By Rizwaan Sabir
Muslims Must Work to Change the Anti-Terror Laws
Since the events of 9/11 and 7/7, the British government has launched a series of programmes and initiatives under its counter-terrorism strategy (Contest) to counter the threat posed by individuals intent on adopting a violent methodology for change. Out of the four areas that comprise Contest (Pursue, Prevent, Protect, Prepare), the Prevent strand, or Preventing Violent Extremism as it’s officially known, has been given the most...
By Alia Suruliz
As a student of law, I was surprised by the extent to which English law has developed to protect a suspect from injustice and arbitrary state action: from undue detention until charged; from undue punishment until convicted; from being treated as innocent until found to be guilty. Yet the enactment of the Terrorism Acts 2000 and 2006 and similar anti-terror measures make a mockery of the traditional criminal legal system and the principle of habeas corpus. 505
Monday 15 February to Sunday 21 February 2010
At present, the British Muslim community is suffering disproportionately as a result of crime, on both sides of the spectrum. How can we help the community progress?
Each community has both its fair share of wrongdoers and its exemplary citizens. This is no exception within the British Muslim community.
There are many issues that are affecting the community, but the issues of crime and security features with a regrettable significance....
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