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Are the Stansted 15 being treated like terrorists?


BBC, 06/02/2019

It describes the crime as disrupting the services of an airport in such a way as to "endanger or be likely to endanger" its safe operation. In other words, it goes far wider than simply targeting groups that are ideologically bent on violence to achieve their aims. David Anderson QC, the former terrorism laws watchdog, says the offence isn't a terrorism crime - unless the prosecutors say so when they bring the case to court.