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« Reply #10 on: July 01, 2005, 11:48:47 AM »

i cannot not comment on the relation between a site's users and racism.
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« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2005, 12:02:27 PM »

lol tohloq mibgheda razzjali ghax tikritika il bush dirett:D :D :D :D . daqt ghax nikkritikaw il gonzi u sant jghidulna racial hatred wkoll:D :D :D :D
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« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2005, 01:39:21 PM »

milux smajt program fuq in-net u wahda f'phone in qalet 'dawk il-laburisti kollha mzazen'. Dan razzizmu?

li riedt nghid biss qabel, li Bossi qal aghar minn hekk, u fortunatament ma ghaddewh min l-ebda process. U dan kien parti mil-gvern taljan, jekk mhux ministru. U f'pajjiz li jiflah iddahhal l-eritrea kollha fit-teorija.
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« Reply #13 on: July 01, 2005, 01:45:16 PM »

Quote from: Mal?na
Ir-risposta tas-Supretendent Zammit kienet li ghalkemm ma rrizultalux dan, fl-opinjoni tieghu l-mibgheda razzjali zdiedet anke ghax qed jizdiedu n-numru ta? vizitaturi li jidhlu fis-sit.


Nispera li mhu qed ng?id xejn ta' barra minn hawn, fil-ka? mods ?assru dal-messa?? jekk jog??obkom.

Rigward dak il-kumment tas-Sup. Zammit, forsi wasal i?-?mien li jie?du in-konsiderazzjoni l-fatt li l-inva?joni splodiet mas-sema u l-poplu qed taqbi?lu? Fl-opinjoni tieg?i dik hi l-vera ra?uni g?alfejn ?died n-numru tal-vi?itaturi (u issa qed nitkellem g?all-VivaMalta, mhux il-Maltafly.)

Li tg?id li n-numru ta' vi?itaturi fil-Maltafly ?diet min?abba dak l-artiklu, ma narahiex tant g?aqlija. Ara kemm-il materjal umoristiku tippre?enta l-Maltafly... joqog?du ji??ekkjaw il-pulizija liem pa?na ?abitilhom l-iktar nies?
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« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2005, 03:25:08 PM »

What I can't understand is, if the site had incited racial hatred due to the large amount of surfers, why did the law or police authorities not shut down the damn site in the first place, months ago?
 
Why wait to charge the said person to make a speech and then charge him again with the same offence? :confused: :confused:
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« Reply #15 on: July 01, 2005, 04:53:54 PM »

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What I can't understand is, if the site had incited racial hatred due to the large amount of surfers, why did the law or police authorities not shut down the damn site in the first place, months ago?
 
Why wait to charge the said person to make a speech and then charge him again with the same offence? :confused: :confused:

Why not ban the plays of Shakespeare, the Bible and the Koran anyway and burn copies of Gone With The Wind, Uncle Tom's Cabin and Tom Sawyer in a holier-then-though, citizen-of-the-world, NGO-sponsored grand Kristallnacht bonfire all in aid of multiculteralism , and the drive for Strength in Diversity???????
I forgot to mention videos of the Monty Python Group and any old Dave Allan shows as well!
And what about institutionalized ,daily, politically-motivated instigation towards one's fellow citizens on political stations?
 
What a bunch of qabar-imbajjda crapdoodle!
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« Reply #16 on: July 03, 2005, 01:55:13 PM »

Norman Lowell in court on inciting racism
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by Gerald Fenech
http://217.145.4.56/ind/news.asp?newsitemid=18238

 
Dressed impeccably in a pressed white suit, looking as dapper and as suave as ever, Norman Lowell had his day in court earlier this week charged with two counts of inciting racial hatred.

The first charge related to an article titled ?Gol?s Chutzpah? written by Lowell which appeared on the website Maltafly.com on 25 October 2004. The second was in connection to a public meeting held by the accused in Safi, which allegedly was peppered with racially insensitive statements.

Dr Emy Bezzina and Dr Ian Farrugia first presented documents confirming that Lowell was abroad when the first sitting was heard on 2 June. Magistrate Giovanni Grixti upheld the accused?s request and cleared him of contempt of court.

Some initial laughs rocked across the courtroom as the court clerk asked Lowell for his details. However, he remained a serious and self-contained person answering all questions clearly and giving personal details without much ado. Lowell described himself as an ?artist? and an ?author? when asked about his occupation.

Testifying for the prosecution, Superintendent Peter Paul Zammit read out the first charge against Lowell at Dr Bezzina?s request. He said the accused was charged with incitement of racial hatred and abuse against a particular race through pejorative and degrading statements.

Supt. Zammit said several people had found an article written by Lowell with the title ?Gol?s Chutzpah? offensive and that after interrogation, Lowell had admitted that he had written the article in question.

Repeatedly questioned by Dr Bezzina, the superintendent confirmed that the police had proceeded in an ex-officio manner but added that among the complaints received, Albert Leone Ganado (former CNI) and Dr Michael Frendo had voiced their objections to the language used in the article.

Asked which words or statements in the article that incited racism, Supt. Zammit then proceeded to read the article and pointed out several words such as ?lackey?, ?mass-murderer?, ?vermin? and ?pest?, all deemed to be offensive and pejorative against a particular race.

Magistrate Grixti ruled that there was enough evidence for a formal charge to be issued and asked for the documents relating to the case to be sent to the Attorney General.

The second charge related to a public meeting organised by Lowell himself which was held in Safi on 22 January 2005. Supt. Zammit said the accused had requested permission to hold a public outdoor meeting and exhibited a CD that included a copy of a recording of the meeting that had been downloaded from the internet. He also presented a typed transcript he had compiled.

Asked by Dr Bezzina, if he had actually been present at the meeting, Supt. Zammit said he had not been there but had a copy of a recording made by one of his subordinates during the meeting. When asked if there were any racially insensitive statements in the meeting, Supt. Zammit invited the court to examine the video and judge for itself. The tape was then presented as evidence and a copy of it was passed to the defence.

The case continues.

Superintendent Peter Paul Zammit prosecuted.

Dr Ian Farrugia and Dr Emy Bezzina appeared for Lowell.

Presiding Magistrate: Dr Giovanni Grixti.
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« Reply #17 on: January 02, 2012, 02:23:27 PM »

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Norman+Lowell+at+Nigret+Rabat+April+06+Part+4&oq=Norman+Lowell+at+Nigret+Rabat+April+06+Part+4&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_sm=s&gs_upl=963625l966360l0l968625l4l4l0l1l0l0l250l608l0.2.1l3l0

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Notice how Evergreen that speech is.
Simply because We speak of Principles and Ideas.
We are above the Village Pump Politics of both Lesbic Prostitutes.

And this case of "Racial Incitement" has been thrown back to the Appeal Stage by our Constitutional Court.
The Case is drawing to a close - and it is so important that We Win.
Alone, we would have saved Freedom of Opinion in Malta.

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« Reply #18 on: April 07, 2017, 12:21:06 PM »

http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20170407/local/hate-speech-must-be-countered-with-a-positive-alternative-attorney.644632


Friday, April 7, 2017, 11:20 by Sarah Carabott

Hate speech must be countered with a positive alternative - Attorney General
Prosecuting hate speech is not enough, says Peter Grech


No one should be made to feel less welcome in a society that embraces fundamental European values such as the rule of law and respect for human rights, the Attorney General insisted this morning.

Peter Grech was speaking at an EU Presidency conference on how to support civil society “in delivering effective positive narratives against online hate speech”.

Referring to the rise in racist and xenophobic sentiment across the European continent, he said this was also present in Malta. The arrival of an unprecedented number of migrants in the previous decade, he said, was met by increased xenophobia, fueled mainly by lack of information, negative speech and sometimes alarmist reporting in the media.

Cultural discrimination and racial bias have become a reality, reflected also in the emergence of a number of vociferous anti-immigration groups, he said.


In his address, the AG referred to a Eurobarometer study which showed that 46 per cent of the Maltese (20 per cent more than the European average) believed that immigration was the most pressing issue in Malta.

Dr Grech listed a series of recent incidents of concern which he said reflected a trend of racial intolerance in Malta by a small but vocal section.

Among others was a campaign video uploaded by a far-right party during the last MEP election, claiming that immigration had led to devaluation of property, increased criminality, increase in taxes and spread of infectious disease.
Just last year, pork sausages were provokingly distributed during a protest against Muslims praying in public, while in December a protest was called against the construction of a Mosque,
he noted.

Such incidents spilled over onto social media, he noted, later adding that no one should be made to feel unsafe in public, let alone in cyberspace.
Malta has, and will continue to support the fight against all hate crime, Dr Grech said, referring to a recent court case where two people were fined €3,000 each for inciting hatred on a public Facebook page underneath the photo of a man recovering in hospital.

Although prosecuting such behaviour was a positive development, we also needed to be proactive and prevent this speech in the first space, he said.

“Extremist views would need to be countered by messages that offer a positive alternative, which challenges extremist ideologies and deconstructs racist and xenophobic narratives.”

Speaking at the same conference, Justice Minister Owen Bonnici said that in order to achieve great results, it was essential to enact laws, however, these were not enough.

“We can make use of another more important and powerful tool to combat hate speech: education.
It is crucial to teach children about respect and tolerance… teach them that it is good to argue passionately, criticise and come forward with proposals, but we must also respect each another,” he added.


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What drivel by the spineless AG: horror of horrors, we distributed sausages during a protest against Muslim violence all over Europe.
And the Stalinist pushes for more anti hate speech Laws - ie muzzling of Free Speech, increased prison terms and fines.
The Stalinist pushes for more Education (brainwashing) of our children - de-racinating them, disarming them from Nature's Laws.

The Stalinist must not be re-elected - he is the most dangerous man in the MLP outfit.



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