Right Wing Journalist Lauren Southern Banned From UK For Alleged “Racism”

Canadian right-wing journalist and activist Lauren Southern says she was detained in the French port town of Calais Sunday night by UK authorities under the Schedule 7 anti-terrorism act, which allows law enforcement to stop, search and interrogate those under “reasonable suspicion” of being involved in terrorism. Accusing her of the “distribution of racist material,” British immigration authorities ultimately banned her from entering the country.

Southern made the claim via a series of tweets on Monday morning. The activist says she was on a bus traveling to the England Sunday night in order to appear at a free speech event. Border police, however, stopped her from entering the country, citing “racism” as their rationale for blocking her entry into the country:

Reporter Chris Tomlinson, who has been tracking the story, provided a few more details:

Among the reasons she was detained is “distribution of racist material in Luton.” Here’s a copy of the letter to Southern from British authorities concluding that she presents a “threat to the fundamental interests of society and to the public policy of the United Kingdom”:

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