Day: 22 June 2015

IPT finds that GCHQ intercepted communications of Human Rights NGOs and acted unlawfully

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has ruled that intelligence services acted unlawfully in the way that they handled intercepted private communications of two human rights organisations (the South African Legal Resources Centre and the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights). The proceedings brought by Liberty, Privacy International, Amnesty International, ACLU and a number of other national […]