News Ticker >
[ October 23, 2019 ]

Pakistan: Popular singer poses with SUICIDE VEST

[ October 23, 2019 ]

Canadian election: Here’s what happened

[ October 23, 2019 ]

Nine Christians Jailed For Leaving Islam in Iran

[ October 23, 2019 ]

Close The Camps, Extinction Rebellion vs. Trump 2020 Patriots clash in Washington Sq

[ October 22, 2019 ]

Trump blasts Nervous Nancy Pelosi for ‘taking too long’ on Mexico, Canada trade pact

[ October 22, 2019 ]

“Ecumenical” Turkish Islam: Billboards Feature Koranic Verse (5:51) Admonishing Muslims Not To Befriend Jews And...

[ October 22, 2019 ]

Expansive RUSSIA HOAX INVESTIGATION will give Trump ammo to expose “impeachment” lynching

[ October 22, 2019 ]

TRUMP EFFECT: Iran BANNED indefinitely from world judo over racist refusal to face Jews

[ October 22, 2019 ]

CNN: Mexico Has Built Trump’s Wall and Is Paying for It

[ October 22, 2019 ]

Muslims’ DEADLY RIOT kills 4, injures 50 over Facebook post about Mohammad

UK: Terror-tied Muslim Mayor Threatens Islamic Riots and Violence if His Illegal Election is Questioned

When the British authorities banned Robert Spencer and me from Britain, they said our “presence would not be conducive to the public good.” They feared the Muslim street — protests, violence and so forth.

Here, the notorious terror-tied “Mayor” of Tower Hamlets, whose election was fraught with fraud, corruption, graft and voter intimidation, is threatening violence and riots if his illegal win is questioned by authorities.

Will the British authorities cave, yet again? This time surrendering not just free speech (as they did in our case), but free and fair elections.

pg-6-tower-hamlets-2-cfbPeter Golds, leader of the Conservative group, said that Tower Hamlets had been the stage for “third-world village politics”: “It’s easy to be attacked as Islamophobic for making this point,” said Mr Golds. “But the intimidation at polling stations across this borough was appalling. There were four Bangladeshi men outside my polling station, all from Tower Hamlets First, and as you walked in there 11 people inside the polling station and they would pounce on you with a fake polling card in your face, calling on you to vote for Mr Rahman.”

“Support Tower Hamlets mayor or risk riots, says advisor” Telegraph, May 28, 2014:

Lutfur Rahman’s aide says there will be street violence unless people stop questioning the Tower Hamlets result

In 2012, Mr Rahman changed Tower Hamlets’ procedures to ensure that he personally decided all council grants over £1,000, with the help of his “adviser to the third sector”In 2012, Mr Rahman changed Tower Hamlets’ procedures to ensure that he personally decided all council grants over £1,000, with the help of his “adviser to the third sector”

A senior adviser to Lutfur Rahman, the extremist-linked mayor of Tower Hamlets, has said there will be street violence unless people stop questioning the manner of his re-election.

The Electoral Commission is to hold an inquiry into polling in the east London borough after dozens of reports of voter intimidation and a chaotic count that took more than five days to declare a final result.

Mr Rahman narrowly won re-election as an independent, by 48 per cent to 52 after second preferences. He was expelled from the Labour Party in 2010 after The Telegraph revealed his close links to an Islamic extremist group, the Islamic Forum of Europe.

Kazim Zaidi, Mr Rahman’s publicly-funded political adviser at Tower Hamlets, wrote on a local blog: “If those who still seem unable to accept the result continue as they are, it will spill out onto the streets where even the cleverest machine politicians will not be able to manage it.”

Cllr Peter Golds, leader of the opposition on the council, said: “I am gobsmacked. This is actually a threat of violence. Given what we know of the mayor’s ability to bring people out on to the streets, this is deeply disturbing.”

Around two thousand of Mr Rahman’s supporters mobbed the count centre in Limehouse during counting on Friday, effectively barricading Mr Rahman’s opponents inside the building. A number of Labour figures, including Sadiq Khan, the shadow justice secretary, were told by police that they could not leave.

Many polling stations in the borough were also picketed by large crowds of Mr Rahman’s supporters, through whom voters had to push to reach the ballot box.

Rachael Saunders, a Labour councillor in Tower Hamlets, said: “There were huge mobs of people at the polling stations, shouting, intimidating, actually making it quite difficult for people to vote.”

Another voter told The Daily Telegraph that he was followed into the polling booth by Mr Rahman’s supporters who attempted to ensure that he cast his vote in the “correct” way.

A spokesman for the Electoral Commission said: “Everyone should be able to vote free from intimidation and be confident that their vote is safe. Clearly there have been issues at the Tower Hamlets count and we need to make sure we understand what happened, and the reasons for it, before reaching conclusions.”

Mr Rahman’s council is under two further investigations by police and auditors called in by the Department for Communities and Local Government for corruption and misuse of funds. The Telegraph and the BBC’s Panorama showed that he channelled council money disproportionately to members of his own Bangladeshi community.

Mr Zaidi, who is paid around £53,000 a year from public funds, previously wrote a chapter in an Exeter University pamphlet libelling members of the Tower Hamlets Labour Party. The university was forced to apologise and pay damages.

The council insisted that the count went well and that it had received no reports of intimidation.

The Truth Must be Told

Your contribution supports independent journalism

Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.

Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.

Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.

Please contribute to our ground-breaking work here.


Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.

Contribute Monthly - Choose One

Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email tips@thegellerreport.com

Pin It on Pinterest