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Scottish councils use terror legislation to investigate loud TVs and primary school children

Scottish councils use terror legislation to investigate loud TVs and primary school children

Scottish councils have used anti-terrorism legislation to spy on primary school children and to investigate trivial complaints and minor misdemeanours, new findings have revealed. The Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act (RIPSA) was intended to combat serious crime and terrorism but has instead been used to investigate complaints about loud televisions, slamming doors, vandalised washing lines and people running up and down[Read More...]

London Beheadings: Who do the terrorists represent?

London Beheadings: Who do the terrorists represent?

The UK has been left shell-shocked after the vicious and brutal murder of two soldiers by two extremists. Two suspects were shot by armed police while ten more have been arrested. The suspects were British muslims and the BBC’s political editor Nick Robinson claimed they were seen shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’, which means ‘God is great’ in Arabic, and tried to[Read More...]

Jimmy Tarbuck

Jimmy Tarbuck case highlights concerns over secret arrests

From the people that brought you secret courts…please welcome to the stage..secret arrests. Sounds like the header for a bad comedy doesn’t it? But this latest scandal over Jimmy Tarbuck has proved to be no laughing matter. Less than a week after UK MPs effectively voted away the right to fair trial in Britain by paving the way for secret[Read More...]