Press release archive

Liberty responds to police photo database revelations

04 February 2015

"With scant regard for the law and no consultation, police have handed themselves an incredibly invasive tool capable of tracking millions of us irrespective of guilt or innocence."

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Scottish Government supports Liberty's Common Values campaign

29 January 2015

The Scottish Government has reaffirmed its commitment to the Human Rights Act by offering its support to Liberty’s Common Values campaign. 

The campaign aims to broaden understanding and respect for human rights and counter the damaging myths and misunderstandings that have grown around them. 

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Joanna Michael: Family of domestic homicide victim can use Human Rights Act to sue police

28 January 2015

Today the Supreme Court ruled that Joanna Michael’s family can bring a case against Gwent and South Wales Police forces - using the Human Rights Act.

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Liberty launches judicial review of fencing around Parliament Square Gardens

21 January 2015

Liberty has launched a judicial review of the Mayor of London’s decision to fence off Parliament Square Gardens – preventing a number of planned peaceful demonstrations by Occupy Democracy from going ahead.

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Liberty responds to Joint Committee on Human Rights report

12 January 2015

The Joint Committee on Human Rights has today published a report into the Government’s Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill, in which it expresses its opposition to any exclusion of UK nationals from the UK, even on a temporary basis. 

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