The Police Do Not Get To Decide What Can Be Published - Maajid Nawaz - LBC

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Published on 13 Jul 2019, 17:56
Maajid Nawaz hit back at Scotland Yard's warning to newspapers not to publish anymore of the leaked emails from British ambassador Sir Kim Darroch after launching a criminal investigation.

Met Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu warned the media that further publication of the ambassador's emails could be a criminal offence, as the Counter Terrorism Command launched an investigation to determine who leaked the official communications from Sir Kim Darroch.

But Maajid Nawaz hit back, arguing that the police do not get to decide what can or cannot be published by the media.

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