Tuesday 10 May: Lauri Love ruling may create dangerous new police powers

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May 2, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

On 10 May 2016, a UK judge will make a decision that will have serious implications for journalists, advocates, activists, whistleblowers, members of the legal profession and other groups who handle sensitive communications or other data. At 10am on that

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IPU Resolution: Whistleblower Protection

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November 4, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

The IPU resolution – Democracy in the Digital Era and the threat to Privacy and Individual Freedoms – highlights the need for democratic oversight and transparency. Whistleblowers play a crucial role in ensuring transparency and freedom of information. The IPU:

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IPU Resolution: Democracy in the Digital Era

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November 2, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

On the 21st of October, the Inter-Parliamentary Union adopted a resolution entitled Democracy in the Digital Era and the Threat to Privacy and Individual Freedoms. The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) was established in 1889 and consists of parliamentarians from 166 countries,

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IPU Resolution on Privacy and Individual Freedoms

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September 6, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

IMMI Chairman, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, is co-rapporteur along with Mr. H. J. Juhn (MP for the Republic of Korea) for an IPU resolution: Democracy in the digital era and the threat to privacy and individual freedoms. In the resolution the threat

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Call to establish a UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy

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March 13, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Joint NGO oral statement to the Human Rights Council 28th ordinary session Call to establish a UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy   March 13th 2015   Mr. President, I deliver this statement on behalf of 92 NGOs

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The Growing Demand

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February 10, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Surveillance and Freedom of the Media As noted, the assembly of the Council of Europe published a report on surveillance which is to be debated at the assembly. Since the publishing of the report, a U.S. survey by Pew Research

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Council of Europe: Surveillance, Privacy and Data Protection

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January 28, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

On Monday the Council of Europe’s Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights published a report on surveillance following worldwide debate on privacy and data protection initiated by the Snowden disclosures. The proposals for legislative reform and human rights protections,

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War on Civil Liberties 2.0

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January 19, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

In an interview with Glen Greenwald, journalist and author James Risen spoke of how president Obama has normalised Bush’s war on terror. No reform has taken place, no serious reflection, no other ideas on how to proceed have been seriously

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Russian translation of Birgitta’s keynote in the New Internationalist

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January 19, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

ДЕМОКРАТИЯ ЦИФРОВОЙ ЭПОХИ Наши нынешние демократические модели разваливаются и устаревают. Нам нужно создать нечто другое, более реальное и значительное. Активист и политик Биргитта Йонсдоттир показывает, как это можно сделать. Мы живем в интереснейшие, преображающие весь мир времена. На кончиках наших

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