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Were Non-Rioting Jordan Blackshaw And Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan Jailed For Facebook Thought Crimes?

by | 17th, August 2011

HAVE Jordan Blackshaw, 20, and Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan, 22, been jailed for thought crimes? Are they lyrical terrorists, like the woman who wrote about killing kaffirs as she worked at WH Smiths? Samina Malik was given a nine-month suspended jail sentence and later cleared.

These two men have been sentenced to four years jail. Blackshaw and Sutcliffe-Keenan, both from Cheshire, admitted using Facebook to plan a riot. No-one responded to their online call. They triggered no riot (unlike them ).

Judge Elgan Edwards, QC, the Recorder of Chester Crown Court calls the men’s actions evil ”.

Is that a bit strong? Were the riots or even thinking about rioting the work of the Devil ?

Blackshaw had created a Facebook group called “Smash Down Northwich Town”. Sutcliffe-Keenan Warrington created a page called Let’s have a riot in Latchford” . The two men did know each other which suggests there is a limit to social networking.

Were it not for the ensuing riots elsewhere, both Facebook page titles

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