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This blog will reflect my interests in learning disabilities, nursing, nursing theory, philosophy and politics and my general interests in the arts and literature. (Nursing is an art as well as a science!) Philosophy and nursing have been intrinsically linked since the days of Socrates, his mother was a midwife, and taught him everything he knew!

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Holocaust Memorial Wreath Incident Sparks Stupid Prosecution

Martin Gleeson, secretary of the Oldham branch of the Trade Union AMICUS was arrested on holocaust memorial day, for placing his Trade Union's wreath on top of that of an unauthorised wreath placed by the notorious fascist group the British National Party. He was immediately arrested and charged with criminal damage to the BNP wreath, which cost £20!

The BNP leadership have a history of racism and of denying that the holocaust even happened. Was their attendance at this memorial day an organised attempt at provocation?

Martin Gleeson has had hundreds of messages of support from Trade Unionists, Socialists and Anti-Fascists. To add to this flood of outrage at this needless and expensive prosecution, visit

(for the BBC report on this, click on the title of this post)


At 1:42 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think you do have a certain level of control for your organization.



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