Pair face court over Rigby videos

A man and a woman from Hackney are due to appear at the Old Bailey, accused of creating videos showing a man laughing at the memorial to Fusilier Lee Rigby

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Pair in court over Rigby videos

Two people have appeared in court on terror charges over video clips about the murder of soldier Lee Rigby.

Royal Barnes, 22, and Rebekah Dawson, 21, both of Hackney, attended a preliminary hearing at the Old Bailey.

Fusilier Rigby was killed near his barracks in Woolwich on 22nd May Credit: Ministry of Defence

Barnes is accused of inciting terrorism, dissemination of terrorist publications relating to seven videos and encouragement of terrorism relating to two videos, the court was told.A plea and case management hearing was set for November 22.

Lee Rigby's family read tributes laid near the barracks in Woolwich Credit: Reuters

Woman in court over Rigby videos

Fusilier Lee Rigby was murdered in Woolwich in May Credit: MoD/PA Wire

A woman has appeared in court charged with terror offences, after making video clips following the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby in Woolwich.

Rebekah Dawson, who's 21 and from Hackney appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

She's accused of making video recordings on the 22nd of May, the day of Lee Rigby's murder, one showing a man laughing at the memorial to the soldier, and saving it as "Muslim laughs at British Soldier Killing"

She and her co-accused Royal Barnes, who's also from Hackney, are due to appear at the Old Bailey on Friday.


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