UK: Hundreds rally in London for 'political prisoner' Tommy Robinson

Scores of people rallied at the Speakers' Corner in London's Hyde Park on Sunday, demanding the release of far-right English Defence League (EDL) co-founder Tommy Robinson, who was arrested for . Robinson supporters gave speeches and held placards, calling for Robinson's freedom. Former editor-in-chief of far-right Breitbart News Raheem Kassam, who attended the rally, argued that Robinson is... Еще «a political prisoner,» who he said «was arrested, charged and tried and sentenced — all within the period of four to five hours.» He went on to say that, «I have no doubt that what happened to Tommy was a planned attack on that, especially after the massive 'Day for Freedom' rally that he hosted in early May.» Stephen Lennon, who uses Tommy Robinson as a pseudonym, was arrested on Friday for allegedly breaching the peace outside the Leeds Crown Court during a trial. The far-right leader was already serving a suspended sentence for 18 months for contempt of court over a case in Canterbury last year.

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