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Friday, 1 April 2016
Do you watch CSI, or other American police series?
Have you noticed the fact that they say "you have the right to stay silent, the right to an attorney?"
Well, The Tories have made sure that you don’t.
That’s right, you have the right to silence in the UK, but anything you DONT say that you later rely on in court may harm your defence, have you ever been in an argument and later thought of the perfect response, Tuff. In other words, in America the prosecution has to reveal to the defence ALL its evidence before trial, Defence does not, In the UK The Defence has to.
Now the Tory party is working towards a surveillance society, where your emails and Phone communications can be monitored without warrant. Take a look at London, the most CCTV cameras per square mile than any other city in the world. Cameron has already, publicly stated "For too long we have been a passively tolerant society telling out citizens that if you obey the law we will leave you alone", examine that, it means they want to be able to persecute you even if there is no evidence that you are doing wrong, just because you may have said something they do not like.
Systematically, slowly, like water dripping on a rock, the Tory party, and in this I include those pink Tories of Labour (Blair and such), have eroded civil liberties. Take a look at what the common man has lost.
The Right to stay silent and not be regarded as criminal.
The right to a Lawyer if they cannot afford one, (not in criminal cases admittedly but legal aid has been cut to the bone)
The Right of protest, yes if your firm has ANY money from the government then its employees cannot write, speak, or otherwise officially protest against a Government policy.
The right to Strike in sympathy. Gone under Thatcher.
They have also passed a law that stops NGOs or other like organisations such as 38DEG (the petition site), from taking out adverts, or other publicity matters protesting government policy, or of a party political nature, once an election is called. Wondered why charities and such are not advertising or otherwise giving their opinion on the EU exit? That is why!
Like I said yesterday, if you are not angry yet, there is no hope for you.