Terror law prompts British Library to reject unique Taliban archive – The Guardian

Posted September 1st, 2015 in archives, libraries, news, terrorism by sally

‘The British Library has refused to host a unique digital archive of Taliban documents because officials fear that holding the collection would violate British anti-terrorism laws.’

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The Guardian, 28th August 2015

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ISIL child brides: a big care problem for the Family Court? – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted August 28th, 2015 in children, families, guardianship, news, terrorism by sally

‘When a judge waxes lyrical about a child, garlanded with starred GCSEs, their intelligence, their medical school ambitions, you wonder what is coming. It’s the judicial equivalent of those blurred reproductions in the press of murder victims’ graduate portraits.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 27th August 2015

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Iran is Great van: no apology or compensation to family from Met – The Guardian

Posted August 26th, 2015 in compensation, news, police, terrorism by sally

‘The Metropolitan police have decided not to compensate or even apologise to the European family whose van was broken into because it had “Iran is Great” emblazoned on its sides.’

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The Guardian, 25th August 2015

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Girl, 16, who tried to travel to Syria must be removed from her home – The Guardian

Posted August 24th, 2015 in children, families, family courts, Islam, news, passports, terrorism, wardship by sally

‘A schoolgirl “fully radicalised” by Islamic State propaganda must be removed from her family home, the high court has ruled.’

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The Guardian, 21st August 2015

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Islamic State concerns prompt passport confiscation – BBC News

Posted August 19th, 2015 in Islam, news, passports, terrorism, wardship by sally

‘A girl from the same school attended by girls who went to Syria to join the Islamic State group has been ordered to hand her passport to the High Court.’

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BBC News, 9th August 2015

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UK court drops extradition case against Rwandan spy chief – The Guardian

Posted August 11th, 2015 in extradition, intelligence services, news, terrorism, war crimes by sally

‘A British court has freed Rwanda’s intelligence chief Karenzi Karake and dismissed an extradition case against him, officials said on Monday.’

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The Guardian, 10th August 2015

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Judges considering fate of children as young as two amid radicalisation fears – The Guardian

Posted August 6th, 2015 in children, electronic monitoring, families, news, passports, terrorism by sally

‘More than 30 children – some “almost babes-in-arms” – have been made the subject of family court orders over radicalisation fears, police have revealed.’

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The Guardian, 5th August 2015

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Judge tags families over fears they could take children to Islamic State areas – The Guardian

Posted August 5th, 2015 in child abduction, children, electronic monitoring, news, terrorism by sally

‘Adult members of two families have been ordered by a judge to be immediately fitted with electronic monitoring tags because of fears they could take children to areas controlled by Islamic State.’

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The Guardian, 4th August 2015

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New laws on extremism are a crackdown too far – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 5th, 2015 in freedom of expression, investigatory powers, news, terrorism by sally

‘A crackdown on “extremist” ideology threatens to criminalise previously orthodox views such as opposition to gay marriage.’

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Daily Telegraph, 5th August 2015

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Families travelling to join Isis should be allowed to keep custody of their children, says judge – The Independent

Posted July 31st, 2015 in children, custody, electronic monitoring, judges, news, terrorism by sally

‘Families suspected of attempting to travel overseas to join Isis should be allowed to keep custody of their children – as long as the parents wear electronic tags, a High Court judge has ruled.’

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The Independent, 31st July 2015

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Breaking Bad fan found guilty of ordering ricin delivery from FBI agent – The Guardian

Posted July 30th, 2015 in chemical weapons, drug trafficking, news, terrorism by sally

‘A Liverpool man has been found guilty of ordering a “Breaking Bad-style” delivery of enough ricin to kill 1,400 people from an undercover FBI agent.’

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The Guardian, 29th July 2015

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Beghal v Director of Public Prosecutions (Secretary of State for the Home Department and others intervening) – WLR Daily

Beghal v Director of Public Prosecutions (Secretary of State for the Home Department and others intervening) [2015] UKSC 49; [2015] WLR (D) 330

‘The provisions in Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000 conferring powers to stop, question, and detain a person at a port or border for up to nine hours— without any requirement for prior “reasonable suspecion”— for the purpose of determining whether he appeared to be a person concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism were not incompatible with articles 5, 6 or 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.’

WLR Daily, 22nd July 2015

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Judge overrules Theresa May and allows convicted terror prisoner to be freed – The Independent

Posted July 28th, 2015 in appeals, bail, deportation, immigration, news, terrorism by sally

‘A man believed by police to pose a threat to the UK is to be released from prison after Theresa May lost a court case to keep him in jail until he can be deported.’

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The Independent, 25th July 2015

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Britain told to review counter-terrorism powers by UN human rights committee – The Guardian

‘Britain should review its key counter-terrorism powers and revise laws on snooping by security services, a UN report has suggested.’

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The Guardian, 23rd July 2015

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Sylvie Beghal, wife of terrorist, loses human rights court battle – BBC News

‘The wife of a convicted terrorist, who was prosecuted after refusing to submit to a police interrogation, has lost her human rights case in the Supreme Court.’

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BBC News, 22nd July 2015

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Lack of anti-extremist legislation hasn’t hampered watchdog, says Ofcom chief – The Guardian

‘Ofcom chief executive Sharon White has said the regulator has not been hampered by lack of legislation in cracking down on extremist broadcasts following David Cameron said it should be given beefed-up powers to tackle the issue.’

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The Guardian, 21st July 2015

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UK parents to get power to cancel children’s passports over Isis fears – The Guardian

‘Parents worried that their children may be about to travel to Syria or Iraq to join Islamic State (Isis) will be able to apply for their child’s passport to be cancelled, David Cameron has announced in a speech setting out his five-year counter-extremism strategy.’

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The Guardian, 20th July 2015

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Terrorism sympathiser jailed for 33 months – The Guardian

Posted July 20th, 2015 in internet, news, sentencing, terrorism, video recordings by tracey

‘A terrorism sympathiser who translated extremist videos and uploaded them to YouTube has been jailed for 33 months. Muhammad Suleman, 25, from Crumpsall, near Manchester, pleaded guilty to distributing or circulating a video entitled Flames of War as well as an electronic version of al-Qaida magazine, Inspire 12.’

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The Guardian, 17th July 2015

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Cyber-jihadist Babar Ahmad released – BBC News

Posted July 20th, 2015 in extradition, intelligence services, internet, news, terrorism by tracey

‘A British man jailed in the US over a website considered to be a key moment in the birth of the internet jihad has returned home.’

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BBC News, 19th July 2015

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Cardiff teenager jailed over plan to join Isis – The Guardian

Posted July 8th, 2015 in news, religiously aggravated offences, terrorism, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager from Cardiff has been jailed for plotting to travel to Syria to fight with Isis after being radicalised by older men in the Welsh capital.’

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The Guardian, 7th July 2015

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