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When you say 'you' who do you mean please?Alex
You cant take them to Court personally.
But you can make a complaint to the Police. The Police will investigate, interview if necessary and then pass the evidence to the CPS to see if there is enough evidence for a prosecution.
So whilst you cant do this personally, ie bring a prosecution, you can give a statement to the Police.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?Alex
You cant sue civil - its a criminal offence.
No you cant go to the EcHR - that is only claims against the Government or a Public Body.
Even if you wanted a civil claim you are looking at about £20,000 in legal costs and you wont get legal aid.
Does that clarify?Alex
You would need to show a direct link.
The editors are not personally responsible. The paper would be.
Yes the article needs to have incited racial hatred.
ONLY if that happens the editor MAY be liable.
You dont have to prove it was done as a result, it would be for the Police.
But if you took a civil action YOU WOULD need to prove this. It is up to you.
This is why you should go to the Police if you have been offended.
The Police will investigate any complaint.
If you have been attacked then it must be racially motivated.
If you believe what was written has incited attacks generally you can still go to the Police.
The IPSO may consider this anyway: https://www.ipso.co.uk/IPSO/
Does that clarify? Alex
If I could invite you to rate my answer before you go today please, otherwise the site does not credit me for the time spent with you today. Thanks and good luck. Alex