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Photographing the photographer photographing the photographers

Amendments to the Counter Terrorism Act – which comes into force in the UK today - allow for the arrest and imprisonment of anyone who takes pictures of police officers, and some other public servants, “likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism”.

 

The NUJ fears that the law will be used to stop news photographers doing legitimate work.

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Taken on February 16, 2008