Army veteran jailed over ‘sinister’ anti-Jewish speech – BBC News

‘A far-right activist has been jailed for stirring up racial hatred after the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) initially declined to prosecute him.’

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BBC News, 15th May 2018

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Man sentenced for stirring up hatred against Muslims on Facebook – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A man who posted messages on social media to stir up religious hatred against Muslims has been sentenced.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 7th February 2018

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Self-proclaimed Nazi found guilty of stirring antisemitism in UK – The Guardian

Posted January 9th, 2018 in inciting religious hatred, news, speeches, threatening behaviour by sally

‘A self-proclaimed Nazi who claimed Britain took the wrong side in the second world war has been convicted of stirring racial hatred against Jewish people.’

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The Guardian, 8th January 2018

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Slough man jailed for spreading Isis propaganda – The Guardian

‘A friend of the ringleader of the London Bridge terror attack has been jailed for four and a half years after making Isis propaganda videos outside Windsor Castle.’

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The Guardian, 21st September 2017

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Man who called for all British Muslims to be killed after Manchester attack on Facebook jailed for a year – The Independent

Posted September 8th, 2017 in inciting religious hatred, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who posted a Facebook message calling for all British Muslims to be killed in the wake of the Manchester attack has been jailed for a year.’

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The Independent, 7th September 2017

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Man who called for Muslims to be killed after Manchester bombing jailed – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 7th, 2017 in inciting religious hatred, internet, news, publishing, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who posted a Facebook message calling for all British Muslims to be killed in the wake of the Manchester Arena bombing has been sentenced to 12 months in prison.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 7th September 2017

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Far-right activist decision to be re-examined by CPS – BBC News

‘A decision not to prosecute a far-right activist with links to Nazi sympathisers is to be re-examined, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.’

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BBC News, 8th March 2017

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New anti-extremism laws planned in bid to revitalise Cameron’s premiership – The Guardian

‘New laws to prevent people with extremist views and backgrounds from working with young people will be included in this week’s Queen’s speech as part of a legislative programme aimed at revitalising David Cameron’s premiership after the 23 June EU referendum.’

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The Guardian, 14th May 2016

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Primary school teacher struck off for praising Isil murder of Alan Henning – Daily Telegraph

‘A primary school teacher has been banned from the classroom for life after praising Isil for beheading aid worker Alan Henning in string of offensive social media posts.’

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd July 2015

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David Cameron to unveil new limits on extremists’ activities in Queen’s speech – The Guardian

‘A counter-terrorism bill including plans for extremism disruption orders designed to restrict those trying to radicalise young people is to be included in the Queen’s speech, David Cameron will tell the national security council on Wednesday.’

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The Guardian, 13th May 2015

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Politicians have a human right to sound racist, says equalities watchdog – Daily Telegraph

‘Equality and Human Rights Commission upholds right to publish Mohammed cartoons but not to teach that gay people will ‘burn in Hell’.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th February 2015

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Friend of Lee Rigby’s killer jailed for disseminating pro-terrorism lectures – The Guardian

Posted June 9th, 2014 in inciting religious hatred, internet, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘The “best friend” of Woolwich killer Michael Adebolajo has been jailed at the Old Bailey for encouraging terrorism in lectures he broadcast over the internet.’

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The Guardian, 6th June 2014

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Hate crime: should the current offences be extended? – Law Commission

In a report published today the Law Commission recommends reforms to ensure that the criminal justice system is able to make a stronger and more coherent response to hate crime.

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Law Commission, 28th May 2014

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Hate crime: Report finds significant progress in reducing hate crime – Home Office

‘The Hate Crime Action Plan documents the government’s work to tackle hate crime.
A report on the progress made in the past 2 years has been published. Achievements include: better education of secondary school pupils, improved recording by police and work with major internet service providers in the UK and USA to reduce the harm caused by hate material on the internet. The report also discusses the spike in anti-Muslim sentiment following the murder of Lee Rigby.’

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Home Office, 7th May 2014

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Couple jailed for YouTube videos glorifying Lee Rigby murder – The Guardian

‘A couple were jailed on Friday for glorifying the murder of the soldier Lee Rigby in videos posted on YouTube that were “offensive in the extreme”. Royal Barnes, 23, and his wife Rebekah Dawson, 22, of Hackney, north-east London, recorded and uploaded three videos shortly after the murder in Woolwich, south-east London, last May.’

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The Guardian, 14th March 2014

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Judge to probe ‘jihadist’ claims over boys, aged 11 and 12 – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 12th, 2014 in care orders, children, families, inciting religious hatred, Islam, news by tracey

‘Two young brothers could be taken into care after their mother warned they were being radicalised with extremist Islamist views by her estranged husband, the High Court was told.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th March 2014

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Muslim convert who agitated for sharia state in UK given groundbreaking asbo – The Guardian

Posted February 17th, 2014 in ASBOs, inciting religious hatred, news, terrorism by sally

‘A Muslim convert who targeted members of the public as part of a campaign for a sharia state in Britain has been given a groundbreaking asbo, police have said.’

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The Guardian, 15th February 2014

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PM taskforce recommends new powers to tackle extremism – Home Office

Posted December 5th, 2013 in ASBOs, inciting religious hatred, internet, Islam, news, reports, terrorism by sally

‘New measures to tackle extremism and radicalisation across the UK have been proposed by the Prime Minister’s Extremism Taskforce.’

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Home Office, 4th December 2013

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Student gets 40 years for terror campaign against Muslims – The Guardian

“A white supremacist who hoped to ‘ethnically cleanse’ Muslims has been told he will serve at least 40 years imprisonment for a terror campaign in which he hunted down a Muslim to murder before he bombed three Midlands mosques aiming to kill and maim worshippers.”

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The Guardian, 25th October 2013

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US bloggers banned from entering UK – BBC News

“Two prominent US bloggers have been banned from entering the UK, the Home Office has said.”

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BBC News, 26th June 2013

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