UK: MP CANDIDATE ARRESTED FOR "HATE SPEECH"

UK: MP candidate arrested for opposing immigration and warning about "Islamic warriors"

Barbara Fielding arrested Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election

Arrested Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election candidate: 'I've done nothing wrong'

Stoke Sentinel, February 15, 2017

A by-election candidate arrested on suspicion of stirring up racial hatred has denied doing anything wrong.

Barbara Fielding - who is standing as an independent in next week's Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election - was arrested at her Draycott home this week after a complaint about her website.

Her website calls for all immigrants to be repatriated, warns of the 'seeping tide of Islamic warriors' and looks to 'take back control' of the UK for 'white nationals'.

But the 78-year-old insists there is nothing unlawful about what she has written.

Police seized Ms Fielding's mobile phone and computer - and then released her on bail until next month.

The cleaner and bookkeeper said: “I was arrested on suspicion of publishing racial hatred material on my website.

“Someone must have made a complaint to the police. They took me away and took my files, my paperwork, my mobile phone and my computer. I don't think I've done anything wrong. I'm not worried about this."

Ms Fielding has just sent 42,000 leaflets to addresses in Stoke-on-Trent Central. She is also arguing for the abolition of the Magna Carta, making the Queen the head of Government, reinstating workhouses and outlawing unions.

Ms Fielding had planned to stand in Stoke-on-Trent South in the 2015 General Election but had an issue with her nomination papers. She says she is serious about becoming an MP.

Ms Fielding added: “I'm giving information to anybody who wants to read it. I'm not saying people should go out and do something bad to immigrants.

“I set up my website 18 months ago. I wasn't involved in politics before, but I just felt politicians had made a mess of things."

Staffordshire Police have confirmed a 78-year-old woman was arrested under Section 19 of the Public Order Act 1986. It is an offence to publish or distribute written material which may stir up racial hatred.

Superintendent Carl Ratcliffe said: “The woman has been bailed and inquiries are ongoing.''

COMMENTS

DoctorDoo * How dare she think she has a right to freedom of expression?

Suppressed * There are some who will not be happy until they turn Stoke into the next culturally diverse Malmo, where utility companies refuse to go in for repairs and maintenance due to the personal safety of their own workers.

pottersfreak6 * The thought Police are in full swing & is reminiscent of the tactics of the Stasi.

Onetwoonetwo * Scum. She is old enough to remember the aftermath of WW2

PC-Plod * Hate speech is where freedom of expression should end weather you are a radical Imam or a 78 year old bigot running for office.

nick1811 * she is only saying what most people are thinking

Nordvind * Barbara Fielding's website calls for all immigrants to be repatriated, warns of the 'seeping tide of Islamic warriors' and looks to 'take back control' of the UK for 'white nationals'. Sounds sensible to me and, i would think, most other people, but sensible, reasonable opinions, and i repeat opinions!, are not allowed any more. By the way, Islam is not a race!.

AndyG48 * As someone critical of UKIP and other right-wing parties I do feel that this case is different. If you dig a little deeper behind the story, Ms Fielding-Morris is, too put it charitably, not a well woman. Just check out her full party manifesto and their is some seriously bizarre stuff on there such as "Churchill will be charged with Treason and causing the deaths of thousands of little German School Children when he bombed Dresden." "Compensation will be paid to Dwarves created by Thalidomide." She is clearly in need of help.

GarethEdwards * If you take the time to dig deeper into her manifesto, this is the work of a seriously disturbed mind. Maybe a referal to mental health would be preferable to prosecution but her views are extreme, and in some cases bizarre. Here are a few of her manifesto points."Every Nation on this planet needs Ethnic Cleansing as the terrible Israeli Karl Marx, Winston Churchill, Sigmund Freud, Abu Hamza etc., proves.", "The NHS will be abolished, along with all the scams that go with it." "The ethnic origins of All members of Government will be checked.", "Unions will be outlawed." "All Schooling and Education will be paid for by parents." "All Pornography, Homosexuals, Transvestites etc. will be removed from Films, Plays, Radio, Television etc.", "All disabled parking spaces will be banished." There is much more, equally as extreme and bizarre on her website

eccles42 * There's some ludicrous stuff on her site. Most tellingly, digging deeper, there's a blog post on the site describing having conversations with a radio DJ through the radio, and about how he could spy on her and remotely turn her kettle on and off or alter her thermostat. It ends with a statement that she could be assassinated or harmed by "the lethal Silent Dog Whistle Radio Signal". Clearly a lady that needs some help.

Bulleseye1985 * Arrested for telling the truth. Britain did not need third world immigrants, the left did as they aimed to replace Christianity with their own misguided religion of Marxism and turn Karl Marx into a deity. The events of the past decade or so have shown that Marxism, along with all other left-wing fantasies is a complete myth and a failure, worse than that their unethical pursuit of this cause has caused a loss of innocent lives and destroyed the working classes and the lower middleclasses whilst an intelligentsia rich let-wing elite pontificate 'morality' upon the working classes whilst living away from the problems that they have helped cause.

Bulleseye1985 * The Thought Police i.e. the 'Equality & Control Commission' 'Hope Not Hate' et al are in full swing since old Trumpy won the election. They cannot understand that people put up with their oppression and fascist tactics for too long and now people are fighting back and they are on their last days as people have had enough. No offence but these third world people have chosen not to integrate with everybody else, not the other way round. The left should go and live in one of their ghettos and experience the realities of their Marxist fantasy of 'multiculturalism'.

JohnSmith137 * The fact that Kippers are so intent on regaining the right to insult people - ESPECIALLY foreign and/or dark-skinned ones - speaks volumes about the sort of loathsome individuals they are.

JohnSmith137 * It's also about time the English stood up and reclaimed their flag from the extremist hate preachers who keep using it as a profile picture.

MadDogCole * So whoever votes for this candidate must share her views 'which may stir up racial hatred' and so they also should be arrested?..... hope she's victorious :-)

IvotedIN * I am glad this vile woman has been arrested and I sincerely hope she is charged. Her blogs contain some seriously disgusting hate filled rhetoric. One of her evil comments reads "I am going to remove All Jews and other immigrants from not only broadcasting, BT and banks, but from the whole of the United Kingdom. Dead if necessary" !!! . Of Hitler she says - "Adolf Hitler was a really good man, A fascist like me, I admire him very much." She says this about the Holocaust - "the only way to remove them from the whole of Europe was by painless extermination.". Another foul rant ends - "I am going to repatriate All of those Asylum Seekers and Immigrants, and they will not be allowed to take anything with them. I will confiscate everything they have, including any gold teeth". Clearly she is either very ill or else she should be in jail. This horrible woman does not represent Stoke-on-Trent - we are better than this.



All candidates in Stoke Central by-election:
  • Akram, Mohammad (Independent)
  • Ali, Zulfiqar (Lib Dem)
  • Brereton, Jack (Conservative)
  • Brick, The Incredible Flying (Monster Raving Loony Party)
  • Colclough, Adam (Greens)
  • Davies, Godfrey (Christian Peoples Party)
  • Fielding, Barbara (Independent)
  • Furness, David (BNP)
  • Nuttall, Paul (UKIP)
  • Snell, Gareth (Labour)


Stoke byelection candidate arrested over anti-immigrant comments

Independent candidate Barbara Fielding, 78, held on suspicion of publishing material that may stir up racial hatred

By Nazia Parveen, The Guardian, 17 February 2017

A candidate in the Stoke byelection has been arrested on suspicion of stirring up racial hatred.

The byelection has been mired in scandal in recent days with Ukip’s candidate failing to turn up for a hustings and Labour’s candidate apologising for posting a series of abusive tweets aimed at women.

Barbara Fielding, 78, who is standing as an independent, was arrested after a complaint about her website, which [allegedly] calls for all immigrants to be repatriated and warns of a “seeping tide of Islamic warriors”. [n.b.: "Islamic" does not refer to any race] Police seized her mobile phone and computer and later released her on bail until next month.

Fielding said: “I was arrested on suspicion of publishing racial hatred material on my website. Someone must have made a complaint to the police. They took me away and took my files, my paperwork, my mobile phone and my computer. I don’t think I’ve done anything wrong. I’m not worried about this.

“I’m giving information to anybody who wants to read it. I’m not saying people should go out and do something bad to immigrants. I set up my website 18 months ago. I wasn’t involved in politics before, but I just felt politicians had made a mess of things.”

Staffordshire police confirmed that a 78-year-old woman had been arrested under section 19 of the Public Order Act 1986, which makes it an offence to publish or distribute written material which may stir up racial hatred.

Ukip’s Paul Nuttall was an early favourite to win but his chances have been dented by questions over his residency in the seat, his failure to name all six pottery towns, and his admission that claims on his website about having lost close friends in the Hillsborough disaster were false.

Labour’s candidate Gareth Snell has also proved controversial after he made offensive remarks about panellists on ITV’s Loose Women. He backed remain in the EU referendum and suggested Brexit was a “massive pile of shit”, while Stoke voted strongly for leave.

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