Bomb plotter Barot has minimum jail term cut – The Times

Posted May 16th, 2007 in news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

“Dhiren Barot, the British al-Qaeda terrorist given a life sentence for plotting atrocities in the UK and US, had his minimum jail term cut from 40 to 30 years at the Court of Appeal today.”

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The Times, 16th May 2007

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7 July probe tactics criticised – BBC News

Posted May 16th, 2007 in news, police, terrorism by sally

“Police investigating the 7 July attacks on London have been criticised by the lawyer for Hasina Patel, the widow of suicide bomber Mohammed Sidique Khan.” 

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BBC News, 16th May 2007

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Deportation ruling deals blow to anti-terror policy – The Guardian

Posted May 15th, 2007 in news, terrorism by sally

“The government’s anti-terror policy was dealt another blow today after judges ruled against deporting a man cleared of plotting to launch a poison attack on London.”

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The Guardian, 14th May 2007

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Reid says human rights laws are fuelling terror – The Sunday Times

Posted May 14th, 2007 in human rights, terrorism by sally

“John Reid, the outgoing home secretary, yesterday called for controversial human rights laws to be watered down because he fears they are allowing terrorists to run free.”

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The Sunday Times, 13th May 2007

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New rules on terror leaks urged – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2007 in civil servants, news, police, terrorism by sally

“Officials and police should be subject to new rules covering media briefings on anti-terrorism investigations, human rights organisation Liberty has said.” 

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BBC News, 8th May 2007

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Regina v. M and others – WLR Daily

Posted May 1st, 2007 in appeals, law reports, precedent, terrorism by sally

Regina v. M and others (No. 2) 

“Where a ruling made at a preparatory hearing was overturned on appeal and the Court of Appeal differently constituted in a subsequent case held that the earlier case had been decided per incuriam the judge was bound to follow the later decision in the interests of justice as a whole and on the basis that any rulings of law made at preparatory hearings had correctly to reflect the law which would govern the trial.”

WLR Daily, 27th April 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Price of justice was the longest and costliest criminal case ever – The Times

Posted May 1st, 2007 in delay, news, terrorism, trials by sally

“The Operation Crevice trial was the longest and most expensive criminal case in Britain – costing £50 million, lasting more than a year and illustrating graphically the growing problems in the courts system.”

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The Times, 1st May 2007

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Five guilty over fertiliser bomb plot – The Guardian

Posted April 30th, 2007 in news, terrorism by sally

“Five British men with close links to the July 7 bombers were today found guilty of a plot to set off a wave of fertiliser-based terrorist explosions around the country.”

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The Guardian

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Libyan terror suspects win right to stay in UK – The Times

Posted April 28th, 2007 in human rights, immigration, Libya, news, terrorism by sally

“A Home Office plan to deport terror suspects back to Libya is in tatters today, after an immigration court ruled that they could face an unfair trial and even torture if sent home.”

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The Times, 27th April 2007

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UK terror suspects win key ruling – BBC News

Posted April 27th, 2007 in human rights, immigration, Libya, news, terrorism by sally

“Two Libyan terror suspects have won an appeal against deportation from the UK in a major defeat for the government.” 

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BBC News, 27th April 2007

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7 July suspects appear in court – BBC News

Posted April 20th, 2007 in news, terrorism by sally

“The first people to be charged in connection with the 7 July suicide bomb attacks in London have appeared before a judge at the Old Bailey.” 

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BBC News, 20th April 2007

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‘Bomb plot’ jury receive ruling – BBC News

Posted April 20th, 2007 in juries, news, terrorism by sally

“The judge in an Old Bailey terror trial which has lasted more than a year has said he will accept a majority verdict.” 

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BBC News, 20th April 2007

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Angry families of terror victims seek payouts – The Guardian

Posted April 20th, 2007 in compensation, news, terrorism by sally

“British victims of terrorist atrocities abroad yesterday voiced their frustration and anger at the lack of help from the government. Survivors of bombings in Bali, Egypt and Turkey spoke out on the eve of the second reading of a private member’s bill which hopes to introduce a system that would allow the families of those killed or injured to be paid compensation.”

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The Guardian, 20th April 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Compensation bid for bomb victims – BBC News

Posted April 19th, 2007 in compensation, news, terrorism by sally

“A bid for compensation for Britons who are killed or hurt in terrorist attacks abroad is to be debated by peers.”

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BBC News, 19th April 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Related link: Victims of Overseas Terrorism Bill 2006-07

Police to be able to question suspects after charge – The Guardian

Posted April 19th, 2007 in news, police, terrorism by sally

“Police are to be given new powers to continue questioning suspects after they have been charged, the attorney general, Lord Goldsmith, said yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 19th April 2007

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Secretary of State for the Home Department v. AF – Times Law Reports

Posted April 18th, 2007 in control orders, human rights, law reports, terrorism by sally

Cumulative restrictions make control order a nullity 

Secretary of State for the Home Department v. AF

Queen’s Bench Division 

“A control order imposing restrictions which amounted cumulatively to a deprivation of liberty was a nullity.”

The Times, 18th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Extremists told to expect prosecution – The Times

Posted April 5th, 2007 in incitement, news, terrorism by sally

“Extremists who preach hate and incite violence and murder will be targeted under a tough crackdown launched by the Attorney-General today to bring ‘radicalisers’ before the courts. ”

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The Times, 5th April 2007

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National strategy to enhance prosecution of extremist radicalisers – Attorney General’s Office

Posted April 5th, 2007 in incitement, news, terrorism by sally

“A national strategy to enhance the investigation and prosecution of extremist radicalisers in the UK – those who incite others to terrorism, violence or hatred of other groups – was announced by the Attorney General, Lord Goldsmith today.” 

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Attorney General’s Office press release, 5th April 2007

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk

Goldsmith has radical preachers in his sights – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 5th, 2007 in Islam, news, terrorism by sally

“A drive against Islamist fanatics is being launched by the Government today to counter the growing radicalism that could fuel a new wave of terrorist bombings.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th April 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Terror suspect wins control case – BBC News

Posted April 4th, 2007 in news, terrorism by sally

“A terror suspect won a battle against a control order imposed by the Home Secretary to limit his movements.”

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BBC News, 4th April 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk