A Cornish man has been charged with five offences under the Public Order Act 1986 after reports from Campaign Against Antisemitism prompted an investigation by Devon and Cornwall Police.
Graham Hart, 68, of Penponds, Camborne, has been charged with five counts of using offending words or behaviour in a programme involving threatening, abusive or insulting visual images or sounds which was included in a programme service, intending thereby to stir up racial hatred or, having regard to all the circumstances, whereby racial hatred was likely to be stirred up.
The offences fall under sections 22(1) and 27(3) of the Public Order Act 1986.
Mr Hart is bailed to appear at Truro Magistrates Court on 26th April.
Stephen Silverman, Director of Investigations and Enforcement at Campaign Against Antisemitism, said: “Graham Hart has been charged with five offences under the Public Order Act after our reports prompted an investigation by Devon and Cornwall Police. We are following the case with interest.”