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Saturday, August 11, 2007
In Britain, independent television investigates hate-preaching at mosques, so police and prosecutors investigate -- independent television.

EDITED TO ADD: Telegraph columnist notes:
Extremists preachers can sleep easier, now that they have been classed as victims; investigative journalists will have to tread very carefully; and the public will have to wrestle with the knowledge that free speech is for the mad and dangerous, not the sane and law-abiding.