Fatal new year party that led to Lords ruling on anonymity – The Guardian

Posted June 30th, 2008 in anonymity, special report, witnesses by sally

“It was 9am on New Year’s Day in Hackney, east London, and still party time. A flat in an unremarkable side street had been rented by two Ethiopians for the festivities.

Six years later, that double murder is at the centre of the current storm over anonymity of witnesses which has prompted the justice secretary, Jack Straw, to introduce an emergency bill on the subject which will be rushed through the Commons next week.”

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The Guardian, 30th June 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk