Created 10/12/2012 - 7 months ago
A man from Greater Manchester who wore a T-shirt daubed with offensive comments about the killing of two police officers has been jailed.
RT @Katiedidthis: Abhorrent yes, but not sure about custodial sentence "@BBCr4today: Here's more on the Manchester T-shirt case http://t.co/yOy9Ib2I #r4today"
RT @fleetstreetfox: Hang on. Stupid, yes, criminal, possibly. But FOUR MONTHS for wearing a t-shirt with anti-police slogans? http://t.co/llxVRam3
http://t.co/UAr89VJV What an idiot. In context that's a fair sentence IMO. You have to wonder what goes through someone's mind. Not a lot.
RT @DavidCropp: This idiot should get life. BBC News - Barry Thew jailed for T-shirt mocking PCs' deaths http://t.co/DSiREPox
@tmsnge http://t.co/ZVYVsgMF - he was a fucking idiot but actually put in prison is disgusting. His son died in police custody
RT @jamiejkerr: Jailed in UK for wearing a t-shirt - and we have the hypocrisy to complain about the #pussyriot convictions http://t.co/leOEvLkv
RT @DrPizza: Wow just wow. 4 months in jail for a tasteless T-shirt? What's it going to take to get free speech in the UK? http://t.co/wij4Yh5v
WTF? http://t.co/83NHfsxu Disgusting, yes. Jail time for it?! getting silly now. Actually thought twice bout posting this. Guess they've won
This bloke is obviously scum but how can u lock him up for this t-shirt? It's Britain not Russia!! http://t.co/4C9ugDj0
"A man..who wore a T-shirt with offensive comments...has been jailed." No-one else worried about this? http://t.co/ZZXDPqM6 #freespeech
Barry Thew jailed today for an anti-police T-shirt. Did the media mention his son died in police custody 3yrs ago? No. http://t.co/m0iOpjtd
RT @spiritofswanton: No doubt I would hate to be in the presence of this man,but 4 mths in prison for wearing offensive T-shirt is excessive http://t.co/awCJgRhC
And here we went mental for Pussy Riot being jailed. Welcome to Britain! Where we jail you for a tasteless t-shirt http://t.co/MOMUa7FW
You can go to jail for wearing a T-shirt. http://t.co/JEzDtrEw A favorite 70's film was Themroc. They ate the 'pigs' http://t.co/ddpLgvJS
RT @onthecouchagain: Prison for an offensive T Shirt? Do Thatcher ones count? BBC News - Barry Thew jailed for T-shirt mocking PCs' deaths http://t.co/vSoFPQxR
RT @AndySlagg: As much as I think this is distasteful, I'm also concerned for freedom of speach. http://t.co/R7DhxNMf
This bloke gets jail but muslim cunt who set up Facebook page about soldiers doesnt?? Man jailed over PC deaths T-shirt http://t.co/1wHdLAIL
RT @trublatmill: Man jailed for T-shirt mocking PCs' deaths ~ too bloody right. Just hope he never has cause to call 999 ! http://t.co/7LJY6Din
RT @mrjamesob: OK. So now we live in a country where your clothes can get you jailed. Four months for a sick DIY T-shirt slogan: http://t.co/u95JuxB2
RT @medialens: What's worse, insulting the dead, or insulting the principle of free speech on which much life depends? http://t.co/g1BKmVz6
Man jailed over PC deaths T-shirt - disgusting yes, people do a lot worse and don't get 4 months! http://t.co/PK9q5ar8
RT @stackers1979: BBC News - Barry Thew jailed for T-shirt mocking PCs' deaths http://t.co/frGiYGAF One more scummy twat in jail, perfect justice. Fucktard.
RT @auerfeld: Fully half of my twitter stream is people wondering how wearing a T shirt can get you jailed in the UK. For 8 months. http://t.co/UFnVK8z0
RT @BBCManchester: Man jailed over PC deaths T-shirt: A man who wore a T-shirt with offensive comments referring to the killing of ... http://t.co/w3W2TaJA
RT @MisanthropeGirl: The beeb have published a picture of the 'offensive' t-shirt I see. Can't say I'd wear it but 4 months is rather OTT. http://t.co/WpuNKqMV
RT @imrankhan: Man jailed for wearing offensive tshirt. I don't think there should be a right to not be offended. http://t.co/z4RB2k6l (via @guy_herbert)
OK, the man is a crass idiot. But are we really jailing people for 8 mths for a message on their t-shirt? http://t.co/S43Rf3p1 #policestate
RT @CBBSec_Norfolk: Pride, Integrity, Guts. Something Barry Thew will never posses http://t.co/YOPaQMXV
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