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MEPs debate David Miranda's detention and threats to media freedom

Plenary Session Press release - Citizens' rights09-09-2013 - 19:34

The UK's detention and anti-terror law investigation of David Miranda, partner of Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald, and its possible consequences for media freedom were discussed by MEPs in a debate on Tuesday evening. Most speakers questioned the proportionality of the measure and asked for a thorough investigation. The European Commission stressed that this case is already under judicial review in the UK courts.

Watch the recording of the debate on Video on Demand (link on the right).

Procedure: Council and Commission statements followed by a debate
#EPInquiry #NSA #EUdataP #miranda #Prism

REF. : 20130906IPR18870
Updated: ( 11-09-2013 - 09:23)