Thursday, March 15, 2007

UK Gulag: 940 detained since 9/11 without charge

Less than one in 20 held under anti-terror laws is charged
By Nigel Morris, Home Affairs Correspondent. 06 March 2007

Less than 4 per cent of the people arrested under anti-terror laws since the September 11 attacks five years ago have been convicted of terrorist offences, it was disclosed yesterday.

Following warnings from Muslim groups over the growing alienation of large sections of the community, the Government faced demands for an overhaul of anti-terrorist legislation.

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