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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. PREVENT and infringement of liberties, reported in the Guardian, 20 January 2017, ‘One of the UK’s most prestigious universities has warned students and staff…

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Metrics of Domestic Security

The canaary.co.uk observes (December 2016), ‘The Home Office has admitted an astonishing fact before heading off for the Christmas break. On 15 December, it released figures relating to terrorism arrests and charges since the fall of the Twin Towers in September 2001. It turns out that since that momentous date, arrests in the UK for suspicion…