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Police beat and kicked Muslim terror suspect during arrest, court hears – The Guardian

“A British Muslim man accused of raising funds for terrorist organisations was subjected to a ‘sustained and very violent assault’ during his arrest by four specialist officers from the Metropolitan police, a court has heard.”

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The Guardian, 4th May 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Oldham woman jailed over ‘disfigured face’ hate attack – BBC News

“A woman who attacked another woman because she had a facial disfigurement has been jailed for eight months.”

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BBC News, 17th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Assault definitive guideline – Sentencing Council

“Following a 12 week consultation the Sentencing Council is publishing its new definitive guideline on assault offences, which has been issued in accordance with section 120 (4) of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009.”

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Sentencing Council, 16th March 2011

Source: www.sentencingcouncil.org.uk

New sentencing guidance for assault – Law Society’s Gazette

“The Sentencing Council has today published new guidance to judges and magistrates for assault offences.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 16th March 2011

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Judge pledges more consistency in assault sentencing – BBC News

“New guidelines on sentencing offenders guilty of assault should ensure there is greater consistency between courts, a senior judge has told the BBC.”

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BBC News, 9th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

£1m claim commuter awarded £11,000 – The Independent

“A commuter who sued London Underground for £1 million damages after he was grabbed by an employee at a ticket barrier has won just £11,925 in compensation.”

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The Independent, 25th February 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Crawley brawl machete attacker Antonio Batsimba jailed – BBC News

“A 22-year-old man has been given an indeterminate prison sentence for a machete attack in Crawley town centre which left three men seriously injured.”

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BBC News, 17th February 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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