In the second part of her interview Liberty director MARTHA SPURRIER talks to Ben Cowles about attacks on Britain’s civil rights and the ever more intrusive surveillance powers
Saturday 5th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Liberty director MARTHA SPURRIER talks to Ben Cowles about attacks on Britain’s civil rights, the Grenfell tragedy and the shameful detentions at Yarl’s Wood
Friday 4th Aug 2017
Left warns against Tory Brexit ‘power grab’
Friday 14th Jul 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
MINISTERS’ deliberate use of hostile anti-immigrant rhetoric has fulled a rise in hate crime, civil rights group Liberty head Martha Spurrier warned yesterday.
Tory Prime Minister Theresa May is now reaping what she’s sown, having used divisive language during her six-year...
Monday 1st Aug 2016
Liberty and its new director Martha Spurrier have hit the nail firmly on the head in highlighting the role played by Theresa May and the Tory government in whipping up hate crime.
The number of reported incidents has been steadily increasing over recent years, with the single biggest...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
CIVIL rights group Liberty announced the appointment yesterday of campaigner and barrister Martha Spurrier as its new director.
Ms Spurrier will join Liberty from Doughty Street Chambers, where she has specialised in defending access to justice and the rights of women, children and...
Friday 1st Apr 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain