Scrap the Human Riots Act

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Allahu Akbar, let’s behead a screw: Blood-curdling cry issued by a Muslim extremist who plotted to murder a warder… but he won’t be moved to a new ‘jihadist jail’ unit because that would infringe his human rights!

Nadir Syed, 24, was jailed for a minimum of 15 years for plotting a terror attack

Prison authorities want to keep him in isolation after he threatened staff

Syed won a High Court case by claiming his human rights were being breached

The Department of Justice said they may appeal the High Court decision


23 April 2017

A jailed jihadist was put in segregation for plotting to behead prison guards – but a judge has ruled that the move breached his human rights.

Nadir Syed, 24, was placed in isolation at the top-security Woodhill jail after he led other Muslim inmates in chanting ‘Allahu Akbar’ (‘God is Great’), banging on cell doors and threatening to decapitate warders.

Documents seen by The Mail on Sunday reveal that staff were warned not to be left alone with him to ‘prevent the risk of hostage-taking’, while Syed had also claimed he would ‘radicalise the whole unit’ in another prison.

But Syed, serving a life sentence for planning to behead a poppy-seller in a Lee Rigby-style attack, successfully sued the Ministry of Justice after he was placed in a unit by himself.

The astonishing revelation comes just two days after the Government announced a flagship policy to tackle radicalization behind bars, with special ‘prisons within prisons’ being set up this summer to hold the most dangerous extremists.

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