Former EDL leader Tommy Robinson will launch UK Pegida
'Opposing Islam is not far-right, it doesn't make you an extremist and it doesn't make you a bigot,' he claimed
The former leader of the English Defence League, who controversially quit and appeared to renounce his views, will help to front a new anti-Islam movement in Britain.
Tommy Robinson, 33, will launch the UK branch of right-wing group Pegida in the New Year and provide "advice" to their leadership, he told The Independent.
Mr Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, will campaign to ban all Muslim immigration to the UK for five years, prevent the building of new mosques and ban the funding of mosques abroad.
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