terrorism

  • 1 May 2010

    Amnesty International UK has criticised the British government's use of diplomatic assurances to deport alleged terror suspects to countries where they face torture or death.

  • 17 Apr 2010

    The Tory Shadow Defence Secretary, Liam Fox, has today attacked Nick Clegg's criticism of the Trident nuclear weapons system, insisting that Trident renewal is necessary because the country faces “real threats”. He is right that Britain faces real threats – he just hasn't explained how Trident would be useful against any of them.

  • 7 Apr 2010

    Muslim and Sikh groups have praised the US Transportation Security Administration for rolling back screening rules on passengers arriving from 14 primarily Islamic countries.

  • 30 Jan 2010

    By far the scariest part of Tony Blair’s appearance at the Iraq War Inquiry was when he implied that it would be right to invade Iran.

  • 13 Jan 2010

    Anjem Choudary must be delighted. Despite representing very few people other than himself, he has now attracted so much publicity that his tiny group of extremists has been banned.

  • 13 Jan 2010

    Civil liberties campaigners, community leaders, progressive Muslims and commentators have expressed concern that the Home Secretary's ban on a hardline political Islamist organisation may prove counterproductive.

  • 12 Nov 2009

    Joe Glenton, a British soldier who refused to return to Afghanistan after developing a principled opposition to the war, has been re-arrested and charged with five more offences following his part in an anti-war demonstration.

  • 11 Mar 2009

    Over ten thousand people, including faith leaders, trade unionists and community groups, have attended a series of rallies across Northern Ireland to express opposition to the return of violence to the province.

  • 20 Feb 2009

    The government has withdrawn a widely used education pack from its teachernet website after complaints that helping children to understand what motivates terror attacks is 'dangerous'.

  • 27 Nov 2008

    The carnage in Mumbai in which gunmen have killed over a hundred people, injured many more and taken hostages, has shocked the world. It has thrown a spotlight on religious extremism of various kinds, writes Savi Hensman.