To those of us who don't live in the UK, the first day of testimony in Tommy Robinson's suit against police harassment provided an education in an unusual aspect of English law.
There, where "soccer hooliganism" has been a historic problem, they have special "football" laws that attempt to prevent violence before, during and after games.
It isn't uncommon for known football fans to be surveilled by special police units, and Tommy Robinson is a well-known supporter of his hometown team in Luton.
However, when asked on the stand whether or not Tommy was behaving badly the day he and his family were frogmarched out of a restaurant and then out of town, the police admitted that his behaviour had been "unimpeachable."
So... why was he being harassed?
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