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Brazil alarm at UK terror detention   Brazil says the detention under British terror laws of one of its citizens at London's Heathrow airport caused 'grave concern' and was 'unju... UK arms exports 'raise questions'  The government has approved more than 3,000 export licences for military sales to countries which have questionable records on human rights Nepalese colonel faces torture charges in UK court  Kumar Lama, 46, will appear in a British court Saturday to face torture charges linked to his alleged actions during his country's civil war   UK PM wants Libya rendition inquiry  Allegations that MI6 was involved in the rendition of Libyan terror suspects should be examined by an independent inquiry, Cameron has said   No UK immunity for Libya minister  The UK says it has not offered Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa immunity from prosecution following his unexpected arrival in the country Guardian reporter expelled from Russia  Moscow: Luke Harding was denied entry when he came back because 'he violated a number of rules concerning the work of foreign correspondents UK privacy body to re-examine Google Leaked war papers spur calls for probes   Broadcasters condemn Iran over jamming  The BBC, Deutsche Welle and Voice of America have strongly condemned Iran for its 'deliberate electronic interference' in their broadcasts MI5 denies withholding documents Final pleas for life of Briton on death row  The UK government has made a final appeal to China to halt the execution of a 53-year-old Akmal Shaikh who is thought to be mentally ill Iran worker 'jailing' angers UK MI6 reports own officer over torture claim Ministers deny torture collusion  Foreign Secretary Miliband and Home Secretary Johnson have strongly denied allegations of collusion in the abuse of terrorist suspects overs... London officers accused of waterboarding UK culture body halts Iran work   Brown: Burma 'guilty of inhuman action'  Gordon Brown: Burma's government has been guilty of 'inhuman' treatment of Cyclone Nargis survivors by refusing to allow aid to get through   Angry protests as torch reaches London   Protesters scuffled with police and made attempts to grab the Olympic torch as its arrival triggered angry demonstrations over China UK: CIA rendition flights used British soil   British Foreign Secretary Miliband said that British territory was used to transport two suspects in the CIA's rendition program Russia actions 'stain reputation'   Foreign Secretary Miliband has described actions against the British Council as 'reprehensible' Rushdie knighted in honours list
  Russian ex-tycoon Khodorkovsky may seek UK asylum   Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, says he feels safe in London British soldiers told not to shout at, insult terror suspects  Soldiers have been told not to shout in terror suspects' ears, use 'insulting words', or bang their fists during interrogations, report clai... UK condemns Sudan death sentence   David Cameron has urged the Sudanese government to lift the 'barbaric' sentence given to a mother accused of leaving Islam to marry a Christian...   UK 'let NSA store email addresses'  The UK allowed the US National Security Agency to keep the mobile phone numbers and email addresses of ordinary Britons from 2007, reports s...   Malala Yousafzai meets with Queen Elizabeth at palace

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  Pakistani girls' education campaigner Malala Yousafzai has found international fame since being shot by Taliban militants last year

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  Author who went into hiding under threat of death after an Iranian fatwa, has been knighted by the Queen

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May. 27, 1679
  Act of the Parliament to define and strengthen the prerogative to force the courts to examine the lawfulness of a prisoner's detention
Dec. 18, 1621 The Great Protestation of the House of Commons
  A declaration reaffirming their right to freedom of speech in the face of King James' belief that they had no right to debate foreign policy
Jun. 19, 1215 King John seals Magna Carta
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  It promised the protection of church rights, protection for the barons from illegal imprisonment, access to swift justice

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