Battle against extending pre-charge detention moves to House of Lords – Liberty

Posted June 11th, 2008 in detention, press releases, terrorism by sally

“Human rights group Liberty said the battle against the Government’s Counter-Terror Bill proposals to detain suspects for 42 days without charge will now be taken up in the House of Lords. Narrowly passed in the House of Commons today (315-306), the controversial proposals have generated widespread concern about the negative impact on civil liberties and community relations.”

Press release

Liberty, 11th June 2008