21 January 2010
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (the broad police power for stop and search without suspicion) violates the right to respect for private life guaranteed by Article 8 of the Convention on Human Rights.
04 December 2008
The European Court of Human Rights decided that the retention of the DNA profiles of persons arrested for a criminal offence, even where they are not convicted of any offence, breaches their human rights.
14 October 2008
Liberty's campaign against the Government's plans to extend pre-charge detention ended in emphatic victory, with the Government announcing that it would drop the proposed measure from the counter-terrorism bill.
29 July 2008
The High Court awarded victory to a Sikh schoolgirl who was excluded from school for wearing a religious bangle.
15 June 2008
The Government's proposal to extend pre-charge detention was narrowly passed in the Commons, but the battle now moves to the Lords.
20 February 2008
Liberty has joined forces with the Childre's Commissioner to stop the Mosquito, a sonic device that targets young people...
28 May 2008
The YourRights website (www.YourRights.org.uk) has now been fully updated.