The Telegraph: EDL leader jailed for being illegal immigrant after entering US on friend’s passport. ‘Stephen Lennon, 30, pleaded guilty to possession of a false identity document with improper intention, contrary to the Identity Documents Act 2010, at Southwark Crown Court. Lennon used a passport in the name of Andrew McMaster to board a Virgin Atlantic Flight […]
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Research: Exeter University: Attitudes towards security threats uncovered. ‘New research has revealed a significant gap between what the government claims are the biggest security threats facing the UK and the fears of the population. Terrorism is not perceived as the most important threat to everyday life despite claims by policy makers. Politics researchers at the Universities of Exeter […]
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Also tagged Austrian Freedom Party, David Cameron, English Defence League, Europe, European Alliance for Freedom, Exeter University, Far Right, Front National, Nikki Sinclaire, populist right, Rotherham, Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, Terrorism, UKIP, Vlaams Belang
Despite attracting considerable publicity, the English Defence League (EDL) remains under-researched and poorly understood. While some have explored online supporters of the EDL, little is known about wider public perceptions: what ordinary citizens think about the group, its values and provocative street-based strategy. The absence of reliable research is striking given the EDL’s current plans to hold […]