English Defence League

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The English Defence League, or in short EDL, is a street protest group in the United Kingdom which is against Sharia law and Islamism.[1] The group was founded in 2009 in Luton by Tommy Robinson. Groups including Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and Anonymous are against the EDL.[2] EDL can also stand for the European Defence League, also founded by Tommy Robinson.[3][4] Tommy Robinson left the EDL in October 2013.[5] Tim Ablitt became the new leader. A report found that 81% of EDL supporters are male.[6]

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