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Woolwich attack: racist Facebook posts lead to suspended jail term

Publié par Clifford Armion le 14/06/2013

Press Association

A 24-year-old woman who posted racist comments on Facebook after the death of Drummer Lee Rigby has avoided a jail sentence.
Michaela Turner, of Southsea, Hampshire, was sentenced at Portsmouth magistrates court to an eight-week jail term, suspended for six months. She was ordered to pay £85 in costs and a victim surcharge of £60.
The court heard that Turner had been drinking when she made comments about the Woolwich attack on the social networking site. They included: "Feeling like burning down some mosques in Portsmouth, anyone want to join me?"
She also shared other comments containing racist comments following the murder, the court was told.
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"Woolwich attack: racist Facebook posts lead to suspended jail term", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2013. Consulté le 26/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/woolwich-attack-racist-facebook-posts-lead-to-suspended-jail-term