MPs cite anti-terror law over Google ‘inaction’ on far-Right group’s video – Daily Telegraph

‘Google risked breaking anti-terrorism laws by allegedly failing to remove illegal recruitment videos by a banned far-Right group, MPs have suggested.’

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Daily Telegraph, 21st March 2017

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UK can strip terror suspects of citizenship, European judges rule – The Guardian

Posted March 10th, 2017 in citizenship, human rights, news, terrorism by sally

‘European human rights judges have ruled that Theresa May’s policy of stripping British terror suspects of their citizenship while abroad to bar them from returning to Britain is lawful.’

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The Guardian, 9th March 2017

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Who are the Guantanamo Brits? – BBC News

Posted March 2nd, 2017 in detention, imprisonment, news, terrorism by sally

‘Seventeen British citizens or residents were detained by the United States at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. But who are they, how did they come to be there and what became of them following their release?’

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BBC News, 2nd March 2017

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Family of British IS bomber deny £1m compensation payout – BBC News

Posted February 23rd, 2017 in compensation, news, terrorism by sally

‘The family of a British IS fighter who carried out a suicide attack in Iraq deny he received £1m in compensation after being freed from Guantanamo Bay.’

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BBC News, 22nd February 2017

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Leading terror trial QC to be counter-terror laws watchdog – The Guardian

Posted February 21st, 2017 in freedom of expression, legislation, news, queen's counsel, terrorism by sally

‘Max Hill QC, a leading prosecutor in many of the most serious terrorism trials, has been named the new independent reviewer of terrorism legislation.’

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The Guardian, 20th February 2017

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Nottingham Asda worker guilty of terrorist charges – BBC News

Posted February 3rd, 2017 in news, terrorism by sally

‘An Asda worker has been found guilty of trying to join a Islamist terrorist group in the Philippines.’

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BBC News, 2nd February 2017

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Teenager who praised killer of Jo Cox guilty of making pipebomb – The Guardian

‘A teenage white supremacist who lauded the killer of MP Jo Cox as a hero has been found guilty of making a pipebomb.’

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The Guardian, 27th January 2017

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UK counter-terror laws most Orwellian in Europe, says Amnesty – The Guardian

Posted January 18th, 2017 in investigatory powers, news, privacy, proportionality, terrorism by sally

‘The UK is leading a Europe-wide “race to the bottom” with Orwellian counter-terrorism measures that seriously threaten human rights, according to a comparative survey of security laws by Amnesty International.’

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The Guardian, 17th January 2017

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Two guilty of Luton IS terror support plot – BBC News

Posted January 16th, 2017 in news, retrials, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘Two men have been convicted of organising terrorist speeches and encouraging support for so-called Islamic State (IS).’

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BBC News, 13th January 2017

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Judges set to rule on Taliban bomb maker suing UK government – Daily Telegraph

‘The Supreme Court is expected this week to make it more difficult for former Taliban fighters to sue the Government over their detention in Afghanistan.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th January 2017

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Legal basis for striking terror targets set out – Attorney General’s Office

Posted January 12th, 2017 in armed forces, attorney general, press releases, self-defence, speeches, terrorism by tracey

‘Attorney General Jeremy Wright will set out the legal basis for British military strikes against terror targets overseas.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 11th January 2017

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Counter-terrorism money being spent on redacting evidence to inquiry on undercover policing – The Independent

Posted January 12th, 2017 in evidence, inquiries, investigatory powers, news, police, terrorism by tracey

‘Counter-terrorism money is being used to redact police evidence to an inquiry into undercover policing tactics, it has been revealed.’

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The Independent, 12th January 2017

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Attorney general calls for new legal basis for pre-emptive military strikes – The Guardian

‘Pre-emptive military strikes against terrorist targets overseas are required for national self-defence and the legal basis on which they are carried out should be made more explicit to deal with increasing threat levels, the UK’s attorney general is due to say on Wednesday.’

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The Guardian, 11th January 2017

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Former soldier sentenced under Terrorism Act after attempting to travel to Syria to fight Isis – The Independent

Posted January 5th, 2017 in armed forces, community service, news, sentencing, terrorism, war by tracey

‘A former soldier has been sentenced under the Terrorism Act after he attempted to travel to Syria to fight Isis.’

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The Independent, 4th January 2017

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Terror suspect ‘linked to Osama Bin Laden’ wins battle with Home Office to stay in UK – The Independent

Posted January 4th, 2017 in deportation, disabled persons, news, terrorism by tracey

‘A disabled terror suspect previously linked to Osama Bin Laden has won a 21-year legal battle to remain in the UK.
The wheelchair-bound Algerian man, known only as “G”, has been fighting Home Office deportation efforts for over two decades despite being accused of helping enlist young Muslims to extremist training camps abroad.’

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The Independent, 3rd January 2017

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British couple suspected of trying to join Isis allowed to keep children – The Guardian

Posted December 13th, 2016 in care orders, children, families, news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by sally

‘A British couple have won a legal fight to be reunited with their children after being arrested on suspicion of trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State.’

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The Guardian, 12th December 2016

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Syria couple win legal fight for care of children – BBC News

Posted December 12th, 2016 in children, custody, family courts, judgments, news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by sally

‘A Muslim couple arrested over fears that they were heading to Syria for “extremist activities” have won a court fight for the care of their children.’

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BBC News, 11th December 2016

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Hate preacher laws may need re-examining, says independent reviewer – The Guardian

Posted December 2nd, 2016 in freedom of expression, hate crime, news, terrorism by sally

‘Extra legal powers may be needed to prosecute hate preachers who encourage violent radicalisation in private conversations, according to the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation.’

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The Guardian, 1st December 2016

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Pre-inquest hearing today begins new inquests into Birmingham pub bombings – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 28th, 2016 in explosives, inquests, miscarriage of justice, news, terrorism by tracey

‘A pre-inquest hearing today will begin a fresh examination of the Birmingham pub bombings of 1974.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th November 2016

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Jo Cox: Man jailed for ‘terrorist’ murder of MP – BBC News

Posted November 24th, 2016 in murder, news, parliament, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘Thomas Mair has been jailed for life after being found guilty of the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox.’

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BBC News, 23rd November 2016

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