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Britain’s Oldest Protester Wins Court Battle to Have Name Removed from ‘Extremist’ Police Database

Britain’s oldest protester has won a court battle to have his name removed from a police “extremism” database after he was added despite never committing a crime.

John Catt, 94, a peace and human rights campaigner, was mentioned in 66 entries in the National Domestic Extremism Database after he took part in demonstrations between 2005 and 2009.

Details included what he was wearing at particular rallies and the fact he was making sketches of the protests.

Read more at The Telegraph

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