UK judge orders rightwing extremist to read classic literature or face prison – The Guardian

Posted September 2nd, 2021 in news, sentencing, suspended sentences, terrorism by sally

‘A former student who downloaded almost 70,000 white supremacist documents and bomb-making instructions has avoided a prison sentence “by the skin of his teeth” after being told to read classic literature by Dickens, Austen, Shakespeare and Hardy.’

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The Guardian, 1st September 2021

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Research Briefing: Proscribed Terrorist Organisations – House of Commons Library

Posted August 27th, 2021 in news, parliament, proscribed organisations, terrorism by tracey

‘This paper examines the regime for proscribing organisations under the Terrorism Act 2000. It explains the criteria that must be met for proscription, the associated criminal offences, and the process for deproscription. It also considers recently proscribed organisations, and some criticisms of the regime.’

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House of Commons Library, 26th August 2021

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Research Briefing: Police powers: detention and custody – House of Commons Library

‘This Commons Library briefing paper describes police detention powers and outlines a recent history of their reform. It also describes the police custody estate.’

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House of Commons Library, 3rd August 2021

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Convicted terrorist found driving London bin lorries jailed – BBC News

Posted July 30th, 2021 in imprisonment, news, notification, police, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A convicted terrorist found driving bin lorries in London has been jailed for failing to tell police he was driving potentially dangerous vehicles.’

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BBC News, 29th July 2021

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Neo-Nazi Andrew Dymock jailed for terror and hate crimes – BBC News

‘A neo-Nazi student who created two extremist groups and promoted a “distorted and wicked cause” has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 21st July 2021

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The Base: UK to ban US-based white supremacist group as terrorist organisation – The Independent

Posted July 13th, 2021 in news, proscribed organisations, racism, terrorism by tracey

‘The British government is to ban US-based white supremacist group The Base as a terrorist organisation.’

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The Independent, 12th July 2021

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Fishmongers’ Hall: Steven Gallant to be freed from prison – BBC News

Posted July 9th, 2021 in imprisonment, murder, news, rehabilitation, release on licence, terrorism by tracey

‘A convicted murderer who tackled the Fishmongers’ Hall attacker Usman Khan on London Bridge is to be freed from prison on licence.’

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BBC News, 7th July 2021

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‘Staggeringly high’ number of people with autism on UK Prevent scheme – The Guardian

Posted July 7th, 2021 in autism, news, ombudsmen, statistics, terrorism, young offenders by sally

‘A “staggeringly high” number of people with autism are referred to the government’s anti-radicalisation Prevent programme, a terror laws watchdog will say, calling for discussion about terrorism cases in which the disability features.’

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The Guardian, 7th July 2021

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Manchester Arena Inquiry: Ex-GMP officer investigated over evidence By Daniel De Simone – BBC News

‘A former Greater Manchester Police officer is being investigated by a watchdog over his evidence at a public inquiry into the Manchester Arena bomb.’

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BBC News, 5th July 2021

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Associate of London Bridge attacker jailed over 9/11 anniversary video – The Independent

Posted July 5th, 2021 in news, sentencing, terrorism, video recordings by tracey

‘A known extremist has been jailed for sharing a video glorifying terrorism on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 atrocities.’

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The Independent, 3rd July 2021

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Murderer who tackled London Bridge terrorist with narwhal tusk could be freed within weeks – The Independent

Posted July 5th, 2021 in murder, news, pardons, terrorism by tracey

‘A convicted murderer who tackled the London Bridge terrorist could be freed from prison within weeks after being pardoned by the Queen.’

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The Independent, 4th July 2021

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Boy, 11, referred to Prevent for wanting to give ‘alms to the oppressed’ – The Guardian

‘An 11-year-old primary school pupil was referred to the government’s controversial counter-radicalisation Prevent programme after a teacher mistook the word “alms” for “arms” during a classroom discussion.’

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The Guardian, 27th June 2021

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UK man jailed for sharing extremist videos, including Christchurch attack – The Guardian

Posted June 24th, 2021 in hate crime, internet, news, sentencing, terrorism, video recordings by sally

‘A British man has been jailed for terrorism offences after sharing explosives manuals and extremist videos, including one apparently celebrating the New Zealand mosque massacres, on rightwing chat groups.’

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The Guardian, 24th June 2021

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Manchester Arena bomber should have been identified as threat, inquiry finds – The Guardian

Posted June 18th, 2021 in inquiries, murder, news, security companies, terrorism by tracey

‘The Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi should have been identified as a security threat on the night of the attack, a public inquiry has found.’

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The Guardian, 17th June 2021

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Neo-Nazi ex-Ukip member jailed for 18 years for terror offences – The Guardian

Posted June 15th, 2021 in explosives, news, racism, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A former Ukip member who posted violent racist, antisemitic and Islamophobic propaganda online and collected the means for making bombs has been jailed for 18 years.’

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The Guardian, 14th June 2021

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More than one in 10 terror suspects arrested in Britain is a child, figures show – The Independent

‘More than one in 10 terror suspects arrested in Britain is a child, figures reveal amid mounting concerns over online radicalisation. Thirteen per cent of those arrested in the 12 months to March under terrorism laws were aged under 18, up five per cent.’

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The Independent, 10th June 2021

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Fishmongers’ Hall terrorist Usman Khan was lawfully killed, inquest jury finds – The Guardian

Posted June 11th, 2021 in inquests, news, police, terrorism by tracey

‘Usman Khan, a convicted terrorist, was lawfully killed on London Bridge by armed police after stabbing two people at a prisoner rehabilitation event while wearing a fake suicide belt, an inquest jury has concluded.’

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The Guardian, 10th June 2021

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Maidenhead far-right ‘extremist’ jailed for terrorism offences – BBC News

Posted May 26th, 2021 in imprisonment, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A “right-wing extremist” has been jailed for possessing manuals on knife fighting and making explosives.’

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BBC News, 25th May 2021

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‘Devious’ man jailed for trying to frame landlord’s partner over Westminster terror attack – The Independent

‘A man has been jailed for trying to frame an innocent person over the Westminster terror attack. Gerald Banyard, 67, fed police falsified information claiming a second man was involved in Khalid Masood’s deadly car and knife rampage “out of spite for his former landlord”.’

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The Independent, 20th May 2021

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Murderer James Ford who tried to help terror attack victim freed – BBC News

Posted May 21st, 2021 in murder, news, parole, rehabilitation, terrorism, victims by tracey

‘A murderer who tried to help one of the victims of the London Bridge terror attack has been cleared by the Parole Board to be freed from prison.’

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BBC News, 21st May 2021

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