Far-right agitator and Islamophobe Stephen Yaxley-Lennon – known as Tommy Robinson – has reportedly fled Britain.
In a video posted online, Yaxley-Lennon said that he had been forced to leave the UK following an alleged arson attack on his wife’s home, adding that he plans to relocate permanently.
He appears to be in Spain, saying in the video that his plans to return to the UK for a rally this weekend had been thwarted by the Government’s announcement of a 14 day quarantine for travellers returning from the country amid a spike in cases of Covid-19.
Needless to say, the irony of Yaxley-Lennon taking advantage of freedom of movement rules to flee persecution has not been lost on many.
Commentators were quick to take to Twitter to poke fun at the former EDL leader’s hypocrisy…
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