Commentaries on the civil liberties and the "war against terrorism"


The "Observer" Sunday newspaper (2.12.01) carries two commentaries on the "war against terrorism" and the effect on civil liberties. Nick Cohen in his column "Bring out your dead: Government anti-terrorist proposals have less to do with 11 September than we are asked to believe" looks at changes in the EU and UK: Nick Cohen

Patricia Williams, professor of law at Columbia University in New York City writes on: "After 11 September, the US introduced laws which mirror the worst excesses of some dictatorship - This dangerous patriot's game": Patricia Williams

 

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