‘This case concerns the exercise of the extensive powers under Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000 and the detention of material in the possession of a person assisting a journalist and possibly identifying journalistic sources. The protection of journalistic sources has been stated to be of vital importance to press freedom, both in our domestic law and in the Strasbourg court: see, for example, Section 10 of the Contempt of Court Act 1981 and the decisions of this court’
Beatson LJ, Kenneth Parker J
 EWHC 2609 (Admin)
Terrorism Act 2000, Contempt of Court Act 1981 10
Cited – Lord Carlile of Berriew QC, and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for The Home Department SC 12-Nov-2014
The claimant had supported the grant of a visa to a woman in order to speak to members of Parliament who was de facto leader of an Iranian organsation which had in the past supported terrorism and had been proscribed in the UK, but that proscription . .
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Human Rights, Media, Crime
Updated: 19 November 2021; Ref: scu.514946