Thursday, July 06, 2017

Northern Ireland: Three men arrested for “anti-Islamic material”

The Belfast Telegraph, sensitive to Islamic sensibilities, does not tell us what this “hate crime” consisted of. If it involved direct incitement to violence, then these men should have been arrested for incitement to violence. But if it consisted solely of criticism of Islam, then the question becomes, would they have been arrested for anti-Christian material? Anti-Jewish material? Or is it a “hate crime” only to criticize Islam in Northern Ireland? If so, when did the U.K. become a Sharia state?
“Three men arrested over reports of anti-Islamic material displayed in Armagh,” Belfast Telegraph, June 29 2017 (thanks to Lookmann):
Three men have been arrested in relation to suspected hate crime in Armagh and Coalisland.
Police conducted searches and arrested three men age 31, 38 and 47.
They have been arrested as a result of an investigation following reports of anti-Islamic material being displayed in the Armagh area, which was reported to Police on June 21, and the discovery of material in Newry on June 21….

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