Speeches from Statewatching Europe: Civil Liberties, the State and the EU

29 September 2011 — Statewatch

European conference marking Statewatch’s 20th anniversary
http://www.statewatch.org/conference/videos/index.html

Statewatchs 20th anniversary conference was held at Conway Hall in London on Saturday 25th June 2011. More than 220 people from 18 EU countries registered and over 30 NGOs attended the conference.

The Opening plenary saw speeches from Gareth Peirce (solicitor) discussing the war on terror and Tony Bunyan (Director of Statewatch) on the state of Europe:
http://www.statewatch.org/conference/videos/plenary-opening.html

The closing plenary, “Charting the terrain: the decade ahead” saw speeches by: Shami Chakrabarti (Director of Liberty), Courtenay Griffith QC (GardenCourt Chambers), Aidan White (Secretary-General, International Federation of Journalists 1987-2011) and Tony Bunyan (Director of Statewatch):
http://www.statewatch.org/conference/videos/plenary-closing.html

Workshop: “Criminalising communities and the policing of protest”: Paddy Hillyard (Queens University, Belfast), Heiner BUsch (Kommittee fur Grundrechte und Demokratie), Vicki Sentass (CAMPACC) and Gabriella Petti (University of Genoa)
http://www.statewatch.org/conference/videos/workshop-crim.html

Workshop: “Beyond ‘Fortress Europe’: Immigration, asylum and border controls”: Frances Webber (IRR), Nadine Finch (Garden Court Chambers), Vassilis Karydis (Greek Deputy Ombudsman for Human Rights) and Isabelle Caillol (Migreurop):
http://www.statewatch.org/conference/videos/workshop-beyond.html

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