Charges Against Liberty GB Leader Paul Weston Are Dropped

16 million viewers watched Fox News’ panellists on The Five political talk show as they discussed the Paul Weston case. They remarked that in the UK a radical imam has more respect than a man who saved the Western world, and that, “Now Churchill is seen as another dead white male, and probably racist”.

Paul Weston, candidate in the 22 May European Elections in the South East constituency and leader of the Liberty GB party, who was arrested in Winchester, Hampshire, on the 26 April, has had the charges against him dropped.

Mr Weston was arrested for publicly quoting an excerpt critical of Islam from the book The River War by Winston Churchill. After spending several hours in a cell at Winchester Police Station, he was charged with Racially Aggravated Crime, under Section 4 of the Public Order Act, which carries a potential prison sentence of 2 years. He was then bailed with a return date to Winchester Police on May 24th.

His arrest sparked a national and international outcry in the media and in the political world.

16 million viewers watched Fox News’ panellists on The Five political talk show as they discussed the Paul Weston case. They remarked that in the UK a radical imam has more respect than a man who saved the Western world, and that, “Now Churchill is seen as another dead white male, and probably racist”.

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