Archive for the 'inciting racial hatred' Category

Mangrove Nine: the court challenge against police racism in Notting Hill – The Guardian

“Forty years ago this week, a trial started which exposed heavy-handed police tactics in Notting Hill and changed racial justice in the UK forever.”

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The Guardian, 29th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Man jailed for posting racist video clips on YouTube – BBC News

“A man has been jailed for 15 months for uploading racist video clips on to YouTube.”

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BBC News, 15th November 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Neo-Nazis convicted of race hate charges – The Independent

“Two ‘proud neo-Nazis’ who posted abusive messages on the internet about Jews and other ethnic minorities were convicted of inciting racial hatred today.”

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The Independent, 24th June 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

R v Sheppard; R v Whittle – WLR Daily

R v Sheppard; R v Whittle [2010] EWCA Crim 65; [2010] WLR (D) 1

“Where a substantial measure of the alleged activities involved had taken place in England, the English court had jurisdiction to try charges of publishing of racially inflammatory material contrary to s 19(1) of the Public Order Act 1986 even though publication had taken place through a website hosted outside the jurisdiction.”

WLR Daily, 1st February 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

CPS refuses to reveal details of Nick Griffin’s race hate trial – The Guardian

“The Crown Prosecution Service is ­blocking attempts to disclose details about the prosecution of Nick Griffin, the leader of the British National party, for race hate crimes, claiming that to do so would breach his data protection rights.”

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The Guardian, 22nd January 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Web racists challenge convictions – BBC News

“Two men have started appeals against the UK’s first convictions for inciting racial hatred via a foreign website.”

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BBC News, 26th November 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Prosecutors press for action against BNP leaflets – The Guardian

“Senior prosecutors are calling for the laws on race hate crimes to be strengthened to counter the threat posed by the British National party.”

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The Guardian, 28th June 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Race hate criminals return to UK – BBC News

“The first Britons to be convicted of inciting racial hatred online are to arrive back in the UK.”

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BBC News, 16th June 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Suspected Holocaust denier Dr Gerald Toben wins extradition fight –

“Suspected Holocaust denier Dr Gerald Toben has won his fight against extradition to Germany where he is wanted for allegedly publishing anti-Semitic material on his website.”

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Daily Telegraph, 30th October 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Alleged Holocaust denier fights extradition to Germany – The Guardian

“An Australian revisionist historian wanted in Germany for alleged Holocaust denial was today greeted in court with a Nazi salute from the public gallery.”

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The Guardian, 10th October 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Brighton to ban ‘murder music’ in clampdown on hate artists – The Times

“Brighton and Hove is to become the first British city to prohibit art that incites racist, homophobic or sectarian violence.”

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The Times, 6th December 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Cartoon protesters’ jail term cut – BBC News

“Three men jailed for their part in protests against cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad have won an appeal to reduce their sentences.”

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BBC News, 30th October 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

New hate laws will keep judges busy – The Times

“Courts will take some time to come to terms with the Racial and Religious Hatred Act, which came into force in October 1.”

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The Times, 25th October 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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