Two leaders of the British National Party have just been acquitted of inciting racial hatred.
From the Scotsman
Summing up, the Recorder of Leeds, Judge Norman Jones, QC, said: “This case is not about whether the political beliefs of the BNP are right or wrong. It’s not about whether assertions made about Islam are right or wrong.”
He added: “We live in a democratic society which jealously protects the rights of its citizens to freedom of expression, to free speech.
It extends to the unpopular, to those which many people may find unacceptable, unpalatable and sensitive.”
New Zeal Hear! hear! That’s why I admire British justice.
Hat Tip Pacific Empire