Calls grow for Isis ‘Beatles’ to face UK trial – The Guardian

Posted February 12th, 2018 in citizenship, news, terrorism, trials by tracey

‘Calls are mounting for the two British fighters captured in Syria to be sent back to the UK to face trial, with a former counter-terrorism regulator describing it as the “proper forum” for justice.’

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The Guardian, 11th February 2018

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Man found guilty of planning terror attack on Cumbria gay event – The Guardian

Posted February 5th, 2018 in autism, homosexuality, news, racism, terrorism by sally

‘A 20-year-old man has been convicted of preparing an act of terrorism after he planned to carry out a machete attack on a gay pride event in Cumbria.’

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The Guardian, 5th February 2018

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Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Park terrorist attack – The Guardian

Posted February 5th, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘The Finsbury Park terrorist, Darren Osborne, will spend at least 43 years behind bars after being jailed for life for his murderous attack on Muslims in London last June.’

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The Guardian, 2nd February 2018

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UK mass digital surveillance regime ruled unlawful – The Guardian

Posted January 31st, 2018 in data protection, investigatory powers, news, privacy, terrorism by sally

‘Appeal court judges have ruled the government’s mass digital surveillance regime unlawful in a case brought by the Labour deputy leader, Tom Watson.’

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The Guardian, 30th January 2018

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Couple guilty of homemade bomb terror attack plot – BBC News

Posted January 9th, 2018 in attempts, explosives, news, terrorism by sally

‘A man and woman have been found guilty of plotting a “devastating” terror attack in the UK using a homemade bomb.’

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BBC News, 8th January 2018

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Mohammed Awan: Brother of British Isis suicide bomber jailed for 10 years for plotting UK terror attack – The Independent

Posted December 20th, 2017 in conspiracy, news, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘The brother of an Isis suicide bomber has been jailed for 10 years for preparing for a potential terrorist attack.’

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The Independent, 20th December 2017

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Birmingham couple who plotted terrorist knife attack are jailed – The Guardian

Posted December 14th, 2017 in news, offensive weapons, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A married couple from Birmingham who practised carrying out Islamic State-inspired knife attacks on a dummy in their home have been jailed for preparing acts of terrorism.’

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The Guardian, 13th December 2017

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Mohammed Abdallah guilty of joining Islamic State – BBC News

Posted December 8th, 2017 in news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by sally

‘A British man has been found guilty of travelling to join so-called Islamic State in Syria.’

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BBC News, 7th December 2017

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Birmingham Six: Calls for end to ‘double injustice’ – BBC News

Posted December 7th, 2017 in disclosure, elderly, explosives, miscarriage of justice, news, terrorism by sally

‘Two men who were wrongly convicted of carrying out the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974 have supported calls for the alleged bombers to be named publicly to end a “double injustice”.’

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BBC News, 6th December 2017

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UK arrests for terror offences up 54% – The Guardian

Posted December 7th, 2017 in news, statistics, terrorism by sally

‘The number of people arrested for terrorism-linked offences in Britain rose 54% to 400 in the 12 months to September in one of the most intense periods for terrorist attacks in recent British history.’

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The Guardian, 7th December 2017

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Boy, 17, found guilty of planning Isis-inspired attack on Cardiff concert – The Guardian

Posted November 28th, 2017 in news, terrorism, weapons, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager has been found guilty of planning an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack on a pop concert a month after the Manchester Arena bombing.’

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The Guardian, 27th November 2017

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How can the courts protect children from extremism? – Family Law

Posted November 24th, 2017 in care orders, children, families, guardianship, news, terrorism by tracey

‘Complex cases involving the children of families in which there are adults suspected of undertaking activities linked to terrorism or of involvement in radicalisation are facing family judges up and down the country as child protection services grapple to deal with the immediate effects of extremism.’

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Family Law, 23rd November 2017

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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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