Mike Harris is CEO of 89up and the publisher of Little Atoms. He writes on human rights, surveillance and free speech.
Ah, the irony of David Cameron invoking the memory of Magna Carta while dismantling our right to privacy
16 June 2015 03:37 PM
The challenges to our civil liberties are huge
My grandmother has lived in the UK for 60 years, but according to David Cameron she's too foreign to vote on the EU referendum
27 May 2015 08:16 AM
Although Grant Shapps has helpfully reassured me that she can stay if Britain leaves...
06 February 2015 05:48 PM
We were told time and again that GCHQ would not breach fundamental human rights
07 January 2015 04:50 PM
No one has a right to be protected from ideas they don’t like
The Interview: If a film being cancelled is an outrage, what does that make the 200,000 North Koreans living in death camps?
18 December 2014 05:52 PM
We say "never again", but we don't actually mean it
26 November 2014 04:06 PM
Keeping track of suspected terrorists will keep us safe, but mass surveillance of the entire British population won't
Theresa May doesn’t get it - banning ideas we don’t like is to suggest that we are frightened of them
01 October 2014 03:28 PM
There is nothing more British than tolerating the intolerant
America might be waging a war on whistleblowers, but Julian Assange is still a prisoner of his own ego
18 August 2014 06:33 PM
His refusal to go to Sweden is unacceptable — he is not above the law
24 July 2014 03:25 PM
The cumulative effect of our anti-terror legislation is deeply problematic
11 July 2014 06:03 PM
Instead of debate, we've had the usual scare tactics
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 3 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'