James Healy accused of being motivated by hostility to columnist’s leftwing politicsA man who attacked Guardian columnist Owen Jones outside a London pub late at night in August had a collection of far right badges, and a photograph of himself making a Nazi salute, a court heard on Thursday.Prosecutors said that the “insignia and memorabilia” found at the home of James Healy, from Portsmouth, was relevant in determining whether the late night assault on the leftwing journalist was motivated by far right or homophobic sentiment in a trial at Snaresbrook crown court. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jan/16/owen-jones-attacker-homophobic-or-hostile-to-leftwing-politics-court-told
Author : Dan Sabbagh
Publish date : 2020-01-16 18:09:46
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