CAGE/AJE EXCLUSIVE: UK mulls softening anti-terrorism law (video)

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CAGE/AJE EXCLUSIVE: UK mulls softening anti-terrorism law (video)

08.04.14

Parliament debates “Schedule 7” legislation, which allows police to detain travellers for hours without suspicion.

The man who monitors the UK’s anti-terrorism laws says British Muslims must accept being detained for questioning when they travel in and out of the country. 

A law known as “Schedule 7” allows police officers to detain travellers for hours without any suspicion, sometimes asking them for their opinions on British foreign policy.

Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee has this exclusive report from London. Click here for video.

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