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UK “Plebgate” Police Scandal Raises Privacy and Human Rights Concerns

The High Court has ruled that the strong public interest in the Court having before it all the relevant evidence outweighs individual rights to confidentiality.

The recent ruling comes as part of the so-called “Plebgate” incident involving an altercation between Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell, the Government Chief Whip at the time, and police officers on duty at Downing Street. ┬áPolice … Continue Reading