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Call an MP a coward and face jail
« on: July 27, 2013, 07:56:30 PM »
State of civil liberties in the UK ? call an MP a coward and face jail
by Tom Pride 


(not satire - it's the UK today)

I've written before about how woeful the state of civil liberties is in the UK.

This simple chart also illustrates how bad it's got:

number-of-days-in-detention

And now we see a member of the public is facing jail time for calling a Tory MP a coward:

Brighton man faces jail for calling Hove MP Mike Weatherley 'coward'

And this is what happens when try to photograph or video a police officer in the UK:

Arrested for filming police officers - video

As opposed to when you try to do it in Sweden:

What happens When You Try To Film The Police Is Sweden

I rest my case.

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If you tried the Turkish ?standing? protest in the UK ? you?d be arrested for obstruction

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The government?s allowing our water, gas and electricity to be sold to the Chinese and no-one seems to be noticing

Guess which country?s security services are monitoring Skype more than any other in the world

It was the police ? not the BBC ? who wrongly named Lord McAlpine in abuse allegations

Are McAlpine?s lawyers breaking the solicitors? code of practice?

Police raid activist?s home for ?criminal? posts on Facebook. China? No ? Wales

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Tom Pride | July 27, 2013 at 4:43 pm | Tags: Coalition, crime, human rights, open government, policing | Categories: uncategorized | URL: http://wp.me/p1U04a-4Xt
 
« Last Edit: July 27, 2013, 08:07:03 PM by the watcher »


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