Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Taxpayer’s Guide to Terrorism

Chris Coverdale, a peace campaigner, highlights the astonishing implications for taxpayers of a legal ruling by the UK Supreme Court on the definition of terrorism ——————————————————————— Terrorism is the threat or use of firearms or explosives endangering a person’s life … Continue reading

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Bombing Iraq is unequivocally illegal

Chris Coverdale, a lawyer and campaigner, identifies the illegality of war and calls for MPs who voted in favour of bombing Iraq to be held to account in court for their crimes.  ——————–<0>—————— When David Cameron claimed in Parliament that … Continue reading

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The Terrorism Act 2000

1 Terrorism: interpretation. (1)   In this Act “terrorism” means the use or threat of action where— (a)    the action falls within subsection (2), (b)    the use or threat is designed to influence the government or an international governmental organisation or to intimidate the … Continue reading

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