Tuesday March 31, 2020

British government allowed bugging in North, say Lords

The British government has been permitting illegal surveillance in police stations and prisons in the North for more than a year, according to the House of Lords.

14th March, 2009

The British government has been permitting illegal surveillance in police stations and prisons in the North for more than a year, according to the House of Lords.

The Lords were giving judgment on an appeal by three men whose conversations with their solicitors had been bugged by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and one man whose visitors at Maghaberry Prisonwere bugged.

The secret surveillance became public knowledge three years ago when solicitor Manmohan...

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