June 12, 2008

42-days detention


The UK government's controversial proposal to extend the time a terror suspect could be held without charge to 42 days was passed in the House of Commons with a majority of nine. Does 42 signify something? Perhaps they think they could get the answer to everything. According to Douglas Adams' book HitchHikers Guide to the Galaxy the answer is Forty-two.

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Posted by mehrdad at June 12, 2008 05:37 PM | Politics 2008 |