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Anti-terror legislation risks encroaching on liberty

At Heathrow in 2013, Guardian journalist David Miranda was detained for carrying classified GCHQ files obtained from U.S. whistle-blower Edward Snowden. Miranda’s detention catalysed the debate around interferences with press freedoms and wider civil liberties, and whether national security is a sufficient justification for such infringements. Despite the fact Miranda’s detention was ruled lawful by […]