Press release archive

Liberty wins landmark stop and search case in Court of Human Rights

12 January 2010

Today the Court of Human Rights ruled that section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (the broad police power for stop and search without suspicion) violates the right to respect for private life guaranteed by Article 8 of the Convention on Human Rights.

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Liberty response to increased airport security proposals

04 January 2010

It is right that the foiled Christmas terror attempt on a plane bound for the US should have prompted fresh scrutiny of airport security, but any such examination must learn the lessons of the recent past.

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