Image copyright PA Media image caption Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, known as Tommy Robinson, represented at trial in the Royal Court of Justice
English Defense League founder Tommy Robinson was ordered to pay £ 100,000 in damages for defamation of a Syrian schoolboy.
Anti-Islam activist, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, posted two Facebook videos in response to a viral clip of Jamal Hijazi being attacked.
He failed to convince the High Court that his claims, such as Mr. Hijazi attacking "young English girls ", were true.
Judge Nicklin found in favor of Mr Hijazi after a trial earlier this year.
The judge also sentenced Mr. . Yaxley-Lennon to pay the legal costs estimated by Hfrance.fr to be approximately £ 500,000.
'Target of abuse '
Mr Hijazi was caught on camera being attacked in the playground at Almondbury School in Huddersfield in October 2018.
Shortly after video of the assault was released gone viral, Mr Yaxley-Lennon claimed in two Facebook videos that the teenager was "not innocent and he violently assaults young English girls at his school ".
In Clips Seen by nearly a million people, the 38-year-old also claimed that Mr. Hijazi "beat a black and blue girl " and threatened to stab another boy at his school, allegations denied by Mr. Hijazi.
"As quite foreseeable, the plaintiff is then devenu the target of abuse which ultimately resulted in him and his family having to leave their home, and the plaintiff must drop out of school.
"The defendant is responsible for this harm , some of the scars of which, especially the impact on the plaintiff's education, are likely to last for many years, if not a lifetime. "
The judge said that the defense of Mr. Yaxley-Lennon that the "very serious " allegations were substantially true had not been proven, and he had used "calculated language to escalate the situation ".
"T he contribution of the accused to this media frenzy was a deliberate effort to present the applicant as being, far from being an innocent victim, but in fact a violent aggressor", he said he added.
During a new hearing, the judge issued an injunction against Mr Yaxley-Lennon preventing him from repeating the allegations.
The final damage figureses and costs will be accepted and submitted to the High Court at future hearings to establish the means and assets of Mr. Yaxley-Lennon.
The repeated imprisonments of Stephen Yaxley-Lennon in the years - including nine months for interfering in the trial of a sexual grooming gang - did not not silenced. But a legal twist on your finances can have a deeper effect.
It made a small fortune with his provocative social networks attacking Islam and Muslims - enough to fund a lifestyle that would 'envy of a lot, with a large country house.
Money started to dry up as it was rejected Facebook and Youtube and some of its wealthy benefactors in North America have retreated. Today His reach on social media is a shadow of what it once was. It was never clear how much he won and where it all went - and that's why this judgment is so important. Not only does this prove Jamal Hijazi right, but it opens the door to a forensic review of his finances and how he allows himself to continue in business.
Lawyers for Jamal Hijazi welcomed the judgment and praised Mr. Hijazi's "courage " in pursuing the complaint.
Francesca Flood, of Burlingtons Legal, said: "Jamal and his family now wish to put this matter behind them so that they can continue with their lives.
"They however wish to express their gratitude to the Great Brits public for their support and generosity, without which this legal action would not have been possible.
During a trial in April, Catrin Evans QC, for Mr Hijazi, said Mr Yaxley-Lennon The teenager's comments have "faced death threats and extremist unrest" and he is expected to receive damages of between £ 150,000 and £ 190,000.
She described Mr. Yaxley-Lennon as "a well-known far-right lawyer " with a "anti-Muslim agenda " who used social media to disseminate his views.
His videos "turned Jamal into a aggressor and the tyrant into a righteous white knight ", she says.
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Mr. Yaxley-Lennon, who represented himself during the trial, claimed he was a freelance journalist, telling the court: "The media simply had no interest in the other side of this story. , the uncomfortable truth. "