Story Edition - UK judge: Police probe of ‘transphobic’ tweets was unlawful

 
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Friday, February 28, 2020

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Harry Miller said: "This is a watershed moment for liberty: the police were wrong to visit my workplace, wrong to 'check my thinking'" External link

thesunFriday, February 14, 2020 3:39:00 PM CET

Julian Knowles stated: "I conclude that the police left the claimant with the clear belief that he was being warned by them to desist from posting further tweets on transgender matters even if they did not directly warn him in terms. " External link

telegraphFriday, February 14, 2020 12:07:00 PM CET

Harry Miller said: “I was assigned mammal at birth, but my orientation is fish. Don’t mis-species me. F**kers” External link

tamworthheraldFriday, February 14, 2020 1:19:00 PM CET

Julian Knowles said: “I find the combination of the police visiting the claimant’s place of work, and their subsequent statements in relation to the possibility of prosecution, were a disproportionate interference with the claimant’s right to freedom of expression because of their potential chilling effect” External link

pressandjournalFriday, February 14, 2020 2:33:00 PM CET

Harry Miller said (about Julian Knowles): "Mr Justice Knowles was very clear - we have never had a Gestapo or a Stasi in Great Britain. " External link

YorkshirePostFriday, February 14, 2020 2:07:00 PM CET

Paul Conrathe said: “It is a strong warning to local police forces not to interfere with people’s free speech rights on matters of significant controversy” External link

thesunFriday, February 14, 2020 3:39:00 PM CET

Julian Knowles said: "strongly denies being prejudiced against transgender people" External link

bbcFriday, February 14, 2020 12:18:00 PM CET

Julian Knowles said: "The claimant's tweets were lawful and that there was not the slightest risk that he would commit a criminal offence by continuing to tweet. " External link

hulldailymailFriday, February 14, 2020 12:22:00 PM CET

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  • Police 'wrong' to question ex-cop's allegedly 'transphobic' tweets Humberside Police unlawfully interfered with a man’s right to freedom of expression by turning up at his place of work over his allegedly transphobic tweets, the High Court has ruled. Former police officer Harry Miller, 54, who founded the campaign group Fair Cop, said the police’s actions had a “substantial chilling effect” on his right to free speech. He denies being prejudiced against transgender people. Miller, who is from Lincolnshire,... HuffPost UK
  • Ex-police officer's transgender tweets lawful
  • Harry Miller: Former officer's transgender tweets ruled lawful

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