Category: Civil liberties

Claire Khaw arrested, allegedly

Newsflash! Claire Khaw Arrested, Apparently For Blog Post Accusing Jessica Thom Of Putting On Tourettes « Same Difference Claire Khaw is the blogger best known for getting onto various radio talk-shows and online forums...

Busybodies and common sense

BBC News - Should a teenager be left to babysit a toddler? Lately I’ve seen a few stories about parents receiving cautions or fines for “child neglect” which consisted of leaving a young child...

To extradite a bed-ridden woman

Earlier today I read that a woman from mid-Wales who is bed-ridden with fibromyalgia and also suffers from Crohn’s disease, epilepsy and depression has been refused an appeal in the High Court against extradition...

Terrorism and privacy

So, once again a terrorist associated with al-Qa’ida has nearly taken out an aeroplane, and governments are scrabbling around trying to find ways to prevent that exact type of attack from ever happening again....

Control orders: try them or release them

Bring these men to trial — or revoke their control orders, from today’s Guardian Afua Hirsch (the Guardian’s legal correspondent) on the recent change of mind regarding a British-Libyan man who had been under...