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Shami Chakrabarti
Once called ‘the most dangerous woman in Britain’, Shami Chakrabarti is the former Director of Liberty. Shami’s excellent book On Liberty documents some of the battles she’s faced over the last 15 years, including anti-terrorism measures, torture and human rights abuses, 42 day detentions, ID cards, ASBOs, phone hacking, new surveillance laws and cuts to Legal Aid.