Arrests over anti-Semitic remarks on Facebook

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    BBC News - Arrests over anti-Semitic remarks on Facebook

    What exactly is the "crime" here? Offending people?
     
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    European countries, in general, do not have our first amendment principles.
     
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    It's a shame, given that the liberties enshrined in our Constitution were originally considered British liberties.
     
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    Jews are a protected class in Europe.

    Also, if you publicly deny any aspect of the official Holocaust story.

    You can go the prison for up to 5 years.
     
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    Good.

     
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    It's not in the USA, I suppose the crime was breach of peace and aggrivating minorities.
     
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    Do you really need me to remind you of the terms for protected groups you cannot use in America?
     
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    The so called Holocaust is the one historical event that historians won't examine or debate out of fear for their jobs and university tenure.

    Which brings up the question: If the Holocaust history is so perfect with no flaws. Then why are the authorities soo afraid to allow contrary opinions?

    What are they afraid off?? :confused:
     
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    What does anyone who wants to silence someone else afraid of?
     
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    Opinions we may not like should still be protected.
     
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