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 Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

New curated programme of unique events brings the Guardian to life for readers

An artist's impression of what the Guardian Space will look like. Photograph: The GuardianThe Guardian today launches Guardian Live – a curated programme of topical events designed to ‘bring Guardian journalism to life’ at venues across the country.Part ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Day out at Cheltenham Literature Festival

For lovers of reading, the place to be this autumn is the Cheltenham Literature Festival. Running from October 3 to 12, the programme includes more than 600 events, with subjects as diverse as history, politics, sport, food and fashion.Among the star-studded ... [Published Good Housekeeping UK - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Fashion: DESIGNS ON WOMEN

HOW SHOULD a powerful woman dress? Tower over minions in four-inch stilettos? Blend in with men in a pin-striped trouser suit? Does female influence look smart, dishevelled, flashy or subtle? Such questions are posed by the Design Museum's autumn exhibition, ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Shami Chakrabarti is new Chancellor at University of Essex

Shami Chakrabarti CBE is the new Chancellor of the University of EssexComments (0)CIVIL rights defender Shami Chakrabarti CBE is the new Chancellor of the University of Essex.She is the first woman to hold the position at Essex and joins the university ... [Published Herts & Essex Observer - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

What with tennis and Iraq, Dave just doesn't have a spare minute

Dave and Boris … any Russian for tennis? Photograph: PA Archive/Press Association ImaWell everything is basically *quite* tense as in the bad news does not stop, I said to Dave, you will not believe this, Mummy says the small clutch is dead, he's like ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Terror latest: Police to be given temporary powers to seize passports of suspected jihadis, David Cameron reveals

David Cameron has outlined new anti-terrorism measures to MPs, describing Middle East terror group Islamic State as a grave threat to the British way of life.Police will be given temporary powers to seize passports at UK borders of Britons they suspect ... [Published Wales Online - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 5 reports

Shami Chakrabarti CBE is new University of Essex chancellor

Comments (0)Civil rights defender Shami Chakrabarti CBE has been announced as the new Chancellor of the University of Essex.The first woman to hold the position at Essex, she joins the University as it celebrates its 50th anniversary.Shami became Director ... [Published Hertfordshire Mercury - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

DRIP protest outside GCHQ gets off to a slow start

PROTESTERS HAVE STARTED ARRIVING for a weekend of action outside the Government Communications Head Quarters (GCHQ) complex, the UK government's secret listening post.The protests are in support of of the general population.Groups including Amnesty International, ... [Published TheInquirer.net - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Wardrobe secrets: Miriam Gonzalez Durantez

Fashion forward: Miriam Gonzalez Durantez in orange, one of her favourite colours and Kirsty Wark, who criticised variations in sizes between designers (Pictures: REX/Getty)A A AAs a high-flying lawyer and the wife of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, ... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 29 2014]
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 Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Shami Chakrabarti: My life in travel

Liberty director, Shami Chakrabarti, is speaking at the Port Eliot Festival in Cornwall from 24-27 July (porteliotfestival.com). First holiday memory?Great Yarmouth towards the end of the school summer holidays with my parents. I've got flashes of Devon, ... [Published The Independent - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 3 reports

A ‘Nightmare Scenario’: Vodafone Reveals Huge Global Snooping Program

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 ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 06 2014]

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Shami Chakrabarti said: "the university of essex has a proud tradition of teaching human rights and respect for the rulerule of law. i am delighted to be joining this institution that shares so many of the values we hold at liberty. at a time when our freedoms are under increasing attack, we need our young people to be equipped with the tools to defend them."
Ms Chakrabarti said: "the university of essex has a proud tradition of teaching human rights and respect for the rulerule of law."
Shami Chakrabarti, the director of Liberty, said: "this is tough talk and headline-grabbing stuff. we have been listening to it for over a decade. it doesn’t replace charges, evidence, proof and prison."
Liberty leader Shami Chakrabarti said on the organisation's blog, " by embroiling private firms both at home and abroad in the tempora snooping programmes of tomorrow, and forcing overseas companies to build interception capabilities into their products and infrastructure." . It too was leaked by Edward Snowden to The Guardian newspaper...

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New curated programme of unique events brings t... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
Day out at Cheltenham Literature Festival [Published Good Housekeeping UK - Sep 08 2014]
The Fashion: DESIGNS ON WOMEN [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 08 2014]
Shami Chakrabarti is new Chancellor at Universi... [Published Herts & Essex Observer - Sep 04 2014]
What with tennis and Iraq, Dave just doesn't ha... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 02 2014]
Shami Chakrabarti CBE is new University of Esse... [Published Hertfordshire Mercury - Sep 02 2014]
Shami Chakrabarti appointed new chancellor of U... [Published Essex Chronicle - Sep 02 2014]
University of Essex names Shami Chakrabarti as ... [Published itv.com - Sep 02 2014]
Essex: Civil rights expert Shami Chakrabarti ne... [Published East Anglian Daily Times - Sep 02 2014]
Human rights advocate joins Essex University as... [Published Clacton, Frinton & Walton Gazette - Sep 02 2014]
Majority of Britons opposed to bombing Isis but... [Published The Independent - Sep 02 2014]
Terror latest: Police to be given temporary pow... [Published Wales Online - Sep 01 2014]
Wardrobe secrets: Miriam Gonzalez Durantez [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 29 2014]
DRIP protest outside GCHQ gets off to a slow start [Published TheInquirer.net - Aug 29 2014]
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]
Challenging the era of mass surveillance [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 05 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 in storm over 'mild date rape' ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
Drip surveillance law faces legal challenge by ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
Dear Jack Dee: please help me! [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 13 2014]
Shami Chakrabarti: My life in travel [Published The Independent - Jul 04 2014]
Win a first class weekend at the 2014 Port Elio... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 02 2014]
French Muslim women on burqa ban ruling: 'All I... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
William Hague is right to investigate claims of... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 19 2014]
Michael Gove and the Ship of Fools [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Jun 13 2014]
Vodafone reveals details of government surveill... [Published Techworld.com - Jun 06 2014]
A ‘Nightmare Scenario’: Vodafone Reveals Huge G... [Published TIME.com - Jun 06 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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