The Home Secretary is politicising the criminal law in an attempt to look tough on terror. She's doing it at the cost of free speech and a fair justice system. The reality is there is no evidence of a link between viewing 'extremist' material and intending to commit crime, no evidence censorship will defeat terrorism, and no need for more counter-terror powers.
Modern Britain has a problem with Islam. This may not come as much of a surprise to some readers. For many in Britain, Islam is considered an isolating force, and its followers are somehow externalised from British identity, regardless of their birthplace or what passport they hold...
Not a single article in the British press mentioned the word 'terrorist' in reference to McGee's case. The hypocrisy and double standards of the British justice system and the media is as clear as daylight.
David Miranda, the partner of journalist Glenn Greenwald, has lost his High Court claim that he was detained unlawfully at
Powers designed to combat terrorism and serious crime have been used to catch dog owners whose pets fouled the streets and
MPs have been debating the final stages of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill (TPIM) - a law which