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Police transgender rules breach right to free speech, court told (The Guardian)
20 Nov 2019
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

Official police guidance on recording hate incidents against transgender people imposes a “substantial chilling effect” on freedom of expression, the high court has been told by lawyers representing a former officer.

Harry Miller, who served with Humberside police, was contacted by the force this year after a complaint from a member of the public about allegedly transphobic comments he made on his Twitter account @HarryTheOwl. Read in full

One response to “Police transgender rules breach right to free speech, court told (The Guardian)”

  1. Katie says:

    How about providing us with a soundbite on “the chilling effect” of another 331 transgender victims of transphobic murder whom we only just held vigils for the other day, Jodie?