Barry McCaffrey

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A photograph taken on August 10, 2023 shows the logo of the Police Service of Northern Ireland at the entrance of the headquarters in Belfast.

CPJ, others renew support for journalists in UK surveillance investigation

Berlin, February 28, 2024—As a court hearing opened on Wednesday into complaints that two British journalists were targeted by UK authorities with covert surveillance, the Committee to Protect Journalists, together with four other press freedom groups, renewed their support for the investigation. The investigation stems from complaints filed by investigative journalists Trevor Birney and Barry…

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CPJ calls for transparency in UK investigation into journalist surveillance

New York, July 25, 2023 – British authorities should make public the findings of an investigation into allegations that Northern Ireland police surveilled journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey in 2013 and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. “British authorities should ensure a thorough and transparent investigation into the…

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