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Originally posted by thoughtsfull
Our system of justice should hand down exactly that. It should be free of political bias and should hand out the same level of justice for everyone and on this our systems fails.. our system fails miserably and this only goes to prove how broken the system is and how easy it is for the system to be manipulated by those with power.
Originally posted by JennaDarling
Everybody in the UK should start EVENTS on facebook with the same topics as they did
What are they going to do? Jail EVERYBODY? That would help their appeal, i mean if everybody is doing it, wtf?
Make a mockery out of their system,, turn their "intel machine" into nothing but NOISE.
Sutcliffe-Keenan, the judge said, "caused a very real panic" and "put a very considerable strain on police resources in Warrington". He praised Cheshire police for their "modern and clever policy" of infiltrating the website.
Yes, but suppose there were mass protests. Now, suppose within those mass protests, there are a small minority of trouble-starters and/or agents provocateurs. Could this decision be used as precedent to clamp down on a protester on twitter or facebook encouraging more people onto the streets to join the protests that are largely peaceful, but spattered with some disorder here and there by the usual suspects?
Originally posted by paraphi
In our society (i.e. the UK) the social norm is for peaceful protest. You will be surprised what peaceful demonstration achieves. Firstly, the message remains untainted and secondly the public who form policy through their vote and action are not alienated. Britain is not Syria or China and the politicians and policy makers are usually sensitive to public opinion and mood. You may think I am wrong, but prove that I am wrong.
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of London to voice their opposition to military action against Iraq. Police said it was the UK's biggest ever demonstration with at least 750,000 taking part, although organisers put the figure closer to two million.
Police have dispersed the final student demonstrators in central London after a day of protests against higher tuition fees and university cuts.
An anti-poll tax rally in central London has erupted into the worst riots seen in the city for a century.