PRN: Report: Majority of UK Terror Offenders Serve Less Than Three and a Half Years
Report: Majority of UK Terror Offenders Serve Less Than Three and a Half Years
LONDON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
"Remarkable publication … a vital resource worldwide."
Lord Carlile QC, former independent reviewer of terrorism legislation
Islamist Terrorism: The British Connections, by The Henry Jackson Society, presents the most comprehensive ever overview of the UK's links to Islamism-inspired terrorism worldwide.
This new edition profiles 138 Islamism-inspired terrorist convictions and attacks in the UK between 1999 and 2010, and proves how great a threat violent Islamism poses to the world - and Britain's place at the centre of this struggle.
Executive summary: http://goo.gl/8u5QJ
Over a third of offenders posed imminent threat
54% of offenders serve less than three and a half years
Clear rise in offences between 2005 and 2007
The UK faces a 'home-grown' threat and London remains a focal point
Majority of terrorists had no links to proscribed organisations
Majority of terrorists didn't attended terrorist training camps
Little correlation between terrorist activity, education and employment