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Network news

27/10/2014   Government's stealth attack on civil liberties

The coalition’s criminal justice and courts bill is seeking to dismantle judicial review, one of the most powerful tools citizens have over their government. In almost every case of injustice by the Home Office it is judicial review which allowed the most vulnerable people in the country to challenge the most powerful.

09/10/2014   Let's Not Talk About Fracking

National parks could become drilling sites as the Government speeds up the application process so fracking companies can start drilling within 6 months. But the Government and the Industry haven’t even turned up at any national debates, nor have they researched fracking’s clear and significant impacts. On the eve of the Global Frackdown, read about what we don’t know about fracking and what you can do about it.

24/09/2014   'Corrupt' British Oil Firm endangers Virunga Gorillas

photo by Lukas Spiekerphoto by Lukas SpiekerA film due out in November shows Soco International making illegal payments to DRC rebels and a local MP for lobbying in its favour. HRW claim fishermen, activists and park rangers oppposing oil exploration in the National Park have been badly beaten. But Soco has contracted libel lawyers Schillings and Bell Pottinger to silence the media.

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30 Nov 14

Join us the weekend of November 28-30 for a jam-packed weekend — explore how artists are using the Internet and create your own digital art at one of the many free workshops taking place throughout the weekend; learn about the dark Web and discuss the Web that women want with leading experts; or dive deep into the issues of privacy and surveillance online in order to contribute to the creation of a Digital Bill of Rights to ensure that the Web of the future is the Web We Want. 

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