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Ireland: Losing Yet More Marbles

A while ago Ireland made offending religious beliefs a crime.

Now, a court over there has awarded a six year old boy, who was wrongly accused of stealing a bag of crisps from Lidl, £7,500 in damages for defamation of character.

A six year old. Defamation of character. A six year old. Character. Defamation. Of.

He’s fucking six. Six year olds don’t have characters capable of being defamed, the last time I checked.

In further madness, the Lidl employee grabbing his arm apparently constituted false imprisonment and assault.

I just don’t even know any more. The BBC have more.

Steve • 28th July 2010


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