Manchester attack: Pre-inquest hearings delayed to 2018 – BBC News

Posted November 23rd, 2017 in delay, inquests, news, terrorism by sally

‘A pre-inquest review hearing into the deaths of the Manchester Arena attack victims has been delayed until 2018.’

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BBC News, 22nd November 2017

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Police face legal action over Luton airport terror detention – The Guardian

Posted November 22nd, 2017 in data protection, detention, holidays, human rights, news, police, terrorism by sally

‘A man detained by the police on his way to a holiday in Rome is bringing legal action against Bedfordshire police for breaching his human rights.’

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The Guardian, 21st November 2017

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MI5 and police cleared of any liability over terror attacks in UK – The Guardian

Posted November 20th, 2017 in inquiries, intelligence services, news, police, terrorism by tracey

‘Official reviews will clear MI5 and the police of making serious mistakes that allowed terrorists to strike Britain in four attacks this year, the Guardian has learned.’

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The Guardian, 19th November 2017

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Manchester attack: Arena payout for psychological injuries – BBC News

Posted November 10th, 2017 in compensation, news, psychiatric damage, terrorism, victims by tracey

‘Up to £3m from a fund for victims of the Manchester attack is to be given to those with psychological injuries.’

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BbC News, 9th November 2017

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Mother who spread Isis propaganda on Facebook spared jail for terror offences due to children’s ‘suffering’ – The Independent

Posted November 8th, 2017 in internet, news, sentencing, suspended sentences, terrorism by tracey

‘A woman convicted of terror offences for spreading Isis propaganda online has been spared jail by a judge who was moved by the “suffering” of her children.’

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The Independent, 7th November 2017

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Public Law Podcast Seminar on Radicalisation Part 2: Inquests and Article 2 ECHR – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted November 2nd, 2017 in death in custody, human rights, inquests, mental health, news, terrorism by tracey

‘Inquests and Article 2 ECHR – Caroline Cross and Suzanne Lambert

The highlights of the Public Law Seminar given by members of 1 Crown Office Row are now available for podcast download here or from iTunes under Law Pod UK, Episodes 13, 14 and 15. For non-Apple devices the podcasts are available via the Audioboom app.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 27th October 2017

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Guildford pub bombings: Legal bid to reopen inquests – BBC News

Posted November 1st, 2017 in inquests, news, terrorism by sally

‘Lawyers have applied to a coroner to reopen the inquests of victims of the 1974 Guildford pub bombings.’

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BBC News, 1st November 2017

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New terror laws ‘would criminalise thought’, watchdog warns – BBC News

Posted October 30th, 2017 in criminal justice, human rights, internet, legislation, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘Ministers should not “criminalise thought” with plans to prosecute people who view extremist content online, the UK’s terror watchdog has said.’

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BBC News, 25th October 2017

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Public Law Podcast Seminar on Radicalisation Part 1: Civil Law and Closed Hearing – UK Human Rights Blog

The first episode from the Public Law Seminar given by members of 1 Crown Office Row is now available for podcast download here or from iTunes under Law Pod UK. Look for Episode 13: Tackling radicalisation through the civil courts.

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UK Human Rights Blog, 26th October 2017

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Wife who bought knife for husband guilty over terror plot – BBC News

Posted October 27th, 2017 in accomplices, news, terrorism, weapons by sally

‘A woman who bought a combat knife and training dummy for her husband has been found guilty of helping him prepare for a planned terror attack in Birmingham.’

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BBC News, 26th October 2017

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Anarchist Cookbook case: Student Joshua Walker cleared – BBC News

Posted October 27th, 2017 in documents, news, terrorism by sally

‘A student has been cleared of having a copy of terrorism manual The Anarchist Cookbook in a drawer under his bed.’

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BBC News, 26th October 2017

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Law Pod UK Ep. 13: Tackling radicalisation through the civil courts – 1 COR

Posted October 27th, 2017 in civil justice, news, private hearings, terrorism by sally

‘Martin Downs and Shaheen Rahman QC talk about their experiences of tackling radicalisation in the civil courts, and the use of closed hearings. Recorded at the 2017 Public Law event at King’s College London.’

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Law Pod UK, 26th October 2017

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UK terrorism law expert warns government over plans for new legislation – The Guardian

Posted October 25th, 2017 in imprisonment, legislation, news, sentencing, terrorism by michael

‘Introducing new laws to prosecute extremists would be wrong, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation has said.’

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The Guardian, 24th October 2017

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Keir Starmer Talks Human Rights, Brexit, and Everything In-Between – RightsInfo

Posted October 20th, 2017 in EC law, human rights, news, terrorism by sally

‘Human rights took centre-stage – alongside a healthy dose of politics – at a discussion between Shadow Minister for Brexit Sir Keir Starmer and the BBC’s Jo Coburn this week.’

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RightsInfo, 19th October 2017

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New sentencing guidelines for terrorism offences proposed – Sentencing Council

Posted October 13th, 2017 in press releases, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘Today, the Sentencing Council has published its proposals for how those convicted of terrorism offences in England and Wales should be sentenced.’

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Sentencing Council, 12th October 2017

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Tougher penalties proposed for unsophisticated plots – BBC News

Posted October 12th, 2017 in attempts, news, penalties, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘New, tougher penalties are being proposed to deal with the “less sophisticated” but “equally as deadly” terror plots seen in recent years.’

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BBC News, 12th October 2017

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Man convicted after showing child graphic Daesh beheading video – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted October 6th, 2017 in children, news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by tracey

‘A pharmacist from Leicester has today (5 October 2017) been convicted for showing graphic beheading videos to a young child as part of a plan to radicalise two young children.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 5th October 2017

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Law tightened to target terrorists’ use of the internet –

Posted October 4th, 2017 in internet, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘Counter-terrorism laws are to be updated to make sure those who repeatedly view terrorist content online face up to 15 years in jail.’

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Home Office, 3rd October 2017

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Longer jail terms for viewing terror content online – BBC News

Posted October 3rd, 2017 in internet, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘People who repeatedly view terrorist content online will face up to 15 years in prison, the home secretary is to tell the Conservative Party conference.’

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BBC News, 3rd October 2017

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Two neo-Nazi groups added to banned list – BBC News

Posted October 2nd, 2017 in news, proscribed organisations, Scotland, terrorism by sally

‘Scottish Dawn and NS131, both aliases of neo-Nazi group National Action, are to be banned under UK terror law, the government has announced.’

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BBC News, 28th September 2017

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