10 June 2008
A nationwide «deradicalisation» programme is being developed to tackle people who have been drawn into Islamist violent extremism in Britain, the government will reveal today. The Home Office said the strategy was needed to help bring back those who had «already crossed the line» in terms of ideology and outlook, but not yet committed any clear criminal offence.
31 January 2005
A scathing law lords judgment condemning the indefinite detention of foreign terror suspects as a threat to the life of the nation left anti-terrorist laws in tatters yesterday. The ruling by an 8-1 majority held that the indefinite detention without trial at Belmarsh, and Woodhill high security prisons was unlawful under the European convention on human rights (ECHR).
27 January 2005
New moves by the home secretary, Charles Clarke, to secure deals with the home countries of the 12 international terror suspects being detained in Britain provoked a mixed response yesterday. Mr Clarke said that the Foreign Office was in talks with several countries to ensure that none of the men would face the death penalty if they were deported from Britain.