British nationalist Tommy Robinson sharply criticized PayPal and urged his supporters to make donations in bitcoin. About this he wrote on his page in Facebook.
PayPal deprived the leader of the British nationalist movement “League of protection of England” the possibility to receive and send funds through the payment system, freezing the account balance for 180 days. However, the specific reasons for the decision are not specified, except that the activity of the former leader of the British right-wing forces “contrary to the User agreement”.
Commenting on the screenshot notification, Robinson called PayPal “fascists” who do not even calling the cause of the blockage, “my money has been stolen in six months.” He also sent “to hell” the largest centralised system with her leadership, putting your BTC address to which you can donate money.
Real name Robinson — Stephen Yaxley-Lennon. He founded the far-right movement EDL (English Defence League) in 2009. The organization calls its goal the fight against the “Islamization of Britain”. The movement to hold demonstrations and street actions, speaking in particular against the opening of new mosques.
After some time, Tommy Robinson was sentenced to 13 months in prison for contempt of court. The former leader of the British right-wing forces led Internet broadcast from the courthouse of the city of Leeds.
According to the judge, the act of Robinson could affect the process and even derail the process of repetition which could cost taxpayers “hundreds of thousands of pounds.” The founder of the EDL admitted his guilt.
This summer, Tommy Robinson was released.
ForkLog previously reported that as of the beginning of August, supporters of Robinson have donated bitcoins to him for the sum about 20 thousand pounds.