Coalition battle looms over anti-terror laws after Greenwald partner detention

Nick Clegg and Theresa May are heading for a confrontation over the future of Britain’s anti-terror laws in the aftermath of the controversy over the detention of the partner of the Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald.As Europe’s human rights watchdog warned that the treatment of David Miranda could have a “chilling effect” on press freedom, senior Liberal Democrat sources indicated they were prepared to press for major revisions to the Terrorism Act 2000.

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