• Thursday, August 11, 2022

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700 inmates in UK prisons on extremism list

By: Sarwar Alam

Around 700 inmates lodged in the UK’s jails pose a risk due to their extremist views, the UK government said today (11) as it announced the opening of a second high-security unit dubbed “jihadi jails” in northern England. The Ministry of Justice also noted a 75 per cent increase in prisoners convicted of terrorism-related offences in Britain in the last three years. The new high-security separation centre opens at HMP Full Sutton in Yorkshire as part of measures to curtail the influence of the most “disruptive” and “subversive” inmates, with a third such facility set to be in operation by…

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