[Ed. – Although Robinson may be moved from Belmarsh to serve his 19-week confinement, prisoners with sentences less than 6 months are often left there. It’s a high-security prison for major offenders, including jihadis (like the murderer of Lee Rigby) whose organizations have vowed to kill Robinson. Keep in mind that his contempt of court charge is for video-recording defendants outside the courthouse of the Rotherham sex-abuse “grooming” trials – something Americans are often startled to find a UK judge can even prohibit. Note: the crowd of supporters looked to be several thousand strong. See images at Daily Mail or replay live video of the protests here.]
His supporters rioted on the streets of London, set fire to European Union flags and threw bottles at police officers today as he was jailed for a second time for contempt of court for nine months.
Following his sentence, Robinson used his Telegram – which he uses after having his Facebook, Instagram and Twitter profiles suspended – to encourage supporters to protest on Saturday outside ‘whatever prison’ he is sent to.
Ex-UKIP leader Gerard Batten has claimed Robinson … has been transferred to maximum security prison Belmarsh – which currently houses Wikileaks Julian Assange and the jihidai extremists who murdered Lee Rigby.
In a tweet Mr Batten said: ‘Tommy Robinson sent to Belmarsh max security prison run by jihadi terrorist gangs (for contempt of court?).