Showing items tagged with 'surveillance'
4 December 2013: The IFJ has issued its stance ahead of Alan Rusbridger's appearance before the House of Commons home affairs select committee to be questioned about the leaked revelations which were published by the Guardian and Observer.
21 November 2013: Campaign Against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC), Statewatch, National Union of Journalists (NUJ), Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom (CPBF) and the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers have come together to organise a public meeting and panel discussion on state surveillance, counter-terror powers and global securitisation strategies.
20 November 2013: If your work brings you into contact with the police whether covering riots or climate camp, from Plebgate to the NSA, then the police could have you on their database. So find out if you are on the database. It takes ten minutes.
11 September 2013: NUJ's motions to campaign against workplace bullying and mass surveillance won overwhelming support at TUC Congress.
5 September 2013: The NUJ is supporting TUC Congress in Bournemouth with motions on workplace bullying and defending democratic rights.
16 May 2013: Author Alan Pearce writes about the dangers of online surveillance for journalists.
10 May 2013: Philip Hunt, NUJ NEC member, explains why its in every journalist's interests to fight the enactment of the so-called Snoopers' Charter.
23 April 2013: The government is planning to include its Communications Data Bill, otherwise known as the Snoopers' Charter, in the Queen's Speech.
11 September 2011: Leading journalists and human rights advocates told an international conference on anti-terror laws that legislation enacted in the aftermath of attacks has had a chilling effect on journalism in many countries, allowing governments to evade public scrutiny.
29 May 2009: Ministers from the Council of Europe's human rights network have called on their governments to review anti-terrorism laws in the face of strong criticism from journalists that they are limiting free expression and press rights.