National Action: Nazi Alex Davies guilty of fascist group membership – BBC News

Posted May 18th, 2022 in news, proscribed organisations by sally

‘A man has been found guilty of being a member of a banned fascist group.’

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BBC News, 19th May 2022

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Supreme Court dismisses protestors’ appeal over PKK flag conviction – UK Human Rights Blog

‘Pwr v Director of Public Prosecutions [2022] UKSC 2. On 26 January 2022 the Supreme Court ruled that s.13(1) Terrorism Act 2000 (“TA 2000 “) is a strict liability offence and that, whilst it does interfere with Art.10 ECHR (freedom of expression), the interference is lawful, necessary and proportionate.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 3rd February 2022

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Far-right extremists and jihadists must be punished equally, solicitor-general says as neo-Nazi cases rise – The Independent

Posted January 24th, 2022 in Islam, news, proscribed organisations, sentencing, suspended sentences, terrorism by tracey

‘Far-right extremists and jihadists must be punished equally, the solicitor-general has said following a rise in terror cases involving neo-Nazis.’

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The Independent, 23rd January 2022

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Man who wore banned Palestine groups T-shirts in Jewish area gets suspended term – The Independent

‘A man who wore T-shirts supporting banned Palestinian groups among Jewish communities in north London has been handed a suspended jail sentence.’

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The Independent, 17th December 2021

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Ben Raymond: Co-founder of neo-Nazi terrorist group National Action convicted of terror offences – The Independent

Posted December 2nd, 2021 in news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by sally

‘The co-founder of the National Action neo-Nazi terrorist group has been convicted of remaining a member after it was banned.’

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The Independent, 1st December 2021

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Supreme Court hears Kurdish flags appeal – Law Society’s Gazette

‘Three men found guilty of carrying a Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) flag are appealing against their convictions at the Supreme Court, arguing that a ‘strict liability’ offence for carrying the flag of a proscribed organisation is ‘incompatible’ with their right to freedom of expression.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 22nd November 2021

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Hamas to be declared terror group with supporters in UK facing 10 years in prison – The Independent

‘Priti Patel is to proscribe the political wing of Hamas as a terrorist organisation after denouncing it as “fundamentally and rabidly antisemitic”. Hamas’ military wing has been proscribed in the UK since 2001, but in an announcement on Friday the home secretary will say the entirety of the Palestinian group should now be banned.’

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The Independent, 19th November 2021

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Tommy Robinson gets five-year stalking order after harassing journalist – The Guardian

Posted October 14th, 2021 in harassment, media, news, proscribed organisations, stalking by sally

‘Tommy Robinson has been given a five-year stalking protection order after he shouted abuse outside the home of a journalist and threatened to repeatedly return to her address.’

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The Guardian, 13th October 2021

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Research Briefing: Proscribed Terrorist Organisations – House of Commons Library

Posted August 27th, 2021 in news, parliament, proscribed organisations, terrorism by tracey

‘This paper examines the regime for proscribing organisations under the Terrorism Act 2000. It explains the criteria that must be met for proscription, the associated criminal offences, and the process for deproscription. It also considers recently proscribed organisations, and some criticisms of the regime.’

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House of Commons Library, 26th August 2021

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Neo-Nazi Andrew Dymock jailed for terror and hate crimes – BBC News

‘A neo-Nazi student who created two extremist groups and promoted a “distorted and wicked cause” has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 21st July 2021

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The Base: UK to ban US-based white supremacist group as terrorist organisation – The Independent

Posted July 13th, 2021 in news, proscribed organisations, racism, terrorism by tracey

‘The British government is to ban US-based white supremacist group The Base as a terrorist organisation.’

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The Independent, 12th July 2021

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More than one in 10 terror suspects arrested in Britain is a child, figures show – The Independent

‘More than one in 10 terror suspects arrested in Britain is a child, figures reveal amid mounting concerns over online radicalisation. Thirteen per cent of those arrested in the 12 months to March under terrorism laws were aged under 18, up five per cent.’

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The Independent, 10th June 2021

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Former police officer jailed for National Action membership – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A former probationary police officer has been sentenced at the Old Bailey to a total of four years and four months in prison after he was exposed as a secret member of a neo-Nazi group.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 30th April 2021

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Met dismisses police officer who belonged to banned neo-Nazi terror group – The Guardian

‘A man who became the first British police officer convicted of belonging to a neo-Nazi terrorist organisation has been dismissed from the Metropolitan police without notice.’

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The Guardian, 21st April 2021

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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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