Archive for the 'treason' Category

Are laws against treason still relevant or useful? – BBC News

“There have been calls for the UK’s treason laws to be used against radical Muslim groups such as Islam4UK in response to their protests about the British army’s campaign in Afghanistan. But how relevant is legislation which dates back to the 14th century?”

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BBC News, 15th February 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Treason laws could be abolished – Daily Telegraph

“The ancient laws of treason could be scrapped under plans to simplify the legal system.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th June 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

An ancient law with modern resonance – The Times

“Ask a group of schoolchildren what they know about treason and they are most likely to mention Guy Fawkes and Ann Boleyn – but a closer look at the law brings some more recent names to mind.”

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The Times, 11th March 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

What are the laws on treason? – BBC News Magazine

“There are plans afoot to change the laws on treason in the UK, with a commission on citizenship led by Lord Goldsmith recommending reform, but what is the law?”

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BBC News Magazine, 11th March 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Treason laws outdated, says Lord Goldsmith – Daily Telegraph

“Britain’s ancient laws of treason are out of date and should be overhauled, a senior government adviser will tell the Prime Minister this week.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th March 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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