In his judgement, the High Court’s Mr Justice Julian Knowles directly compared British police to Nazis:
In this country we have never had a Cheka, a Gestapo or a Stasi. We have never lived in an Orwellian society.”
Humberside Police sent an officer to Harry Miller’s home to “check his thinking” after a trans-mocking tweet was classified as a “hate incident.” They later visited him at his workplace and on several occasions threatened to prosecute him. Miller – a former policeman – fought back.