A man has been charged over offensive comments allegedly posted on a social networking site about the murder of Catholic police officer Ronan Kerr in Northern Ireland.
Constable Kerr (25), was killed when a dissident republican bomb exploded as he got into his car outside his home in Omagh, Co Tyrone, on April 2nd.
A 45-year-old was arrested in Cookstown, Co Tyrone, yesterday and charged with distributing material that was threatening or offensive.
He is to appear at Dungannon Magistrates’ Court on July 22nd charged under the Malicious Communications Act.
A condition of the police bail is that he is not allowed to use a computer.
Do you have a copy of these comments? They are trying right now to impliment this offensive speech law in some states and in America. So I would very interested in seeing the comments TIO
by Elena 7 years ago
The difference between Murder and Man-Slaughter? (sorry it's a depressing Q)A man in UK set fire to his friends house because he wasn't allowed into his party. Two people died. The man was cleared of Murder but charged with Man-Slaughter...? To me, both words mean the same. Enlighten me...
by affairdetector 4 years ago
so i recently got a new boyfriend, who has apparently liked me for quite some time, and he goes through pictures of other girls on facebook. he'll make comments like "wow nice hair" or if someone says "you look like a pornstar" he'll say that he agrees. Is this an early sign of...
by Writerly Yours 7 years ago
If Facebook were not free would you get a facebook page?Although it may never happen, if Facebook began charging a monthly fee for having an account and other fees for "premium" services, would you keep your account, if you had one? If you never had one, would you get one if they charged?...
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|