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The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is asking a European court to rule on whether UK legislation properly protects journalists’ sources and communications from government scrutiny and mass surveillance.
The action follows concerns about the implications to journalists of some of the revelations that have come out of material leaked by Edward Snowden.
Below are the key documents filed to the European Court of Human Rights. They include the full application from our legal team, which includes Gavin Millar QC of Doughty Street Chambers, Conor McCarthy of Monckton Chambers and Rosa Curling of Leigh Day.