I read [an] article by Michael Streich and couldn’t help but notice the similarities between Nazi Germany and the current tory government, writes Glynis Millward.
Today, Theresa May announced her desire to bring in draconian measures in the shape of the new counter terrorism and security bill, on the grounds that there have been many, many instances of terrorism.
She has failed to provide any proof of this of course.
You can read more about the new bill here :- http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/nov/24/counter-terrorism-security-bill-proposals-pitfalls
The BBC reports that police have been giving out flyers to members of the public to encourage the public to be their “eyes and ears” on the ground and to report any suspicions about possible terrorists.
That worries me… encouraging members of the public to report their neighbours on nothing more than a suspicion. So people with a grudge against their neighbours can basically have a free rein to make up any old nonsense.
And won’t this law be discriminatory against migrants who live and work in our communities such as those from Iraq, Pakistan, Africa and Turkey.
The same thing happened in the 80’s with the “suss” laws which led to a disproportionate number of young black men being stopped and searched by the police.
This ultimately led to the St Pauls and Broadwater Farm riots.
To read the Streich article, please visit glynismillward189.
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