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British Muslims raise concern over new anti-terror law

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2.8 million-strong community says they feel singled out by law that would relocate extremists

There is broad support from the main parties in parliament for the draft Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill, which also includes the establishment of a civil liberties panel to monitor implementation.

But campaign groups like Liberty, the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) and CAGE have already come out against the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill, defining it as hasty and counter-productive.

"The new anti-terror drive seems to be more geared to creating otherness in our society than security," IHRC chair Massoud Shadjareh told AFP.

Read the full article published on 26 November 2014 on i24 News

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