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News Digest (18 stories, 17.11.15)
Statewatch News Online, November 2015 [c.1063 words] - Feature Article
Albania Warned to Take Islamist Threats ...
 
NORTHERN IRELAND: MI5's control over national security issues means covert operations are run by a "parallel police force"
Statewatch News Online, January 2013 [c.1906 words] - Feature Article
Covert policing operations in Northern Ireland are effectively run by a "parallel police force" dominated by MI5 that is answerable to government mini...
 
EU: Widespread implementation of the "principle of availability" further eases information exchange amongst European police forces
Statewatch News Online, November 2012 [c.1057 words] - Feature Article
01.11.12 - The vast majority of EU and Schengen states have now transposed the Swedish Framework Decision, a 2006 piece of legislation aimed at implem...
 
UK: Police use of plastic bullets would be "a recipe for disaster"
Statewatch News Online, July 2012 [c.1848 words] - Feature Article
Campaigners are calling for a ban on plastic bullets in the UK, arguing that their use in Northern Ireland - where a ban has been demanded for over th...
 
Northern Ireland: What did 'Bob' do with FRU?
Statewatch News Online, March 2007 [c.1560 words] - Feature Article
Following the appointment of Jonathan "Bob" Evans as Director-General of MI5, there is growing interest in his role as an MI5 operative in Northern Ir...
 
Northern Ireland: The Death in Custody of Roseanne Irvine by Phil Scraton
Statewatch Bulletin; vol 17 no 1 January-March 2007 [c.4891 words] - Feature Article
The NIPS [Northern Ireland Prison Service] wishes to express its sympathy to the friends and relatives of Roseanne Irvine, a 34 year old female rem...
 
"The 'War on terror' - Lessons from Northern Ireland" by Paddy Hillyard
Statewatch Bulletin; vol 15 no 5 September-October 2005 [c.2343 words] - Feature Article
Marx made many comments about history. But one particular comment is important when reflecting upon the current war on terror. He pointed out that his...
 
Does the EU need a “Fundamental Rights Agency”?
Statewatch News Online, March 2005 [c.1522 words] - Feature Article
Viewpoint: Tony Bunyan, Statewatch editor, looks at the proposal and wonders if it will be just another “figleaf” for inaction In November 2001 th...
 
Northern Ireland: The death of Annie Kelly
Statewatch Bulletin; vol 14 no 6 November-December 2004 [c.4266 words] - Feature Article
Phil Scraton analyses an unprecedented indictment of the endemic failures within the N Ireland Prison Service The inquest into the death in custody...
 
Viewpoint: Does the EU need a “Fundamental Rights Agency”?
Statewatch Bulletin; vol 14 no 6 November-December 2004 [c.1059 words] - Feature Article
In November 2001 the European Commission put forward a proposal for a "Council Framework Decision on combating racism and xenophobia" (COM 664, 28.11....
 
UK-USA: Was the seizure of Indymedia's servers in London unlawful or did the UK government collude?
Statewatch News Online, October 2004 [c.1371 words] - Feature Article
- "A trail that started in Switzerland and Italy has now ended fairly and squarely in the lap of the UK Home Secretary to justify" Tony Bunyan,
 
Cory report into the murders of Pat Finucane, Robert Hamill, Rosemary Nelson and Billy Wright published
Statewatch News Online, April 2004 [c.1955 words] - Feature Article
The Cory Report (link) British G...
 
UN Commission on Human Rights to be told of UK government's lack of response on Northern Ireland
Statewatch News Online, April 2004 [c.1951 words] - Feature Article
PRESS RELEASE, WEDNESDAY 14 APRIL 2004, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS TOLD OF GOVERNMENT’S LACK OF SUPPORT FOR H...
 
Lord Woolf's attack on Labour's law reforms
Statewatch News Online, March 2004 [c.6059 words] - Feature Article
Lord Woolf's Squire Centenary Lecture, entitled "The Rule of Law and a Change in the Constitution" Any worthwhile society requires an effici...
 
This covert experiment in injustice
Statewatch News Online, February 2004 [c.1217 words] - Feature Article
Blunkett's proposals for secret trials will shame the country Gareth Peirce Wednesday February 4, 2004 The Guardian In the course of 12...
 
Civil Contingencies Bill: Britain's Patriot Act - revised, and just as dangerous as before
Statewatch News Online, January 2004 [c.4038 words] - Feature Article
- some clauses dropped but overall powers remain a great danger to democracy - government, not head of state, to declare "state of emergency" - ...
 
Anti-terrorist stop & searches target Muslim communities, but few arrests
Statewatch News Online, January 2004 [c.1486 words] - Feature Article
This analysis was first published in Statewatch bulletin, vol 13 no 6, November- December 2003 A study by Statewatch of the figures produced...
 
Civil Contingencies Bill: Britain’s Patriot Act
Statewatch Bulletin; vol 14 no 1 January-February 2004 [c.3427 words] - Feature Article
The Bill has been revised but the overalll powers remain a great danger to democracy On 7 January the government published their response to a high...
 
Appeal for support of non-national parents and their Irish citizen children
Statewatch News Online, November 2003 [c.1179 words] - Feature Article
"On 23rd January 2003, the majority of the Supreme Court of Ireland upheld the right of the Minister for Justice to deport in certain circumstances no...
 
The Civil Contingencies Bill - Britain’s Patriot Act
Statewatch Bulletin; vol 13 no 6 November-December 2003 [c.2453 words] - Feature Article
Cities could be sealed off, travel bans introduced and all telecommunications cut off. Protests could be banned and new offences created by government...
 
Anti-terrorist stop & searches double official figures
Statewatch Bulletin; vol 13 no 6 November-December 2003 [c.1436 words] - Feature Article
Terrorism legislation sees increase in checks but fewer arrests as Muslim communities are targeted- A study by Statewatch of the figures produced b...
 
Special Branch more than doubles in size
Statewatch News Online, September 2003 [c.266 words] - Feature Article
The Special Branch was set up in 1883 and until the mid-1960s was solely based in London's Metropolitan Police force (when it had around 300 officers)...
 
Northern Ireland: McBride third judicial review
Statewatch News Online, September 2003 [c.1213 words] - Feature Article
In the Belfast High Court today, Friday 5 December, Justice Weir granted leave for a full judicial review in the matter of the Ministry of Defence's d...
 
New UK-US Extradition Treaty
Statewatch News Online, August 2003 [c.6152 words] - Feature Article
This Special Report is also available in "pdf" format to download: Analysis no 18 ...
 
The “alternative” 2002 annual report on surveillance
Statewatch Bulletin; vol 13 no 5 August-October 2003 [c.2747 words] - Feature Article
The reports by the government on surveillance activities for the year 2002 are now available. In Statewatch vol 13 no 3/4 the latest figures for the s...
 

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