School of Law

Dr Eva Nanopoulos pens 'Scrapping anti-Terror laws – naivety or opportunity?' for Open Democracy

19 December 2017

Dr Eva Nanopoulos writes for Open Democracy about the first annual report on the operation of key anti-terrorism laws in the UK by Max Hill QC and what this means for Theresa May’s government. Dr Nanopoulos writes: “Hill’s proposals, however, come at a significant political conjuncture, opposing two very different viewpoints not only on counter-terrorism legislation, but on the role and nature of the State more generally. Proposals to repeal anti-terror laws may be naïve under a government which is predicated upon a neat demarcation between the political and economic realms and for whom its responsibility to keep the public safe is to be discharged through a strong security apparatus.” Read the full article.