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Snooping rights...UK human rights organisations challenge the UK mass snooping regime at the European Court of Human Rights

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See  press release from openrightsgroup.org
See webcast of the hearing from echr.coe.int

On Tuesday 7 November, three joined cases brought by civil liberties and human rights organisations challenging UK Government surveillance will be heard in the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

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Civil liberties groups to take surveillance law challenge to the European court

European judges will begin ot hear a landmark case tomorrow over the legality of UK surveillance laws and the mass snooping practices of the UK’s intelligence services. 198 more words

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R v C

The right to choose to engage in sexual intercourse, or even a sexual act, relies upon the powers contained under the Sexual Offences Act 2003… 645 more words

Neil Egan-Ronayne

Police violence proves why Europe needs its Human Rights convention

An investigation by French authorities has found that widespread human rights abuses have been committed in the year since the Calais migrant camp was demolished. The abuses were committed by police ordered to prevent a new camp from being established. 1,328 more words

Human Rights

British Chiropractic Association v Singh

Damages for libel and the freedom of expression, rely upon distinct terms of meaning for their preservation or application. And so on this occasion, the subjective opinion of an industry insider becomes the target of a writ that while not uncommon, does little to protect the reputation of those evaluated. 510 more words

Neil Egan-Ronayne

The new sovereigntism: what it means for human rights law in the UK

Cross-posted from LSE Brexit Blog

For many people, Brexit is about taking back ‘control’; about determining for ‘ourselves’ what the law is, how it applies, how we spend our money, and how we develop our policies. 1,402 more words

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