Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Teenager charged over Facebook soldier death comments

Freedom of speech is no longer a concept that we can pretend to exist in the UK.
A West Yorkshire teenager will appear in court on Friday after allegedly making comments on Facebook about the deaths of six soldiers in Afghanistan.Azhar Ahmed, 19, of Fir Avenue, Ravensthorpe, faces a racially aggravated public order charge.
The teen was making the point that soldiers get more sympathy than the innocent children and civilians who are killed in the UK/USA occupation of Afghanistan.While he perhaps could have made his point more delicately, it was still just the anger of an angry teenager about an unjust and illegal war.I think it is outrageous that he has been arrested.

This was his post on Facebook

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