Who is Jamal Hijazi from the Tommy Robinson video? He is 17 years old aged boy who went viral after a bully video.
The lawsuit between Hijazi and Robinson has finally come to a verdict. For years, the public had strongly scrutinized the case.
In June 2021, the court made its decision in favour of Hijazi.
Who Is Jamal Hijazi? Meet The Boy From Tommy Robinson Video
Jamal Hijazi is a Syrian schoolboy who sued Tommy Robinson after filming his video.
In October 2019, English Defence League founder, Robinson, recorded Hijazi being bullied at a playground. The incident took place at the Almondbury Community School, where the teenager was a student.
After Robinson posted the video, the clips went viral like crazy. However, on the follow-up clips, the far-right activist claimed that Hijazi wasn’t innocent either.
Tommy alleged that Jamal had beaten a girl black and blue. Likewise, he also accused the boy of threatening to stab another boy.
On the other hand, Hijazei denied all the claims. He eventually sued Robinson over the statements.
Anti-Islam activist and founder of the English Defence League Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, also known as Tommy Robinson, has been found by the High Court to have libelled a Syrian teenage refugee and ordered to pay him £100,000 in damages. pic.twitter.com/WQ2xLmXaT0
— Islam Channel (@Islamchannel) July 22, 2021
According to the recent Tommy Robinson case update, the judge ruled in the lawsuit in favour of Jamal. In fact, the court has asked Robinson to pay Jamal a fine of £100,000.
Jamal Hijazi Age: How Old Is He?
Jamal Hijazi is 17 years old in age.
He moved to Huddersfield, England with his family in October 2016. Likewise, he joined ACS when he was 13 years old.
Apparently, Jamal Hijazi fled with his parents from Homs, Syria.
The Hijazi family was a victim of civil war in their home country. They even lived in a refugee camp in Lebanon for three years after running away from Syria.
As a new immigrant in England, Jamal reportedly had poor English. In fact, he had to face bullying and harassment from other students after Robinson made his statements.
Furthermore, the teenager also claims that his sister Fariha was bullied over her brother’s case. Likewise, his father, Jihad Hijazi, stated the incident was the worst experience of his life.
Discover Jamal Hijazi On Wikipedia
The Jamal Hijazi case is featured on Wikipedia as the Almondbury Community School bullying incident.
According to Jamal Hijazi latest news, he is also planning to sue the ACS for not taking action. He has accused the school of not taking any immediate actions.
Tommy Robinson has lost a libel case brought against him by Syrian schoolboy Jamal Hijazi. He must pay £100,000 in damages https://t.co/xrdPtBipO9 pic.twitter.com/RPuz5XoTpG
— One Line Updates (@onelineupdates) July 22, 2021
His lawyer had previously demanded a compensation of £150,000 and £190,000. However, they settled in £100,000.
Since the incident, Jamal Hijazi has also become a hot Reddit discussion. Many people have shown their support for the lad.
What do you think about the situation?