Liberty GB candidate arrested for racial harassment
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Thursday May 01 2014
BBC News, The Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, Western Daily Press and Asian Image all report on the arrest of Paul Weston, chairman of Liberty GB and candidate in the European Parliament elections in the South East region, on suspicion of religious/racial hatred after he publicly cited incendiary passages on Islam from Winston Churchill’s book ‘The River War’.
Weston made the speech using a megaphone on the steps of Winchester Guildhall in which he cited an excerpt from the book:
“How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy.
“The effects are apparent in many countries. Improvident habits, slovenly systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of commerce, and insecurity of property exist wherever the followers of the Prophet rule or live.
“A degraded sensualism deprives this life of its grace and refinement; the next of its dignity and sanctity.
“The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property – either as a child, a wife, or a concubine – must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men.
“Thousands become the brave and loyal soldiers of the faith: all know how to die but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it.
“No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith.”
Police officers arrested Weston mid-speech for refusing to comply with their request to move on under the powers of a dispersal order made against him, following complaints from the public about his behaviour.
A Hampshire Police spokesman confirmed “’A 50-year-old man from Dorset was arrested outside Winchester Guildhall at approximately 2.30pm on Saturday, April 26 after he failed to comply with a section 27 dispersal order.
‘The dispersal order was issued following complaints from members of the public about the man’s behaviour.
‘He was further arrested on suspicion of religious/racial harassment. He has been bailed pending further inquiries to report back to police on May 24.’
In an interview published on Liberty GB’s website, Weston claims that he had a ‘chat off the record’ with a police officer for half an hour after his interview at the police station over a cup of coffee instead of being taken back to his cell.
Weston asserts that the officer told him “we are essentially at war in this country but of course I’m not in my official capacity allowed to say anything about that.”
The Daily Telegraph adds an interesting observation: Weston, who predicted a war in Britain within 20 years between the white working class and immigrants, is married to a Romanian migrant.