Vol 13(6): November-December 2003


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UK: Liberties and democracy at risk - Civil Contingencies Bill

Germany: 1,170 Muslim homes raided

UK: “Al-Qaeda” terrorism charges dropped

Spain: Aznar proclaims pre-emptive strike doctrine

EU: The road to civilisation?

Ireland: Right to remain for Irish citizen children and their parents

Netherlands: “Dover 58” trial reveals flawed investigation

Italy: Andreotti acquitted of murder

Italy: Former defence minister found guilty of corruption

Spain: Criminal code modification pressurises Basque institutions

Germany: Restructuring for a more “professional” force

EU: Deal over defence force

Germany: Officers acquitted on charges of life threatening injuries

UK: Prison suicides - the body count increases

UK: Record prison population

UK: The “Scrubs” - beadings, mock executions and racist threats

Germany: Draft law to ban headscarves in school

Spain: 13-year sentence for Pacheco killing

Italy: Fini disowns fascism bringing turmoil to party


UK: The Civil Contingencies Bill - Britain’s Patriot Act

UK: Anti-terrorist stop and searches double official figures - Muslim communities targeted

EU law on asylum procedures: An assault on human rights?

UK: The dismantling of asylum - the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants) Bill

Norway/Netherlands: Krekar case poses many questions

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