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Jan 25, 2007 5:19 am

"There Is No War on Terror"

"[Britain's] director of public prosecutions, Sir Ken Macdonald, put himself at odds with the home secretary and Downing Street last night by denying that Britain is caught up in a 'war on terror' and calling for a 'culture of legislative restraint' in passing laws to deal with terrorism.

"Sir Ken warned of the pernicious risk that a 'fear-driven and inappropriate' response to the threat could lead Britain to abandon respect for fair trials and the due process of law."

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