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What happens to Diplomats when a regime falls?

As Libyan diplomats across the world have resigned in protests of the blatant attacks by Gaddafi on his own people we have seen some ambassadors refuse to step down and back the regime, in particular I’m thinking of the head of the UN mission Abdurrahman Mohamed Shalgham, what happens to these diplomats diplomatic protection if […]

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Police Tactics Need to Change

The student protests in London last night demonstrate the final and complete failure of police tactics. Policing in Britain has always been policing by consent but the tactic of kettling and the use of mounted police against protesters that are largely unarmed, excepting occasional flares, does nothing but provoke the kinds of violence we have […]

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CPS Charge 4 Police Officers with Assault

In a move that may bring hope to the Tomlinson family the Crown Prosecution Service has charged four police officers with assault over the December 2003 arrest of Mr. Babar Ahmad, an IT support analyst, in Tooting, South West London. It is particularly shocking, however, that it took seven years from the date of the […]

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Ian Tomlinson Denied Justice

At times it’s difficult to maintain hope that our corrupt, incompetent political systems might be reformed. This is one of those days. The statement this morning by Kier Starmer, Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), is one that instills sheer disbelief and irreparably damages the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), the Police and if they don’t respond […]

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