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Tuesday, August 2, 2005

Lawyers, Human Rights Groups Ask For Curbs on Press Accounts of July 21 Arrests

Stating that fair trials might be impossible if massive coverage of their pursuit and arrest continues, attorneys and groups concerned about the rights of the suspects detained or sought in the July 21st London attacks are asking British officials to caution the UK media to cut back on their enthuasiatic headlines. Read more in a Media Guardian story here. See a sample of the coverage here.

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