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Nemesis

This is curious, to say the least. The head of the Muslim Council of Britain, Sir Iqbal Sacranie, who had publicly argued in favour of the Religious Hatred Law in the days it was a controversial proposal by Home Secretary David Blunkett, is being investigated by police for saying that homosexuality was "harmful". The law, whose aim was to equalize followers of religion and racial minorities, and consequently to make it illegal to stir up hatred against people because of their religious beliefs, had been strongly criticized by those who argued that it would have led to police investigations against people who wanted to criticise religion. Now that Sir Iqbal Sacranie is being hoisted on his own ideological petard, as Marcus rightly says,
 
[l]et’s hope this helps change his mind on the efficacy of laws which penalise what people think and say.

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