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Duwayne Brooks OBE and Jane Deighton attended the opening hearing of the Under Cover Policing Inquiry at the High Court today
The Chairman Christopher Pitchford outline the terms and the process. Mr Brooks OBE has raised several initial concerns with the Secretary to the Inquiry. They are:
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Successful Intervention in Judicial Review of Data Retention Legislation
The High Court today declared that key parts of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 breach EU law and must be disapplied. The Act was rushed through parliament in one week in July...
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Legality of UK Training of Sudan’s Army Challenge heard in High Court
Ali Agab Nour, a Sudanese lawyer and refugee, will challenge the British Government’s decision to provide military training to the Sudanese Army today in the High Court.
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Oil Justice
On 20 May the Guardian reported the story of Gilberto Torres, a trade unionist who was kidnapped and tortured in Colombia. We are representing him in a case in the UK against multinational oil companies.

Read here about Crowdjustice – a crowdfunding initiative which is helping Gilberto to raise expenses so he can continue the court case.

Read here- about the Oil Justice movement, led by War on Want and Colombian NGOs to support the victims of oil companies.

Read here about Oil Justice, a project inspired by Gilberto to help him and other victims of oil companies find justice.

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