Gareth Hemingway’s Racist Clips On You Tube Results In Jailing

November 16th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work  

November 16 (Penmen at Work): A man has been found guilty of provoking the general public via uploading racist clips on the YouTube. The man has now been arrested and pleaded guilty to the charges brought against him.

Gareth Hemingway, a man of 29 has now been jailed for a period of 15 months on account of his misdeeds. The charges levelled against him are quite serious in nature as they involve demeaning a gropu of people on account of the color of their skin.

Hemingway, who is a resident of Bognor Regis had earlier admitted to being guilty of five of the charges which comes under the Public Order Act and was heard at the Leeds Crown Court.

The clips that had been uploaded spoke of racial violence provoking the public into waging a holy war against the ethnic minorities of the region. The clips seemed to be aimed particularly at the minorities residing in Dewsbury. The police also recovered several racist documents as well as Nazi memobrallia from his residence when they came to arrest Hemmingway.

The Crown Prosecution Service or the CPS stated that the racist nature of public videos had come to the attention of the law enforcement authorities when a journalist had initiated a search for Dewsbury on the Internet. He came across the YouTube clips which seemed to smack of racism and found that they had been uploaded by Hemmingway of Longford Road. The journalist was prompt to report their presence to the police.

The videos included provocative titles including one like ‘Dewsbury needs help’ They also showed an imagery which showed a black man being assaulted.

Publishing something that provokes racial hatred is against the law said Stuart Laidlaw, the lawyer for CPS. He added that the freedom of speech comes with a sense of responsibility.

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