New government terror laws that could jail people for ‘reckless’ statements could violate human rights, say MPs

2018-07-13T18:57:59+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Prevent in the News|

Proposed laws that would see people jailed for viewing terroristmaterial three times or making “reckless” statements about extremist groups may violate human rights, MPs and peers have warned.

The government’s new Counter Terrorism and Border Security Bill “strikes the wrong balance between security and liberty”, the Joint Committee on Human Rights said.

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