, Robinson confirmed that he would liaise with the police about far right racists within the EDL. He conceded that there were extremists in the EDL and likeminded groups and that he would support organisations who dealt with extremist behaviour on all fronts. He acknowledged he wouldn’t support any of he work carried out by anti-fascist groups as he believed these groups were aligned with communists and anarchists. He stated that fascists and Islamists were both sides of the same coin.

Once his “good behaviour” licence had expired after being in prison Robinson joined PEGIDA. The acronym stands for Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West (or more precisely Patriotische Europäer gegen die Islamisierung des Abendlandes). The group initially started in Dresden, Germany, and has since spread through many countries in Europe. When heading up PEGIDA UK, Robinson claimed that the time for fighting and legal issues had passed and that instead he would concentrate on legitimate protest with alcohol and fighting forbidden.

The first march in the U.K. would end up being less than a roaring success so a second one was arranged in January 2016. For the launch of PEGIDA proper in the U.K, Tommy stood down as leader and became an advisor and in his place they put Paul Weston of Liberty GB and Anne Marie Waters from Sharia Watch. The official launch of PEGIDA UK was held in February 2016 and a grand total of 200 or so people turned up.

When talking about PEGIDA, Robinson says that he hopes that they would succeed where the EDL and others have failed. He is looking for a halt to Islamic immigration, for all sharia courts to close, the outlawing of the burka and a halt on current construction of mosques in the U.K.

Now as some of our readers are aware I undertake a lot of undercover work for Resisting Hate and have to say that while Tommy is all loud on demonstrations, his Facebook account is terribly boring……so boring that I could read it as a sleep aid. Needless to say however, that while he is boring there is a lot that gets reported and removed as his feed is full of bigoted references like “horrible Muslims” and “creeping sharia” etc.

Since the PEGIDA UK launch (snigger….) Robinson was attacked in Essex and clobbered with something rather hard over the back of the head which left the poor man with a concussion and which had to be investigated in hospital . He also travelled to watch the football in France in 2016 where he wore a t-shirt mocking ISIL, and got a banning order in his return which ended up being dismissed when it went to court.

In 2016, Robinson travelled to Israel and visited the border between Israel and Syria, at the Golan Heights. While he was there he was photographed standing on top of an Israeli tank which he posted on his Twitter feed with the comment “All those people telling me to be careful in Israel, I think I’ll be ok…” He went on to visit an Israeli pub, where his travelling companion “Dr Brian of London” (a blog writer) put a photo on his Twitter feed stating “This is going to make Zionism great again. Arad. @TRobinsonNewEra is in the house of Zion.” Prior to this Robinson had publicly declared support of the Jewish people and the state of Israel, but had also been accused of being Anti Semitic.

Since stating that he was leaving the “extreme right” behind, Robinson seems to have slipped back into his old ways. A photo of a member of Parliament with two individuals from the Pakistani community was Tweeted by Robinson with the claim that these men were paedophiles (which was not the case) and this drew criticism as it put the individuals concerned at personal risk.

Further to this Robinson’s Twitter and Facebook history show that he is not just against radical Islam, he is aginbst Muslims per se. For example he states that the police appease Muslims and don’t take action against them as they don’t want to offend them. He also frequently shares fake news stories which paint Muslims in a bad light.

To sum up – Robinson is a bigot. He talks of wanting to just deal with radical Islam but much of what he has done reveals his true Islamophobic agenda. There is a lot of talk about being peaceful and acting within the law but no actual actions to show that this is the case. In fact his Twitter and Facebook is full of both far right wing propaganda and incitement to fight against non-radical Muslims. Questions have also been raised about the source of the money raised by the EDL for his legal defence

I honestly doubt, based on what I have seen, that he will stop his actions. With his book being published along with his business (he owns a sunbed shop in his home town of Luton) Robinson and his hate seems to continue to flourish.

Halal Kitty is one of the founder members of Resisting Hate, and a regular contributor to the group’s activities on Facebook and Twitter.
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Who is Tommy Robinson?

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Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley Lennon) led the racist English defence league for five years until 2013. He left under a cloud of controversy due to both his links with counter extremist group Quilliam and also due to the suggestion that he had agreed to a monthly payment of £2000 in exchange for leaving the EDL leaderless.

Robinson has a history of Islamophobia dating back to his early association with the BNP and evident in his current position as the figure head of PegidaUK which has a strong Islamophobic agenda. Unlike Pegida in Germany, Pegida UK has been low profile and unsuccessful, making little impact.

More recently Robinson has undertaken a trip to Israel, declared himself a Zionist and attempted to establish Jewish connections to promote an anti Muslim agenda.

 

Roanna is one of the founder members of Resisting Hate. She is the author of the majority of our articles, and also publishes a blog on Huffington Post UK
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