Suspect Community: People's Experience of the Prevention of Terrorism Acts in Britain
Examines the powers and effects of the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act (PTA) which was introduced in 1974, following the Birmingham pub bombings. Includes factual information about the operation of the Act, plus accounts of personal experiences of the trauma of examination, arrest and detention under this legislation.
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Examinations and Detentions at Ports
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