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The Independent View: Seeking justice across borders

In October last year, Theresa May announced in the House of Commons the Conservatives’ intention to opt-out of 130 measures of EU criminal law cooperation.

We, at Justice Across Borders, are opposed to it – and many others are too – but the reality is, the way this issue has been presented by the Home Secretary, and has been debated so far, means nothing to the man in the street. That is why we have taken on the challenge to start a debate that can be joined by all.

Yesterday, we met the Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal …

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    People should realise that the claim that Saudi Arabia is behind ISIS is disputed. http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/islamic-state-saudi-arabias-oil-wells-are-the-ultimate-goal-for-isis-30579087.html
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    @Caractacus - Because I read the peer-reviewed research and I agree with it, that's why.Rhetorical - if you think whatever I say has no merit...
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    Btw, @Malcolm Todd - I used the word incredulous deliberately. I think they're motivations were deliberately short sighted. Thanks for patronising me though, it's an...
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    We should not forget that there was ‘right to buy’ in some local authorities before 1979. I was born and raised in council housing and...
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    @ John Tilley ... and we 'ain't seen nothing yet' - if the usually reliable George Monbiot is correct about TTIP: The purpose of the...
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    What the hell for?