Archive for the 'incitement' Category

Former West Yorkshire Pc jailed for child sex offences – BBC News

“A former West Yorkshire Police officer has been jailed for three years and nine months for a string of sex offences against children.”

Full story

BBC News, 28th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Paedophile cult leader convicted for ‘satanic’ rape campaign – The Guardian

“A man has been found guilty of leading a ‘satanic’ sex cult from his home in a small Welsh town. Colin Batley, 48, of Kidwelly, west Wales, presided over a group that preyed on young children and held occult rites.”

Full story

The Guardian, 9th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Terrorist propaganda student Mohammed Gul jailed – BBC News

“A law student who posted Islamic terrorist propaganda on the internet after becoming radicalised has been jailed for five years.”

Full story

BBC News, 25th February 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Sentence increase for man who ‘directed’ webcam abuse – BBC News

“A former Army sergeant jailed for five years for directing child sex abuse films thousands of miles away via webcam has had his sentence increased.”

Full story

BBC News, 17th June 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man incited internet child abuse – BBC News

“A British man who used an internet chatroom to incite a paedophile to sexually abuse an eight-year-old girl in the United States has been jailed.”

Full story

BBC News, 31st July 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Labour defeat on incitement laws – BBC News

“Labour has been defeated in the Lords over the issue of free speech and laws against inciting homophobic hatred.”

Full story

BBC News, 9th July 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Ugg boot fetishist sent to jail – BBC News

“A man with an Ugg boot fetish who used the internet to harass schoolgirls in Leeds has been jailed for four years.”

Full story

BBC News, 15th June 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Extremists banned from Britain named and shamed by Home Office – Daily Telegraph

“Extremists and preachers of hate who have been banned from Britain are named and shamed by the Government for the first time today.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 5th May 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Woman sentenced for jihad leaflet – BBC News

“A woman who wrote a leaflet encouraging people to carry out jihad, or holy war, has been sentenced to a community order at Manchester Crown Court.”

Full story

BBC News, 30th March 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Ministers win vote on gay hatred – BBC News

“An attempt to insert a defence of ‘free speech’ into a bill designed to criminalise incitement to hatred over sexual orientation has failed.”

Full story

BBC News, 24th March 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Anti-gay preachers banned from UK – BBC News

“A father and daughter from a US church which has called for homosexuals to be killed, have been banned from entering the UK by Home Secretary Jacqui Smith.”

Full story

BBC News, 19th February 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Smith strengthens rules on banning extremists – The Guardian

“Measures to ban foreign-born ‘preachers of hate’ and other violent extremists from Britain are to be outlined by Jacqui Smith, the home secretary, today.”

Full story

The Guardian, 28th October 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Six guilty of terrorism support – BBC News

“A man who heckled then Home Secretary John Reid during a speech has been convicted of terrorist fund-raising and inciting terrorism overseas.”

Full story

BBC News, 17th April 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk  

Attorney-General set to scupper plans to make gay hate a crime – The Times

“Government plans to criminalise the stirring up of hatred against gays and lesbians are in disarray because of a Cabinet split over the need for such a law.”

Full story

The Times, 26th November 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Disabled hate crime law planned – BBC News

“Inciting hatred against disabled people is to be outlawed under government plans outlined in the Queen’s Speech.”

Full story

BBC News, 6th November 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk  

‘Terror camp plot’ trial begins – BBC News

“Five men have gone on trial accused of their part in a plot to create terrorist training camps in the UK.”

Full story

BBC News, 10th October 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Greater protection against hate and sex crimes – Ministry of Justice

“New legislation which will strengthen the protection to the public from sex offenders and hate crime has been set out in proposals by the Government.”

Full press release

Ministry of Justice, 8th October 2007

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

New law outlaws incitement of religious hatred – Home Office

“The Racial and Religious Hatred Act comes into effect today, forbidding threats and other intimidating statements intended to stir up hatred against people because of their religious beliefs.”

Press release

Home Office, 1st October 2007

Source: http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk

Dispatches footage will be given to police – The Guardian

“The high court today ordered Channel 4 to hand over untransmitted footage from its controversial Dispatches documentary Britain Under Attack to police.”

Full story

The Guardian, 21st August 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Four men jailed over cartoon demo – BBC News

“Four men have been jailed for their part in protests outside the Danish embassy in London, against cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad.”

Full story

BBC News, 18th July 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man guilty of inciting murder at cartoon protest – The Guardian

“A man who called for British troops to be brought back from Iraq in body bags at a demonstration against cartoons said to be offensive to Islam was today found guilty of inciting murder.”

Full story

Guardian, 5th July 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Three jailed for inciting terror – BBC News

“Three men who used the internet to urge Muslims to carry out holy war against non-believers have been jailed.”

Full story

BBC News, 5th July 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man guilty of using internet to promote jihad – Daily Telegraph

“A third man with close links to al-Qa’eda in Iraq has admitted using the internet to urge Muslims to wage a violent holy war against all non-believers.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 4th July 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Two admit inciting terrorist acts

“Two men have admitted inciting terrorist attacks against non-Muslims on websites and in e-mails.”

Full story

BBC News, 2nd July 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

UK extends e-commerce Directive to terrorism laws – OUT-LAW.com

“Regulations come into force this week that explain how and when a foreign company can be brought to justice in the UK over blog postings that encourage terrorism. The Regulations integrate Europe’s e-commerce laws with the UK’s Terrorism Act.”

Full story

OUT-LAW.com, 19th June 2007

Source: www.out-law.com

Single mothers could be charged over sex offender disclosures – The Times

“Single mothers could be prosecuted if they disclose the criminal history of a new boyfriend to friends and neighbours under proposals outlined to tackle child sex offenders announced yesterday.”

Full story

The Times, 14th June 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

R v. Jones – Times Law Reports

Specific child need not be identified

R v. Jones

Court of Appeal

“The offence of intentionally causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity could be committed even though it was not possible to identify any specific or identifiable child to whom the incitement was addressed.”

The Times, 8th June 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Silencing hatred – Law Society’s Gazette

“Although the Race and Religious Hatred Act was passed 18 months ago it has yet to be brought into force. The many who regard it as superfluous fear it will be soon. Polly Botsford reports.”

Full story

Law Society’s Gazette, 7th June 2007

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Imran Khan plans UK legal action – BBC News

“The Pakistani cricketer turned politician, Imran Khan, is due in the UK to plan legal action against another Pakistani politician, Altaf Hussein.” 

Full story

BBC News, 2nd June 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Invasion of privacy – The Sunday Times

“Police, baliffs, customs officers, firefighters, the Inland Revenue … A whole army of British officials have their own special reasons to deman entry to your home. But is the law always on their side? Richard Girling investigates.” 

Full story

The Sunday Times, 3rd June 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

 

Britain limits EU religious hatred ban – Reuters

“Britain has narrowed the scope of a European Union-wide ban on incitement to religious hatred in a proposed anti-racism law, diplomats said on Tuesday.”

Full story

Reuters, 18th April 2007

Source: www.reuters.com

Extremists told to expect prosecution – The Times

“Extremists who preach hate and incite violence and murder will be targeted under a tough crackdown launched by the Attorney-General today to bring ‘radicalisers’ before the courts. ”

Full story

The Times, 5th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

National strategy to enhance prosecution of extremist radicalisers – Attorney General’s Office

“A national strategy to enhance the investigation and prosecution of extremist radicalisers in the UK – those who incite others to terrorism, violence or hatred of other groups – was announced by the Attorney General, Lord Goldsmith today.” 

Full story (Word document)

Attorney General’s Office press release, 5th April 2007

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk


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