‘Antisocial behaviour’ and photography apparently violate antiterrorism laws in Britain

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Police questioned an amateur photographer under anti-terrorist legislation and later arrested him, claiming pictures he was taking in a Lancashire town were “suspicious” and constituted “antisocial behaviour”.

Footage recorded on a video camera by Bob Patefield, a former paramedic, shows how police approached him and a fellow photography enthusiast in Accrington town centre. They were told they were being questioned under the Terrorism Act.

Full story: Photographer films his own ‘anti-terror’ arrest via The Guardian