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PRESS RELEASE: UK – IHRC Chair Massoud Shadjareh commenting on newly released terror arrest conviction rate

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A 13% success rate is an indication of heavy-handed policing instrumental to the alienation and criminalisation of the Muslim community

 

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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13 May 2009

PRESS RELEASE: UK – IHRC Chair Massoud Shadjareh commenting on newly released terror arrest conviction rate

“A mere 13% success rate, for what are supposedly overwhelmingly intelligence-led operations, is an indication of heavy-handed policing, which has become instrumental to the alienation and criminalisation of the Muslim community in the name of security.”

For more information please contact the Press Office on (+44) 20 8904 4222 or (+44) 7958 522196, email: info@ihrc.org.[ENDS]

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