Let’s restrain detention without trial

If you are in the United Kingdom and are suspected of being involved in terrorism you can be arrested and detained by the police for up to twenty eight days without be charged with any criminal offence. The Government plans to increase this 28 day period to 42 days, citing the great threat and complexity of investigating terrorist crime, where the police may have to examine huge quantities of computer and mobile telephone records. The police need the time and have recommended that it be increased. The Government wants to protect us all, and believe that this is a way of doing that.  Continue reading