EU-UK: Informal London meeting on counter-terrorism - 16 August 2006


Joint Press Statement (pdf)

The statement contains no explicit references to the "profiling" of airline passenger which is mentioned in press coverage: see Guardian (link) and Guardian - security net (link) and New York Times (link).

Background on "profiling":

1) Profiling in Germany (Statewatch bulletin, pdf)

2) A Failure to Regulate: Data Protection and Ethnic Profiling in the Police Sector in Europe

3) Ethnic Profiling and Counter-Terrorism: Trends, Dangers and Alternatives: Open Society Justice Initiative

4) Racial profiling and anti-terror stop and search (IRR News Service, link)

 

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