Practice and Procedure


PUBLISHED March 6, 2012

Criminal law - Military Dissemination of terrorist publications

R v Gul: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division (Sir Anthony May P, Mr Justice Silber and Mr Justice Kenneth Parker): 22 February 2012

The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, held, where a defendant had been convicted of terrorist offences for uploading on the internet videos showing attacks on military forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, that those who attacked military forces in Afghanistan or Iraq, with the requisite intention set out in the Terrorism Act 2000, were terrorists and were not exempt from criminal prosecution.

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