Shocking censorship – police threaten to arrest satirical cartoonist for criticising rogue landlords

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:

(not satire – unfortunately)

This is truly shocking. Police in the UK today are threatening to arrest, prosecute and even help evict tenants who publicly complain about rogue landlords. I find it hard to believe this kind of censorship is going on in Britain today. Please share.

When several tenants complained to police about their treatment at the hands of a couple of wealthy rogue landlords in Hastings, Sussex, they were told the police could do nothing to help them because it was a civil matter.

Here’s an article from local newspaper the Hastings Observer as an example of some of the problems tenants have been having with Oakfield Property in Hastings:

Couple crushed by Oakfield clashes

However, when one of the tenants decided to fight back by setting up a website criticising the dodgy landlords with satirical cartoons – Hastings Police told her to take down the critical posts…

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