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Metrics of Domestic Security

[Baroness] Jenny Jones in the Guardian (February 2017), ‘While an elected Green, I was put on the Metropolitan police’s domestic extremism database, along with Green MP Caroline Lucas, Green councillors and several journalists. When left to themselves, the police instinctively keep their definitions loose, cast their net wide and overstep their powers. Even though I…

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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…