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Does this 'punishment' seem excessive?

Discussion in 'Politics Discussion' started by Aspergers_Aspie, Jan 19, 2021.

  1. WildCat

    WildCat V.I.P Member

    Nov 14, 2010
    If you live in an enclosed bubble of a country, safe or mostly safe from tyranny and ACTUAL oppression, where you and every other Joe can put your elected officials on blast without consequence because of "free speech", of course it's going to seem excessive.
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  2. Aspergers_Aspie

    Aspergers_Aspie Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2016
    What if a UK MP was arrested in a strict far east prison, would the UK not likely send in special forces if the government in the far east were reluctant to release the MP?
  3. Mary Terry

    Mary Terry Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

    May 19, 2016
    I'm not British but I doubt the UK would send a swat team to free an MP from prison in a foreign country if the MP is accused or convicted of a crime in that foreign country. Do MPs have diplomatic immunity in foreign countries? Probably not. Ambassadors have immunity. American congressmen don't have diplomatic immunity but our ambassadors do.
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