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Terrorism Laws – crows come home to roost?

The misuse of Britain’s hastily conceived anti-terrorism/counter-terrorism laws and security regimes is now affecting society as a whole… a climate of suspicion permeates, with an impact on individual and collective behaviour. Rob Evans and Vikram Dodd in the Guardian, 28th April 2016, ‘A  secretive police unit tasked with spying on alleged extremists intent on committing serious…

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Extending pre-charge detention to 42 days!

  So four Muslim MPs voted with Government to extend pre-charge detention to 42 days! They can be put to shame! Muhammad Sarwar (Glasgow Central), Khalid Mahmoud (Birmingham Perry Barr), Shahid Malik (Dewsbury) and even former human rights lawyer Sadiq Khan (Tooting) did not have the bottle to make a stand. Liberty, the human rights body, described…