[Imc-uk-features] feature proposal - political use of asbo's -307935.
melpomene at riseup.net
Sun Apr 3 06:24:29 PDT 2005
in the US they have come up with this idea of "Oppositional Defiance
Disorder" as an illness:
- and if you have a problem with the system, then you must be suffering
from that: http://members.aol.com/drovics/oddl.htm
On Fri, 2005-04-01 at 13:57, mini mouse wrote:
> Political use of ASBOs is an important story, but
> most of the rest of your mail seems to deal with
> seagull feeders, wearers of bikinis or hats, and
> so on.
> Stupid stuff I'd agree, but not the use of
> harrassment orders to stifle dissent.
> If you've got more of those however, I'd think the story a goer.
> mini mouse
> At 2:52 am -0800 31/3/05, chris brian wrote:
> >This is a little story in a way, but has massive
> >implications - there was a asbo feature
> >recently, but I think there has been other stuff
> >happening sice then - a collection of probation
> >officers/ social/ youth workers saying they
> >don't work.
> >Political activist and council tenant in
> >Manchester is threatened with an ASBO and
> >eviction for posting anti-war in Iraq leaflets.
> >I predicted some months ago that it would only
> >be a matter of time before local government
> >service providers and agencies started to use
> >the harassment laws to silence political
> >dissidents. The article below surely proves that
> >we are slowly having our civil liberties and
> >freedom of speech destroyed.
> >Manchester Evening News
> >(300,000 readers)
> >Eviction Threat to activist tenant
> >BY DAVID OTTEWELL
> >A COUNCIL tenant who put anti war leaflets
> >through his neighbourís letterboxes could face
> >Communist Melvyn Drage was stunned to be given
> >an anti social behaviour interview after his
> >notes led to a series of complaints.
> >Mike lane, they were not notes they were
> >Communist Party of Great Britain leaflets.
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