1.Everyone shall possess the right to freely express and publicise his thoughts in words, images or by any other means, as well as the right to inform others, inform himself and be informed without hindrance or discrimination 2.Exercise of the said rights shall not be hindered or limited by any type or form of censorship Constitution of the Portuguese Republic, Article 37.º

Modern Liberty: The Convention - Live Video

Next session:
15.45 Second key note address: Philip Pullman
16.00 Second Plenary: How do we secure modern liberty?
Anthony Barnett (founder, openDemocracy)

Brian Eno (musician and campaigner)
Afua Hirsch (barrister and Guardian legal correspondent)
Chris Huhne MP (LibDem spokesman, Home Affairs)
Will Hutton (Chief Executive, The Work Foundation
Chuka Umunna (Labour Party candidate, Streatham)

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Afternoon Programme

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1. How dangerous is the database state and ‘transformational government’ to our civil liberties? 

2. Why can’t Parliament protect our liberties against the executive?
3. How do we stop rights and freedoms being a political football?

4. The Left and liberty

5. Liberty, soveriegnty and republicanisam: can the Leveller tradition be revived in the 21st Century?

6. Torture and the decline in fundamental human rights standards

7. Are human rights universal or a privilege of citizenship?

8. Love and liberty

9. Who rules: is there a media-political class?

10. Child’s play? Equality and young people

11. Can liberty survive the slump?

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Third Keynote:17.00 - 17.15
Given by David Davis MP.

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