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News Digest – 26th October 2005

Racist PC abused Asian motorists
26th October 2005

An off-duty policeman shouted racial abuse at Asian drivers as he clamped their cars, a court has heard


Prisons chief hits at ‘gross’ overcrowding
23rd October 2005
The departing head of the prison and probation service has launched a scathing attack on Britain’s penal system, expressing his deep concern that a record number of prisoners are behind bars when the crime rate is falling


Holding the state to account for the deaths of vulnerable asylum seekers
20th October 2005
A recent meeting on deaths in immigration detention centre’s called for the state to be held accountable for the deaths of vulnerable asylum seekers

Launch of European Civil Liberties Network
19th October 2005
An online network of groups concerned with civil liberties, democracy and equality has been launched to counter unprecedented attacks on freedoms in Europe

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