Anorak | Britain Against Free Speech: Blogger Threatened With Prison

Britain Against Free Speech: Blogger Threatened With Prison

by | 4th, January 2008

lyrical-terrorist.jpg BRITISH blogger Lionheart has been accused of inciting racial hatred. Do you believe in free speech? If you do, you should be angry.

The Anorak recalls Samina Malik , from Southall, west London, being found guilty at the Old Bailey of owning terrorist manuals ( The Mujaheddin Poisoner’s Handbook , Encyclopaedia Jihad , How To Win In Hand To Hand Combat , and How To Make Bombs and Sniper Manual .)

Malik said she had only called herself the Lyrical Terrorist “because it sounded cool”. In The Living Martyrs she wrote: Let us make Jihad/ Move to the front line/ To chop chop head of kuffar swine “. A second poem was called How to Behead. It’s not as messy or as hard as some may think/ It’s all about the flow of the wrist .”

Not nice. Stupid. Childish But illegal? Did she kill anyone? Did she possess a weapon? Would anyone read her lyrics and then go on to commit acts of terrorism? Her lyrics are bloodthirsty but then so is this from US rapper Ice T: Cop killer, better you than me/ I’m a Cop killer, f**k police brutality!/ Cop killer, I know your family’s grievin’/(f**k ’em)/ Cop killer, but tonight we get even.

ICE T is a black rapper and can get away with saying such thing. Malik is a Muslim woman and cannot. Malik was 23 when she was sent down. At that age counterculture has a pull. Are you not interested in the contents of her library? Would you rather read the Sniper Manual or the Dangerous Book For Boys and learn how to tie a reef knot?

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