Security farce over anonymity for terror suspects on the run – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 27th, 2014 in anonymity, control orders, human rights, news, terrorism by sally

‘Home Office is caught up in a row over its refusal to name terror suspects who have gone missing while on control orders.’

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Daily Telegraph, 25th January 2014

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Terror suspect in new human rights bid to Strasbourg – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 3rd, 2013 in appeals, control orders, EC law, human rights, news, terrorism by sally

“European human rights judges have told ministers to justify the use of a ‘control order’ against a suspect MI5 believe to be linked with a Libyan terrorist group, in a move which raises new questions about Strasbourg’s influence over British justice.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st October 2013

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Secretary of State for the Home Department v CC and another – WLR Daily

Secretary of State for the Home Department v CC and another [2012] EWHC 2837 (Admin); [2012] WLR (D) 283

“Where it was alleged that illegal actions of state agents constituted an abuse of the process of the court, it was not necessary to prove actual knowledge of that illegality for abuse of process to be established. There might be situations where mere recklessness or even negligent conduct could justify a stay on grounds of abuse of process.”

WLR Daily, 19th October 2012

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Terror suspects arrested in Somaliland lose UK appeal – BBC News

“Two men accused of being part of a ‘prolific extremist network’ have lost their appeal against control orders.”

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BBC News, 19th October 2012

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Secretary of State for the Home Department v CB and another – WLR Daily

Secretary of State for the Home Department v CB and another [2012] EWCA Civ 418; [2012] WLR (D) 112

“Where a court made a non-derogating control order in proceedings against a person under the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005, it had no jurisdiction to order a permanent stay of such proceedings under the Act nor under its case management powers in the Civil Procedure Rules, unless the controlled person requested such a course of action.”

WLR Daily, 3rd April 2012

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Judge was wrong to stop terror suspects’ case to save money, Appeal Court rules – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 4th, 2012 in appeals, budgets, control orders, damages, immigration, judges, news, terrorism by sally

“A judge who stopped a case brought by two terror suspects in order to save money was in the wrong, the Appeal Court has ruled.”

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Daily Telegraph, 4th April 2012

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UK terror suspects sent into internal exile under control orders – The Guardian

Posted March 26th, 2012 in control orders, human rights, news, terrorism by sally

“More than 20 men suspected of involvement in Islamic terrorism were sent into internal exile across the UK under the now defunct system of ‘preventative’ control orders, a report says.”

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The Guardian, 26th March 2012

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Another control order ruled unlawful for breach of right to fair trial – UK Human Rights Blog

“The Court of Appeal has upheld a challenge to a control order on the basis that the person subject to the order (‘the controllee’) had not been given sufficient information about the case against him.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 11th February 2012

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Terrorism control order system ends at midnight – BBC News

“The control order regime restricting the freedoms of terrorism suspects is being abolished from midnight.”

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BBC News, 25th January 2012

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National security concerns do trump human rights, sometimes – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted October 14th, 2011 in control orders, human rights, news, sexual offences prevention orders by tracey

“The Home Secretary Theresa May was lambasted last week for an inaccurate reference to cats, but the more general view expressed by her and most of the media that the Human Rights Act is routinely getting in the way of national security interests is also arguably misleading.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 12th October 2011

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Exile plan for terror suspects is a bungled measure, say civil liberties groups – The Guardian

Posted September 2nd, 2011 in control orders, crime prevention, news, terrorism by tracey

“The government has been accused of bungling national security policy after announcing plans for the ‘internal exile’ of terrorism suspects in the event of an emergency. Civil liberties groups said the new powers were restrictions that ministers had said they would scrap for breaching human rights. Labour claimed the policy was now a mess and that ministers were ‘putting political deals and fudges ahead of national security.’ ”

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The Guardian, 1st September 2011

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Court upholds decision to impose control order on terror suspect – The Guardian

Posted July 29th, 2011 in control orders, London, news, terrorism by tracey

“A decision by the home secretary, Theresa May, to impose a control order on a terror suspect who is banned from London has been upheld by the high court.”

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The Guardian, 29th July 2011

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Terrorism suspect ordered to leave London – The Guardian

Posted July 25th, 2011 in control orders, human rights, London, news, terrorism by tracey

“A terrorist suspect and father of five has been ordered to move to a city outside London because of the risk that he might participate in fundraising for Pakistani militant groups.”

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The Guardian, 22nd July 2011

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Terror suspect in control order appeal – BBC News

Posted July 11th, 2011 in appeals, control orders, news, terrorism by sally

“A terror suspect appealing against a control order was trained in Syria from where he plotted a terror attack on the UK, the High Court has heard.”

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BBC News, 11th July 2011

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BG v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR Daily

Posted June 16th, 2011 in appeals, control orders, human rights, law reports by sally

BG v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWHC 1478 (Admin); [2011] WLR (D) 192

“On an appeal under section 10(1)(4) of the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 against the renewal of a non-derogating control order, it was not part of the court’s task to determine whether the earlier decision under section 2(1)(a) to make the original control order had been or was now flawed. Evidence sought to be adduced for that purpose was not admissible.”

WLR Daily, 13th June 2011

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Updated anti-extremism strategy published – BBC News

Posted June 8th, 2011 in control orders, crime prevention, internet, Islam, news, terrorism by tracey

“Home Secretary Theresa May has launched the government’s updated strategy for tackling terrorism by saying there needs to be better focus on preventing extremism at community levels.”

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BBC News, 8th June 2011

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Court orders man out of London – The Independent

Posted May 20th, 2011 in control orders, news, terrorism by tracey

“A man security services say was the leading figure in ‘a close group of Islamic extremists based in north London’  must be moved out of the capital to protect the public, the High Court ruled today.”

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The Independent, 20th May 2011

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Terror suspect order overturned – The Independent

Posted April 6th, 2011 in control orders, news, terrorism by sally

“The Home Secretary must revoke a control order imposed on a terror suspect, the Court of Appeal ruled today.”

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The Independent, 5th April 2011

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Two new control orders imposed in past three months, Theresa May announces – The Guardian

Posted March 17th, 2011 in control orders, news, stop and search, terrorism by sally

“Two new control orders have been imposed on suspected terrorists by the home secretary, Theresa May, in the past three months despite an intense coalition debate over whether they should be scrapped, the Home Office has disclosed.”

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The Guardian, 17th March 2011

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MPs back control orders extension – BBC News

Posted March 3rd, 2011 in control orders, news, terrorism by sally

“Eight suspected terrorists will remain on control orders while the government introduces their replacement.”

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BBC News, 2nd March 2011

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