The challenges of dealing with terrorists

The Age Tuesday, 3 December 2019
Last week's London Bridge terrorist attack has reignited discussion about whether justice systems here and abroad are equipped to handle convicted militants.

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Hero of London Bridge terror attack to have murder sentence reduced [Video]

Hero of London Bridge terror attack to have murder sentence reduced

The convicted murderer who helped foil the terror attack on London Bridge lastNovember armed only with a Narwhal tusk will see his sentence cut following anintervention by the Queen. Steven Gallant, 42, was on day release at the eventfor reformed prisoners in Fishmonger’s Hall when he helped end Usman Khan’srampage, which left two Cambridge graduates dead. Jack Merrit, 25, and 23-year-old Saskia Jones – both part of the Learning Together scheme to helpprisoners access education – were killed, while several others were wounded.

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London Bridge attack: Steven Gallant up for early release after confronting knifeman

Convicted murderer Steven Gallant was on day release when he helped stop a knifeman's rampage.
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