Jack Barton

Liberty
Media Officer

Jack works on Liberty’s external media strategy. He joined Liberty in 2018 after working as a journalist, predominantly focusing on modern slavery and international finance.

Before this, Jack undertook an LLM in Human Rights and contributed to research into transitional justice, as well as volunteering at human rights NGOs.

He joined Liberty to be part of an organisation with a long history of successfully protecting and promoting human rights.

Articles by Jack Barton

Mobile fingerprint scanners bring a dangerous new front to the hostile environment

Police officers are being used to enforce a discredited hostile environment as tens of thousands of people have their immigration status checked, creating a new barrier to vital services.

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