Skip to comments.MEF Organizes 25,000 Strong Protest in Support of Tommy Robinson;
Posted on 07/09/2018 2:09:36 AM PDT by Candor7
PHILADELPHIA July 8, 2018 Tommy Robinson, the imprisoned English counter-Islamist activist, journalist, and book author, justifiably titled his autobiography Enemy of the State, for he has long been a target of the U.K. authorities impatient with his criticism of Islamism.
The Middle East Forum (MEF) is helping Robinson in his moment of danger. It does so in the context of its Legal Project which since 2007 has defended activists, journalists, politicians, et al. who face harassment, fines, or imprisonment because of their views concerning Islamism and related topics.
MEF is sponsoring and organizing the second Free Tommy Robinson gathering in London on July 14. MEF previously provided all the funding and helped organized the first Free Tommy Robinson event held June 9 in London.
MEF, along with a coalition of UK advocacy groups and international figures will assemble to advocate for Mr. Robinsons release and demand greater protections for freedom of speech and freedom of the press in the United Kingdom. MEF is arranging for U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar (Republican of Arizona) to travel to London to speak alongside the Dutch political leader Geert Wilders, and others.
The latest incident began on May 25 with Mr. Robinson reporting on a rape-grooming trial involving Muslim defendants in Leeds, England, for which he was arrested, tried, convicted, sentenced to 13 months prison, and jailed all in the course of a few hours. To make matters worse, he was tricked out of the right to confer with counsel. Now, he has been moved to historically violent Olney prison, where he is a potential target of Islamist gangs.
The police allow rape gangs to operate for decades but swoop down within minutes on Tommy Robinson for a peccadillo, notes Forum president Daniel Pipes. We worry that his life is now in immediate peril.
Forum director Gregg Roman adds: Western democracy requires a robust public discussion of Islam including terrorism, terrorist funding, Islamism, immigration and related matters not its suppression. No matter ones views of Mr. Robinson, all decent people must support his right to discuss controversial matters without fear of arrest, secret trial, and imprisonment.
The Middle East Forum is aiding Mr. Robinsons defense in three main ways:
Legally By using Legal Project monies to fund his legal defense. Diplomatically By bringing foreign pressure on the UK government to ensure Mr. Robinsons safety and eventual release. Politically By organizing and funding the 25,000-person Free Tommy London rally on June 9 and now the July 14 protest, also taking place in London.
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The Middle East Forum promotes American interests in the Middle East and protects the Western civilization from Middle East threats.
Wouldn’t it be something if Trump were to come out in support of Robinson while he’s in the UK this coming week!
PDJT might do just that, turning up the fire on the UK, whose MI-5 and MI-6 worked for Obama, Hillary, the FBI and CIA to try and usurp a a duly elected president of the United States
with the Steele Report etc..
Yup, I ‘d say the Donald will have some well earned pay back in the UK.
It would be awesome if he did that while meeting with Nigel Farage.
Amnesty International posts a pic of a rather Caucasian-looking “refugee” child (pretty atypical refugee, if not downright misleading).
#FreeTommyRobinson has a bunch of follow-on Tweets.
Don Jr. has already come out in support of Tommy.
Trump should offer Robinson asylum in the US. Or offer a prisoner exchange with a British ISIS terrorist in an American jail.
It would be nice if a hundred thousand pissed off Brits, suddenly showed up at Big Ben, each with a sign bad mouthing Islam, and saying come get me.
Farage and Trump should go visit him. Farage maybe should unseat May. I don’t recall the reasons he walked away and left her in charge of implementing Brexit.
If the London police do nothing, then MEF wins.
If the London police go in with clubs & water cannon & make mass arrests, then MEF wins.
Theresa Hijabi May has a decision to make.
Dang! When I first saw that title I thought that a Marine Expedition Force (MEF) was being deployed to the UK to wrest control from the Iranian/moslem invaders...
I wish that were true, LOL!
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