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MoD lobbied secretly to cut legal aid for cases against its treatment of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan – The Guardian

“The Ministry of Defence lobbied behind closed doors to restrict the provision of legal aid to claimants questioning the treatment of military detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, the high court has heard.”

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The Guardian, 5th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Bomb plotter wins parole challenge – The Independent

“A man jailed for 45 years for plotting to blow up an Israeli airliner won a High Court challenge today against Government refusals to allow his early release.”

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The Independent, 1st April 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

7/7 inquests: Date announced for coroner’s verdicts – BBC News

“The inquest verdicts on the 7/7 London bombings are due to be announced on Friday 6 May by the coroner, Lady Justice Hallett.”

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BBC News, 23rd March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Jihadist who took BA job to plot terror attack from inside jailed for 30 years – The Guardian

“A disciple of an extremist Islamist cleric, who got a job at British Airways to plot terrorist attacks, has been jailed for 30 years.”

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The Guardian, 18th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.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

7/7 inquests: MI5 rejects families’ call for 7/7 review – BBC News

“MI5 has rejected calls from the families of the 52 victims of the 7/7 bombings for a review of its working practices in light of the inquests.”

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BBC News, 11th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

CPS statement following the conviction of Terence Brown – Crown Prosecution Service

“Following the conviction of Terence Brown, Moira Macmillan, CPS Counter Terrorism Division lawyer said: ‘Terence Brown made money from producing and selling CD-Roms which contained details of step-by-step instructions that could be used by anyone planning or committing a terrorist attack.’ ”

Full press release

Crown Prosecution Service, 9th March 2011

Source: www.cps.gov.uk


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