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On 20 June 2018 the Joint Committee on Human Rights at Westminster took evidence on the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill 2018. During this session Max Hill QC spoke of the human rights implications of the bill and quoted Index on Censorship’s concerns about clause 3 on the “obtaining or viewing material over the internet”.
“Clearly there are risks to journalists and others,” Hill said. “They [Index] expressed concern about ‘the potential restrictive and frightening effect on researchers, students, academics and journalists, amongst others, who are researching case studies, making arguments and carrying out interviews.'”[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_basic_grid post_type=”post” max_items=”4″ element_width=”6″ grid_id=”vc_gid:1530020508289-010a9f50-32d0-6″ taxonomies=”20″][/vc_column][/vc_row]