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Labour peer Lord Ahmed blames the Jews for his imprisonment

by | 14th, March 2013

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LORD Ahmed is a Labour peer. In all likelihood, he will be expelled from the Labour Party if the following proves to be true. The Times leads with “Muslim peer blames Jewish conspiracy for jailing him”. The Times  makes Ahmed’s religion central to the story. Were Ahmed Christian, would his religion be headline-making news?

Save your sympathies, perhaps, for Martyn Gombar. He was the 28-year-old Slovakian killed on Christmas Day, 2007. Lord Ahmed’s Jaguar smacked into Gombar’s car on the M1 near Sheffield. Gombar’s vehicle was stationary at the time. He had crashed and come to a halt in the outside lane.

Before the fatal crash, Lord Ahmed sent and received five text messages while driving in the dark at speeds of, and above, 60mph. No link could be established between the crash and Lord Ahmed’s texts, thus he was  not charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Ahmed was sent to prison for a 12-week sentence. Mr Justice Wilkie found Ahmed guilty of “prolonged bad driving involving deliberate disregard for the safety of others”.

No Jews were in either Mr Gomar not Mr Ahmed’s cars. Mr Wilkie is not a Jew.

At the time of Lord Ahmed’s sentencing in 2009 he was the Presiding Judge of the north-eastern circuit. He is not a Jew. He, as we’ve noted, is a Muslim.

He served 16 days in prison.

Andrew Norfolk alleges:

A Labour peer who was jailed for sending text messages shortly before his car was in a fatal motorway crash has blamed his imprisonment on a Jewish conspiracy.

Lord Ahmed claimed that his prison sentence for dangerous driving resulted from pressure placed on the courts by Jews “who own newspapers and TV channels”. Britain’s first male Muslim peer also alleged that the judge who jailed him for 12 weeks was appointed to the High Court after helping a “Jewish colleague” of Tony Blair during “an important case”.

He claimed, falsely, that Mr Justice Wilkie was hand-picked and sent from London to carry out the 2009 sentencing at Sheffield Crown Court because no other judge was willing to handle his case. The alleged plot to punish him stemmed, Lord Ahmed claimed, from Jewish disapproval of his support for the Palestinians in Gaza. His comments were made during a television interview on a visit to Pakistan.

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