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(May 02, 2008) The terrorism laws of the United Kingdom are continuing to be implemented in the courts, with individuals prosecuted frequently being jailed under these provisions. Most recently, a male, British-born Muslim convert has been jailed for four and a half years for terrorism-related offenses that occurred during an inflammatory speech in a London mosque, after which he requested funds to finance insurgents overseas. A man was jailed for 16 months after admitting to possessing a CD version of an al Qaeda training manual found during a police raid on his home, which occurred after he came forward as a friend or acquaintance of the London July bombers. (Cahal Milmo, Muslim Activist Who Heckled Minister Is Jailed, THE INDEPENDENT (London) Apr. 19, 2008, available at http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/muslim-activist-who-heckled-
minister-is-jailed-811772.html
; Man Jailed for Possessing Terror Manual, THE INDEPENDENT (London), Mar. 11 2008, available at http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/man-jailed-for-possessing-terror-
manual-794130.html
.)

Author: Clare Feikert-Ahalt More by this author
Topic: Terrorism More on this topic
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom More about this jurisdiction

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Last updated: 05/02/2008