Re: British Prosecutors Say Those Who Praised Transit Bombings Could Be Charged With Treason
- From: "kuff (Isaac Adams)" <kuff00@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 8 Aug 2005 10:06:54 -0700
kuff (Isaac Adams) wrote:
> Bob Cooper wrote:
> > http://www.theconservativevoice.com/ap/article.html?mi=D8BR72700&apc=9002
> > British Prosecutors Say Those Who Praised Transit Bombings
> > Could Be Charged With Treason
> > Sunday, August 07, 2005 04:37:37 PM
> > British prosecutors said Sunday they would consider treason
> > charges against any Islamic extremists who express support
> > for terrorism, as a Briton suspected of links to al-Qaida was
> > deported from Zambia.
> > (...)
> > Meanwhile, Attorney General Lord Goldmsith's office said the
> > Crown Prosecution Service's head of anti-terrorism would
> > meet with senior Metropolitan Police officers to discuss
> > possible charges against three prominent clerics as part of
> > a crackdown on those the government believes are inciting
> > terrorism.
> > Clerics Omar Bakri Mohammed, Abu Izzaden and Abu Uzair,
> > have appeared on British television in recent days and a
> > spokeswoman for Lord Goldmsith's office said prosecutors
> > and police would look at remarks made by the three and
> > consider whether they could face charges of treason,
> > incitement to treason, solicitation of murder, or incitement
> > to withhold information known to be of use to police.
> > Mohammed has reportedly said since the July 7 attacks that
> > he would not inform police if he knew Muslims were planning
> > another attack and he supports insurgents who attack troops
> > in Iraq and Afghanistan.
> > "No decision on charges has been made yet," the attorney
> > general's office spokeswoman said, speaking anonymously
> > because British civil servants are rarely allowed to be
> > quoted by name.
> > The spokeswoman said prosecutors may also seek access
> > to taped recordings made by an undercover Sunday Times
> > reporter who reportedly recorded members of a radical
> > group praising the suicide bombers as "The Fantastic Four."
> > The newspaper's story said its reporter spent two months as
> > a "recruit" of the group, the Savior Sect, and described the
> > organization as inciting young British Muslims to become
> > terrorists.
> > (...)
> > =============================================
> > I have said several times recently that we need to have a
> > new debate about treason, and a reevaluation of exactly
> > what it means and how it applies to our current situation.
> > Looks like that debate is starting.
> Let's see if they think they can do it without resort to Phoney Tony's
> "new rules of the game" otherwise it becomes ex post facto. The Brits
> nuked themselves on Friday - ex post facto would be another
> With delicious anticipation I await similar possible prosecutions for
> - BNP members
> - Parlimentary members
> - Columnists
> - Animal rights extremists
> - Scholars
> - Intellectuals
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