Criminalisation Of Travel To Designated Areas A ‘Serious Abuse Of Civil Liberties’ – Rights Info

Posted June 10th, 2019 in freedom of movement, human rights, news, terrorism by sally

‘New counter-terrorism measures which could see people who travel or stay in certain areas overseas jailed for up to 10 years are a “serious abuse of civil liberties”, a campaign group has warned.’

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Rights Info, 7th June 2019

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Sajid Javid’s decision to strip Shamima Begum of her citizenship questioned by one of UK’s most senior judges – Daily Telegraph

‘One of Britain’s most senior judges has called into question Sajid Javid’s decision to strip Isil bride Shamima Begum of her British citizenship.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th June 2019

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Sajid Javid accused of ‘human fly-tipping’ in Shamima Begum case – The Guardian

‘A lawyer for Shamima Begum’s family has accused Sajid Javid of cancelling the citizenship of the teenager who joined Islamic State to further his ambitions of becoming prime minister, describing the case as “human fly-tipping”.’

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The Guardian, 31st May 2019

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Home Secretary speech on keeping our country safe – Home Office

Posted May 23rd, 2019 in intelligence services, investigatory powers, police, speeches, terrorism by tracey

‘Home Secretary Sajid Javid spoke on security, the threat from terrorism and the importance of international collaboration.’

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Home Office, 20th May 2019

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Turkey seeks extradition of UK barrister over Twitter activity – The Guardian

‘A British barrister who has given evidence to parliament is facing possible extradition to Turkey on terrorism charges over his Twitter activity.’

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The Guardian, 20th May 2019

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UK pair who planned Syria journey on TripAdvisor jailed – The Guardian

Posted May 21st, 2019 in internet, Islam, news, proscribed organisations, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘Two friends who planned their journey to Syria on TripAdvisor have each been jailed for 14 years for preparing to join Islamic State.

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The Guardian, 20th May 2019

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Omar Ashfaq jailed for leaving ‘violent footage’ in shoes at mosques – BBC News

Posted May 15th, 2019 in Islam, news, sentencing, terrorism, video recordings by sally

‘A man who left USB sticks containing terrorist propaganda inside shoes at six mosques in England has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 14th May 2019

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Isis supporter who called for terror attack on Prince George’s school has jail term cut – The Independent

Posted April 17th, 2019 in appeals, guilty pleas, news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by tracey

‘An Isis supporter who created a “toolkit for terrorists” and called for attacks on targets including Prince George, the football World Cup and Jewish communities has had his prison sentence cut on appeal.’

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The Independent, 16th April 2019

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Court castigates Home Office over misuse of immigration law – The Guardian

Posted April 17th, 2019 in immigration, ministers' powers and duties, news, taxation, terrorism by tracey

‘The appeal court has issued a damning judgment criticising the Home Office’s process in using a terrorism-related paragraph of immigration law as “legally flawed” and ruling it must be changed.’

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The Guardian, 16th April 2019

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Aidan James: No verdict over man who ‘went to fight IS’ – BBC News

Posted April 15th, 2019 in juries, news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by michael

‘The jury has been discharged in the trial of a British man who allegedly travelled to Syria to fight against the Islamic State group.’

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BBC News, 15th April 2019

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Terror case delayed after judge criticises pre-sentence report – The Guardian

Posted April 15th, 2019 in delay, news, probation, reports, sentencing, terrorism, young offenders by michael

‘A judge has delayed sentencing a teenage student who was convicted of plotting a terror attack, because of “deep concerns” over a report prepared by an inexperienced probation worker.’

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The Guardian, 15th April 2019

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Shamima Begum: IS bride ‘given legal aid’ for citizenship fight – BBC News

Posted April 15th, 2019 in citizenship, legal aid, news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by michael

‘Legal aid has been granted for Shamima Begum – who joined the Islamic State group aged 15 – to fight the decision to revoke her UK citizenship.’

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BBC News, 15th April 2019

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New law where clicking on terrorist propaganda once could mean 15 years in prison comes into force – Independent

Posted April 15th, 2019 in internet, news, proscribed organisations, search & seizure, terrorism by michael

‘A raft of new measures mean people can be jailed for viewing terrorist propaganda online, entering “designated areas” abroad and making “reckless expressions” of support for proscribed groups.’

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The Independent, 13th April 2019

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Man jailed for four years over plot to bomb south London mosque – The Guardian

Posted April 12th, 2019 in explosives, Islam, mental health, news, racism, sentencing, terrorism, victims by sally

‘A violent racist with a history of mental health problems who admitted a terrorist offence and stockpiling equipment to bomb a mosque has been jailed for four years, one of the lowest sentences for someone plotting a potentially deadly attack.’

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The Guardian, 10th April 2019

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High Court rejects bomb hoax barrister’s appeal – Legal Futures

‘The High Court has rejected an appeal from a barrister who was disbarred last year after being jailed for telling the government that the Olympic Games in London was at risk from terrorists with a nuclear bomb.’

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Legal Futures, 10th April 2019

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Extremism definition fails Clarkson test: Government gave up on laws to fight ideology because it’s ‘too difficult’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 9th, 2019 in bills, legislative drafting, news, terrorism by sally

‘The Government has abandoned creating laws to tackle extremism because it is “too difficult” as their last attempt would have even criminalised Jeremy Clarkson, the former reviewer of terrorism laws has said.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th April 2019

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Social media firms to be penalised for not removing child abuse – The Guardian

‘New laws proposed to tackle social media companies streaming child abuse, extremism, terrorist attacks and cyberbullying have been welcomed by senior police and children’s charities.’

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The Guardian, 8th April 2019

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Birmingham pub bombings: Victims ‘unlawfully killed’ – BBC News

Posted April 4th, 2019 in coroners, explosives, inquests, Ireland, juries, murder, news, terrorism, unlawful killing by sally

‘The coroner at the inquests into the deaths of 21 people in the Birmingham pub bombings has instructed the jury to return a verdict of unlawful killing.’

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BBC News, 3rd April 2019

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Ep 75: The Prevent Guidance in Universities – Marina Wheeler QC – Law Pod UK

Posted April 3rd, 2019 in freedom of expression, human rights, news, podcasts, terrorism, universities by sally

‘Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Marina Wheeler QC about the recent Court of Appeal decision in Butt v Secretary of State for the Home Department and the operation of the Prevent Guidance generally.’

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Law Pod UK, 1st April 2019

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The neo-Nazi paedophile who plotted to kill – BBC News

‘A jury has been unable to decide whether Jack Renshaw, a neo-Nazi who admitted a terrorist plot to kill an MP, remained a member of a banned terrorist group. At the end of his fourth and final trial of the past two years, the full story of those cases can now be told.’

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BBC News, 2nd April 2019

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