Europe Anti-terror overreach? UK drops case against Moazzam Begg.

Mr. Begg, an outspoken advocate for the rights of terror suspects, was arrested in February on terrorism charges. The government's decision to drop the case has critics claiming political persecution.

By , Staff writer

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British prosecutors dropped all terrorism-related charges against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee Wednesday, raising new questions about Britain’s expanding anti-terrorism efforts.