Another control order ruled unlawful for breach of right to fair trial – UK Human Rights Blog

“The Court of Appeal has upheld a challenge to a control order on the basis that the person subject to the order (‘the controllee’) had not been given sufficient information about the case against him.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 11th February 2012

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Terrorism control order system ends at midnight – BBC News

“The control order regime restricting the freedoms of terrorism suspects is being abolished from midnight.”

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BBC News, 25th January 2012

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New powers to deal with suspected terrorists – Home Office

“Suspected terrorists face tough controls under a new law given Royal Assent today (14 December), the Home Secretary said.”

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Home Office, 14th December 2011

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Police ‘not ready for new counter-terror powers’ – BBC News

Posted November 23rd, 2011 in bills, news, police, terrorism, terrorism prevention & investigation measures by sally

“Counter-terrorism police are not ready for the introduction of new laws to replace controversial control orders on suspects, the BBC understands.”

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BBC News, 23rd November 2011

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Police and MI5 ‘ready for new terror powers’ – BBC News

“The government has insisted that MI5 and the police will be ready to monitor terror suspects under a revamped system as soon as new laws are passed.”

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BBC News, 5th September 2011

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Anti-terrorism powers for a rainy day – UK Human Rights Blog

“Next week will mark the 10th anniversary of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks. Despite the intervening decade, the states threatened by terrorism are still puzzling out the right balance between the powers of security services and the rights of suspected terrorists to due process.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 4th September 2011

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