Tommy Robinson jailed for contempt of court
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Tommy Robinson has been jailed for 9 months for contempt of court.

Tommy Robinson has been jailed for 9 months after interfering with a court case leaving the validity and security of the court in danger. 


In May 2018,  Leeds Crown Court had put a media restriction on a court case that included 29 defendants, who were accused of Sexual Grooming, because it could directly harm any defendants that were found not guilty; however, Robinson decided that he would live-stream footage of defendants entering the court.


Robinson, 36, has previously been the leader of far-right, Islamophobic organisation, The English Defence League. 


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Outside of the courtroom, Robinson's supporters began to throw cans and bottles at police officers that were trying to control the riot. Supporters also began to threaten and intimidate Journalists. 


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