News in Brief July 2002

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July 2002

UK: Joint Committee on Human Rights, 20th Report on the "Draft Extradition Bill" (link)

UK House of Commons Defence Committee report on "Defence and security in the UK" post 11 September: report (link)

U.S. Releases New Anti-Money Laundering Strategy: Money-laundering (link)

Privacy, open society and the challenge of 11 September: A one-day public conference organised by Privacy International & the Electronic Privacy Information Center: Report

"Entangling alliances: NATO security policy and the entrenchment of state secrecy" - and how it effects the freedom of information law in the EU accession countries: Report (pdf)

Adopted text of Directive 2002/58/EC concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the telecommunications sector: Full-text (pdf)

UK: White Paper: "Justice for All": Link (pdf, 950k)

USA: ACLU criticises TIPs informant plan: ACLU

Report that 1 in 24 US citizens are to be recruited as informants under the Terrorism Information and Prevention System, or TIPS: Link

UK & Identity Cards: Privacy International: Advice on responding to the government's consultation paper: Advice and Answers to FAQs

European Ombudsman's Annual Report: Report Sections from the report on Statewatch's cases: Statewatch (pdf)

Rome Statute on the International Criminal Court comes into effect on 1 July: ICC (Amnesty)

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