Popular Canadian Journalist Laurence Southern detained, interrogated and barred from UK for fear she may upset Muslims – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
September 20, 2018

Popular Canadian Journalist Laurence Southern detained, interrogated and barred from UK for fear she may upset Muslims

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An extremely popular conservative Canadian journalist, Lauren Southern, has been detained by UK border police in Calais and barred entry into the UK for fear she may say or write something that will upset Muslims.

22-yr-old Southern was interrogated by British anti-terror police who gilled her about her views on Islam questioned her Christian faith.

The UK authorities also cited material Southern had handed out in Luton with messages such as “Allah is Gay” and “LGBT for Islam UK”. This was done as part of a social experiment to compare reactions from the public to similar material handed out by LGBT organizations saying “Jesus is Gay”.

While this kind of material targeting Christianity is encouraged by the media and authorities there is now a zero-tolerance policy in the UK for any speech that could offend Muslims.

UK authorities threatened Southern with further punitive actions such as hacking her phone and seizing her belongings.

Miss Southern self-identified as “Pakistani” when asked about her identity by police and his since been released from detention.

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