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UK court decision on government mass surveillance: 'Trust us' ...
5 December 2014

The tribunal which oversees the practices of the UK secret services today ruled that the law governing the UK's communications surveillance practices ...

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Amnesty International | UK court decision on government ...
5 December 2014

The tribunal which oversees the practices of the UK secret services today ruled that the law governing the UK's communications surveillance practices ...

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Amnesty International | Judgement expected on UK mass ...
4 December 2014

A judgement is expected at 10am on 5 December 2014 on whether the UK mass surveillance programme is lawful. This follows a legal challenge brought ...

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Ireland: Decision to reopen 'Hooded Men' court case a triumph ...
2 December 2014

The Irish Government's request to reopen the landmark 1978 European Court of Human Rights judgment in Ireland v UK is a triumph of justice after more ...

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Amnesty International | UK/Ireland: Landmark 'hooded men' ...
24 November 2014

Allegations that the UK government sanctioned the use of torture and ill-treatment in Northern Ireland in the 1970s should be re-examined by the ...

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UK/Ireland: Landmark 'hooded men' torture case should be re ...
24 November 2014

Allegations that the UK government sanctioned the use of torture and ill-treatment in Northern Ireland in the 1970s should be re-examined by the ...

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Amnesty International | UK: Threat of High Court action spurs ...
20 November 2014

UK authorities must launch a long-overdue criminal investigation into a British company's role in one of the worst toxic waste dumping incidents of the ...

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UK: Threat of High Court action spurs review of corporate ...
20 November 2014

UK authorities must launch a long-overdue criminal investigation into a British company's role in one of the worst toxic waste dumping incidents of the ...

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United Kingdom: Submission to Intelligence and Security ...
11 November 2014

Amnesty International submits this document in response to the Intelligence and Security Committee's (ISC) call for written evidence issued on 11 ...

Document       EUR 45/012/2014

United Kingdom: Joint NGO letter to Intelligence and Security ...
11 November 2014

In this open letter, non-governmental organizations reiterate their concerns about the role of the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) in the ...

Open Letter       EUR 45/011/2014