7 February, 2015 - 01:31
The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has ruled that regulations covering GCHQ’s access to comms data intercepted by the NSA were illegal because safeguards were not made public. The case brought by Privacy International, Bytes for All, Liberty, and Amnesty International has forced these details to be revealed.
30 January, 2015 - 20:43
Eight international expert bodies have pronounced mass surveillance by the NSA and GCHQ a gross violation of human rights. Now The U.S.
13 January, 2015 - 23:46
In the words of Frank Zappa, almost, “The Snoopers’ Charter won’t work…” The Charlie Hebdo shooters — just like the murderers of Lee Rigby and the Boston bombing suspects — were known to the authorities, and had been for years.
23 December, 2014 - 16:23
Leaked doc suggests EU’s right to privacy could be ridiculed.
1 December, 2014 - 23:23
Jocelyn BaunAfter 30 years the Bhopal Medical Appeal, which runs free health clinics for survivors, estimates that 120,000 to 150,000 survivors still struggle with serious medical conditions including nerve damage, growth problems, gynecological disorders, respiratory issues, birth defects, and elevated rates o
27 October, 2014 - 22:45
The coalition’s criminal justice and courts bill is seeking to dismantle judicial review, one of the most powerful tools citizens have over their government. In almost every case of injustice by the Home Office it is judicial review which allowed the most vulnerable people in the country to challenge the most powerful.
9 October, 2014 - 19:35
National parks could become drilling sites as the Government speeds up the application process so fracking companies can start drilling within 6 months. But the Government and the Industry haven’t even turned up at any national debates, nor have they researched fracking’s clear and significant impacts.
24 September, 2014 - 23:07
photo by Lukas SpiekerA film due out in November shows Soco International making illegal payments to DRC rebels and a local MP for lobbying in its favour.
3 September, 2014 - 12:39
Photo: Melissa Harrison“Sentient animals slaughtered for a policy that simply will not work” says Badger Trust CEO Dominic Dyer on the badger cull being renewed despite a high court challenge that has every possibility of declaring it unlawful.
30 August, 2014 - 00:28
Wales could see its biggest protests in a generation as 60 world leaders meet at the Celtic Manor in Newport for the NATO summit on 4-5 September to plan new wars. Thousands of anti-war campaigners have opened a camp at Tredegar Park.