Get news and stories on activists, including Tommy Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Christopher Yaxley. Tommy Robinson is an English far-right activist, who used to be the spokesman of the English Defence League (EDL). Tommy Robinson was also a member of the British National Party (BNP) and the British Freedom Party. Find news and articles on Tommy Robinson’s background and activism. Get news from RT on the views and statements of Tommy Robinson. In 2015, he founded an anti-Islam organization called Pegida UK – a British offshoot of the German-based Pegida organization. Find the news on RT.com about Pegida. Visit RT.com to find news and details on Tommy Robinson’s arrest and imprisonment for contempt of court. Robinson was released from prison in August, 2018. Read news on developments related to Tommy Robinson.