Sep 30th 2010

Is it about to get even easier for the police to take your DNA?

The million plus innocent DNA profiles on the national database remains one of the great intrusions on liberty in our country today. Despite good pre-election sounds from both of the coalition parties (in particular from now Immigration Minister, Damian Green) there has been little movement towards ending this injustice.  We do expect to see it […]

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Sep 15th 2010

Leave. It. Alone.

You can say many things about the civil liberties record of the previous government, but one thing is irrefutable: they rarely know when to stop chasing a lost cause. From 42 days to control orders, they were a model of illjudged and overbearing persistence. And so to today, during the report stage debate of the […]

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