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2017

07

Sep

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‘National Action neo-nazis’ arrested by anti-terror police are members of British Army

Four active duty members of the British Army have been arrested, under the country’s anti-terror laws, on alleged involvement in a banned neo-nazi group. Along with a fifth person, a civilian, they are suspected of being members of National Action, the first far-right group to be banned in the U.K. for promoting violence and terrorist […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: TIME

05

Sep

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Refugees targeted by ‘deliberate’ fire in Edinburgh

An Egyptian refugee living in Scotland has told the BBC he fears for the lives of his children after a fire attack at their home in Edinburgh. The father-of-four claims his family was the target of a blaze at a block of flats in the Wester Hailes area of the city on Saturday. Police said […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: BBC

05

Sep

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Disturbing footage of G4S guards ‘choking and mocking immigrant’

Disturbing footage appears to show immigrants being choked and mocked by guards at a privately-run immigration center. It’s claimed this incident forms part of an alleged culture of abuse at the Brook House detention centre, which is located near Gatwick Airport. The BBC said it exposes ‘a brutal and failing environment, where self-harm and drug […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: Metro

01

Aug

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Female RAF recruit hurled around by naked servicemen

A woman recruit is hurled around by naked servicemen in a shocking “initiation ceremony”. Rebecca, then just 21, was the only female among 28 RAF recruits and says sexual harassment became simply a matter of routine. It comes after an investigation reveals military police launched at least 113 probes into claims of rape, sexual assault […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: Mirror , Daily Mail

31

Jul

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Tony Blair prosecution over Iraq war blocked by judges

Tony Blair should not face prosecution for his role in the 2003 Iraq war, the high court has ruled. The lord chief justice, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, and another senior judge, Mr Justice Ouseley, said on Monday that there was no crime of aggression in English law under which the former prime minister could be […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: The Guardian

31

Jul

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Londoners protest against police over youth’s killing

Dozens of people blocked a main road in east London Friday in protest against the killing of a 20-year-old black man who was killed last weekend after police tried to detain him. An officer was slightly injured when protesters hurled bottles after police attempted to clear the Kingsland Road that had been blocked with rubbish […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: TRT Haber , Anatolian News Agency

17

Jul

15 Temmuz Demokrasi ve Milli Birlik Günü etkinlikleri kapsamında Gençlik ve Spor Bakanlığı ile Avrupalı Türk Demokratlar Birliğinin (UETD) İngiltere şubesinin düzenlediği anma programı, Londra'nın kuzeyinde yer alan, Türkçe konuşan toplumun yoğun olarak yaşadığı Walthamstow bölgesindeki Walthamstow Belediye Sarayı'nda yapıldı.  ( Ian Adamson - Anadolu Ajansı )

London: PKK supporters target Turks at July 15 event

Sympathizers of the PKK terror organization attacked a group of Turks gathered at an event Friday in British capital. One policeman was injured when the 40-man strong group threw objects at the Turks who were in the Walthamstow Town Hall to commemorate the anniversary of the July 15 defeated coup in Turkey. There were more […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: Anatolian News Agency

13

Jul

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UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia are lawful, High Court rules

After seeing secret evidence, the High Court has rejected claims that the Government is acting unlawfully by failing to suspend the sale of UK arms to Saudi Arabia. The case was brought by Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), which says UK fighter jets and bombs sent to the Gulf state have been used in the […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: The Telegraph

07

Jul

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Tony Blair ‘not straight’ with UK over Iraq, says Chilcot

Iraq Inquiry: Full transcript of Sir John Chilcot’s BBC interview  In full: Laura Kuenssberg interview with Sir John Chilcot The chair of the Iraq Inquiry, Sir John Chilcot, has spoken exclusively to the BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg to mark the first anniversary of the publication of his report into the 2003 invasion. Here you […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: BBC World

08

Jun

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May: I’ll rip up human rights laws that impede new terror legislation

Theresa May has declared she is prepared to rip up human rights laws to impose new restrictions on terror suspects, as she sought to gain control over the security agendajust 36 hours before the polls open. The prime minister said she was looking at how to make it easier to deport foreign terror suspects and […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: The Guardian