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State Surveillance, Counter-Terror Powers

Police photographer with riot police; Matt Salusbury

A police photographer gathers data on activists as a unit of riot police clears Golden Square, Soho, during London protests against the G8 summit this summer.

THE NUJ, together with the Campaign Against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC), Statewatch, Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom (CPBF), Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers invite you to a discussion on State Surveillance, Counter-Terror Powers and Global Securitisation Strategies.

The meeting follows recent revelations on new developments in the field of all-pervasive "security measures" and the rationale given for counter-terror measures and mass state surveillance.

Recent examples have been the unmasking of undercover police officers in activist circles; interrogation at airports under Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act; the use of informers and electronic surveillance of - apparently - absolutely everyone by the NSA and GCHQ.

Speakers include:

For more details, see here.

It's from 6.30-8.30pm on Tuesday 10 December 2013 at NUJ Headquarters in London.

It's free to attend, but you'll have to book - via Sarah Kavanagh, email:

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