A review of terrorism arrests

A review of terrorism arrests, 24 May 2004

Of the 572 persons arrested in Britain up to April 2004 under anti-Terrorism laws, 289 were released without charge (51%). Of the remaining, 186 were charged with passport irregularities and other crimes not related to terrorism. Of the 97 charged with a terror-related offence 14 convictions have been upheld (2% of arrests).

The excellent Salaam website carries a section on ‘The Secret State’.