Schedule 7: The impact of counter terrorism measures on the Muslim community

Mr Tufyal Choudhury and Professor Helen Fenwick,
Durham University,

Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 allows officials at ports and airports to stop, search and examine people in order to determine whether they are involved in the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism.

This research was based on case studies from Birmingham, East London, Glasgow and Leicester. Focus groups were held with local residents, including Muslim and non-Muslim participants. Interviews were held with individuals working in civil society and community organisations, as well as practitioners and officials at the local and national level.

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