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Regular police photography at protests is a relatively new development
Privacy watchdog acts on police database

By Ian Dunt The privacy commissioner has demanded chief constables justify the existence of a secret database on protestors. The news follows revelations in yesterday’s Guardian newspaper that police maintained a secret nationwide database of those monitoring people attending demonstrations. Police said they were assessing whether people were “domestic extremists”, but opponents say the term… Read more »

Grieve: HRA not the only way to secure human rights in Britain
Starmer ‘straying into politics’

By staff The director of public prosecutions strayed into politics when he defended the Human Rights Act, the Conservatives have claimed. Keir Starmer used a lecture to counter Tory arguments the Act should be abolished and replaced with a British bill of rights. “It would be to this country’s shame if we lost the… Read more »