5 Facts about anti-terrorism arrests in Britain

The Government, police and security agencies constantly use the "threat" of terrorism to increase their powers and further restrict liberties. However, a careful look at the statistics released by the Home Office itself suffices to debunk warmongering claims.

Nov 25, 2014 Editor Article
Jeremiah Adebolajo comments on Woolwich - ISC report

Jeremiah Adebolajo, brother of Michael Adebolajo spoke to CAGE about the parliamentary report on the 2013 Woolwich attack.

Nov 25, 2014 Jeremiah Adebolajo Article
ISC Woolwich report: the audacity to seek more power

(London, UK) The findings of the Intelligence and Security Committee Report into the killing of Lee Rigby will give more power to security agencies, while ignoring the core issue behind the tragedy: how did they fail to prevent an attack by someone under their watch?

Nov 25, 2014 Editor Press Release
Rahman’s arrest shines light on UK complicity in Bangladesh reign of terror

Policies supportive of the global War on Terror have ensured that Bangladesh’s ruling Awami League (AL) is able to detain without trial, commit to death without appeal, and round up thousands under the broadly defined banner of “counter terrorism”. Samiun Rahman is the latest pawn in an end game to establish US-UK hegemony in the region, with the added benefit to the AL of delegitimising legitimate political opposition. Karen Jayes reports.

Nov 24, 2014 Karen Jayes Article
Sweden does not need new terror laws

Fahad Ansari, Human Rights lawyer and Caseworker for CAGE writes this piece - first published in Sweden's second largest evening newspaper - on CAGE's views on Swedish counter terror policy. With a renowned record for dealing with crime, Fahad questions their intentions to move towards policies similar to those adopted in the UK, which have not only failed in their application but also fundamentally erode civil liberties.

Nov 22, 2014 Fahad Ansari Article
CAGE contacts Syria returnees in Turkey and urges British amnesty

(London, UK) CAGE has contacted at least ten British fighters trapped in Turkey because of a fear of returning home. We urge the government to adjust its anti-terrorism legislation to allow them and others the right to return.

Nov 21, 2014 Editor Press Release
A Prisoner’s Best Friend

Abou Elkassim Britel was kidnapped in Pakistan in 2002. What followed was eight years of imprisonment and torture in Pakistan and Morocco. Struggling to recover, Britel, with the support of his wife Anna and a legal team from the University of North Carolina, is demanding an apology from the US government. CAGE asked him to write about his time in prison, and this is what he told us.

Nov 19, 2014 Abou Elkassim Britel Article
CAGE supports report's findings on singling out of Muslim charities

(LONDON, UK) CAGE supports the findings of the Claystone Report into the recent crackdown on UK charities, which has now taken the form of a draft protection of charities bill that empowers the Charity Commission to single out Muslim charities in the guise of combating “extremism”.

Nov 17, 2014 Editor Press Release

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