UK Anti Terrorism

Tinkling the Ivories While the World Burns

Joel Durston | Posted 02.04.2017 | UK Politics
Joel Durston

We can't let terror win - the common refrain in the aftermath of the now all too frequent terror attacks. But ISIS is already winning. There's no shame in admitting because the terrorists have effectively rigged the game, in two important and connected ways.

Report: New Anti-Terror Laws 'Dilute' Protection For Journalist Sources

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Politics

The Government has been warned its new anti-terror laws need stronger protections to prevent journalists’ sources from being exposed among 86 change...

NUS Storm Over Invite To 'ISIS Apologists' Who Called Jihadi John 'Beautiful'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The National Union of Students has defended inviting one of the directors of CAGE - a group which said Jihadi John was a "beautiful man" - to speak at...

'Gunfire And Explosions' Near Train Station During Anti-Terror Raids In Belgium

AP/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK

Police launched an anti-terror operation in an eastern Belgian city on Thursday, with witnesses reporting gunfire and explosions in an area of Vervier...

#ToddlerTerror Trends as Teachers Forced to Spy on Muslim Children

Dilly Hussain | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK
Dilly Hussain

As Theresa May continues her crusade to establish the ideal neocon police state, Muslims took to social media to express their frustration at the Government's latest Orwellian policy.

#BritishValues and #TerrorLaws - Has Theresa May Been Reading '1984'?

Yasmin Khatun Dewan | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Politics
Yasmin Khatun Dewan

When the Home Secretary said "British values will prevail in the end" against extremism, if she's talking about freedom of speech, then she's certainly missed a trick. The fact that surfaces with the revelation of these measures under the banner of "British Values" is in reality a demonization of a single community - a community just like any other.

Ethiopian Minister's Twitter Account Deleted After Slamming Uganda's Anti-Gay Law

Dan Littauer | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK
Dan Littauer

Ethiopia's Minister of Minister of Women, Children and Youth Affairs official Twitter account has been deleted on Tuesday night, after she slammed Uganda for passing it's anti-gay law.

Extradition: A Victory for Terror

Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Politics
Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed

Extradition, in other words, does nothing for the fight against terrorism. On the contrary, it is a self-serving red-herring designed to conceal the dubious systemic failures of British and American security agencies from public knowledge, while vindicating their unaccountable powers to override the rule of law.

Homes Evacuated After Anti-Terror Police Find 'Suspicious Substances' In Raid

PA | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK

A number of homes have been evacuated after suspicious substances were found during a raid by anti-terror police. Residents in six flats were asked...

Councils Abusing Anti-Terror Laws To Catch.. Dog Owners And Smokers?

PA | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK Politics

Powers designed to combat terrorism and serious crime have been used to catch dog owners whose pets fouled the streets and to investigate breaches of ...

'You've Only Got Yourself To Blame'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

A young terrorism suspect who says the Government's new security service monitoring powers are preventing him from finding a wife and starting a famil...

PHOTOS: Man Returns To Find Car Destroyed By Anti-Terrorist Police..

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK

To have your car explode when it breaks down is very rare. To have your broken down car blown up by anti-terrorist police because you left it unatt...

Anti-Terror Police Arrest Three At Heathrow

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of possessing articles and documents with intent to use them for terrorist purposes overseas. The men, fr...

Union Warns Staff Against 'Spying On Foreign Students'

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A university union has issued a warning against putting pressure on staff to spy on their foreign students amid fears it would taint the UK's reputati...

Six Men From Birmingham Charged With Terror Offences

PA | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK

Six men have been charged with terror offences after they were arrested last week in a major operation. The men, all from Birmingham,...

Anti-Terrorism Bill Still Suffers From "Fundamental Problems"

The Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Politics

MPs have been debating the final stages of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill (TPIM) - a law which has been described as "a cont...