For years Liberty has argued that Schedule 7 - a breathtakingly broad and intrusive power to stop, detain, question and seize without suspicion that can be used against anyone travelling to, from or through the UK - is ripe for overuse and abuse. And yesterday, in a landmark victory for our free press, the Court of Appeal agreed with Liberty's intervention.
The British anti-terrorism law used to seize journalistic material about Edward Snowden's surveillance revelations breaches
Former Guardian Journalist Glenn Greenwald has lambasted the UK High Court for its ruling that the Heathrow detention of
David Miranda, the partner of journalist Glenn Greenwald, has lost his High Court claim that he was detained unlawfully at
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British authorities claimed the partner of reporter Glenn Greenwald was involved in "terrorism" when he tried to carry documents
Matt Damon has entered the NSA surveillance row by speaking out in favour of whistleblower Edward Snowden. In an interview
Ok, if you had to choose between, let's say, Egypt or the United Kingdom, and predict which country you think is more likely to detain someone for nine hours without cause, I'm willing to bet that most of you would say Egypt. The UK after all doesn't do stuff like that. However, it turns out, of course, that we apparently do.
Harassment of journalists is a clear violation of the right to freedom of expression, which is protected by the UK's domestic law and international law. Extending such harassment to members of a journalist's family is utterly appalling.
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