In the UK, a fringe party politician, and fifty supporters engage in a violent immigration related protest.
The politician is arrested, and charged with
charged with acting in a disorderly manner, placing blockades on access gates, tampering with security gates, blocking an access road, and committing a breach of the peace.
Sounds very familiar. Can we expect the full weight
of Britain`s anti-hate laws
to fall on him
Because the politician in this case is the Scottish Socialist Tommy Sheridan
, a member of the Scottish Parliament, and he`s protesting in favor
, and against enforcing the immigration laws,
so any hatred involved is directed at the natives of Great Britain, which doesn`t count. [Sheridan charged over immigration protest,
The Times, (London)November 23, 2005]