Campaign Against Criminalising Communities
, Les Levidow
Signatories included Labour MPs Jeremy Corbyn, John McDonnell, Mary Glindon and Paul Flynn; Green Party's Caroline Lucas and its MEP Keith Taylor ; Kate Hudson of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament; and Estella Schmid of the Campaign against Criminalising Communities
The 2008 Counter Terrorism Bill is so contrary to these essential values that it risks violating four articles of the European Convention of Human Rights and faces mass opposition from organisations such as Amnesty International, Campaign Against Criminalising Communities
, the Muslim Council of Great Britain and the European Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
The demonstration outside Belmarsh was backed by a number of groups including the Campaign Against Criminalising Communities
, the Muslim Parliament of Great Britain, theGreen Party of England and Wales, and the Stop the War Coalition.
The Campaign Against Criminalising Communities
said the protest was timed to coincide with today's High Court sitting, when lawyers will urge the House of Lords to review the controversial law.