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DNA database ‘breach of rights’ — Two British men should not have had
their DNA and fingerprints retained by police, the European Court of
Human Rights has ruled.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7764069.stm


Ed Dowding

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Comments

  1. Dear CNN please note that it is English law that was challenged and not Scots Law. in Scotland i understand that the law says that these DNA and fingerprints are destroyed at the request of the person whose DNA/Prints have been taken as part of an investigation and they are not charged. England is not Britain!
    i wonder if all of those supporting the retention (police and someMPs) have volunteered their DNA etc. perhaps it should be a requirement that anyone seeking public office or working an a public service should have their DNA and prints taken and stored.

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