A campaign group has said it is dismayed but not surprised that former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg had been charged with Syria-related terror offences.
Begg had written several times for the organisation. In a statement following the charge, research director of CAGE Asim Qureshi said:
We reiterate our concern that this is a politically motivated arrest and very much bears the hallmarks of trying to criminalise legitimate Muslim activity by reinforcing a climate of fear.
We fully support our colleague and see these charges as politically motivated and as part of a campaign to criminalise legitimate activism.
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