Privy council review of the anti terrorism crime
and security act 2001 - 19th June 2003

Ms Arani from Arani & Co attended the oral representations which took place before the Privy Counsellors on the 19th June 2003 in order to oppose the Anti Terrorism Crime and Security Act 2001.0

The following case transcripts were presented by us to the Committee of Privy Counsellors charged with reviewing the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 on 19th June 2003.

The Privy Counsellors have decided that foreign Nationals should not be detained indefinitely as is currently the position.

Sheikh Abu Hamza's sons and others- 18th August 2003
4 defendants had been arrested for ABH against police officers conspiracy to burgle Finsbury Park Mosque and conspiracy to cause criminal damage. They were found not guilty of the said offence on the 18th August 2003.

Sulyeman Zain-Ul-Abidin- 9th August 2002
After the events of 9/11 Sulyeman was the first Muslim to be arrested, charged, tried and acquitted under the Terrorism Act 2000.


Case of Cleric Riyadh Ul-Haq and others 19th March 2003
8 men arrested 5 of them defendant by Arani & Co. all five released without charge.


Case of B & T Children- 23rd November 2000
In justice to parents who lose their legal representatives on the first day of the trial.

Case of Sheikh Abu Hamza and Suleyman Zain-Ul-Abidin- July 1999
Where they were arrested under the Terrorism Act, released and then subsequently arrested again and served wit explanations orders which were challenged in the Crown Court.

Case of R- v- Sajid Perviaz- 12th February 1999
Regarding a witness who refused to provide evidence on murder case. The witness then faced contempt of court proceedings.