UK Right-Wing Activist Tommy Robinson Formally Released From Bail

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AIWA! NO|English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was released on bail on Monday. The right-wing activist was released after a court hearing on his contempt of court case.
A brief hearing at the Old Bailey in London determined that Mr. Robinson was free on bail after his contempt of court case was passed to the Attorney General.

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“This is simply to indicate in open court that now the matter has been referred to the Attorney General, Mr Yaxley-Lennon is no longer on bail to this court,” Judge Nicholas Hillard QC stated.

“As there is no bail, there are no bail conditions.”

Robinson was freed from prison in August after three leading judges quashed a contempt of court finding made at Leeds Crown Court.

But he could be sent back to jail if he is again found in contempt for filming people in a Huddersfield grooming trial in Leeds and broadcasting the footage on Facebook.

The court heard he denied breaching the Contempt of Court Act and making a broadcast likely to seriously prejudice the trial.

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GRADUATE STUDENT: MASTERS OF LAWS, DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY, http://dmu.ac.uk/ SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & LAWS, LEICESTER.

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