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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  • 2021-07-06 14:21:48 +0100
    We can’t and we won’t let them walk free we will do lol we can until Charlene and her family get the justice they deserve!!!!
  • 2021-07-06 14:13:58 +0100
    Justice for Charlene
  • 2021-07-06 14:11:39 +0100
    My stomach was churning whilst reading this disturbing story it is absolutely horrifying to read as a mother myself. JUSTICE FOR CHARLENE
  • 2021-07-06 14:01:09 +0100
    💔💔💔💔give Charlene and her family the justice they deserve after all these years
  • 2021-07-06 13:48:11 +0100
    Poor girl I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemy justice for Charlene downes and her family
  • 2021-07-06 13:39:22 +0100
    Makes me sick to my stomach..
  • 2021-07-06 13:32:53 +0100
    please do something this has got to stop
  • 2021-07-06 13:32:33 +0100
    Justice for Charlene downes
  • 2021-07-06 13:30:58 +0100
    Justice For all victims
  • 2021-07-06 13:23:38 +0100
    Justice for Charlene Downes