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A man from Kent has been arrested for posting an image of a burning poppy on a social network site
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 27508057:MV8yMDQ4NTE2XzM0NDIyNzA0XzE5REVCNThG] [quote:Anonymous Coward 26344682:MV8yMDQ4NTE2XzM0NDIyNjg1X0E3QzI2NTI2] [quote:Anonymous Coward 27508057:MV8yMDQ4NTE2XzM0NDIyNjcwXzUwMzA4RDY2] Good. And it's not "just burning a poppy" either. He was probably a muslim. And for those banging on about civil liberties, try looking up what free speech actually means. People also have the right no to be offended by some disrespectful jerk pulling a stunt like this. [/quote] What sort of a society is it where I cannot offend you? Orewll? Huxley? OMG, I want to offend you so much right now!!! [/quote] A civilised one. [/quote]
Kent Police said in a statement that the man, from Aylesham, had been detained last night on suspicion of making malicious telecommunications and that he was in custody awaiting interview.
The force did not say whether the arrested man actually burned the poppy, or just posted the photo online.
The arrest was met with disbelief on Twitter, where people mounted a fierce discussion over civil liberties.
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