British Legislation Threatens A Stop-And-Search Zone Along The UK Border In Ireland

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So much for the repeated claims by Theresa May’s Conservative Party government in the United Kingdom that her nation remains committed to the now decades’ old Irish-British peace process, no matter what difficulties or challenges emerge from the UK’s fractious exit negotiations with the European Union. Draft legislation currently passing through the committee stages in the House of Commons makes it clear that Britain intends to impose new post-Brexit security measures along the formerly militarised frontier around its legacy colony on the island of Ireland. These include the creation of a 1.6 kilometre deep stop-and-search zone north of the disputed border, taking in a number of rural towns and villages.

From a Home Office fact sheet on the proposed Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill 2018:

• The Bill will confer powers on examining officers (the police and designated immigration and customs officers) to stop, question, search and detain individuals at the UK…

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