Plan to charge jihadists with treason ‘will not work,’ claims terror expert

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Britain’s “lock-them- up” approach to dealing with returning British jihadist fighters is doomed to failure and risks making it harder to find potential terrorists, warned one of the world’s leading terror experts yesterday. “Britain needs a more differentiated strategy towards people returning from conflict in Syria and Iraq,” said Professor Peter Neumann, director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at King’s College London. Professor Neumann will tell MPs in Parliament tomorrow that a punitive approach, which includes prosecuting people for treason, is misguided. “Right now the strategy is very much we’re going to lock them up – we’re going to try…

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Plan to charge jihadists with treason 'will not work,' claims terror expert

Britain’s “lock-them- up” approach to dealing with returning British jihadist fighters is doomed to failure and risks making it harder to find potential terrorists, warned one of the world’s leading terror experts yesterday. “Britain needs a more differentiated strategy towards people returning from conflict in Syria and Iraq,” said Professor […]

Plan to charge jihadists with treason ‘will not work,’ claims terror expert

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Britain’s “lock-them- up” approach to dealing with returning British jihadist fighters is doomed to failure and risks making it harder to find potential terrorists, warned one of the world’s leading terror experts yesterday. “Britain needs a more differentiated strategy towards people returning from conflict in Syria and Iraq,” said Professor Peter Neumann, director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at King’s College London. Professor Neumann will tell MPs in Parliament tomorrow that a punitive approach, which includes prosecuting people for treason, is misguided. “Right now the strategy is very much we’re going to lock them up – we’re going to try…

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Plan to charge jihadists with treason 'will not work,' claims terror expert

Britain’s “lock-them- up” approach to dealing with returning British jihadist fighters is doomed to failure and risks making it harder to find potential terrorists, warned one of the world’s leading terror experts yesterday. “Britain needs a more differentiated strategy towards people returning from conflict in Syria and Iraq,” said Professor […]