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Premiership Footballer’s Legal Gag Abuses Human Rights

by | 15th, August 2010

ANORAK’s AGW looks at the latest Premiership footballer to take an injunction out on the media and suppress news on his private life:

England’s World Cup hopes probably foundered when the vastly wealthy then England and still Chelsea captain John Terry gagged the News of the World using super media lawyers and a section of the Human Rights Act 1998.

Not an Act designed to protect and screen or hide away the peccadilloes and the worst of the Sodom and Gomorrah excesses of British society’s newbie wealthy. It was originally conceived as a Euro Act to protect those unable to protect themselves. This, according to some of Britain’s High Court judges includes the sportsmen and any other celebrities who are consistently and persistently two-fingering their fan base.

John Terry And Vanessa Perroncel: What Really Happened

The Mail is today breaking the story of yet another celeb ( thought to be a footballer) seeking and getting a super injunction.
This follows a similar action believed to have been taken by golfer Colin Montgomerie a few days earlier.

It’s become a Catch 22 Act. It is time this section of the Law, so successfully twisted by some very clever legal brains, was looked at and amended.

Where secrecy exists tyranny takes root and soon terror runs riot.

Lauren Pope (NSFW)

This is a view held by most journalists and the American writer Robert A. Heinlein is only one of us to commit that thought to paper.
It is worth the reading:

“Secrecy is the keystone to all tyranny. Not force, but secrecy and censorship. When any

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