PETITION: We demand a public inquiry for grooming victim Charlene Downes

150,000 Target


Charlene Downes (pictured) disappeared on 1 November 2003, when she was just fourteen years old, from her home town of Blackpool.

She was targeted by an Islamist grooming gang who abducted her, subjected her to sexual abuse, murdered her, then minced her body into kebab meat.

Charlene's murder was part of a protracted local Islamist grooming problem in Blackpool, where dozens of underage girls have been targeted, "swapping sex for food, cigarettes and affection".

According to an internal police report, Downes was one of sixty girls in Blackpool, some as young as eleven, who had been groomed by men to carry out sex acts.

What happened to Charlene was horrific, but the only people to have been convicted of any crimes are Charlene's brother and sister, both convicted of "assaulting" the suspects accused of murdering her.

After two failed trials to convict Charlene's murderers, the suspects were released. One of them went on to be convicted of assaulting an eighteen year old girl.

We demand justice for Charlene Downes, regardless of how much time has passed. She was an innocent victim of a grooming gang and deserves to be remembered.

Britain First and the family of Charlene Downes are calling for a public inquiry to look once again at the evidence and the failings by Lancashire Police which allowed a gang of paedophile murderers to walk free.

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  • 2022-11-18 20:18:49 +0000
    It sickens me to think the police can find the resources to pursue people for hurty words online and basically ignore pedophile murders all because they don’t want to be seen as racist JUSTICE FOR CHARLENE DOWNES
  • 2022-11-10 17:35:48 +0000
    The innocent suffer, while the guilty go free. Never again should such a thing should happen.
  • 2022-11-08 17:14:26 +0000
    This is a must, justice must be served. It’s appalling that it has been ignored for so long.
  • 2022-11-08 07:40:30 +0000
    Everyone deserves justice.
  • 2022-11-08 07:26:32 +0000
    We all know that the councillors, police, judges, the MPs are all responsible for allowing these pigs to be free, because most of the authorities are involved
  • 2022-11-07 22:26:51 +0000
    All grooming gangs need prosecuting. This is the UK, this should NOT be happening here. I hope her family get justice.
  • 2022-11-07 21:27:42 +0000
    Family need to know what happened..its disgraceful.