UK bans entry to free speech activists Martin Sellner and Brittany Pettibone — and jails them.

This is, of course, not the first time that the Theresa May government has done this. While May was the Home Secretary, the UK Home Office banned me from entering the country because of my opposition to jihad and sharia and my support for Israel. Meanwhile, the UK government welcomes Islamic hate preachers who call for jihad violence, child suicide bombers and war against the Jews.

Note that Sellner was going to speak about “threats to Free Speech in the modern world.” The irony is off the charts. Sellner could never have made his point more clearly than Theresa May just made it for him.

He and Pettibone were banned because his speaking supposedly “could cause violence and disrupt community cohesion.” That’s just what they said about my appearance in Britain as well. But they didn’t mean that I would be inciting violence, as I have never called for or approved of any violent actions. What they meant was that if I entered the country, Muslims might riot. By threatening violence, Muslims control the public discourse in the UK today, and decide who can enter the country and speak and who cannot. And they do this with eager help from the May government, which is putting its short-sighted desire for votes above the long-term health and safety of the nation as a whole.

This latest ban is yet another indication that Britain is slipping quickly into sharia authoritarianism. With a Prime Minister like Theresa May, is it any wonder that the UK is doomed?

“Austrian Identitarian Leader Martin Sellner Detained At Heathrow Airport Ahead of Planned Speech,” Chris Tomlinson, Breitbart, March 11, 2018:

Austrian hipster-right Identitarian leader Martin Sellner was detained and refused entry to Britain on Friday at Heathrow airport ahead of a planned speech at Speaker’s Corner in Hyde Park, London.

Sellner, along with his partner, YouTube political commentator and author Brittany Pettibone, was refused entry into the UK according to the British branch of the Generation Identity movement.

In a press release, the group said that Sellner and Pettibone arrived in Britain at Luton airport at 1 pm and were told they were being detained because of the planned speech, with authorities claiming Sellner represented, “a far-right group and intend[s] to incite racial hatred.”

The pair were then moved to Heathrow airport at 1 am where they were both placed in detention, along with other foreign nationals waiting to be deported.

Sellner observed that “the UK will open its border to immigration but block[ing] dissenting opinions will only help to grow the silent majority that disagrees with the government,’ calling the affair a disgrace.

Originally, the Identitarian leader was scheduled to speak at a conference organised by UKIP youth wing Young Independence, but this was shut down due to alleged far-left extremist threats.

Sellner’s speech, reorganised for Speaker’s Corner in Hyde Park, which was set aside for free speech by an Act of Parliament in 1872, was on the subject of “threats to Free Speech in the modern world.”

Breitbart London spoke to both Sellner and Pettibone, who said they were being held in separate detention centres. Pettibone alleged that border officials told her that one of the reasons for her detainment was not only because of Sellner’s speech but also her plans to interview former English Defence League leader turned citizen journalist Tommy Robinson.

Sellner, who described the detention centre as looking akin to a typical American prison, said he was told by authorities that his speaking at Hyde Park could cause violence and disrupt community cohesion….

 

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