Nigel Stringer, who has been a court magistrate for 26 years, now finds himself being prosecuted for defending his family against an armed gang who stormed his home. Stringer fought one of the intruders off with a hockey stick and used a racial epithet. Police arrested Stringer and his son on suspicion of a racially aggravated attack.
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) claims to combat hate, racism, and bigotry, but it has a history of listing groups that it disagrees with as ‘hate’ groups. The SPLC agreed to apologize and pay $3.75 million after it accused Maajid Nawaz and his group that counters extremism, Quilliam, of being anti-Muslim. Nawaz has dropped his threatened lawsuit alleging defamation by the SPLC. The SPLC has gained unprecedented power over censorship since it partnered with Google, Youtube, Facebook and Twitter.
A 60-year-old man from Sweden is facing two years in prison for posting a message on Facebook that read, “Only every fifth Somalis have IQ over 70.” The prosecutor claims that the post targets a protected group of people based on their national origin and is therefore hate speech. The case is yet another example of what is now being referred to as “hate facts,” statements that are generally true yet are negative towards politically protected groups.