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Jul 25 2019 4:19PM
Why ‘The Great Hack’ is just the tip of the iceberg
The inside story of how Cambridge Analytica misused Facebook data to manipulate voters in the US election is told in “The Great Hack” – a new Netflix documentary out today.
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Jul 20 2019 2:44PM
If rights can’t be enforced, are they really rights?
Blog by Lisa Incledon, Children's Network Committee Member In the 30 th year of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, we are asking UK government to make sure that rights are real for all children. Convention on the Rights of the...

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Shao Jiang, a former prisoner of conscience for his active role in the 1989 pro-democracy movement, is a committed activist-scholar, who lives and works in exile in London. The academic interests focus on politics and media, social movement, democratisation, feminism, law in PRC and Hong Kong, autonomy & sovereignty & self-determination, international Human Rights mechanisms, comparative studies on development models and political institutions, theory and practice of Civil Society. Publications include Citizen Publications in China before the Internet (Palgrave, 2015).

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Jul 10 2019 11:44AM
Statement on the IOPC’s Final Report 关于英国监警会报告的声明
Statement on the IOPC’s Final Report 30 June 2019 On 26 June the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) published its findings and decision in response to the complaints that my wife and I filed following my unlawful arrests duri...

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I manage AIUK’s relations with government and parliament across a number of issues, including women’s rights, human rights defenders and immigration detention. You’ll mainly find me blogging about what the UK government is and should be doing on human rights.

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Jun 25 2019 4:38PM
Women’s safety is a political issue, not a private matter
After neighbours call the police after an argument between PM-hopeful Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds, is privacy a political issue? When it comes to ending violence against women, there are no secrets, and no closed doors.