Help For Heroes 'will not accept EDL leader's donations'

Forces charity Help For Heroes will not accept donations raised by Tommy Robinson, leader of the far-right group the English Defence League (EDL), Channel 4 News presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy said.

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at 7pm @helpforheroes tells #c4news it will not accept donations raised by Tommy Robinson of the EDL after the Woolwich murder

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Mr Robinson planned a walk raising money for @helpforheroes but they tell us they do not wish to be used for political purpose #c4news at 7

It is thought that Drummer Lee Rigby was wearing a Help For Heroes t-shirt or sweatshirt when he was murdered in Woolwich last Wednesday.

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Help For Heroes statement: We are a non-political organisation

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Charity rejects EDL fundraising

Forces charity Help For Heroes has announced they will not accept any donations raised by EDL members including leader Tommy Robinson.