Posts Tagged ‘Definition of Terrorist’

And, if there was any doubt, Theresa May herself confirmed it in recent days.
Forget about ‘Brexit’ – this election has much more at stake than that. If anyone is thinking of not voting at all – please think again.

All of the pieces have been carefully moved into place over several years – and Theresa May has been at the heart of all of it.

One of the most important of these was the introduction of ‘Secret Courts’ (under the ‘Justice and Security’ legislation) under the Tory government in 2013. Another was the Investigatory Powers Bill (Snoopers Charter): the mass surveillance programme that Mrs May was trying to introduce for years and finally did in January this year.

Another is the Draconian law being proposed to deal with whistleblowers and journalists and their criminalisation.

And now we have Mrs May openly saying she needs to push aside human rights laws in order to combat terrorism. (more…)

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