UK Man Arrested For "Racial" Tattoo


From The Daily Mail (emphasis mine):

Sean Reah, of South Shields, South Tyneside, has been arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred.

The 39-year-old was reportedly recently pictured lifting up his T-shirt to reveal an image of a Muslim place of worship with 'BOOM!' displayed across it.

As tasteless as this tattoo may be, it is a form of personal expression that should be protected, or better yet, ignored. But apparently, in the UK, such freedom of expression no longer exists.

Posted by: DMartyr at 02:09 PM


1 Ramadan Bombathon 2013 has claimed nearly 1300 lives and maimed ~ 2,500 more. I'm not into tattoos but this man's ink speaks the truth.

Posted by: WVinMN at August 01, 2013 02:27 PM

At least Sean is doing something, DMartyr, so calling him names only causes me to question your true motives. You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs.

Posted by: HerWrath at August 01, 2013 03:40 PM

3 If Sean's tat offends them, what would one of moham smoking a cameldong do?

Posted by: EROWMER at August 01, 2013 04:38 PM

4 Tasteless? Maybe. Maybe not. It depends on the eye of the beholder. When I first looked at it I would say I liked it. Funny. But after thinking it's shit stirring to anger the Muslims. Somehow, I still like it. I shouldn't because it's purpose is to illicit a response. But I still like it.

Posted by: GREYROOSTER at August 01, 2013 05:26 PM

5 Wait till the Englandistan mutaween carve it off him with their dull rock clitorectomy tools.

Posted by: Kafiroon at August 01, 2013 06:28 PM

6 39? Eesh, he's my age. Guy looks like a kid. And he's acting like one too.

Posted by: zimriel at August 01, 2013 08:37 PM

7 I agree, shouldn't be arrested, and "racial hatred" is false on its face on account that Islam isn't a race.

Posted by: zimriel at August 01, 2013 08:39 PM

8 So if he can be arrested today for having that tattoo, he can be arrested tomorrow as well because it's not going to rub off overnight. Barring a major loss of skin, he is subject to arrest every day for the rest of his life. How long does the law intend to remain offended? Until some muzzleman blows him up, i suppose.

Posted by: Storm Saxon's Gall Bladder at August 01, 2013 09:24 PM

9 #2 HerWrath - Where did I call him a name? I said I think the tat is tasteless, but it is an expression of speech which should not be prosecuted.

Posted by: DMartyr at August 01, 2013 09:33 PM

10 Perfectly acceptable in my view. No religious group deserves to be offended more than mooslims. More people should have the balls to offend these brain dead barbarians.

Posted by: Abrog8 at August 02, 2013 08:27 AM

11 There's are least a million Americans wearing a Swastika tattoo. Of course they don't say boom. Some merely think they're cool looking and could give a shit about what they represent. Bikers are a good example. Of course the Swastika doesn't say boom.

I would give this guy a break. His country is being flooded with Muslims and the problems that always come with them. To may Englishmen he's probably a hero for speaking up in his own manner.
What are they going to do. Arrest him everytime he takes his shirt off?

Posted by: GREYROOSTER at August 02, 2013 02:11 PM

12 Is Islam a race?

Posted by: eib at August 02, 2013 03:11 PM

13 Semantics. The indians of Tierra Del Fuego sure aren't the same as Japanese but academia says they are the same. Samoans the same race as Vietnamese?
I wouldn't tell a Samoan that.

Posted by: GREYROOSTER at August 02, 2013 04:38 PM

14 Maybe some legal scholar can give his opinion about this, but wouldn't double jeopardy apply here. Once he is convicted once for having an illegal racial tattoo, he can't ever be convicted/arrested/fined ever again for the same crime, right?

Posted by: Arawak at August 03, 2013 12:25 AM

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