23 July 2015

Curfew for halal chicken offensive sticker protester

A man who attached offensive stickers to halal chicken in a supermarket has been given a four-week curfew.

Liam Edwards, 29, admitted racially aggravated criminal damage.

The van driver placed stickers on chickens at a Sainsbury's store in Salford which read: "Beware halal is barbaric and funds terrorism".

He insisted his protest was against the halal slaughter of animals rather than being racially prejudiced, Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court heard. [BBC] Read more