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Academy of Medical Sciences

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Police detention for detainees frowned upon by EU watchdog
EU committee criticises pre-charge detention

A European human rights watchdog has criticised the way the government treats those detained without charge. The Council of Europe’s committee for the prevention of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment publishes its report a week before parliament reconvenes, when it will push through measures to increase pre-charge detention from 28 to 42… Read more »

Top Tory attacks parliament protest
Top Tory attacks parliament protest

The anti-war protest outside Parliament is a “vulgar and pointless display” which should be permanently moved, according to senior Tory figure. Alan Duncan, shadow business secretary, made the comments after a female demonstrator was found guilty of harassing him telling him he was a “murderer, terrorist, child murderer, bomber, disgusting, horrible and totally corrupt” over… Read more »