In England you can walk down the street draped in an ISIS flag but get arrested quoting Churchill

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  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    To all our British friends here, is this true? Would like to see your comment.

    Police have been criticised for failing to arrest a man who was seen wandering near Big Ben draped in an Islamic State flag.


    The man was photographed walking past a group of Scouts outside the Houses of Parliament as he wore a large Isis flag on his back. He was carrying a small child on his shoulders, who was waving a smaller flag in their hand.

    A statement released by the Metropolitan police confirmed that the man was seen by police but that his actions were not considered to be unlawful.


    “The man was spoken to by officers, with consideration given to relevant legislation, particularly the Public Order Act. The decision was taken by officers at the time that the man was acting within the law. He was not arrested,” it said.


    “Wearing, carrying or displaying of an emblem or flag, by itself, is not an offence unless the way in which, or the circumstance in which, the emblem is worn, carried or displayed is such as to cause reasonable suspicion that the person is a supporter or member of a proscribed organisation.

    “While support of and membership of ISIS is unlawful it is not a criminal offence to advocate the creation of an independent state.”


    The decision not to arrest the man has been criticised on social media, with some using it to question wider notions of public safety.
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    Remember Paul Weston being arrested for hate speech simply by quoting Sir Winston Churchill

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    if it's true it's time for god to end it all and start all over. humans have degraded to useless, rotting vegetables.
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    If you're going to move my economic threads to the Politics forum, how does this thread belong outside of Politics?
     
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    Oh please shut the fuck up. Humanity has never been more civilized than it is right now.
     
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    I love fish and chips with vinegar.
     
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    too easy
     
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    ltd86 Racist Banned User

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    I love the glaring irony in your post
     
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    that was Hoochie sarcasm. I posted the image because not everyone gets Hoochie at first.
     
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    Oh wow a cvs burned oh the humanity :rolleyes:
     
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    hoochieking Well-Known Member 2010 OG

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    :hat:
     
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    He said humanity. :secret:
     
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    the way i feel about CVS now, I would have been there with marshmallows and sticks to roast in the flames.
     
  14. newcastlefan

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    oh come on. give them the benefit of the doubt. what else do their have (besides a lot of free tp)
     
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    I see a lot of posts on FB from a group called Britain First and those fckn Muslims are real aggressive over there.
     
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    i'm surprised the muslims and the skinheads there don't get into it more.
     
  17. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Only on dawgshed can a thread about England turn into a racist thread about American blacks.
     
  18. newcastlefan

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    all threads can do that, but here we do it with style.
     
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    Nah, it's getting really old.
     
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    I think you're being overly sensitive on this one.
     
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