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UK government 'routinely' spies on lawyers

Headline Title:  UK government 'routinely' spies on lawyers 06 November 2014  Legal policies which allow the UK intelligence agencies MI5, MI6 and GCHQ to access confidential privileged communications between lawyers and clients were disclosed in court today. The documents were disclosed in a claim brought against the government by Libyan man Abdel Hakim Belhaj and Amnesty International.  The previously secret documents relate to surveillance procedures which reveal that the government spies on confidential communication between lawyers and their clients. This violates…

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