So, the group of Muslims who shouted abuse at soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment, during their homecoming parade in Luton are now unlikely to be charged. Now there's a surprise.
Labour ministers have instructed the police not to arrest Muslims in "borderline" cases because they are likely to become even more radicalised as a result.
The government believes it can "persuade" such people to stop being a threat to our society and "divert" them from further extremism by letting them get away with it.
It would seem that one group can now incite civil unrest with impunity. They can insult British soldiers who have risked their lives for their country without fear of retribution and by doing so can provoke ordinary citizens to react violently, with the inevitable consquences. Of course, those who opposed the Muslim demonstators have been charged.
Not only has Labour let down British troops by failing to protect their honour, it has shown that it is not averse to bringing in a parallel legal system into the UK.
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