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Tag Archives: civil liberties

Stop the Spy Cop Cover Up

In recent years, laws curtailing civil liberties and sanctioning greater surveillance of British citizens and residents have been passed in the Houses of Parliament, making it an unusual venue for … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Stronger Safeguards Needed: Justice and Security Bill

The Joint Committee on Human Rights has today published its second report on the Justice and Security Bill, which reaches its most critical stage next week: report in the House … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Justice and Security Bill Goes to the House of Commons

This is a summary of various news and events around the Justice and Security Bill since my last post on the issue in September 2012. All dates relate to 2012 … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Outsourcing Justice: A Tale of Two Extraditions

One Week in October In the first week of October, two court cases took place in two different countries in different continents involving different people. Both cases, involving extradition from … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

Justice and Security Bill: An Affront to Open Justice

This is a presentation I gave on behalf of CASE (Coalition Against Secret Evidence) at the CAMPACC monthly meeting on Monday 10 September 2012 Introduction: The Justice and Security Bill was … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Protests Don’t Kill People, Plastic Bullets Do

  Plastic bullets  Last month, the Metropolitan police confirmed that following the riots in August 2011, its stockpile of plastic bullets, or baton rounds, had increased to over 10,000 by … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 3 Comments