Free event/discussion at the National Library of Scotland

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Free event/discussion at the National Library of Scotland

Post by Lynne » Tue Nov 25, 2008 4:28 pm

You may be interested in the following free event/panel discussion at the National Library of Scotland, debating the issue of protecting individual rights versus protecting society:
Freedom or safety?

Panel event. The 42-day terror detention rule, CCTV and ASBOs – safeguards for good citizens or unacceptable intrusions and curtailments of civil liberty? Speakers debate the rights and wrongs of these topical questions. In recognition of the British Library's major new exhibition, 'Taking Liberties'.

Wednesday 3 December 2008

Panel includes:

* Helen Martin – Evening News
* Stuart Waiton – Generation Youth Issues
* John Watson - Amnesty International
* Glenn Campbell – chair
* James Panton – Manifesto Club
* Acting Deputy Chief Constable William Skelly - Lothian and Borders Police.

To book a free place, or for more details, phone 0131 623 4675 or email

Please feel free to pass this on to anyone who may be interested. The event is free and everyone is welcome, but it’s a good idea to book a place in advance


Nat Edwards
Education & Interpretative Services Manager
National Library of Scotland
tel +44 (0) 131 623 3840
Mob +44 (0) 7917540176

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