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Civil Liberties UK

Campaign Against Criminalising Communities

Works to repeal the Terrorism Act 2000 and later legislation, and to restore civil liberties, democratic freedoms of dissent, and the right of habeas corpus; provides details of events and news, campaigns, resources, and contacts.

Defend the Right to Protest (DTRTP)

Formed in the wake of violent police tactics and arrests at the student protests of November and December 2010 to build a collective response to the criminalisation of large numbers of young protesters.

Detention Advice Service

Registered charity providing immigration advice, information and support to those detained, or threatened with detention, under immigration powers.

The Freedom Association

Non partisan pressure group fighting to preserve civil liberties in the UK. Includes campaign updates and event listings. tfa4freedom

Manifesto Club

Campaigns against the hyper-regulation of everyday life; includes information about current projects, publications, events, and contacts.


A single-issue organisation campaigning on threats to liberty and privacy, in particular any government National Identity Scheme ("ID cards"); includes background materials, details of local groups, a press and media section, and how to get involved.

Privacy International

A human rights group formed as a watchdog on surveillance and privacy invasions by governments and corporations. Provides a library of news, reports, commentary and resources, covering UK and international perspectives.

SACC (Scotland Against Criminalising Communities)

Campaigns for the repeal of The Terrorism Act 2000 and following related legislation; includes background reading, details of current campaigns, resources, news, events and contacts.

Special Branch Files Project

A live-archive of declassified files focusing on the surveillance of political activists and campaigners.


A collection of news, reports, and comment about issues of surveillance, identity cards, and freedom of information from The Guardian.

Your Rights

Liberty (The National Council for Civil Liberties) provides extensive information about human and civil rights according to the Human Rights Act 1998 and other appropriate legislation.

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