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In memory of Judge Nicholas Crichton

Judge Crichton was a passionate advocate for children’s rights, who believed in people's capacity to change

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Our Police Super-Complaint is a chance to end data sharing – and make us all more safe

Last week, jointly with Southall Black Sisters, Liberty lodged the first ever police super-complaint. This is under a new scheme that allows designated bodies to make complaints about systemic problems we have observed in policing

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LIBERTY’S CHRISTMAS WISHLIST

This Christmas, Liberty is asking the Government to guarantee our fundamental human rights across twelve core areas – from supporting survivors of abuse to protecting our privacy.

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Liberty joins challenge against Government’s scheme that turns landlords into border guards

Liberty this week joined a challenge against the Government’s so called “right to rent scheme”, a hostile environment policy that is increasing the risk of homelessness this winter.  

The proceedings, brought by the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) and Ms Katuna Goloshvili, with Liberty, the Residential Landlord’s Association and the Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening, started at the High Court on December 18. 

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Liberty and ABC lodge complaint to get Government data on foreign children deleted

A coalition of teachers, parents and campaigners has  taken legal action to force the Government to delete data on schoolchildren’s nationalities and countries of birth

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A Once in a Generation Opportunity to Reform Mental Health Law

The Independent Review of the Mental Health Act paints a picture of mental health legislation out of step with human rights obligations, but this is a chance to change that.

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Moving forward the fight against mass surveillance

How we want to build on one of our biggest wins against state snooping

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Fly the Flag with Liberty this Human Rights Day

Join us in celebrating 70 years of milestones in the fight for freedom and justice.

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Some of the worst excesses of the Counter-Terror Bill are gone, but without further changes it is still a threat to our civil liberties

As the Bill goes back to the House of Commons on Monday, MPs have a chance to fix the problems that remain, and protect our rights

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Support access to justice with the Big Give

Any donation you make by 4 December will be doubled – we need your support to create a new way to help people get access to justice

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