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Common Values in Government: Liberty’s event at the Conservative Party conference

We rounded off Liberty's Party conference season last night by thanking our panellists - Attorney General Dominic Grieve and Lord Chancellor Ken Clarke - for a good start on civil liberties since taking office.

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Labour and Liberty - a new direction

An audience on a high from a humble yet optimistic leader's speech packed out Liberty's fringe event at this year's Labour conference.

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Standing room only at Liberty fringe as Lib Dems renew opposition to control orders

A packed hall at this year’s Liberty Liberal Democrat conference fringe meeting witnessed a firm restatement of the Lib Dem promise to dismantle the unsafe and unfair control order regime.

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Welcome to Liberty's new website

Welcome to Liberty’s brand new website! You can see already that it looks quite different, but here’s a quick guide to some of the other changes.

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From 'War' to law?

When the Home Secretary invited Liberty to contribute to Government’s long overdue review of counter-terror measures, we were happy to oblige.

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Party Conference Fringe Events

If you're heading to a Party conference this year, make a space in your schedule for Liberty's fringe event.

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Liberty's Director pays tribute to the late Lord Bingham

In response to the news of the death of Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Liberty's Director Shami Chakrabarti said: "Today lawyers and human rights defenders the world over will mourn this great loss."

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The human cost of control orders

Under a control order you might never know the accusation against you and never have the chance to clear your name. How would that feel?

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