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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  • 2021-09-05 19:16:04 +0100
  • 2021-09-01 08:40:23 +0100
    Heartbreaking – Justice is needed for that poor girl & her family.
  • 2021-08-30 21:56:23 +0100
  • 2021-08-30 21:40:49 +0100
    We are all aware that grooming goes on, and this applies to people in great power and any class, and my heart just goes out to the victims and their family’s, who through the lack of Media coverage and their background in our society are simply being let down! and they deserve the right no matter what colour they are to a Public Enquiry because at the end of the day they are still just children!!!
  • 2021-08-30 19:38:29 +0100
    Hope you get justice
  • 2021-08-30 15:21:53 +0100
    Need to hang these grooming gangs to send the right message , not in this country
  • 2021-08-29 15:33:31 +0100
    Bold as lions in pursuit of justice.
  • 2021-08-29 11:44:58 +0100
    Awful and heartbreaking . Justice is needed
  • 2021-08-28 14:16:46 +0100
    Heart breaking.
  • 2021-08-28 14:06:30 +0100
    Hope you get justice
  • 2021-08-28 13:37:15 +0100
    Hope you get justice good luck