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Past event on May 11, 2015

ORG London: Shape the future of ORG London - Ideas Workshop

London-based ORG supporters are invited to an interactive workshop facilitated by staff from ORG's London team. We're looking for people to take a leading role in our campaigning in London, find out how you can get involved and discuss your ideas for activism. Non-members welcome and no prior experience of campaigning required.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-London/events/222020902/

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Past event on April 24, 2015

ORG Manchester - Quiz Your Future MP 'Hustings' - Central Manchester

Local ORG supporters are invited to attend this free public debate, giving you the opportunity to ask parliamentary candidates in Central Manchester what they think about Civil Liberties and Human Rights. ORG Manchester has helped organise this event in partnership with 38 Degrees Manchester, Results Manchester and Equality North West. We have submitted a question about surveillance which will be asked on the night. All of the candidates for Central Manchester have been invited.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Manchester/events/221281329/

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Past event on April 14, 2015

ORG London: Election Training - How can you campaign against mass surveillance?

ORG supporters are invited to our General Election Training run by ORG staff on how we can make an impact this election! We'll cover: how to win the argument about digital rights, writing a letter to your local newspaper and speaking to your candidates this election. Attendance is free but you will need to reserve your place by attending the MeetUp event.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-London/events/221346246/

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Past event on April 09, 2015

ORG Bristol: Bristol North West General Election 'Hustings'

Local ORG supporters are invited to attend this free public debate, giving you the opportunity to ask parliamentary candidates in Bristol North West what they think about digital rights. There will be questions on topics including: TTIP, austerity and surveillance. The following candidates have been invited: Charlotte Leslie MP (Conservative), Justin Quinell (Green Party), Darren Jones (Labour), Clare Campion-Smith (Liberal Democrat), Michael Frost (UKIP) More information about the Greater Bristol Alliance that ORG Bristol has supported to organise the event.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Bristol/events/221436815/

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Past event on April 08, 2015

ORG Brighton: 'Civil Liberties' Hustings - Quiz Your Future MP About Human Rights

Local ORG supporters are invited to attend this free public debate, giving you the opportunity to ask parliamentary candidates in Brighton Pavilion what they think about Civil Liberties and Human Rights. We have confirmation that these candidates will be present: Caroline Lucas MP (Green Party), a Lib Dem Representative (TBC), Nigel Carter (UKIP), Howard Pilott (The Socialist Party of Great Britain) and Nick Yeomans (Independent). There will be prepared questions on topics including: mass surveillance by the security services, prosecutions for online speech, police handling of protests, the right to Legal Aid, detention without trial, prison reform and tackling radicalisation.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Brighton/events/221341373/

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Past event on February 18, 2015

Edinburgh: A Scottish National Identity Database By The Backdoor: and how to stop it!

Come along to discuss how we can stop the Scottish Government's plans to create a national identity database. Third floor, Quay 2, 139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QG, Edinburgh
A minor, barely noticed consultation is not the way to make a major change to Scottish citizens’ privacy and their relationship with the state. Creating a national ID register was rejected by the SNP at the UK, and the bare minimum should be for the Scottish Executive to introduce primary legislation whereby the public and MSPs can debate the nature of these changes and whether they are acceptable.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Edinburgh/events/220346840/

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Past event on February 17, 2015

Glasgow: A Scottish National Identity Database By The Backdoor: and how to stop it!

Come along to discuss how we can stop the Scottish Government's plans to create a national identity database.
Room LT401, Livingstone Building, University of Strathclyde, 26 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XH, Glasgow.
A minor, barely noticed consultation is not the way to make a major change to Scottish citizens’ privacy and their relationship with the state. Creating a national ID register was rejected by the SNP at the UK, and the bare minimum should be for the Scottish Executive to introduce primary legislation whereby the public and MSPs can debate the nature of these changes and whether they are acceptable.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Glasgow/events/220395960/

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Past event on February 16, 2015

Aberdeen: A Scottish National Identity Database By The Backdoor: and how to stop it!

Come along to discuss how we can stop the Scottish Government's plans to create a national identity database.
6.30pm, Meston Building, University of Aberdeen King's College, Aberdeen, AB24 3FX, Aberdeen
A minor, barely noticed consultation is not the way to make a major change to Scottish citizens’ privacy and their relationship with the state. Creating a national ID register was rejected by the SNP at the UK, and the bare minimum should be for the Scottish Executive to introduce primary legislation whereby the public and MSPs can debate the nature of these changes and whether they are acceptable.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Aberdeen/events/220351969/

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Past event on January 29, 2015

ORG Cardiff: Jim Killock - Mass Surveillance, Liberty & Activism

Jim Killock, ORG's Executive Director, will talk to ORG Cardiff's local group about mass surveillance, liberty and activism. He'll say why mass surveillance is a danger to democracy and how we can work together to curb it.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Cardiff/events/219983858/

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Past event on November 15, 2014

ORGCon2014

ORGCon is a convention on digital rights. It's unique in that the entire focus is on ethical issues of the Internet and technology. As well as the campaigns that ORG is working on like surveillance and free speech we also showcase and support other key topics and campaigners in the field: TTIP, open data, big data, Facebook privacy settings, online stalking, party politics on the Internet, child protection and more. It's also a place for ORG members, activists, students and everyone unabashadly enthusiastic about human rights and technology to come together to paticipate in great discussions and sessions.

https://orgcon.openrightsgroup.org/2014/home

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