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Tue May 29, 2012, 06:43 PM

Woman jailed over racist rant on tube (UK subway)

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Source: The Guardian

A drunk woman who racially abused fellow tube travellers in a tirade that was posted online has been jailed for 21 weeks.

Jacqueline Woodhouse, 42, from Romford in Essex, launched an expletive-laden rant at passengers on the Central line, telling those seated near her: "I used to live in England and now I live in the United Nations."

A seven-minute video of the verbal assault was uploaded to YouTube and viewed more than 200,000 times.

District judge Michael Snow told Westminster magistrates court, central London: "Anyone viewing it would feel a deep sense of shame that our citizens could be subject to such behaviour and may, as a consequence, believe that it secretly represents the views of other white people."

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/may/29/tube-passenger-jailed-race-rant



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Reply Woman jailed over racist rant on tube (UK subway) (Original post)
alp227 May 2012 OP
onehandle May 2012 #1
dipsydoodle May 2012 #2
may3rd May 2012 #3
EFerrari May 2012 #4
XemaSab May 2012 #5
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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Tue May 29, 2012, 06:48 PM

1. And yet Donald Trump walks free. nt

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Tue May 29, 2012, 06:50 PM

2. On tram ?

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Tue May 29, 2012, 06:58 PM

3. Yes

 

Big Brother is Always watching ...
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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Tue May 29, 2012, 06:59 PM

4. I hope someone is thinking of that poor little boy. n/t

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Tue May 29, 2012, 07:01 PM

5. It's depressing to me that other countries don't have freedom of speech

What she said is horrible, but criminalizing unpopular opinions is not the way to go.

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Tue May 29, 2012, 07:03 PM

6. And she was holding her child while she spewed all that shit.

Whoever the child protective services are in England should take her kid away, before she totally corrodes his little soul. No one should be raised to hate.

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Tue May 29, 2012, 07:05 PM

7. Not breaking news

and that video is dated November 2011.

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