U.K.: Human Rights Groups’ Open Letter to David Cameron on Surveillance

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From IntelliHub Staff Writer | November 3, 2013 | 11:51pm EST

“We are alarmed at the way in which the UK government has reacted, using national security legislation against those who have helped bring this public interest information to global attention. “

LONDON (INTELLIHUB) — Dear Prime Minister,

We have joined together as an international coalition of free speech, media freedom and human rights organisations because we believe that the United Kingdom government’s response to the revelations of mass surveillance of digital communications is eroding fundamental human rights in the country. The government’s response has been to condemn, rather than celebrate, investigative journalism, which plays a crucial role in a healthy democratic society. . . . Read Complete Report


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