In this story, note that two actors were detained for over an hour, and one was specifically asked if he planned to make any more “political films.”
Expect to see more and more of these types of events, then less and less. Once this practice becomes common, people will just keep quiet to avoid any hassles. That’s the intent of this sort of thing.
Two former Guantanamo Bay detainees from the West Midlands were stopped under anti-terror laws at an airport, according to a human rights group.
Reprieve said two actors, who play the so-called Tipton Three in a new film, were also held at London Luton Airport.
They were returning from the Berlin Film festival after winning an award.
Police said no arrests were made but four out of six people were “stopped” for an hour under the counter terrorism act, as they tried to enter the UK.
The Winterbottom-directed drama The Road to Guantanamo won a Silver Bear award at the Berlin Film Festival.
Mr Ahmed claimed he was asked if he intended to make any more political films.
Reprieve legal director Clive Stafford Smith said: “This may be a farce, but it is an ugly farce.”