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Terror suspect order overturned – The Independent

“The Home Secretary must revoke a control order imposed on a terror suspect, the Court of Appeal ruled today.”

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The Independent, 5th April 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Two new control orders imposed in past three months, Theresa May announces – The Guardian

“Two new control orders have been imposed on suspected terrorists by the home secretary, Theresa May, in the past three months despite an intense coalition debate over whether they should be scrapped, the Home Office has disclosed.”

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The Guardian, 17th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

MPs back control orders extension – BBC News

“Eight suspected terrorists will remain on control orders while the government introduces their replacement.”

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BBC News, 2nd March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Scrap worst aspects of control orders now, says former DPP Lord Macdonald – The Guardian

“The most draconian aspects of the current control order regime – the lengthy curfews and forced relocation of terror suspects – should be axed now and not extended for a further nine months, the government’s official overseer of its counter-terrorism review has said.”

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The Guardian, 8th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Control orders replacement does much the same job, says Lord Carlile – The Guardian

“The proposed replacement for control orders ‘shares several characteristics’ with the existing regime and should provide the same level of public protection, Lord Carlile, the government’s official reviewer of counter-terror laws, has said.”

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The Guardian, 3rd February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Counter-terrorism and security powers review – The Guardian

“Read the full report from Lord Macdonald of River Glaven QC that found the continued use of electronic tags and overnight curfews for terror suspects on control orders was ‘disproportionate, unnecessary and objectionable'”

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The Guardian, 28th January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Changes to counter terrorism powers recommended – Home Office

“New measures to restore civil liberties while continuing to protect the public from terrorism have today been outlined by Theresa May.”

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Home Office, 26th January 2011

Source: www.homeoffice.gov.uk


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