Should extremists be silenced?

 

Lucy Hunter Johnston
Tuesday 30 September 2014 13:06
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Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada speaks to the media after his release from Mwaqar 2 prison near Amman
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada speaks to the media after his release from Mwaqar 2 prison near Amman

Theresa May has announced plans for “terrorist Asbos” to be introduced at the next election, a ban on so-called hate preachers and other extremists being interviewed on television or speaking at public meetings.

Is this a terrifying example of state censorship? Or a positive step towards ending violent extremism? Have you say in our poll:

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