Posts Tagged ‘offence’

Former MP, Eric Joyce, Spared Jail For Child Sex Offence

Former British MP Eric Joyce has been spared jail despite being found guilty of possessing the worst kind of child abuse pornography. Joyce, an ex- army officer who was a Labout MP between 2000 and 2012, pleaded guilty in July to a charge of making an indecent photograph of a child. Ipswich Crown Court heard […]

Stopping people like Jordan Peterson from causing ‘offence’ is the road to dystopia

     Cathy Newman’s debate on Channel 4 with the cultural critic exemplifies free speech and citizen engagement. We need more of that, not less For a vivid parable of what is wrong with contemporary discourse and culture – and of what could be right – look no further than last week’s Channel 4 News interview […]

Emmanuel Macron: Gender-Based Insults Now Criminal Offence In France

French President Emmanuel Macron has made gender-based insults illegal in France and warns that citizens caught doing it could face prison. Macron claims the measures are aimed at enforcing politically correct anti-sexist values with the public and schoolchildren. “Let’s seal a pact of equality between men and women,” Macron said in a speech marking the […]

UN Declares Israel As Having World’s Worst Human Rights

The U.N.’s top human rights body has officially declared Israel as the world’s worst human rights violator- beating Iran, North Korea, Russia and China for the number 1 spot. reports: The U.N. Human Rights Council wrapped up its latest session in Geneva on Friday, March 27 by adopting four resolutions condemning Israel.  That’s four times […]

‘Rule of injustice’: Bavarian premier slams Merkel’s open-door refugee policy

“We don’t currently have a state of law and order. It is a rule of injustice,” Horst Seehofer, head of the Christian Social Union (CSU) in Bavaria, told Passauer Neue Presse newspaper. “Rule of injustice” is a loaded term in Germany, evoking the word “unrechtsstaat,” which is typically used only to describe dictatorships or oppressive […]

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