Stansted 15 launch appeal against ‘disproportionate’ convictions – The Guardian

Posted January 9th, 2019 in airports, appeals, bias, endangering safety of aircraft, news, terrorism by sally

‘The 15 immigration activists found guilty of a terror offence for blocking the takeoff of a deportation charter flight from Stansted airport have launched an appeal against their convictions.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 8th January 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

UK couple who named baby after Hitler jailed for terror group membership – The Guardian

Posted December 18th, 2018 in news, proscribed organisations, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A neo-Nazi couple who named their baby son in honour of Hitler have been jailed for membership of a terrorist group.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 18th December 2018

Source: www.theguardian.com

When Coroners are unsure – Park Square Barristers

‘The Court held that a Coroner was entitled to remain unsure about the particulars of the death of an individual who was shot by a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary.’

Full Story

Park Square Barristers, 16th November 2018

Source: www.parksquarebarristers.co.uk

Stansted 15 activists vow to overcome ‘dark, dark day for the right to protest’ – The Guardian

‘The Stansted 15 expected to face retribution for their protest. They never expected to be found guilty of terrorism offences.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 10th December 2018

Source: www.theguardian.com

Ofcom investigates TV station over interview praising attack in Iran – The Guardian

Posted December 4th, 2018 in complaints, Iran, media, news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by tracey

‘A London-based satellite news station is being formally investigated by Ofcom after broadcasting an interview with an extremist group that claimed responsibility for a terrorist attack in Iran.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 3rd December 2018

Source: www.theguardian.com

Google settled racism case from contractor ‘treated like a terrorist’ – The Guardian

Posted November 26th, 2018 in compensation, harassment, internet, news, racism, terrorism by tracey

‘Google was forced to settle a claim of race discrimination by one of its contractors after he claimed he was repeatedly treated as a terror suspect while working on a covert research project to navigate shopping centres for Google Maps.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 25th November 2018

Source: www.theguardian.com

Tighter regulation of cryptoassets coming in the UK – OUT-LAW.com

Posted November 1st, 2018 in consultations, EC law, financial regulation, money laundering, news, terrorism by sally

‘The regulation of cryptoassets is likely to get tighter in the UK, starting from next year, according to a new report by a body tasked with exploring whether new rules are needed to address their growing popularity.’

Full Story

OUT-LAW.com, 31st October 2018

Source: www.out-law.com

Counter-terror bill is a threat to press freedom, say campaigners – The Guardian

Posted October 25th, 2018 in bills, freedom of expression, media, news, terrorism by tracey

‘New counter-terror powers designed to tackle the “vaguely defined” crime of hostile state activity threaten the protection of journalistic sources, campaigners for freedom of expression and the press have warned.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 25th October 2018

Source: www.theguardian.com

Terror investigations hit record high in UK as Islamists and far-right ‘feed each other’, police reveal – The Independent

Posted October 25th, 2018 in intelligence services, news, police, prosecutions, terrorism by tracey

‘The number of live terror investigations in the UK has hit a record of 700 as Islamists and the far-right “feed each other”, police have revealed.’

Full Story

The Independent, 24th October 2018

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary freed from prison – The Guardian

Posted October 19th, 2018 in early release, hate crime, Islam, media, news, terrorism by sally

‘Anjem Choudary has been released from prison after serving half of the five-and-a-half-year sentence he received in 2016 for urging support for Isis and pledging allegiance to the terrorist group.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 19th October 2018

Source: www.theguardian.com

Jailed preacher Anjem Choudary faces strict controls after release – The Guardian

‘Convicted Isis supporter Anjem Choudary will be in effect banned from any public statements after his release from prison this week, as British authorities seek to stop him from inciting support for terrorism.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 16th October 2018

Source: www.theguardian.com

Hate crime linked to religion doubled in three years – Daily Telegraph

‘Hate crime has surged across the country, new figures have revealed, with those directed at people because of their religious beliefs doubling since 2015.’

Full Story

Daily Telegraph, 16th October 2018

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Woman homeless after terrorism offences loses High Court challenge over housing – Local Government Lawyer

Posted October 12th, 2018 in homelessness, housing, human rights, local government, news, terrorism by sally

‘A woman who had become homeless while imprisoned for terrorism offences did not have her human rights breached by the London Borough of Brent in its decisions on housing her and her children, the High Court has ruled.’

Full Story

Local Government Lawyer, 11th October 2018

Source: www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk

High Court to look at case of alleged Isis duo who may face execution in US – The Guardian

Posted October 8th, 2018 in death penalty, foreign jurisdictions, news, prosecutions, terrorism by sally

‘The British government’s decision to co-operate with US authorities over the prosecution of two alleged Islamic State executioners without assurances that they will not face the death penalty, is to be challenged in the high court on Monday.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 8th October 2018

Source: www.theguardian.com

Activists accused of blocking Stansted flight go on trial over terror charge – The Guardian

‘Fifteen activists who locked themselves together around an immigration removal charter flight to prevent its departure from Stansted and displayed a banner proclaiming “mass deportations kill” have gone on trial charged with a terrorist offence.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 2nd October 2018

Source: www.theguardian.com

Trial Of Protestors Who Stopped A Deportation Flight Begins – Rights Info

Posted October 2nd, 2018 in airports, demonstrations, deportation, human rights, news, terrorism, trials by sally

‘The trial of 15 protestors who prevented a deportation flight leaving Stansted airport in March 2017 has begun today at Chelmsford Crown Court. ‘

Full Story

Rights Info, 1st October 2018

Source: rightsinfo.org

Response to the report on the use of terrorism legislation after Westminster Bridge – official-documents.gov.uk

Posted September 14th, 2018 in detention, news, police, reports, terrorism by tracey

‘The government response to the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation’s report into the use of legislation following the Westminster Bridge attack.’

Full text

Source: www.official-publications.gov.uk

Hate preacher Anjem Choudary, to be freed in weeks, is ‘still a threat’ – The Guardian

Posted September 12th, 2018 in incitement, Islam, news, prisons, release on licence, terrorism by tracey

‘The Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary remains a dangerous threat ahead of his imminent release from jail, the prisons minister has warned, as plans to train an “elite corps” of Muslim chaplains to de-radicalise extremist inmates were unveiled.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 11th September 2018

Source: www.theguardian.com

Westminster terror attack: Victims’ inquest to begin – BBC News

Posted September 10th, 2018 in inquests, news, terrorism by tracey

‘An inquest into the deaths of the five people killed in the Westminster terror attack is due to start later.’

Full Story

BBC News, 10th September 2018

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Government plans to jail Britons entering ‘designated areas’ abroad for 10 years under new terror laws – The Independent

Posted September 7th, 2018 in bills, internet, news, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘A new law that could see people imprisoned for up to 10 years if they enter “designated areas” abroad is being proposed by the government. Without announcing the plan, it has introduced a completely new clause to the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill, which MPs and peers have already expressed human rights concerns about.’

Full Story

The Independent, 6th September 2018

Source: www.independent.co.uk