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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:MV8yMDQ4NTE2XzM0NDIzNzk5X0UxMTE1MUU=] [quote:BadMoonRising 4583236:MV8yMDQ4NTE2XzM0NDIzNzE0X0I4NzlFM0FC] [quote:Sparrow and Medicine:MV8yMDQ4NTE2XzM0NDIyMzA0XzFFRDcxRDUz] Fair enough. I don't condone war, but to burn a poppy and not show respect to the millions that were sacrificied during WWII is horrendous. [/quote] Don't you see the paradox? They fought for our freedom. You may disagree with his actions but FFS... [/quote] So where do you draw the line? Is it okay to piss on a war memorial then? [/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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