Tommy Robinson has been jailed over comments made outside court
Tommy Robinson has been jailed over comments made outside court
01 June, 2018, 00:14
British activist and reporter Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, who is known as Tommy Robinson, was arrested last week for streaming outside a courthouse in Leeds, England via Facebook Live.
Far-right figurehead Tommy Robinson has been jailed for 13 months after he was found guilty of breaching British contempt of court laws by filming outside an ongoing trial, it can now be reported.
Robinson was outside Leeds Crown Court that day, hosting a Facebook live about a child grooming trial that was underway, one of a series of high-profile child grooming cases that the United Kingdom has seen over the last decade.
He told her: "Many of our viewers may have watched your activities in the a year ago and a half and think you have treated your sister Meghan in a very shabby way".
Robinson rose to prominence in the United Kingdom as the founder of far-right group the English Defence League, before leaving in 2013.
At Friday's hearing Matthew Harding, defending, claimed Robinson had "deep regret" for what he had done.
A contempt of court charge can involve speeches or publications deemed to create a "substantial risk that the course of justice in the proceedings in question will be seriously impeded or prejudiced", according to the Independent.
Despite being largely shunned in the United Kingdom, he has become a cause célèbre among prominent European and American figures on the far-right, all of whom have backed him in recent days claiming his right to freedom of speech was breached.
Singapore PlayStation Store Leaks Mega Man 11 Info Both physical and digital versions will be released, and the game is now available for pre-order on the PlayStation Store for $30. The plans include what is called the Double Gear system which is created to push " robots beyond their normal capabilities ".
Diplomatic duels: what now for the Trump-Kim summit? At the same time, a "pre-advance" team was travelling to Singapore to meet with North Koreans, the White House said. He has had the summits with Moon and Chinese leader Xi Jinping, as well as two meetings with Pompeo.
Robinson was convicted of breaking that law previous year, the BBC wrote, when he tried to film defendants outside a trial in Canterbury. The order prevents reporting until the conclusion of the trial Robinson was reporting on.
According to reports about the live stream, which went on for around an hour, Robinson was attempting to confront defendants as they entered the court building, and talking about details of the trial.
Judge Geoffrey Marson QC told Robinson: "With those rights [free speech] come responsibilities". That's one of the most important rights that we have. "If the jurors in my present trial get to know of this video, I will no doubt be faced with an application to discharge the jury".
This would mean all witnesses would have to give evidence again in front of a new jury.
In the past few years, Tommy Robinson's far-right stock has been on the rise.
Why has there been no coverage of Robinson's conviction until now?
Judge Marson said: "Not only was it a very long video but I regard it as a serious aggravating feature that he was encouraging others to share it and it had been shared widely". He also has convictions for disobeying a court order, possessing identity documents with intent, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, possessing drugs and threatening behaviour.
Pro-Kremlin activists unleashed a campaign of harassment against Babchenko, forcing him to flee Russian Federation past year . Ukraine's Security Service said it had staged the murder in an attempt to foil a Russian plot to kill Babchenko.
Whereas, Mumbai and Chennai saw the most hikes - by as much as Rs 3.59 per litre and Rs 3.62 per litre respectively. He said the decision was taken by the ministry after consultations with oil marketing companies and other experts.
Kim is also widely believed to be behind the 2010 sinking of the Cheonan, a South Korean Naval vessel, in which 46 seamen died. A vice chairman of the ruling Workers' Party, Kim Yong Chol has been deeply involved in North Korean diplomacy this year.
Beyond their Americana associations, those choices-if they were to be enacted-target important political leaders in the U.S. Dow Jones components Boeing (BA) and Caterpillar (CAT), heavy steel users vulnerable in a trade war, fell more than 1%.
One message she re-tweeted on Wednesday falsely accused the Hungary-born Jewish billionaire of collaborating with the Nazis. More than 18 million people on average have watched the reboot of " Roseanne " this season, according to Nielsen Co .
But remember this: They do have four great players, but the Cavaliers have the greatest player of them all. Still, this series isn't a slam dunk, and several players on each side will determine how it goes.
Starbucks said the arrests never should have occurred and announced the mass closures of its stores for the afternoon of training. In the New Orleans area, 25 of the 35 Starbucks sites will close at 2:30 p.m.
However, the big risk is that Beijing won't have any confidence in Ross to make a deal that Trump will accept. That deal was separate from the U.S. investigation into China's alleged theft of intellectual property.
We're a confident group, and we've just got one chance". "The play was unfolding nicely, it just didn't turn out obviously". A bruised left knee kept Andre Iguodala out for the second straight game, and Kevon Looney started in his place.
Brigitte Nielsen expecting fifth child at age 54
The star announced the news in two separate posts on Instagram this week, which show off her burgeoning baby bump. In the second snap, the bombshell wore a T-shirt dress as she lay on a white sofa, captioned: 'Happy time.
Trump Holds Rally In Nashville
A recent Vanderbilt University poll showed that Trump has a 53% approval rating, with 43% disapproving of his performance. But the party is also defending 10 seats in states Trump won in 2016 - five of which Trump won by double digits.
Rudy Giuliani booed by NYY fans on his birthday
The idea of Giuliani getting an ugly reception from a crowd at his home town would have seemed unthinkable a decade ago. The Rockets would go on to lose to the Warriors, 101-92, and the Yankees would fall to the Astros, 5-1.
PUBG Suing Fortnite for Battle Royale Similarities
The point is that there is no stopping the tide and most fans just want all these games to live together in harmony. Epic Games launched a battle royale mode for its co-op sandbox shooter " Fortnite " about six months later.
Father of rescued Paris boy was playing Pokemon Go
An undocumented Malian migrant who saved the life of a four-year-old boy in Paris is to receive French citizenship. The video footage revealed Gassama climbing the the four floors in other 3o seconds while the crowds below cheered.
Cavs beat Celtics, reach NBA Finals
The Golden State Warriors strike a familiar pose after wrapping up the Western Conference final in seven on Monday night. If the Cavaliers win this championship, it might be time to declare the regular season irrelevant.