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Tommy Robinson wins appeal over contempt sentence, will be released — RT UK News

Posted by M. C. Fox on August 2, 2018

Robinson’s crime? Reporting to the public the trial of groomers that the UK government in Londonstan and police have been ignoring for a decade.

Mustn’t offend.

https://www.rt.com/uk/434798-tommy-robinson-free-bail/

Tommy Robinson’s conviction for contempt of court has been overturned after a court ruled that the process leading to the conviction of the former leader of the English Defence League ‘was flawed.’

Lord Chief Justice Lord Burnett, along with two other judges, quashed a finding of contempt, ordering a fresh hearing of the allegation. Robinson did not attend court but witnessed his appeal hearing via videolink.

Robinson’s supporters broke into applause as Lord Burnett announced the decision, prompting the judge to order “silence.”

In a summary of the judgement the trio of judges wrote: “Once the appellant had removed the video from Facebook, there was no longer sufficient urgency to justify immediate proceedings.”

Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Christopher Yaxley-Lennon, was sentenced to 10 months imprisonment in May for breaching reporting restrictions relating to an ongoing trial.

The self-styled journalist live-streamed footage from outside the courthouse on Facebook, and the video was watched some 250,000 times.

A further three months were added to his imprisonment for breaching a previous suspended sentence related to an incident at Canterbury Crown Court in May 2017…

Be seeing you

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Groomers

 

 

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