Shami Chakrabarti

Type: Person
Name: Shami Chakrabarti
Title: Director of Liberty
Organization: The National Council for Civil Liberties
Date of Birth: 16/06/1969
Place of Birth: London
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Shami Chakrabarti
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

What do you call 100 lawyers on Twitter? (A good start) – Scrutinising the Met Police's video warning

It was once the case that the police could issue stern warnings and face little in the way of challenge.‘If you do this, you could be breaking the law’ is a threatening phrase designed to intimidate and restrict action. Yes, someone with legal expertise ... [Published The Drum - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

DRIP: why the surveillance bill is bad news

The Data Retention and Investigatory Powers bill was rushed through parliament as an emergency act in July, but it’s raised huge questions of the government’s methods and motives. Here we look at what the bill is and why its such an issue.The government ... [Published PC Advisor - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

UK PM criticised for posing for photos during immigration raid

For concise and recent immigration information watch our news.The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, has been criticised by civil rights groups and political opponents for using a raid by immigration officers on a house containing suspected ... [Published Workpermit.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Women and the Cabinet reshuffle: Does diversity matter?

The July 2014 government reshuffle, which was fêted for increasing the number of women in the Cabinet, has taken the percentage of women in the top decision-making body in politics to 23 per cent.Still a long way from equal participation, but the fact ... [Published Real Business - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Shouting abuse at fat people is not just fun. It’s socially useful

is impressed by David Cameron’s speech in Glasgow and the Tory leader’s call for greater personal responsibility. Antisocial behaviour needs to be stigmatised, not treated as an illness to be curedGood for David Cameron. There was a grotesquely fat woman ... [Published Spectator - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

7/31/2014: HTWORLD: DAVID CAMERON

British Prime Minister caught in a row over immigration raid 1 Cameron posed for joined photographs a raid party in home and of suspected illegal immigrants 2 Some called it a PR stunt. Campaign group Liberty’s Shami Chakrabarti said it was at the... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

7/31/2014: HT WORLD: DAVID CAMERON

British Prime Minister caught in a row over immigration raid 1 Cameron joined a raid party and posed for photographs in home of suspected illegal immigrants 2 Some called it a PR stunt. Campaign group Liberty’s Shami Chakrabarti said it was at the ve ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

PM ATTACKED OVER MIGRANT RAID VISIT

By Press AssociationPublished: 10:33 EST, 30 July 2014 | Updated: 10:33 EST, 30 July 2014David Cameron has come under fire from civil rights group Liberty for visiting the scene of a dawn raid just hours after immigration officers detained suspected ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Dawkins Admits 'Mistake' In Rape Tweets

A humble, yet defiant Richard Dawkins has addressed the online storm he caused after a series of tweets in which he classed certain types of rape and paedophilia as “worse” and milder than others.The 73-year-old insisted he had been attempting to make ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Richard Dawkins blasted for Twitter comments about rape, pedophilia

Richard Dawkins (Getty).UK author and scientist Richard Dawkins has been slammed on Twitter after attempting to make an argument about logic by using examples of paedophilia and rape."Mild pedophilia is bad. Violent pedophilia is worse," began the tweet ... [Published Nine MSN - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

To Kill a Mockingbird is voted best ever novel written by a woman

THE classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird has been voted the most influential book ever written by a woman.Harper Lee’s novel was awarded the title after thousands of readers voted in a social media competition, created by the Baileys Women’s Prize for ... [Published The Scotsman - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Court bid in murder negligence claim

The family of a mother-of-two stabbed to death will take its negligence claim against two police forces to the Supreme Court.Joanna Michael, 25, from St Mellons, Cardiff, was murdered by partner Cyron Williams, 19, in August 2009.The Independent Police ... [Published BBC - Jul 28 2014]

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"at the very least, it's bad taste and constitutionally inappropriate for elected politicians to intervene in law enforcement" said Ms Chakrabarti

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One year on: How the Library of Birmingham brou... [Published Birmingham Post - Aug 23 2014]
What do you call 100 lawyers on Twitter? (A goo... [Published The Drum - Aug 21 2014]
DRIP: why the surveillance bill is bad news [Published PC Advisor - Aug 14 2014]
UK PM criticised for posing for photos during i... [Published Workpermit.com - Aug 06 2014]
Women and the Cabinet reshuffle: Does diversity... [Published Real Business - Aug 06 2014]
Challenging the era of mass surveillance [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 05 2014]
Shouting abuse at fat people is not just fun. I... [Published Spectator - Aug 05 2014]
Women in Leadership debate encourages men and w... [Published St Paul's Cathedral - Aug 01 2014]
7/31/2014: HTWORLD: DAVID CAMERON [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 31 2014]
7/31/2014: HT WORLD: DAVID CAMERON [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 31 2014]
Anger over Dawkins sex abuse tweets [Published IOL - Jul 30 2014]
Come home to roast: Cameron’s ‘tough on immigra... [Published Russia Today - Jul 30 2014]
PM ATTACKED OVER MIGRANT RAID VISIT [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 30 2014]
Richard Dawkins sparks Twitter 'tsunami' with r... [Published The First Post: Latest - Jul 30 2014]
David Cameron criticised for PR stunt in home o... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 30 2014]
Richard Dawkins Admits 'Mistake' In Rape Tweets [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 30 2014]
Richard Dawkins blasted for Twitter comments ab... [Published Nine MSN - Jul 30 2014]
Richard Dawkins claims some rapes are worse tha... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 30 2014]
To Kill a Mockingbird is voted best ever novel ... [Published The Scotsman - Jul 30 2014]
Richard Dawkins in storm over 'mild date rape' ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
Family of murdered Joanna Michael launch neglig... [Published Wales Online - Jul 28 2014]
Court bid in murder negligence claim [Published BBC - Jul 28 2014]
Detention Inquiry launches with oral evidence [Published ChurchTimes - Jul 25 2014]
In Defence of Civilisation [Published History Today - Jul 23 2014]
Juncture Online Understanding and undermining t... [Published ippr - Jul 22 2014]
MPs to sue Government over data act [Published Stroud News and Journal - Jul 22 2014]
MPs seek judicial review of data law [Published BBC - Jul 22 2014]
Drip surveillance law faces legal challenge by ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
The DRIP effect on civil liberties [Published Solicitors Journal - Jul 18 2014]
Dear Jack Dee: please help me! [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 13 2014]
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A ‘Nightmare Scenario’: Vodafone Reveals Huge G... [Published TIME.com - Jun 06 2014]
Just a day after the first anniversary of Edward Snowden’s watershed surveillance leaks, the world’s second-largest mobile phone company has announced that numerous government agencies have direct and open access to the conversations of its 381 million ...
A ‘Nightmare Scenario’: Vodafone Reveals Huge G... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jun 06 2014]
Just a day after the first anniversary of Edward Snowden’s watershed surveillance leaks, the world’s second-largest mobile phone company has announced that numerous government agencies have direct and open access to the conversations of its 381 million ...
A ‘Nightmare Scenario’: Vodafone Reveals Huge G... [Published The China Blog - Jun 06 2014]
Just a day after the first anniversary of Edward Snowden’s watershed surveillance leaks, the world’s second-largest mobile phone company has announced that numerous government agencies have direct and open access to the conversations of its 381 million ...
White Tie and Terror - Proof that we Gave in to... [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Apr 13 2014]
This is Peter Hitchens's Mail on Sunday column So this is what it is like to live in a defeated country. Your Head of State has to consort with one of the leaders of the most successful terror gang in the world, and pretend she likes it. This grisly person ...
Muslim Brotherhood Founder's Grandson on UK Gov... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 02 2014]
The British government last week unveiled its new Foreign Office Advisory Group on freedom of religion and belief, featuring – amongst others – Tariq Ramadan, whose grandfather founded the Muslim Brotherhood. The inaugural meeting was convened by ...
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