Twenty charged after Tommy Robinson rally disturbance in Limeside

Twenty people have been charged after violence erupted when Tommy Robinson visited Oldham for a rally last year. 

A large-scale protest ensued when far-right activist Robinson paid a visit to Limeside, while he was campaigning to represent the North West as an MEP.

Police cars were smashed, bricks were thrown and fireworks were launched into crowds during the event held by the English Defence League founder on Saturday, May 18, 2019. 

A 'counter demonstration' by a group named the Muslim Defence League also took place at the same time of the event.

Of the 20 people charged with violent disorder, 18 have been named - 15 of which are from Oldham - while the other two are 16-year-old boys so cannot be named for legal reasons. 

The following will appear at Tameside Magistrates' Court on Thursday (March 5): 

Haroon Hussain, 39, of Essex Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire.

Hadir Ali, 25, of Olivia Terrace, Lee Street, Oldham. 

Mubasher Khan, 25, of Worcester Street, Oldham. 

Atiq Urrehman, 25, Edilom Road, Crumpsall, Manchester.

Faraz Ahmed, 32, of Fredrick Street, Oldham. 

Majid Khan, 30, Worcester Street, Oldham. 

Salman Ahmed, 21, Tamworth Street, Oldham. 

Mohammed Zeeshauan Khan, 21, of Cotton Mill Crescent, Oldham. 

Kamran Ali, 27, of Savoy Street, Oldham.

Abdul Nazir, 27, of Hardy Street, Oldham.

Rahim Ahmed, 25, of Bankside Close, Oldham.

Amann Ul Haq, 19, of Frederick Street, Oldham.


The following will appear at Tameside Magistrates' Court on Thursday, March 20: 

Mikail Ahmed, 21, of Cummings Street, Oldham.

Matthew Henry, 25, of Alder Road, Oldham.

Dillan Simpson, 19, of Southcroft Street, Oldham.

Jayden Mack, 18, of Parkfield Avenue, Oldham. 

Duane Coleman, 33, of Huntley Way, Rochdale.

Luke Tucker, 19, of Napier Street, Oldham.

Two boys both aged 16 years who cannot be named for legal reasons.

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