Nadia O'Mara

Nadia O'Mara Liberty
Advocacy and Policy Officer

Nadia came to Liberty in July 2018. She works on protecting the Human Rights Act, leading our response to Brexit, and ensuring public authorities are held accountable for torture and mistreatment.

Before joining us, Nadia worked in policy and research at law reform and human rights organisation JUSTICE. Previously she was Assistant News Editor at US national security and rights blog Just Security. She has taught public law at UCL and has volunteered with legal charities including Hackney Community Law Centre and the Free Representation Unit.

Nadia holds a Masters in Law from the LSE. She has a law degree from UCL and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2018. 

Nadia joined Liberty to be part of an organisation that is fearless in holding the powerful to account.

Articles by Nadia O'Mara


No one is above the law, including the Armed Forces.

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Mordaunt risks creating a culture of impunity in our armed forces

In her first major announcement since taking office, new Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt put forward plans to opt out of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in future armed conflicts and will consult on proposals for a presumption against prosecution for offences committed by members of the armed forces more than 10 years ago. Mordaunt’s proposals both wilfully misstate the law and risk fostering a dangerous culture of impunity in our armed forces.

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Brexit continues – so does the fight to protect our rights

A human rights update to cut through the noise on what would (or could) have been Brexit day 2.0.

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Up to scratch? A human rights health check of the draft Brexit agreement

Liberty breaks down the good news and bad news in the draft agreement between the UK and the EU

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Brexit: Time is running out for the UK and EU to take rights seriously

As negotiations reach a crucial stage, both sides must commit to protecting our hard-won fundamental rights and freedoms after Brexit.

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Brexit: where have we got to on human rights?

With MPs off on their summer holidays, now is a good time to reflect on the past few months – and look ahead as the clock ticks steadily towards ‘exit day’ on 29 March 2019.

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