Former EDL leader, author and activist associated with The Rebel Media, was arrested this morning at his residence. Robinson filmed and live streamed the ordeal to Twitter, and can be heard commenting:
“It’s 04.32 and the police are at my house, and I’m being arrested for going to a court case in Canterbury and trying to video the Muslim paedophiles.”
According to Yahoo News UK:
Crown courts are open to the press but any filming and recording of courts and court precincts is illegal under section 41 of the Criminal Justice Act 1925 and the Contempt of Court Act. According to Kent Live, Robinson and a cameraman went to Canterbury Crown Court on 8 May during an ongoing rape trial in order to film the defendants.
They were warned by police that they were at risk of breaking the law by filming on the court steps. Kent Live reported that the defendants were held inside the building after hearing that the far-right activists were outside.
A Bedfordshire Police spokesman said:
“On Wednesday, officers attended an address in Luton, Bedfordshire, and arrested a 34-year-old man for contempt of court. The arrest is in relation to an incident at Canterbury Crown Court on Monday (May 8).”
Robinson’s verified Twitter account commented he was arrest for “attempted journalism“.
So remember kids: don’t film Muslim rape gangs in court. Because you’ll join them in jail.
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