EDL founder Tommy Robinson attended far-right Polish rally where protesters held 'Pray for Islamic Holocaust' signs

Robinson says he had an 'amazing time' at the event where chants for a 'Jew free' country were heard

Tuesday 14 November 2017 01:41
Tommy Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon
Tommy Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon

English Defence League (EDL) founder Tommy Robinson took part in a march in Poland on Remembrance Day which allegedly included anti-Semitic chants.

Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, took part in the event alongside 60,000 others.

He said he had an “amazing time” despite claims that chants calling for a “Jew free” country were heard at the march.

“I have had an amazing time with polish patriots marching against Islam . Polish pride is something else,” he wrote on Twitter.

There were burning red flares, speeches and attendees also listened to Polish hip hop.

One of the banners from the march reportedly read: “White Europe of brotherly nations” and another said: “Pray for Islamic Holocaust.”

One demonstrator who was interviewed by state television TVP was asked why he had attended the event and he replied to “remove Jews from power,” the Jewish Chronicle reported.

Far-right figures from across the continent, including Sweden, Germany, Italy and Slovakia, attended the event.

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