Widowed father ordered to leave UK against advice of Home Office’s own lawyers – The Guardian

Posted July 16th, 2018 in bereavement, carers, children, immigration, news, terrorism by tracey

‘A widower who is the sole carer of his four-year-old son has been forbidden to work and ordered to leave the country – even though the Home Office’s own lawyers advised them to drop the case.’

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The Guardian, 16th July 2018

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UK counter-terror bill risks criminalising curiosity – watchdog – The Guardian

Posted July 10th, 2018 in bills, human rights, news, reports, select committees, terrorism by sally

‘Academics, journalists and those with “inquisitive and foolish minds” would be at risk of prosecution and prison sentences of up to 15 years under proposed counter-terrorism laws, a parliamentary human rights watchdog has said.’

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The Guardian, 10th July 2018

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Jury fails to reach verdict in Buckingham Palace terror trial – BBC News

Posted July 2nd, 2018 in juries, news, offensive weapons, terrorism by sally

‘A jury has been dismissed in the trial of an Uber driver accused of planning a sword attack at Buckingham Palace, after it failed to reach a verdict.’

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BBC News, 29th June 2018

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UK ‘knew US mistreated rendition detainees’ – BBC News

Posted June 29th, 2018 in intelligence services, news, rendition, terrorism by tracey

‘The UK tolerated “inexcusable” treatment of US detainees after the 9/11 attacks, MPs have found. The Intelligence and Security Committee said British agencies continued to supply intelligence to allies despite knowing or suspecting abuse in more than 200 cases.’

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BBC News, 28th June 2018

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Khalid Ali: British Taliban bomber guilty of Westminster plot – BBC News

Posted June 27th, 2018 in news, offensive weapons, terrorism by tracey

‘A British plumber has been convicted of planning a terror attack in Westminster and making bombs for the Taliban.’

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BBC News, 26th June 2018

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Members of all-female terror cell jailed over London knife plot – The Guardian

Posted June 18th, 2018 in conspiracy, guilty pleas, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, terrorism, women by sally

‘Members of Britain’s first all-female terror cell, including a mother and daughter, have been jailed for planning a knife attack on members of the public outside the Palace of Westminster in London.’

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The Guardian, 15th June 2018

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MPs condemn Home Office deportation threats over taxes – The Guardian

Posted June 14th, 2018 in deportation, mistake, news, parliament, taxation, terrorism by tracey

‘Caroline Nokes, the immigration minister, has been accused by MPs of either not having a grip on her department or being recklessly incompetent for allowing the use of counter-terrorism powers to force the removal of highly skilled migrants from the UK over their taxes.’

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The Guardian, 13th June 2018

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Anti-terrorism plans ‘will make thoughtcrime a reality’ – The Guardian

Posted June 7th, 2018 in bills, news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by sally

‘Anti-terrorism proposals have been unveiled by the UK government that would make it an offence for people to publicly support a banned group even if they did not encourage others to do so.’

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The Guardian, 6th June 2018

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Jihadi bride who bought flip flops for her Isil fighter husband is jailed for five years – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 7th, 2018 in married persons, news, proscribed organisations, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘In 2015, his wife started sending him money – first £1,500 then later two payments of £2,000 – telling those whose names would appear on the transactions that Khan was studying or carrying out aid work.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th June 2018

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Securing the future: counter-terrorism strategy published – Home Office

Posted June 5th, 2018 in crime prevention, press releases, terrorism by tracey

‘Home Secretary Sajid Javid sets out the UK’s response to evolving threat of terrorism.’

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Home Office, 4th June 2018

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London teen guilty of museum terror plot – BBC News

Posted June 5th, 2018 in news, terrorism, young persons by tracey

‘A teenager has been found guilty of plotting a terror attack on the British Museum in London with Britain’s first all-woman cell.’

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BBC News, 4th June 2018

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Ethan Stables sentenced over gay pride attack plot – BBC News

‘A white supremacist who planned to carry out an attack at a pub’s gay pride night has been sentenced to an indefinite hospital order.’

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BBC News, 30th May 2018

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Government U-turn over anti-terror law used to deport migrants – The Guardian

Posted May 30th, 2018 in deportation, immigration, news, select committees, terrorism by sally

‘The government has agreed to stop deporting people under an immigration rule designed to tackle terrorism and those judged to be a threat to national security pending a review, after the Guardian highlighted numerous cases in which the power was being misused.’

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The Guardian, 29th May 2018

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Police to treat gangs like terror suspects with tough new laws – Daily Telegraph

‘Police will treat gang members like terrorism suspects if they use YouTube music videos to incite violence on the streets, under new proposals to tackle the soaring murder rates.’

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Daily Telegraph, 30th May 2018

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Family Division judge refuses council permission to withdraw care proceedings – Local Government Lawyer

Posted May 11th, 2018 in care orders, children, local government, news, terrorism by sally

‘A Family Division judge has refused an application by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets to have care proceedings for child C either dismissed or withdrawn.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 9th May 2018

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Approach when a local authority seeks permission to withdraw application for care order – Family Law

Posted April 30th, 2018 in care orders, children, local government, news, terrorism by tracey

‘Family analysis: Maud Davis, partner at TV Edwards LLP, says the judgment in A local authority v A mother and others [2017] EWHC 3741 (Fam), [2017] All ER (D) 146 (Dec) makes it clear that the risk of significant harm has to be established on the basis of evidence, and not “assumptions or speculation on future behaviour”.’

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Family Law, 26th April 2018

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Man jailed for helping Daesh share violent material on social media – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted April 30th, 2018 in guilty pleas, internet, press releases, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘A man convicted of helping Daesh extremists to open social media accounts so they could spread Islamist propaganda online has been jailed.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 27th April 2018

Security services ‘to get more power to stop attacks’ – BBC News

Posted April 24th, 2018 in intelligence services, news, police, reports, terrorism by sally

‘Police and security services are to get more powers and resources to stop terror attacks at an earlier stage, according to the Sunday Times.’

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BBC News, 22nd April 2018

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Sentencing Council launches new definitive guideline on terrorism offences – Sentencing Council

Posted March 28th, 2018 in press releases, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘New sentencing guidelines for terrorism offences have been published today, marking the first time that comprehensive guidance has been produced for courts in England and Wales. The guidelines have been introduced to deal with the changing nature of terrorist offending and to ensure that courts have the guidance they need to deal with these serious and difficult cases, punishing offenders and disrupting their activities.’

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Sentencing Council, 28th March 2018

Source: http://sentencingcouncil.judiciary.gov.uk

Isis fanatic who tried to radicalise ‘army of children’ for London terror attacks jailed for life – The Independent

Posted March 28th, 2018 in child abuse, conspiracy, news, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘An Isis fanatic who tried to brainwash an “army of children” to launch simultaneous terror attacks across London has been jailed for life.’

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The Independent, 27th March 2018

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