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British father pled “not guilty” to terrorism charges for supporting his son, an anti-Daesh YPG volunteer

The British state is now wielding terrorism charges against family members of YPG volunteers even though it is not a banned organisation. The Interregnum, 14th February 2020

Activists say this reflects a wider policy of “use and abuse” of terrorism legislation designed to clamp down on social activism and solidarity work which would otherwise be perfectly legal. UPDATE: The headline and article were amended at 15:15, on 15 February 2020, to reflect the fact that Samuel Newey was not asked to enter a plea during his appearance at Westminster Magistrate’s Court on 14 February 2020.

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