George Orwell on free speech…

“Threats to freedom of speech, writing, and action, though often trivial in isolation, are cumulative in their effect and, unless checked, lead to a general disrespect for the rights of the citizen.”

George Orwell

Author: HP McLovincraft

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  1. ‘Free speech campaigners including Laurence Fox blast police in Scotland after man, 35, is charged over ‘offensive’ tweet about Captain Tom that read: ‘burn, auld fella, buuurn’

    By RORY TINGLE FOR MAILONLINE

    PUBLISHED: 16:08, 8 February 2021 | UPDATED: 21:13, 8 February 2021

    Free speech campaigners today blasted Police Scotland over its decision to charge a man over an offensive tweet about Captain Sir Tom Moore.

    A tweet sent shortly after war hero’s death last Tuesday read: ‘The only good Brit soldier is a deed one, burn auld fella, buuuuurn.’

    Joseph Kelly will appear at Lanark Sheriff Court accused of communications offences.’

    Read more:

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9237235/Man-35-charged-offensive-tweet-Captain-Tom.html

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