Investigatory Powers Tribunal hears GCHQ Challenge

15 Jul 2014 | by Caroline Sweeney

On Monday 14th July, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal began a five day open hearing into complaints arising from the revelations by Edward Snowden of large-scale collection of private communications, including phone calls, text messages, emails and internet use.

Eric Metcalfe is junior counsel for Liberty and a coalition of international human rights organisations including the American Civil Liberties Union, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties.

The start of the hearing has been widely reported, including the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian and the Financial Times.

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