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Shami Chakrabarti

Shami Chakrabarti is a Labour peer and human rights lawyer. She previously served as Shadow Attorney General and as the director of Liberty.

Protest Under Siege

Under the cover of the culture war, the government is introducing a wave of authoritarian legislation designed to erode our democratic rights. But the only way to defend the right to protest is to exercise it.

The New Authoritarianism

In a string of recent legislation, the Tories have mounted the most dangerous campaign to undermine civil liberties in a generation – with the hope of building a society where power can act with impunity.