Sunday, 11 November 2012

Poppy burning picture, not in Kent

Coalition service members burn poppy plants near Geresk, Afghanistan, August 11 2007. U.S. Army Photo by Specialist David Gunn, CJTF-82 PAO, via

Man burns poppy in England, November 11, 2012, and is arrested by Kent Police for posting a picture of it on Facebook.

Added: Here’s a post by Adam Wagner on the UK Human Rights Blog last month on another case of criminalising Facebook comments.

1 comment:

jams o donnell said...

Ach it's a dumb thing to do but for god's sake a sense of proportion is needed.

From the linked article I see Frankie Boyle has descended to the twitter equivalent of waving his dick on a street corner