Pro-Palestinian protests: Paraglider badge wearers guilty of terror offences – BBC News

‘Three women have been found guilty of terrorism offences after they displayed images of paragliders, “celebrating” the Hamas tactics.’

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BBC News, 13th February 2024

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Watchdog investigates Nottinghamshire Police over contact with killer Valdo Calocane – The Independent

‘The police watchdog is investigating Nottinghamshire Police over the force’s contact with triple killer Valdo Calocane before his brutal stabbing rampage.’

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The Independent, 13th February 2024

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Man who commented online “Britain needs 650 Thomas Mairs” sentenced for posting extremist content – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A far-right extremist who posted offensive content on social media and glorified the murderer of Jo Cox MP has been jailed for two years and eight months.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 9th February 2024

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DPP appeals to supreme court in case of protesters who called MP ‘Tory scum’ – The Guardian

‘The director of public prosecutions is appealing to the supreme court in an ongoing and expensive battle to overturn the acquittal of two protesters found to have acted reasonably in calling Iain Duncan Smith “Tory scum”.’

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The Guardian, 31st January 2024

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Valdo Calocane: CPS to be investigated over handling of Nottingham killer case – The Guardian

‘Prosecutors are to be investigated for their handling of the Valdo Calocane case, including their decision to accept his manslaughter pleas, the attorney general has announced.’

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The Guardian, 30th January 2024

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More to do to tackle rape misconceptions and lack of understanding of consent, CPS survey finds – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted January 30th, 2024 in consent, Crown Prosecution Service, news, rape, young persons by tracey

‘More still needs to be done to tackle common false beliefs about rape and understanding of consent, especially among young people, according to the largest survey of its kind in five years.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 26th January 2024

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Sexual assault victims charged tens of thousands of pounds for court documents – The Independent

‘Domestic abuse and sexual violence victims are being charged up to tens of thousands of pounds to access court scripts after being wrongly advised not to attend court, The Independent has learned.’

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The Independent, 21st January 2024

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Eaglescliffe woman found not guilty of ‘home abortion’ – BBC News

Posted January 10th, 2024 in abortion, Crown Prosecution Service, news, pregnancy, prosecutions by sally

‘A woman charged with carrying out an illegal abortion on herself has been found not guilty on the eve of her trial after the prosecution dropped the case due to “evidential difficulties”.’

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BBC News, 9th January 2024

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Man sentenced for shouting antisemitic abuse – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A man has been sentenced to 10 weeks’ imprisonment for shouting antisemitic and other racist slurs in public before making violent threats toward a police officer.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 5th January 2024

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Fraudster forced to pay back £1 million to victims – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted December 19th, 2023 in confiscation, Crown Prosecution Service, fraud, news, proceeds of crime, victims by tracey

‘More than 200 people who were conned into buying useless investments have received payouts from the money recovered from the fraudster.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 18th December 2023

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Haulage boss jailed seven years for his role in people-smuggling network linked to Essex lorry deaths – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A haulage boss has been jailed today for his involvement in a people-smuggling network linked to the tragic deaths of 39 Vietnamese men, women and children in Essex.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 30th November 2023

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People smugglers ordered to pay over £280,000 from criminal profits in the Essex lorry deaths case – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A convicted people smuggler, responsible for the manslaughter of 39 people who died in the back of a lorry in Essex, has today (24 September 2023) been ordered to pay a total of £65,157.65 to victims’ families through a Confiscation Order made by the court today.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 24th November 2023

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Man jailed for gross negligence manslaughter after death of David Haw in boat collision – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A boat skipper has been jailed after a man was killed when the vessel he was steering crashed into a buoy at high-speed.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 21st November 2023

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£9.8 million to be seized from man who produced steroids on commercial scale – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Mohammed Afzal who was convicted as part of a conspiracy to produce commercial quantities of illegal medical drugs has been ordered to pay back millions of pounds or face 10 extra years in prison.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 17th November 2023

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Far-right ‘reverend’ who exchanged letters with terrorists convicted of stirring up racial hatred – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted November 17th, 2023 in Crown Prosecution Service, imprisonment, news, public order, racism, sentencing by tracey

‘The editor of a far-right website has been convicted of possessing racially inflammatory material including stickers that had been posted in and around Liverpool in 2021 as part of a campaign directing people to a website calling for the establishment of a white master race.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 16th November 2023

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YouTuber sentenced for antisemitic abuse during livestream, CPS says – The Independent

‘A YouTuber who targeted antisemitic abuse at a Jewish woman during a livestream has been sentenced for a hate crime.’

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The Independent, 16th November 2023

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Man who sexually targeted woman with dementia jailed – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted November 13th, 2023 in Crown Prosecution Service, elderly, imprisonment, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A man who sexually assaulted a 93-year-old woman with dementia while employed to deliver hot meals to elderly and vulnerable people has been jailed.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 10th November 2023

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Right-wing supremacist sentenced over plot to kill worshipping Muslims while disguised as armed police officer – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A teenage right-wing supremacist has been sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment after he was convicted of planning to disguise himself as an armed police officer and kill Muslims worshipping at nearby mosques.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 10th November 2023

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Five men sentenced for bribery and corruption that resulted in a loss of over £400,000 – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Five men have been sentenced today (9 November 2023) over waste disposal contracts that resulted in losses of around £417,000 to Cardiff City Council.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 9th November 2023

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Former children’s holiday camp manager jailed for online child sex abuse offences – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A former children’s holiday camp manager who posed as a teenage girl in order to groom children online has been jailed.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 1st November 2023

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