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Piers Portman Biography
Who is Piers Portman ?
Harrow-educated Piers Portman, whose family is worth £ 2bn, called Campaign Against Antisemitism (CAS) executive director Gideon Falter ‘Jewish scum’ in Westminster Magistrates Court on June 14, 2018.
An heir to the Portman property empire has been convicted of racially abusing an anti-Semitism activist and calling his Jewish wife a “greedy, greedy criminal manipulator, thief and liar of the system.”
Portman, the son of Edward, ninth Viscount Portman of Bryanston, abused Mr. Falter as he left the building after a hearing involving anti-Semitic activist Alison Chabloz-Tyler.
He had sent a letter to the CAS on January 11, 2018, referencing “ the victim’s interpretation inspired by the Talmud, ” Southwark Crown Court heard.
Portman, 50, abused his own wife Tracy in the letter, stating: ‘I am currently married, for 13 years, to a greedy, greedy criminal manipulator, thief and liar of the system who also happens to be Jewish.
Lately, my wife has taken it upon herself to view her husband as an asset and, due to my disobedience, she has engaged the services of the Baroness of Belgravia, Fiona Shackleton, another greedy, greedy and lying manipulator of the system that happens to her. . be Jewish. ”
The letter ended: ‘Could you tell me what exactly her charity is? Since when is collecting donations to force your opinion on others an act of charity? Why don’t you leave the poor middle-aged woman alone and come do your charity to me?
The jury convicted him of intentionally aggravated religious harassment after deliberating for 10 hours and nine minutes.
How old is Piers Portman ?
He is 30, 1971 (age 50 years)
Piers Portman the son of Edward, 9th Viscount Portman of Bryanston, criticised his wife Tracy, and her lawyer
Falter had told jurors that he had “ just gone through a Who’s Who of Holocaust deniers, neo-Nazis, extremists ” when Portman approached him as he exited the elevator at Westminster Magistrates Court.
He said, ‘I didn’t want to shake his hand, I said,’ I’m sorry, I can’t shake your hand, because I don’t know who you are.
‘He lost his temper, got quite aggressive. He said, ” I’m Piers Portman, I’ve written to you before! Come after me, Jewish scum, come chase me, come find me! ”
I felt cornered in the elevator, Portman followed me, continuing with what he said. Portman tried to leave and I reached out and said, ‘You can’t go, wait for the police.’
Falter said Portman was “very, very enraged.”
Court security then allowed Portman to leave before police officers arrived on the scene, and he left when police tried to locate him.
Portman, a twice-married father of three, denied using the words’ Jewish scum ‘and said:’ It’s not in my nature or character. I am an honorable British man who was brought up to show respect to a fellow man.
Campaign Against Antisemitism CEO Gideon Falter had refused
In my opinion, the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism has colluded, created witnesses who are not independent.
‘They have agreed on statements to haunt me and there are many previous examples. The accusations are desperate, they are libel, they are less than honorable. ”
But the jury rejected his denials and convicted him of intentionally aggravated religious harassment after deliberating for 10 hours and nine minutes.
Portman with glasses, of The Portman Estate, Portman Square, in central London, denied the charge that carries the maximum penalty of two years in prison.
In a black bomber jacket, black pants and black Chelsea boots, he smiled when the verdict was announced.
He was released on bail prior to sentencing on October 22, but Judge Gregory Perrins cautioned: “I’m not going to give you any indication right now what his sentence will be.”
Chabloz-Tyler, 57, was convicted on three counts of publishing offensive songs about the Holocaust and received a suspended jail sentence in May 2018.
In the songs, the music teacher who refers to herself as a ‘historical revisionist’ sings: ‘Did the Holocaust ever happen? ‘Was it just a bunch of lies? It seems that some are trying to deceive us.
She said Auschwitz is “a dummies only theme park” and “the gassing zone, a proven hoax, indoctrination rules.”
Earlier this year, Chabloz-Tyler was convicted of using ‘extremely offensive terminology’ in an American podcast that she promoted through a far-right social media website called Gab.
She was sentenced to 18 weeks in jail in April, but her sentence was increased to 32 weeks last month after she lost her appeal in Southwark Crown Court.
Piers Portman Quicks and Facts
- Piers Portman called the Campaign Against Antisemitism CEO ‘Jewish scum’
- He described his wife as a ‘grasping, thieving and lying criminal manipulator’
- The aristocrat’s family owns the Portman Estate, which covers 110 acres of Marylebone in London, including the land under Westminster Magistrates’ Court