This is what hate-speech advocates would inflict on us in Australia if the Abbott government doesn’t manage to overturn 18C:
BBC faces Â£1MILLION racism lawsuit over Jeremy Clarkson’s ‘slope’ quip on Top Gear Burma special
- Somi Guha, 36, is suing BBC over alleged racist remark on Top Gear
- Jeremy Clarkson caused outrage by using word ‘slope’ in Burma special
- Term is a derogatory phrase for people of Asian descent
- Actress Ms Guha’s lawyers say action could cost the BBC Â£1million
- They demand organisation apologises and takes show off the air
An actress is suing the BBC for up to Â£1million after Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson allegedly made a racist remark during the series finale of the show.
Indian-born Somi Guha, 36, has instructed lawyers after Clarkson used the word ‘slope’ – a derogatory term for people of Asian descent – in the Top Gear Burma special. (Daily Mail)
Meanwhile, the kerfuffle over speech unites Muselmaniac Waleed Aly and fossils like Bob Hawke:
- 18C not stopping racism, says law expert James Allan
- George Brandis’ Racial Discrimination Act changes create the whitest piece of proposed legislation I’ve encountered
George Brandis’ race change draws ire from state Liberals
- Shiite Speech Nanny &”Community Advocate”Â Mariam Veiszadeh: “Why bigotry is not okay, Mr Brandis
Anyone who will sacrifice a little liberty for a little bit of extra security will deserve neither and lose both.