In what ways are civil liberties and political freedoms restricted in England?

6 answers

  • Freedom of speech and expression is often restricted by law.

  • Viewing terrorist propaganda online is now illegal.

  • UK police are trialling facial recognition software in public places.

  • The UK proscribes terrorist groups and organisations, making meetings or association with such groups illegal.

  • Freedom of the press is limited with super-injunctions, and the right to privacy under ECHR law has trumped free speech rights.

  • Freedom of the press is restricted in matters regarding whistleblowing / national security.