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Integration not discrimination

From making friends and buying groceries, to getting a job and talking to your children’s teachers, learning the language of the country in which you live makes good sense.

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13 years of the ASBO

This Sunday marks the anniversary of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, which brought with it the infamous Anti-Social Behaviour Order – or ASBO for short.

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10 reasons Liberty is fighting the Legal Aid cuts

The Government is planning on cutting the legal aid system in England and Wales beyond all recognition, in an effort to save £350million from the £2.1billion legal aid budget.

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Message of support for Norway

Like humanity and altruism, it seems that barbarism and bigotry know no borders nor exclusivity to any particular faith, race or nationality.

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Spinning, Hacking and Irony

Some reporting on the Leveson inquiry into journalistic ethics is already producing interesting case studies in....well….journalistic ethics.

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Final push towards Liberty's new home

Liberty has been based in its current office for over 30 years, longer than many staff and volunteers have been alive.

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Caution's Law

To lose a child must be the greatest torment imaginable, especially to lose your child to a senseless heinous crime. To cope with such a tragic loss must seem impossible enough without trying to convert tragedy into some kind of public benefit for the future. And yet some extraordinary people attempt to do just that.

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The News of the World: No wonder they hated human rights...

This week has been like the final act/episode of a grand/soap opera (delete according to taste). First the bankers; then the politicians and finally the journalists. Three great houses of power and influence in Britain have broken our trust and fallen from grace.

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