ISLAM4UK website down

Thursday, 3 December 2009

I am all for spotting interesting coincidences. At the time of writing the extremist ISLAM4UK website is down, yet Google cached it on 1st December. This follows the egging of Sayeeda Warsi on 30th November.

ISLAM4UK were definitely involved because one of their members was interviewed on the Today programme, saying politicians 'dictate to Muslims'. Yes, dear, politicians dictate to everybody. I'm old enough to remember when IRA members were banned from appearing on the Beeb to avoid the 'oxygen of publicity' but it looks like liberty as a whole benefits when these extremists get publicity because, as the interviewer says, they proceed to shoot themselves firmly in the foot with it.

In another development, a mosque has lost its libel case against think tank Policy Exchange. British libel laws are notoriously unfair and urgently need to be reformed to preserve free speech and fair comment. Some groups have learned how to frighten people into silence just by using a threat of libel.

I have tried to write this post carefully because something I wrote elsewhere was apparently "potentially libellous". I did not know that the person I was responding to was a member of a certain religion and nothing I said mentioned that religion yet I was still told that it was libellous and I realised then how British libel laws are being used to frighten people into silence.


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Anonymous said...

islam4uk was taken down last night when a group of infuriated anon decided 'no news is good news' and brought to bear their lazers! If the site goes up again today, there is an agreement to converge again and fire at will. The people have spoken! Long live anonymous!

5 January 2010 at 14:21
Anonymous said...

Anonymous: ssshh, for god's sake...

6 January 2010 at 05:02
James said...

Wow surprised you caught it, I also did notice the site is down.

21 September 2010 at 04:47
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2 July 2012 at 15:24