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New Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill Aims to Ratchet Repression
Campaign Against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC) Statement
The new Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill 2020, will not enhance public security. On the contrary it will:
- extend punishment without trial, including even internal exile, renewable indefinitely;
- Turn ordinary crimes into ‘terrorist’ ones, as subjective grounds for more severe sentences;
- Incentivise racist stereotyping of ‘non-violent extremism’ to justify those two powers;
- and thus go further in criminalising communities.
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CAMPACC reports on the first of their innovative workshops series on self-determination
CAMPACC has initiated a research and outreach project which aims to critically examine the contradictions between national struggles for self-determination and the global ‘counter -terror’ regime, which has begun with a series of workshops focusing on key case studies – the Kurdish question; the Tamil struggle and the Somali struggle. Below is the report from their first workshop, which includes videos of each of the presentations.
On the 21st February 2015 CAMPACC, in association with SOAS Kurdish Society, hosted the first workshop in a series on Self-determination against the global ‘counter-terror’ regime. This was on the Kurdish liberation struggle. Continue reading “CAMPACC reports on the first of their innovative workshops series on self-determination”