17/07/24

King's Speech - Hillsborough Law & Martyn's Law

The inclusion of both a Hillsborough Law and Martyn’s Law in the King’s Speech is a real victory for "people power". The two laws cover very different territory. The first deals with how public officials conduct themselves at inquiries; the second covers the way public venues cater for the .....

16/07/24

France rejects 3,570 Olympics jobseekers over terrorism links and other risks to the games

French authorities have rejected more than 3,500 applicants to work at the Olympics over terror links and security threats. Gérald Darmanin, the interior minister, announced that the government conducted hundreds of thousands of investigations to screen applicants who posed a risk to the games and .....

16/07/24

UK ‘antisemitic TikTok terrorist’ jailed for 4 years after promoting terrorism on the platform

An antisemitic Romford TikTok user was jailed for four years for encouraging terrorist attacks and the murder of Jews, the Crown Prosecution Service said in a Monday statement. Hamza Alam, 22, was sentenced to imprisonment by the Woolwich Crown Court for three counts of disseminating a terrorist publication .....

16/07/24

Soldier in France’s anti-terrorism force stabbed in Paris ahead of Olympics opening ceremony next week

A French soldier deployed in the country’s anti-terrorism force was stabbed at a train station in central Paris on Monday evening, French government officials said, a little more than a week before the Paris 2024 Olympics’ opening ceremony is due to take place. “A soldier with Operation Sentinelle was .....

15/07/24

Suspicious object found in west Belfast 'a hoax'

A suspicious object found outside a property in west Belfast which sparked a security alert has been declared a hoax by police. The operation at Springfield Road began on Sunday morning, with a number of surrounding roads closed. Ammunition Technical Officers attended the scene and a controlled explosion was .....

15/07/24

Feds in San Diego unseal long-hidden immigration fraud case against Saudi who helped 9/11 hijackers

Less than three weeks after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, federal prosecutors in San Diego filed felony immigration fraud charges against Omar Ahmed al-Bayoumi, a Saudi national and alleged intelligence agent who had lived for years in Clairemont and had helped two al-Qaeda hijackers settle in San .....

15/07/24

Trump rally shooting: what we know about the suspected gunman

The early portrait that has emerged of the 20-year-old Pennsylvania man who authorities say tried to assassinate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in the state on Saturday before secret service agents shot him to death is a complicated and so far sparse one. Thomas Matthew Crooks resided in Bethel .....

11/07/24

University extends research on extremism

Anglia Ruskin University’s International Policing and Public Protection Research Institute (IPPPRI) is set to further develop its research in the field of extremism and counter-terrorism through new research themes and an addition to its team. Dr William Allchorn has just joined IPPPRI and will be part of its Global .....

11/07/24

India, Russia call for 'zero tolerance' to terrorism

India and Russia on July 9 called for "zero tolerance" to terrorism and pressed for an "uncompromising fight" against the international menace as they stressed the importance of increasing global cooperation without hidden agendas and double standards, in a veiled jibe at Pakistan and its all-weather ally China.In .....

09/07/24

Ukraine mourns after day of Russian air strikes

A day of mourning is being observed in Ukraine after one of the worst waves of Russian missile strikes in months, with at least 41 people killed and 166 injured. The main children's hospital in the capital Kyiv was among buildings hit in cities across the country on Monday. Two people died when a .....