“Disgusting” – the most frequent judgement in the Court of Public Opinion

Supporters outside Leeds Prison 13 August 2011

This News Release introduces an Executive Summary and a 47-page report produced from the analysis of over 1,000 comments by more than 2,000 signers of the online petition to Free WWII Veteran Norman Scarth from Leeds Prison.

This 47-page report re-examines and re-orders the comments that have been put on the petition that has just reached 2,300 signatures and over 15,100 page views.

The report groups the comments as follows:

Executive Summary - with a favourite comment from each of the 30 categories

1.  What’s Wrong with Recording in Court? – 21 comments

2. Judging the Judge - 52 comments
2.1 Sentencing the Judge - 41 comments
2.2 Shame on the Judge! and 2.3 This is Unfair! - 24 comments

3. On the Brokenness of the Justice System - 62 comments
3.1 In the Context of the Riots - 46 comments
3.2 On the Schizophrenia of Justice in this Case - 39 comments
3.3 The Punishment doesn’t fit the Crime (nor the Person) - 55 comments
3.4 Is this Part of a Lawful Rebellion!? and 4. On the Violation of Human Rights – 33 comments

4.1 Justice? What Justice!? - 25 comments
4.2. On Political Prisoners and 4.3 Prison Conditions 17 comments

5. Asking for Common Sense - 19 comments
5.1 Faith or Salary – is that the Question? - 7 comments

6. Our once Great Nation - 57 comments
6.1 On the Treatment of Veterans - 103 comments
6.2 Put the Real Criminals behind Bars! - 16 comments
6.3 About the Police State - 43 comments
6.4 I feel Ashamed to be British and 6.5 Shame on the Establishment! – 29 comments

7. Appreciations of Norman Scarth - 34 comments
7.1 Appreciations of what Norman Scarth is Known to Stand For - 21 comments
7.2 Appealing on Behalf of Norman Scarth - 104 comments
7.3 With Respect to HM The Queen - 10 comments
7.4 A Sunset Clause for Old People! and 7.5 Respect for Disability – 23 comments

8. Support for the Petition and 8.1 And the Mainstream Media? – 109 comments

Here’s how Russia Today paint Norman’s plight:

Here with good article.

And here’s John Hemming MP’s blog report for your comments.

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9 Responses to “Disgusting” – the most frequent judgement in the Court of Public Opinion

  1. A very impressive summary which shows the disgust felt by most people about the treatment of Mr Scarth.

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