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Home Affairs Correspondent — Channel 4 News
As seen in:  Channel 4 News, Mashable


Former Met officer on trial for alleged historic abuse — The alleged victim described to a jury at Southwark Crown how he was called a n****r, slapped, beaten, kicked and swung around by his handcuffs, hitting every inside panel of the van.
Jul 27, 2015

Black teen punched,kicked, and swung round in his handcuffs inside police van - 1986 case opens against Gurpal Virdi

Isis jihadi brides 'luring British women to Syria' — The report accuses the government of failing to do enough to counter the Islamic State group's narrative directed at young girls and women. Only three of the 65 mentors recruited by the Home Office for its deradicalisation programme "Channel" are women who researchers found were either "underused or overstretched".
May 28, 2015

RT @Channel4News: For more on how British Muslim women are being targeted by Islamic State #c4news

Policeman accused of framing student at tuition fee riot — PC Ott was appearing at Southward crown court accused of perverting the course of justice and causing actual bodily harm. Also on trial were PC Calvin Lindsay and PC Thomas Barnes who are accused of conspiring to pervert the course of justice.
May 14, 2015

“All he’s done is jump the fence” “Well he’s going to have to have done something, cos I’ve just put his tooth out”…

May 14, 2015

RT @joe_oliver: Channel 4 story on police on trial for framing students at tuition fees protests (Only taken 5 years to get to court)…

Stephen Lawrence: Lord Stevens investigated by IPCC — Lord Stevens is accused of failing to hand information over to the Macpherson public inquiry, which investigated the police's initial failure to apprehend the black teenager's killers. John Stevens was Deputy Commissioner of the Met from 1998 to 2000 - while the Macpherson report was being compiled, before serving for five years as Britain's most senior police officer.
Apr 09, 2015

Story on IPCC investigation into Lord Stevens live here… - full story @channel4news at 7

Apr 09, 2015

Fmr top cop Lord Stevens investigated over Stephen Lawrence inquiry cover-up allegations – full report @Channel4News…

Apr 09, 2015

IPCC confirms it will investigate Lord Stevens over Stephen Lawrence evidence. Full story:…

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Terror police probe imam Abdul-Hadi Arwani murder in London — Detectives from the Counter Terrorism Command are leading an investigation into the death of a man in north west London, Scotland Yard said, as he was named as 48-year-old Abdul-Hadi Arwani.

London teenagers 'wanted to go to Syria to help' — The parents of the schoolboys raised the alarm with an early-morning call to Brent Council leader Mohammed Butt, who rushed to their home. Councillor Butt said the parents were scared that their children had gone. "I could see the panic in their faces," he told Channel 4 News.

Protester loses legal battle to get off 'extremism' database — The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a ruling in favour of 91-year-old campaigner John Catt whose peaceful activities at demonstrations were logged and stored in police records on domestic extremists. Mr Catt, who has no criminal record, discovered his presence at various human rights protests had been recorded 66 times in a four year period, mostly about his clothes and his sketches of demonstrations.

'Could have been saved': failing the mentally ill in prison — The Equality and Human Rights Commission's study of 367 'non-natural' prison deaths between 2010 and 2013 says many could have been prevented and recommends imposing a legal duty on institutions to improve care and treatment when recommended. EHRC only looked at adult cases but nowhere is this more damning than when it comes to children.
Feb 23, 2015

RT @JamalMOsman: 'Could have been saved': failing the mentally ill in British prison - #c4news…

Feb 23, 2015

Grayling + EHRC fall out over report on rising prison deaths which blames cuts + accuses MoJ of not learning lessons

Feb 23, 2015

RT @simonisrael: Grayling + EHRC fall out over report on rising prison deaths which blames cuts + accuses MoJ of not learning lessons

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London teenager Ziamani guilty of plot to behead soldier — Brustholm Ziamani, 19, was arrested in east London last August carrying a knife, hammer and Islamic state flag inside his rucksack. An Old Bailey jury was told how he had proclaimed online support for the killers of Fusilier Lee Rigby and told his former girlfriend he wanted to die a martyr.

Could there be more security at UK Jewish schools? - video — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. Channel 4 News learns that the education secretary is considering stepping up security around Jewish schools in the UK. Simon Israel reports on the threat Jewish communities face in the country.
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Sep 02, 2015

RT @SadiqKhan: Fantastic scenes at the Kingstonian FC vs Dulwich Hamlet match. Time for Prem clubs to get involved? #RefugeesWelcome

Sep 02, 2015

RT @astroehlein: Czech police pull 200 #refugees off trains & mark them with numbers on their forearms…

Sep 02, 2015

"Toxic culture" and "dangerous and pervasive bullying and intimidation" uncovered inside Essex fire service:

Sep 02, 2015

RT @mrjamesob: The view from Washington DC. Shaming. RT:Britain takes in so few refugees from Syria they would fit on a subway train

Sep 02, 2015

RT @heavencrawley: Agree but number in Turkey (2million), Lebanon (1.5m) and Jordan (1m) also needed for sense of proportion…

Sep 01, 2015

Turkish authorities detain Zahera Tariq and her 4 children who boarded London-Amsterdam flight a week ago feared IS bound.

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