As increasing state surveillance and counter-terrorism laws threaten to undermine civil liberties, how safe are our rights?

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

Description

In an age of extraordinary rendition, increasing state surveillance and counter-terrorism laws that threaten to undermine civil liberties, how safe are our rights? At this discussion – hosted by the Director of English PEN, Jo Glanville - medieval historian Alice Taylor (Kings College London), Omran Belhadi of Reprieve, Renate Samson, Chief Executive of Big Brother Watch and Dennis Sewell, political expert, broadcaster and contributing editor of The Spectator, consider the international legacy of Magna Carta and the rule of law in the 21st century. - See more at: http://www.bl.uk/events/the-future-of-liberty-magna-carta-and-beyond#sthash.OiyyGFF8.dpuf
Period1 May 2015
Held atEnglish PEN