Pat Finucane Centre calls for an end to “Stop and Search”

first_img WhatsApp Google+ Previous articleGAA – Donegal Tyrone finish all square in Dr. Mc Kenna CupNext articleBoards.ie hacked News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp The North’s Policing Board says stop and search powers should not be seen as an alternative to traditional policing methods.However, the powers under Section 44 of the Terrorism Act remain in place, despite a European Court of Human Rights judgement that the practice is illegal.There’s been a marked increase in the extent to which the powers are being used, with almost 10,000 incidents of stop and search across the North last year, a 300% increase.Paul O’Connor of the Pat Finucane Centre believes the measure does more harm than good. By News Highland – January 21, 2010 Twitter LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton center_img NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Twitter Pinterest Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson News Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook Pat Finucane Centre calls for an end to “Stop and Search”last_img read more