1st rule De-humanize.
Kent police has sparked outrage among free speech advocates after arresting a man for posting a picture of a burning poppy on Remembrance Sunday.
The arrest is the latest example of the police’s heavy-handed approach to social networking, and comes as the Crown Prosecution Service is contemplating guidelines on how to apply rules on what can and can’t be said without risking arrest.
What was the point of winning either World War if, in 2012, someone can be casually arrested by @kent_police for burning a poppy?
“A man from Aylesham has tonight been arrested on suspicion of malicious telecommunications,” Kent police said in a statement after the arrest. “This follows a posting on a social network site of a burning poppy. He is currently in police custody awaiting interview.”
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Poppy burning or how about
The author of this grim face-book message obviously cannot spell. Perhaps it’s the lack of education that causes people to attune themselves to extreme right wing causes. Immigration is a thorny issue especially the illegal variety. But have we lost our humanity?
A member of Muslims Against Crusades (MAC), was guilty of a “calculated and deliberate” insult to the dead and those who mourn them when he burned two large plastic poppies during a two-minute silence, according to the district judge in the case.
contemptuous [kuhn-temp-choo-uhs] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||adjective|
|Synonyms:||audacious, bold, cavalier, cheeky, cold-shoulder, condescending, contumelious, cool, derisive, derisory , disdainful, disrespectful, dog it, hard, hard-nosed, haughty, high and mighty, high hat, insulting, on high horse, opprobrious, sardonic, scornful, sneering, snippy, snobbish, snooty, snotty, supercilious, temperamental, uppity, upstage|
|Notes:||contemptible means deserving contempt, while contemptuous means bestowing contempt; the first sense of contemptuous was ‘despising law and order’|
|Antonyms:||humble, polite, respected, shy|
War n Human. Why Forgive
- Free speech? Man arrested for burning poppy photo (pcpro.co.uk)
- Facebook user arrested for posting an image of a burning poppy (mirror.co.uk)