Tommy Robinson Jailed for Reporting on U.K. Rape Trial

While the rape trial is ongoing, Tommy Robinson is already serving a 13-month sentence starting the same day he was arrested.

If Tommy Robinson wanted to demonstrate the U.K. government’s perverse priorities, then he has succeeded!

Liberty Conservative reports, “ORWELLIAN NIGHTMARE: Right-Wing Activist Arrested In Britain For Reporting On Muslim Rape Trial.

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Tommy Robinson, a controversial British right-wing activist, was arrested today for livestreaming video outside of a court house where alleged Muslim rape gangs were facing trial. He faces 13 months in prison for his thought crime of illegal free speech.

“I’m being arrested for a breach of the peace. You’ve all watched this. Can you get me a solicitor?” Robinson asked the police who were beginning to arrest him.

A policeman fired back: “Do I understand what I’ve just told you? You’ve been arrested on suspicion of causing a breach to the peace.”

Read the full Liberty Conservative post.

The mention of an Orwellian nightmare is more appropriate than just the arrest for speaking. Internet stories are being censored in Britain!

The Gateway Pundit reports, “Orwell’s Nightmare: Articles About Tommy Robinson’s Arrest Rapidly Scrubbed From the Internet.

Articles about the arrest and subsequent imprisonment of independent journalist and activist Tommy Robinson are being rapidly scrubbed from the internet after the British government put restrictions in place banning any reporting on the matter.

Cassandra Fairbanks at the Gateway Pundit compiles a lot more evidence. She writes,

The trial he was attempting to cover was that of Tamin Rahani, 37, Shershah Muslimyar, 20, Rafiullah Hamidy, 24, and an unnamed teenager who are all charged with three counts of raping a teenager.

So the government is quicker to jail someone for reporting rape than accused rapists!

Read the full Gateway Pundit post.

The Independent reports, “Tommy Robinson arrested for ‘breaching the peace’ outside court during grooming trial.” As soon as you start reading their story you can see why they weren’t removed from the internet.

Tommy Robinson has been arrested for allegedly breaching the peace outside a court during an ongoing grooming trial.

The far-right activist showed men entering Leeds Crown Court in a livestream on Facebook, where he claimed to be “reporting” on the case.

After more than an hour of broadcasting, footage showed police officers approaching to arrest him for alleged breach of the peace and incitement.

Read the full Independent story.

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Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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