Snoopers’ Charter ruled unlawful: Liberty wins first battle in challenge to Investigatory Powers Act
In a landmark victory for privacy rights, the High Court has today ruled part of the Government’s flagship surveillance law, the Investigatory Powers Act, is unlawful following a legal challenge from human rights organisation Liberty, represented by Bhatt Murphy.
IOPC to investigate whether stop and search was discriminatory
Liam and Dijon Joseph were standing outside a Caribbean food shop in Deptford on 27 February when they were forcibly detained by a number of police for a drugs search. They have complained to the Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) that they are victims of provocative racial profiling.
Mrs Sharon Grant OBE and others deliver letter to Home Secretary calling for reform of the Undercover Policing Inquiry
Victims of political police spying have handed a letter to the Home Secretary today calling for reform of the undercover policing inquiry. They have demanded proper disclosure of information about police spying operations and the appointment of a diverse panel able to identify the role...