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article 19 June 2014 UK
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by Britain First: inside the extremist group targeting mosques

In east London a small group of religious hardliners is intent on dividing society and creating conflict. We look inside the Britain First patrols that are directly provoking the Muslim community.

video 04 December 2013 UK

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'Not only Muslims are extremists'

As the government announces new measures to tackle extremism, Ajmal Masroor, an imam at a London mosque, joins Usama Hasan from the Quilliam Foundation to talk about whether the plans will work.

video 08 October 2013 UK

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Tommy Robinson: 'I renounce racism and violence' - video

Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson tells Channel 4 News he wants to work with moderate Muslims and says he despises Nazis and Islamists.

article 08 October 2013 UK
EDL founders Tommy Robinson and Kevin Carroll are leaving the group, saying that it has become too extreme. But anti-racism campaigners say concerns remain over their extremist views (R)
EDL leader Tommy Robinson quits

English Defence League founders Tommy Robinson and Kevin Carroll are leaving the group, saying it has become too extreme. But anti-racism campaigners say concerns remain over their extremist views.

post 19 September 2013
Selfridges, the EDL and reputation management

It's interesting what you pick up in a day's work asking questions. C4 news went to Selfridges today for the Usain Bolt book launch - and found the shop busy dealing with another tale that just won't

article 08 September 2013 UK
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EDL Tower Hamlets march: 300 arrested

EDL leader "Tommy Robinson" is among the 300 arrested after an English Defence League march in east London. The vast majority apprehended were anti-fascist counter demonstrators, police said.

article 07 September 2013 UK
EDL and anti-fascists charge police lines at London protest
EDL and anti-fascists charge police lines at London protest

The EDL says its leader "Tommy Robinson" is arrested following a march and counter protests in east London, which broke out in scuffles and some disorder, and was policed by 3,000 officers.

article 31 August 2013 UK
MPs are demanding a ban on a march through one of London's most multicultural areas by the far-right English Defence League (Reuters)
MPs call for ban on EDL march in Muslim area

MPs are demanding a ban on a march through one of London's most multicultural areas by the far-right English Defence League.

article 19 July 2013 UK
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by Are British soldiers joining the English Defence League?

Before the murder of Lee Rigby the English Defence League was dying. Now its leaders claim serving soldiers are joining the anti-Islamist group.