Supreme Court: Shamima Begum may be barred from UK – UK Human Rights Blog

‘Since 2019 when Shamima Begum was found in a camp in north Syria, her hopes of returning to the UK have ebbed and flowed (see here and here). Stripped of her British citizenship, she brought three sets of legal proceedings. Last week, after a ruling by the Supreme Court, her hopes receded once more. The Home Secretary was entitled to refuse her entry to the UK to pursue her appeal against the loss of citizenship, the Court ruled. So, Ms Begum’s appeal has been stayed, pending some change in her circumstances which will enable her to participate in a hearing – albeit from outside the UK.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 1st March 2021

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Leader of Islamist terrorist network jailed for over 3 years after sparking manhunt at UK borders – The Independent

‘A senior leader of a terrorist network has been jailed after sparking a manhunt that caused nine-hour tailbacks in Dover.’

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The Independent, 23rd February 2021

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UK supreme court ruling clears way for Isis pair to be tried in US – The Guardian

‘A US trial of two members of Islamic State accused of taking part in the beheading of hostages appears likely to go ahead, following a legal ruling that allows the UK to share evidence with US prosecutors.’

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The Guardian, 26th August 2020

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Shamima Begum can return to UK to fight for citizenship, Court of Appeal rules – BBC News

‘Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to the UK to fight the decision to remove her British citizenship, the Court of Appeal has ruled.’

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BBC News, 16th July 2020

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Neo-Nazi group led by 13-year-old boy to be banned – BBC News

Posted July 14th, 2020 in news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by tracey

‘A neo-Nazi group that was led by a 13-year-old boy from Estonia should be banned as a terrorist organisation, the UK government has announced.’

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BBC News, 14th July 2020

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Four UK neo-Nazis jailed for membership of National Action – The Guardian

Posted June 10th, 2020 in imprisonment, news, proscribed organisations, sentencing by sally

‘Four neo-Nazi “diehards” convicted of being members of the banned terrorist group National Action have been jailed.’

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The Guardian, 9th June 2020

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Neo-Nazi ‘diehards’ face jail for being part of banned far-right group – The Guardian

Posted June 9th, 2020 in news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by sally

‘Four neo-Nazi “diehards” are facing jail for being “active members” of the banned terrorist group National Action (NA).’

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The Guardian, 8th June 2020

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Article 6 applies to challenge to conditions imposed on suspected Al-Qaeda affiliate – an extended look – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted May 21st, 2020 in human rights, immigration, news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by sally

‘In a complicated but very important decision, the High Court has ruled as a preliminary issue that the procedural protections under Article 6 which require a person to be given sufficient information about the allegations against them so they can give effective instructions to their lawyers will apply to a challenge to conditions imposed by order on a man suspected to have affiliations to Al-Qaeda.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 19th May 2020

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‘Miss Hitler’ and three others guilty of National Action membership – BBC News

Posted March 20th, 2020 in news, proscribed organisations, retrials, terrorism by sally

‘A “Miss Hitler” contest entrant and her ex-partner have been convicted of being members of the banned far-right terrorist group National Action.’

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BBC News, 19th March 2020

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Police warned about ‘insider threat’ from extremists inside their own forces – The Independent

Posted March 10th, 2020 in news, police, proscribed organisations, reports, terrorism by tracey

‘Police have been warned about the threat from extremists inside their own forces. HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) found that while officers’ work through the government’s Prevent counter-extremism programme was broadly good, few considered the possibility that their own colleagues could be radicalised.’

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The Independent, 9th March 2020

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UK freed 42 terrorists in year before law to detain extremists for longer – The Guardian

Posted March 6th, 2020 in news, parole, prisons, probation, proscribed organisations, statistics, terrorism by tracey

‘More than 40 convicted terrorists were released from prison in the year before emergency legislation was introduced to keep jailed extremists locked up for longer, figures reveal, while the number of far-right detainees has surged.’

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The Guardian, 5th March 2020

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UK Nazi Satanist group should be outlawed, campaigners urge – BBC News

Posted March 2nd, 2020 in news, proscribed organisations, racism, terrorism by sally

‘A British neo-Nazi Satanist group should be outlawed by the government as a terrorist organisation, according to a report from anti-racism campaigners.’

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BBC News, 2nd March 2020

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Extremist neo-Nazi group to be banned under terror laws – BBC News

Posted February 25th, 2020 in news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by sally

‘Joining the far-right group Sonnenkrieg Divison is set to become illegal, under a proscription order to be put to MPs.’

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BBC News, 24th February 2020

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Islamists get longer jail terms than far-right extremists – The Guardian

‘Islamist offenders convicted of online extremist crimes received prison sentences three times longer than those of their far-right counterparts, according to new analysis.’

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The Guardian, 18th January 2020

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UK Government rescues British orphans of Isil fighters from Syria in first repatriation mission – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 22nd, 2019 in children, news, proscribed organisations, prosecutions, terrorism by tracey

‘British orphaned children of Islamic State fighters have been rescued from Syria, in the first evacuation by the UK Government of nationals stranded in the war-torn country following the fall of the “caliphate”.’

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Daily Telegraph, 21st November 2019

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British man Aidan James who fought against IS jailed – BBC News

Posted November 8th, 2019 in news, proscribed organisations, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘A British man who fought with a Kurdish militia against the Islamic State group has been jailed for a terrorism offence and drug charges.’

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BBC News, 7th November 2019

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Man jailed for fighting with al-Qaeda in Syria after being filmed in Vice documentary – The Independent

Posted October 14th, 2019 in news, proscribed organisations, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘A man has been jailed for fighting with jihadis in Syria after being filmed in a documentary.’

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The Independent, 13th October 2019

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Shamima Begum: Isis bride will not be allowed to return to UK from Syria, says home secretary – Independent

Posted September 30th, 2019 in citizenship, news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by michael

‘Former Isis bride Shamima Begum has reportedly been told once again by the home secretary that she will never be allowed back to the UK.’

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Independent, 29th September 2019

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Terror legislation watchdog rejects call to change treason laws – The Guardian

Posted September 10th, 2019 in news, proscribed organisations, terrorism, treason by tracey

‘Proposals to renew treason laws in a bid to tackle Britons who fight on behalf of extremist groups or enemy states should be rejected, the terror legislation watchdog has said in his inaugural speech in the role.’

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The Guardian, 10th September 2019

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Stripping Jack Letts Of Citizenship Could Violate Human Rights Laws, Say Campaigners – Rights Info

Posted August 20th, 2019 in citizenship, human rights, news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by sally

‘Human rights groups Liberty and Amnesty International have criticised a “draconian” decision by the UK government to strip IS defector Jack Letts of his British citizenship, with one saying it could potentially be in breach of international human rights laws.’

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Rights Info, 19th August 2019

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