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The Convention 12: The right to freedom of conscience and religious expression

it’s OK for people to follow their own conscience or religion so long as that does not prevent others from exercising their rights. In other words religion is OK so long as it doesn’t abuse other people. Continue reading

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The convention 9: No punishment without law

It really is true that the more people know about the ECHR the more they appreciate it and the positive impact it has for us all. Continue reading

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With Apologies to Shakespeare’s ghost

A modern version of the ‘Hollow crown’ speech (Rich II Act 2 Sc 3) starring Tommy Robinson. Robinson’s shock resignation from the English defence League has been likened to the Pope leaving the Vatican after noticing it contained Catholics or … Continue reading

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Islam, far right nationalists and the vicious God of Abraham

It really shouldn’t be necessary to write this post. But unfortunately it is. That’s the problem with fanatical extremists. They think only in black and white terms and so anyone who, for example doesn’t hate Muslims must be a Muslim … Continue reading

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Freedom of speech

Yesterday I signed a petition calling upon the British government to proscribe, to ‘outlaw’ in other words, the English Defence League (EDL). I also advertised the petition on social media and suggested that others do the same. Shortly after I … Continue reading

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The best EDL

Go and visit the English Disco Lovers website. This is the best use of the acronym ‘EDL’ I know of. A parody who turn up at rallies to disco dance and have fun without discrimination or violence – just dancin’! … Continue reading

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BBC News – Abu Qatada due to be deported to stand trial in Jordan

Cool! Whichever ‘side’ of whatever ‘fence’ you’re on…… Extremist hate-mongers from Qatada to Griffin, from Choudhary to Robinson have no place in a civilised Britain. This is one gone at least. http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23213740

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Still think the EDL isn’t racist?

Have a look at this report from EDLreview. http://edlreview.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/edl-is-not-racist.html?m=1

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Oh dear – it just gets worse and worse

It seems that the vicious thugs of the EDL have finally provoked a response from the Muslim community that is tailored to combat them specifically. And it’s easy to understand why given the regular attacks as well as the sort … Continue reading

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EDL member jailed (BUT THEY’RE NOT REALLY VIOLENT)

Thanks to Nick Lowles of ‘Hope not hate’ for posting this news report on the conviction of a ‘would-be’ arsonist, EDL and Combined Ex Forces (CXF) member from Wales. Today a small number of similairly fine, upstanding examples of the … Continue reading

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